Carrier News

Sprint is still in competition with T-Mobile, introduces new Unlimited 55+ plan

May 21, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Despite the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, waiting for its approval from the fed, Sprint has gone ahead and introduced a new plan. Unlimited 55+ takes a page out of T-Mobile’s book and will compete against the Magenta carrier’s plan for senior citizens.

Carrier News

AT&T and Verizon will carry the RED Hydrogen One

May 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Of all the great Android smartphones out there, AT&T and Verizon have agreed to carry an unproven device that is a first from its company. We’re talking about the unreleased but long-awaited RED Hydrogen One said to be “holographic.” Perhaps carriers have seen something we have not.

Carrier News

Verizon’s Oath subsidiary agrees to terms on bloatware deal with Samsung

May 7, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Verizon, America’s largest US carrier, announced an agreement with it and the most popular smartphone OEM in Samsung. Verizon’s Oath subsidiary is responsible for a new distribution deal that will place four Verizon apps on millions of Samsung Galaxy devices in the US.

Carrier News

T-Mobile and Sprint are merging to be a front-runner in the 5G era, here’s our take

May 3, 2018 Droid Turf

T-Mobile and Sprint have officially announced their merger to form a single company which will be named T-Mobile, resulting in a $146 billion valued company with more than 200,000 people employed. Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile parent) will have 42% of the ownership, while SoftBank (Sprint parent) will have 27%.

Carrier News

AT&T announces data plan changes and a new prepaid option

April 23, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Earlier today, we told you about AT&T’s upcoming TV streaming service AT&T Watch. The carrier also announced a slew of changes recently to its data plans that we want to keep you up to date on. There have been some upgrades to AT&T’s current data plans and there’s also now a new prepaid option. If you’re an AT&T subscriber or looking to sign up for wireless service, you don’t want to miss this.

Carrier News

Verizon is gearing up to sell 128GB and 256GB Galaxy S9 models

April 23, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Verizon thinks storage might be what’s keeping away potential Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 buyers from the checkout line. To give consumers extra options, the carrier will soon carry beefy 128GB and 256GB variants of Samsung’s newest Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

Carrier News

AT&T’s CEO announced a new streaming service while in federal court

April 23, 2018 Doug Demagistris

In bizarre but good news that adds to today’s plan changes, AT&T’s CEO announced a brand new TV streaming service while testifying in court. The news first broke on Friday, presumably after the court session got out. The new streaming service is called ‘Watch’ and costs just $15 per month.

Carrier News

New Verizon Smart Family app puts control in the hands of parents

April 20, 2018 Doug Demagistris

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.

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