Tag Archive: Data


MetroPCS adding more high-speed data to some plans, Music Unlimited arrives to save your data

T-Mobile’s prepaid carrier MetroPCS is adding 1GB of extra high-speed data to many of its plans. It is also bringing over Music Unlimited from its parent company, which will allow users to stream from 33 music services without impacting their data plan.

It turns out T-Mobile’s Un-carrier X announcement came with an unlimited data price hike, too

T-Mobile rolled out its new Un-carrier X announcements this week to plenty of fanfare, but there’s more to these changes than just free video streaming and matched data for family plans. T-Mobile also notably shifted its pricing for its most commonly-selected Simple Choice plans, reducing the price per gigabyte but increasing the total plan prices on all but the base plan.

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T-Mobile’s Un-carrier X move doubles data for families

T-Mobile’s latest Un-carrier move, Un-carrier X, brings double the amount of data to families.

Popular postcard app Touchnote suffers data breach

The team behind Touchnote, a popular Android app for sending photos you’ve taken as postcards, has sent an email out to customers announcing that the service was hit by a data breach, resulting in customer information such as name and address being accessed.

International data overseas: How the U.S. carriers stack up

Oh, you’ll have to pay extra for roaming data outside the U.S — the question is how much​

The editors here at Android Central tend to travel a lot for this job, and that isn’t limited to staying in our home country. And when we travel, we need to have our phones with us and connected to data — that’s kind of what we do. We’re no strangers to dealing with roaming internationally, and thankfully for  [Read More…]

Sprint adds new $20 plan with 1GB of 4G data and unlimited 2G data

Sprint has added a new $ 20 ‘unlimited data’ plan that nets you 1GB of high-speed data, and once you exceed that you can continue to use data at 2G speeds. This plan, which the carrier boasts beats all other national carriers pricing, lets customers not worry about overage fees.

Data Perks from AT&T will provide you up to 1000MB of FREE data

If you’re on a data-limited carrier plan, chances are that you’ll want more data. If you’re on AT&T, you’re in luck. AT&T has introduced a new service called ‘Data Perks’ which allows you to take various surveys and in return, you’ll get free data.

Every time a survey has been completed, users will be rewarded with various amounts of data, with a limit of 1000MB a month. Of course, you won’t be able to earn the extra 24MB needed to  [Read More…]

EU to bring an end to data roaming charges in 2017

The European Parliament has approved a new plan that will see the end of mobile roaming charges across the countries of the European Union. Beginning on June 15, 2017, carriers will no longer be able to charge customers for roaming calls, texts, or data usage while they travel throughout the EU.

T-Mobile brings back its four lines with 10GB of data for $120 promotion for a limited time

T-Mobile has announced that for a limited time it is bringing back its fourth line free promotion under the 10GB for all plan. The offer is the same as it was, families with four lines can get the fourth line free of charge, and each line gets 10GB of its own data.

Verizon offering simplified prepaid data plans for tablets, other devices

Verizon recently unveiled a new, more streamlined set of options for prepaid customers who simply need data. Whether for a tablet, connected laptop, hotspot, or something else, the plans are available without credit check.

Subscribers can now choose from five plans, each with its own amount of data and expiration period. The plans work for any 3G or 4G LTE device and can be replenished as needed.

Verizon customers can now add more data directly from devices, online at My Verizon or by using refill  [Read More…]