Apple isn’t delaying bringing its latest iPhone to regional carriers this time around, with launches across the U.S. going out today, at a list of carriers that includes C Spire, Bluegrass Cellular, Appalachian Wireless, Alaska GCI, Cricket Wireless, Cellcom and nTelos Wireless.
In today's edition of “U.S. wireless carriers are dicks”, we're going to look at the latest in how carriers and the CTIA are protecting valuable revenue streams by blocking features that would curb smartphone theft.
Over 1.6 million U.S. consumers had a smartphone stolen in 2012. One in three thefts within the U.S. involved a mobile gadget.
In case you weren’t quite certain why wireline and wireless carriers were capping your data, it’s not about bandwidth. Instead, they are able to charge a premium for faster speeds and more data, thereby raking in profits over and above what they’ve gotten in the past.
Ever since the announcement of their One series of smartphones, HTC has not wasted any time in getting their highly anticipated One X and One S models ready for release onto various carriers globally. But what about the HTC One V? That’s right, there was a third member of the One Club.
When Google introduced the Nexus 6 one of the features that was noteworthy was that the device came loaded with the chips necessary to support any of wireless network technologies used by all of the major U.S. carriers. In theory, this means any given Nexus 6 can be used on any of these networks instead of consumers having to purchase a unit built specifically for any given carrier.
Alex Wiesen, a lead manager with Google’s Google Voice team, announced today that MMS support within Google Voice is now live for almost 100 North American based carriers. To the dismay of many people, the list of carriers that gave the go ahead to roll out this update does not include Verizon. Customers on AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile in the U.S.
Enterprise network infrastructure company BTI Systems has raised $10 million in new capital led by Bain Capital Ventures and existing investors BDC, Covington Capital and GrowthWorks. The company has raised more than $33 million since 2011.
BTI Systems’ network infrastructure allows carriers and content providers to capitalize on the increasing demand for bandwidth (i.e.