Now I know what you’re thinking. Is Droid Turf really going to report on a Verizon bloat app? Not exactly. A new app from US carrier Verizon has released today, but it won’t come pre-loaded on any carrier devices for now. There’s your sign of relief. Verizon Smart Family looks to be a surprisingly useful app from the carrier that gives parents all control over their kid’s smartphone usage.
US carrier T-Mobile announced this week a new ONE Military Plan for those who served. Veterans will be able to take advantage of various discounts on the Magenta carrier moving ahead with nearly 50% off a family plan including taxes and fees being a big one.
Word has come in from trusted sources that US Carrier Sprint will soon put a stamp on Google Voice support. The integration will be put to rest on June 1, so enjoy it while it lasts.
Seemingly out of nowhere, the Wall Street Journal put out a report this week regarding the T-Mobile and Sprint merger possibility. We thought merger talks had died for good a few months ago, but here we go again.
If you’ve been following our daily postings on Droid Turf, you’re aware of the heated race for 5G establishment in the US. With 5G networks, carriers are looking to not only improve internet connectivity speeds, but also the many things that make up the IoT universe. Verizon is among those preparing a 5G release, and has plans to deploy 5G in the US during 2018 for select cities.
A new report has come in from T-Mobile’s parent, Deutsche Telekom. The German company is looking into a bloatware opt-in program for smartphones. You read that correctly.
RCS Messaging is hard to come by, even in 2018. This is because of all the fragmentation that exists with cell carriers, apps, devices etc. One US carrier, though, is looking to pave the way for others in leading the “Messaging Evolution.” That carrier is T-Mobile, who recently announced that RCS support is coming in Q2 of 2018.
Don’t be so defensive about the word “change,” because this change is a good one if you’re an AT&T subscriber or thinking about switching to the US carrier some time soon. AT&T will soon apply changes to its data plans, more specifically its unlimited plans. Here are the details.