Google has reached a deal to sell wireless service directly to costumers, through deals with Sprint and T-Mobile, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Google is gearing up to sell wireless service directly to customers as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), by acquiring excess network capacity from Sprint and T-Mobile and reselling it to customers under its own brand.
Wireless carrier Sprint is now offering its first Lumia smartphone. The carrier hasn’t offered any Lumia phones since either Nokia or Microsoft began coming out with them, but now one is available to customers. The first Lumia phone to reach Sprint is the Lumia 635, a low-end device that costs $168 up front or $7 per month for two years.
Wireless carrier Sprint is now offering its first Lumia smartphone. The carrier hasn't offered any Lumia phones since either Nokia or Microsoft began coming out with them, but now one is available to customers.
Instead of New Year's resolutions, T-Mobile CEO John Legere is making 2015 predictions.
Growing competition is going to hurt AT&T in the fourth quarter, with expectations of higher churn and lower margins, according to CFO John Stephens.
Apple and IBM are starting to deliver on their "landmark partnership" to transform business use of iPads and iPhones today. After a deal earlier this year, the first apps designed by the two companies will start being used by Citi, Air Canada, Sprint, and Banorte this week. The first round of 10 apps include a mixture of applications aimed at financial institutions, insurance businesses, and even government agencies.
After a more-than-one-year hiatus, CTIA returned to the trade-show scene at Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas in September. It jettisoned its Spring Wireless Show and its Fall MobileCon shows, merged them into one CTIA Show, and also convened various other conferences and shows to co-locate with it at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. Among the other events listed under the Super Mobility Week umbrella was the Competitive Carriers Association’s (CCA) confab that met concurrently down the Strip at the Cosmopolitan.
It’s been nearly two months since Sharp, known mostly for designing and manufacturing Japan-exclusive electronics, trumpeted its bold American goals, aiming to end the era of large-bezel smartphones with an exotic-looking, impressively affordable Aquos Crystal handheld.
Last month, Samsung unveiled the Tizen-based Gear S smartwatch, which was also showcased at the IFA 2014 in Berlin. Samsung announced the Gear S will hit all major US carriers, including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint. AT&T even mentioned customers interested in the Gear S can check it out at 125 retail locations across the US starting September 26th. T-Mobile also mentioned the SIM-enabled smartwatch will go on sale sometime in October.