Tag Archive: Network


Cheap cell phone plans that use the Sprint network

Sprint is currently the fourth largest wireless service provider in the United States, but it’s far from the only one that uses its network. Indeed, much like we find in other carriers, there are plenty of brands who pay for access to its towers.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on Sprint for cellular coverage.

If you have Sprint and are considering a  [Read More…]

Cheap cell phone plans that use the T-Mobile network

T-Mobile is currently the third most popular wireless service provider in the United States, but it’s not the only one that uses its towers. Indeed, as we see with the other carriers, many brands and services pay for access to its network.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on T-Mobile for cellular coverage.

If you have T-Mobile and want to switch providers, you  [Read More…]

Verizon’s network is back to normal!

It’s unclear when things will be back to normal.

What you need to know Verizon customers are experiencing outages right now. Affected areas include large parts of the east and midwest. Major cities without coverage include Chicago and Detroit.

Updated 1:58 PM ET: Everything should be back to normal now. Carry on!

If you live in the east or midwest and have been having issues your Verizon service, you’re not the only one. On July 30, customers  [Read More…]

Reviewing Visible, the digital carrier that uses Verizon’s network

Visible in an interesting wireless service provider in that it only offers one rate plan. For $ 40 per month, customers get unlimited talk, text, and high-speed data. The price also includes fees and taxes; it’s a flat $ 40 a month.

Visible doesn’t have its own network infrastructure as it utilizes Verizon’s cell towers. In theory, this means a nationwide footprint with really fast 4G LTE speeds. A chief difference, up until recently, was that its data speeds is  [Read More…]

Cheap cell phone plans that use the AT&T network

AT&T might be the second most popular wireless service provider in the United States, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only one that uses its towers. Indeed, there are other brands and services which pay for access to AT&T’s network.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on AT&T for cellular coverage.

If you have AT&T and want to switch providers, you might want  [Read More…]

Sprint’s sub-6 GHz 5G network solves a coverage problem, not a speed one

This is the first 5G network I’ve tried that actually feels ready for consumer use.

Over the last few months, Verizon has gotten almost all of the press surrounding real-world 5G tests in America. I’ve tested Big Red’s Ultra Wideband 5G network in Chicago twice over the last few months, and while the second visit yielded far more impressive results than the first, one huge problem persisted through both tests: the millimeter wave technology Verizon uses for  [Read More…]

Cheap cell phone plans that use the Verizon network

Verizon might be the largest wireless service provider in the United States, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only one that uses its towers. Indeed, there are other brands and services which pay for access to Verizon’s network.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on Verizon for cellular coverage.

If you have Verizon and want to switch providers, you might want to hold  [Read More…]

NBCUniversal releases SYFY, USA Network, and more apps for Android TV

Enjoy programs from Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, and USA Network.

What you need to know NBCUniversal has released apps for several of its most popular networks for Android TV. The apps include Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, and USA Network. The apps allow you to watch on-demand or live.

It seems Android TV has always lagged behind other platforms like Roku when it comes to app selection, but support has been ramping up the past couple of years.  [Read More…]

Three UK is officially launching its 5G network this August

The carrier is starting off with an in-home broadband solution.

What you need to know Three UK’s 5G network goes live this August. The carrier is first offering a 5G home broadband service. Mobile and home 5G service will be live in 25 towns/cities by the end of 2019.

Three is one of the United Kingdom’s most popular wireless carriers, and on July 1, it announced that it will officially turn on its 5G network for consumers  [Read More…]

How to fix ‘Error has occurred with the wireless network’ in HPWU

Here are a few tips to get you back to playing HPWU without any issues.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is the mobile gaming craze of 2019, and if you’re eager to start playing, you’ll probably get annoyed when your gameplay gets interrupted and you see a pop-up saying “Error has occurred with the wireless network.”

While there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to this error, we’ve put together a few helpful tips/tricks to try and get you back on  [Read More…]