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Carriers Say They Will Close Access to Customer Geo-Location Data to Third-Parties

Carriers Say They Will Close Access to Customer Geo-Location Data to Third-Parties

One of the pieces of the giant data puzzle that carriers are able to routinely obtain from a smartphone on its network is geo-location, but unfortunately for customers that data hasn’t been handled all that well.

New Report Sheds Light on Carriers Like AT&T and T-Mobile Selling Customer Location Data to Some Unsavory Characters

New Report Sheds Light on Carriers Like AT&T and T-Mobile Selling Customer Location Data to Some Unsavory Characters

It isn’t a secret that wireless carriers gather a lot of data from phone users on their networks — yes, even iPhones. But a new report sheds light on why that may be a bigger issue than some may have assumed.

FCC Votes to Classify Text Messages as Information Service, Gives Carriers More Power

FCC Votes to Classify Text Messages as Information Service, Gives Carriers More Power

The Federal Communications Commission has voted this week on a party-line vote to classify text messages in a specific way that will give wireless carriers even more power.

Senators Looking Into Reports U.S. Wireless Carriers Are Throttling Video Unnecessarily

Senators Looking Into Reports U.S. Wireless Carriers Are Throttling Video Unnecessarily

As wireless networks in the United States transitioned back to unlimited data usage, a lot of restrictions were put in place to help temper usage.

T-Mobile Believes the Merger With Sprint May be Finalized in Early 2019

T-Mobile Believes the Merger With Sprint May be Finalized in Early 2019

After a lot of stop-and-go, it is starting to sound like T-Mobile is preparing for a successful merger with Sprint.

Sprint and T-Mobile Variants of the iPhone XS and XR Compatible with Significantly Faster LTE Bands

Sprint and T-Mobile Variants of the iPhone XS and XR Compatible with Significantly Faster LTE Bands

Just as we wind down from the Apple announcement, carriers Sprint and T-Mobile have announced support for their high-performance LTE bands with the iPhone Xs/Xs Max as well as the iPhone XR.

FCC Pauses 180-Day Transaction Clock on T-Mobile and Sprint Merger

FCC Pauses 180-Day Transaction Clock on T-Mobile and Sprint Merger

The Federal Communications Commission has informed T-Mobile and Sprint that it needs more time to review their proposed merger before granting them the final approval. So, it has stopped the 180-day transaction clock for this particular case as it needs to do a thorough staff and third-party review of all the documents submitted.

Sprint’s New Unlimited Premium Plan Includes Amazon Prime

Sprint’s New Unlimited Premium Plan Includes Amazon Prime

The wireless carriers in the United States have decided that bundling services is one way to sweeten the (usually expensive) monthly subscription offerings, other than just providing access to a stable, fast network.

Sprint Introduces ‘Unlimited Plus’ and ‘Unlimited Basic’ Plans

Sprint Introduces ‘Unlimited Plus’ and ‘Unlimited Basic’ Plans

Unlimited plans are back in full force with the wireless carriers in the United States, which means they keep getting shuffled, tweaked, and otherwise messed with as carriers try to eke out the most money from their subscribers.

T-Mobile and Sprint Announce Plans to Merge

T-Mobile and Sprint Announce Plans to Merge

Some rumors, if you say them enough, might eventually come true. And that is indeed the case today, as T-Mobile and Sprint have made a groundbreaking announcement on Sunday afternoon.