Sprint has taken out a full-page open letter ad in the Sunday’s edition of The New York Times calling out AT&T for its misleading “5GE” network indicator. With the iOS 12.2 beta update, iPhones on AT&T network have started showing the ‘5GE’ indicator instead of LTE. Some Galaxy phones will also receive a software update to make this change.
The wireless carriers are racing towards 5G, and while Sprint will make a 2019 debut, the Now Network’s offering won’t be as full-featured as the other major wireless networks.
What started out on some Android phones has now rolled over to some iPhones, and, as a result, Sprint is ready to throw down the gauntlet in front of AT&T.
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
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.
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.
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.
After a lot of stop-and-go, it is starting to sound like T-Mobile is preparing for a successful merger with Sprint.
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.