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Airtel halts the launch of VoIP based data packs in India for now

Airtel halts the launch of VoIP based data packs in India for now

Earlier this week, Airtel — one of the largest mobile network operator in India — announced a VoIP specific data pack for Indian customers. This move from the carrier was clearly against net neutrality and angered a lot of customers. 

Airtel announces data plans exclusively for VoIP

Airtel announces data plans exclusively for VoIP

Yesterday, Bharti Airtel — one of the largest mobile network operators in India — made a change to its mobile data usage policy that barred its subscribers from using their normal 2G/3G data packs to make VoIP based calls. 

Want to use VoIP services like Skype? Pay more says Indian carrier Airtel

Want to use VoIP services like Skype? Pay more says Indian carrier Airtel

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest carrier by subscribers has just made a controversial change in its data policy. According to the updated terms and conditions on Airtel’s website, the carrier plans to start charging customers extra for VoIP calls.

Here’s the clause from the new terms and conditions:

Sprint to launch new price promotion; offers to halve the bills of customers who switch from AT&T and Verizon

Sprint to launch new price promotion; offers to halve the bills of customers who switch from AT&T and Verizon

Sprint may launch a new price promotion today, which will halve the bills of customers who switch from AT&T and Verizon, according to Re/code.

How to check your upgrade eligibility with your carrier before buying an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

How to check your upgrade eligibility with your carrier before buying an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

If you’re on a two-year contract with your carrier and intend to purchase the iPhone 6 or the iPhone 6 Plus, it might be a good idea to check your upgrade eligibility to determine the price you’ll have to pay for the device.

Apple Stores to begin selling iPhones on U.S Carriers Early Upgrade Programs next month

Apple Stores to begin selling iPhones on U.S Carriers Early Upgrade Programs next month

According to sources for the well-connected blogger Mark Gurman, Apple Stores will soon begin selling the iPhone on the AT&T Next, Verizon Edge and T-Mobile JUMP early upgrade programs in the United States. The report claims that the pilot program will commence in late August in certain test markets, rolling out to additional Apple Stores later this year.

T-Mobile announces Music Freedom and Unradio in Uncarrier 6.0 event

T-Mobile announces Music Freedom and Unradio in Uncarrier 6.0 event

Have you ever wished you could just stream the music you want to listen to, without ever having to worry about a data cap? Well, T-Mobile heard those wishes and plucked them right out of the air, because the “Uncarrier” has officially announced Music Freedom, which will let you do just that.

T-Mobile will let potential customers test out their network with an iPhone 5s, with a catch

T-Mobile will let potential customers test out their network with an iPhone 5s, with a catch

If you ever wanted to just try out a wireless carrier, maybe because you’re thinking of switching but you haven’t heard altogether positive things, or for whatever other reason there might be, T-Mobile has you covered in a new move to let potential customers test out the network with a particular device.

Sprint starts throttling data speeds for top 5% of unlimited data customers

Sprint starts throttling data speeds for top 5% of unlimited data customers

In the wake of increasing data consumption, Sprint has announced that it will start throttling the speeds of unlimited data subscribers who figure in the top 5 percent of data consumers starting next month.