Seventy Companies Qualified For FCC’s AWS-3 Spectrum Auction

Seventy Companies Qualified For FCC’s AWS-3 Spectrum Auction

The FCC’s AWS-3, Advanced Wireless Services, auction kicks off in under two weeks and we’ve learnt that seventy companies have qualified for the auction. This auction is for blocks of spectrum in the 1,695 MHz to 1,710 MHz, 1,755 MHz to 1,780 MHz and 2,155 MHz to 2,180 MHz bands. We are expecting AT&T, Verizon, […]

Starting Today, Sprint Customers Can Lease A Galaxy S5 Or Galaxy S5 Sport

Starting Today, Sprint Customers Can Lease A Galaxy S5 Or Galaxy S5 Sport

Sprint has announced a pretty interesting new program today for its customers, a new program that closely mimics what all three other major US carriers are doing. Beginning today, Sprint customers will be able to lease either a Samsung Galaxy S5 or Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport at $20 a month for 24 months. Sprint will […]

AT&T and T-Mobile Clash Over Roaming, T-Mobile Asks the FCC to Re-Examine the Rules

AT&T and T-Mobile Clash Over Roaming, T-Mobile Asks the FCC to Re-Examine the Rules

Roaming rules seems to be an ongoing issue between T-Mobile and AT&T.  The latest news finds AT&T accusing T-Mobile of relying on roaming to provide the service instead of investing in its own wireless network for users.  It’s not the first time the two companies have been at odds with one another.  AT&T’s vice president […]

Android Lollipop Might Allow Carrier Bloatware To Be Deleted

Android Lollipop Might Allow Carrier Bloatware To Be Deleted

Anybody who has ever purchased a smartphone from a carrier knows what a pain the process can be, and on top of that you are left with a device loaded up with “bloatware.” Bloatware is all of the unnecessary apps that carriers have pre-loaded onto the smartphones that they sell. Apps such as “AT&T Contacts” […]

FTC Files Complaint Against AT&T; “Unlimited Data Means Unlimited”

FTC Files Complaint Against AT&T; “Unlimited Data Means Unlimited”

The FTC, Federal Trade Commission, has filed a federal court complaint against AT&T in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division. The FTC’s complaint is that AT&T mislead millions of smartphone customers by charging them for “unlimited” data but reduced their data speeds, in some cases by ninety percent. […]

T-Mobile USA’s Network Now Covers 250 Million

T-Mobile USA’s Network Now Covers 250 Million

T-Mobile USA, the uncarrier, is the fastest growing American 4G LTE network. They’ve recently announced great results and now the business is talking about the scale of their network. Currently, 250 million Americans can experience T-Mobile’s LTE network. Better yet, T-Mobile’s LTE rollout is ahead of schedule; three words we don’t typically associate with LTE […]

Could Other Carriers Overtake T-Mobile In Spite of Recent Network Improvement?

Could Other Carriers Overtake T-Mobile In Spite of Recent Network Improvement?

Despite a widened loss of T-Mobile shares, the carrier has recently managed to attract even more customers than expected.  While T-Mobile shares were down 13 cents, closing at $27.99 on Monday, the company has, through network improvements, promotions, marketing and some social media tactics by CEO John Legere improved its reputation. An example of network […]

T-Mobile Rolls Out Wideband LTE To The San Francisco Bay Area

T-Mobile Rolls Out Wideband LTE To The San Francisco Bay Area

T-Mobile isn’t messing around. They are gaining customers at an incredible pace, adding more in recent quarters than some of the bigger carriers combined. The complaint that can still be brought against them is network coverage. They don’t have the coverage areas that Verizon and AT&T have. They do have data speeds that are as […]