There's good news for AT&T subscribers: the telecom will no longer require its customers to have its new Mobile Share plan to use Apple's FaceTime video chatting.
Microsoft has teamed up with Devicescape to provide users of DataSense, a new Windows Phone 8 app, with free Wi-Fi via hotspots around the globe.
Sprint announced this morning that, during the third quarter of this year, its customers bought over a million smartphones that can connect to its nascent 4G LTE network.
During the third quarter of this year, AT&T subscribers bought 6.1 million smartphones, of which a very large majority were iPhones.
Sprint continues the slow process of rolling out 4G LTE to its subscribers across America. Its most notable new addition is the Chicago suburbs, but there are plenty more.
T-Mobile has quietly stopped offering its most affordable wireless data plan. The plan, which cost just $10 month, allowed users to transfer a very small amount of data in a month.
Softbank announced today that it has officially agreed to acquire 70% of Sprint Nextel for $20 billion. This new influx of cash could be the kick-start that Sprint needs to get back on track and face the fierce wireless competition that exists in the US.
Sprint has been struggling for years, but there may be help on the way thanks to Softbank. Currently, the Japanese telco is in talks with Sprint about buying a considerable portion of the U.S. carrier.
Verizon Wireless announced it plans to sunset its 2G and 3G networks. The carrier announced that it plans on removing the old networks while extending its faster LTE network. UPDATED
Sprint is making it easier for customers to share their digits, with the implementation of a new service that allows users to create their own vanity numbers, thanks to Zoove's StarStar Me program.
FreedomPop, the free internet service just entered into its free public beta. Now open to the public FreedomPop looks to offer 500MB of data free to all users who wish to sign up for the service. In addition to its fermium service FreedomPop offers a number of other packages making it much more than just 500MB of free data.
In hopes that by growing it can compete better, T-Mobile is going to merge with the regional carrier MetroPCS.
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