Telecoms

T-Mobile Digits Cost Is Free To Add A Second Wireless Line

T-Mobile will allow subscribers to connect their phone number for use on to other electronic devices, such as PCs, wearables, and other smartphones, …

T-Mobile

T-Mobile Steps Up Its War on Verizon

John Legere has made some new claims about his rival's network while offering some of its customers a better deal.<p><b>T-Mobile</b> (NASDAQ:TMUS) has become …

Telecommunications

T-Mobile launches #GetOutoftheRed campaign to entice Verizon customers

T-Mobile has never been shy about getting a leg up on their competitor and being very vocal about it. To kick off their summer celebration, they are …

Telecommunications

Deal: Score 10GB of Data with unlimited text and calling from $27 Per Month

Looking for a killer deal on a new cell phone plan for yourself? Don't miss this awesome offer from Mint SIM!<p>In the recent years, we've seen a whole …

Phones

ACCC approves passing rural NBN tax onto non-NBN super-fast broadband

The ACCC will allow regional broadband charges subsidising NBN's satellite and fixed-wireless services to be added on top of its regulated non-NBN …

Telecommunications

Econet Appoints Former Vodafone Executive to Run Its Neotel unit - Bloomberg

Econet Wireless Global Ltd. unit Liquid Telecom has appointed former Vodafone Group Plc executive Kyle Whitehill to head up South African internet …

Business

The Cable TV Industry Is Getting Even Less Popular

It seems nobody loves their cable TV or home Internet provider. Wireless carriers, however, are on the upswing.<p>That's the news from the huge annual …

Internet

Ericsson Has Strong Position Before 5G Network Buildout

ERIC has successfully tested 5G speed networks and is in a strong position to capitalize on build out.<p>Large hardware companies have under …

Stocks

Telstra: Vodafone blackspot collocation complaints 'not based in fact'

Contrary to arguments made by Vodafone, Telstra has said it is providing space for collocating carriers on its mobile blackspot base stations at a …

Telecommunications

Avoid WideOpenWest's IPO

WideOpenWest is a mid-sized regional cable and telecoms provider.<p>The company is about to IPO after being cobbled together through a series of private …

Stocks

Spectrum kept raising my monthly TV and internet bill but wouldn't tell me why

This past weekend, I spent more than an hour on the phone with Spectrum, my internet and cable provider, because my bill was increasing every month without my knowledge for seemingly no reason at all.<p>I eventually resolved the situation — finding out about a bunch of hidden charges in the process — …

Telecommunications

Verizon Wins the Battle for Straight Path. Will It Win the War for 5G?

Verizon outbid AT&T with an all-stock deal for high-band spectrum owner Straight Path Communications. Is this a forward-thinking bargain or a $2.2 …

Telecommunications

Verizon says 'no' to Fios in S. Jersey towns with buzzing lines

Large parts of South Jersey will not be brought into the Fios era.<p>Ending more than a year of negotiations, public hearings and investigation into …

Philadelphia

Jio or Airtel, which 4G network is faster and better?

The good old days of 2G and 3G connections are far behind us, thanks to Jio's unlimited 4G LTE offering. Started off as a free service, Reliance Jio has become the fastest growing telecom operator with over a 100 million subscribers enjoying its high-speed mobile internet at the most affordable …

Telecommunications

US carrier wars cut wireless costs

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>The aggressive unlimited price war between the top four US wireless carriers is the key culprit driving an overall decrease in the cost of wireless services for …

T-Mobile

Readers' Choice Awards 2017: Internet Service Providers

Readers' Choice Awards 2017: Internet Service Providers<p>The next best thing to a fast internet connection: a provider that makes you happy. These ISPs …

Net Neutrality

Sticky stuff hits the fan, but there’s upside

There’s an impolite way to say what has happened regarding telecoms policy in the past year, but let’s just say that the fan is still spinning. By …

Telecommunications

Roaming charges to use mobile phones in EU will be scrapped this summer - but will Brexit affect it?

Some operators have ditched roaming charges in countries beyond the EU's borders - here is everything you need to know

Brexit

Hey T-Mobile, this sure looks like a ‘ridiculous’ fee increase

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has literally made his career by calling out other companies on their bullshit. The magenta-colored Twitterphile delights in …

Telecommunications

C Spire and Phazr Complete 5G Trial with Millimeter Waves in Mississippi

C Spire, a privately-held wireless provider that serves the American South, completed a technical trial with Phazr last week at C Spire’s …

Wi-Fi

nbn achieves 10Gbps symmetrical speeds in trials of new fibre tech | nbn - Australia's new broadband network

At <b>nbn</b> we are not only hard at work building a network that gets Australians connected to fast broadband as soon as possible, but we are also closely …

Telecommunications

With its wireless broadband, Webpass is cord cutters' gateway to the internet

SAN DIEGO – Cord cutting has taken a bite out of the number of pay-TV subscribers for cable and telecommunications companies.<p>But it hasn't …

Google Fiber

Apple testing next-gen 5G technology aka 'millimetre wave'

Apple has recently signed up an experimental patent with FCC in its bid to launch the next-gen 5G technology called "millimetre wave." The patent documents were made public by FCC on May 23.<p>Interestingly, Apple plans to test a new band (28GHz) for earth-to-space transmissions, besides implementing …

Apple

Dixons Carphone says consumers keep spending

<b>Sales at mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone rose 4% for the year to April despite what it calls "a lively political backdrop".</b><p>In a trading update ahead of its annual results, the Currys and PC World owner said total sales including those at newly opened stores jumped 9%.<p>It enjoyed strong growth …

Telecommunications

Apple joins the race to 5G, applies to test experimental technology

Why it matters to you<p>Apple testing 5G tech won't have any short-term impact on your daily life, but it will make your iPhone of the future crazy fast.<p>…

Apple

Breakthrough on ICT policy white paper

Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele is poised to announce in parliament on Wednesday that there has been a breakthrough in …

Telecommunications

5G mobile network will be 60 times faster than NBN

AN EXPLOSION in mobile data traffic and connected devices means demand for a new generation of wireless infrastructure has never been …

Telecommunications

Real-world 5G test is 120 times faster than home broadband – in a moving car

We’ve heard so many times that companies are going to start testing 5G networks “soon” that it’s actually surprising when a test really takes place. …

Telecommunications

Five firms win Ireland’s first 5G licenses in €78m auction

Imagine, Airspan, Vodafone, Three and Meteor successfully bid for 3.6GHz spectrum band.<p>Five firms have been identified as the winners of the first …

Telecommunications

KDDI Has Maintained Mobile Market Share So Far, But That's About To Change

KDDI has maintained relatively strong market position as MVNOs take the mobile carrier by storm, in some part due to technical differences in 3G …

Telecommunications