As T-Mobile US and AT&T Mobility continue to duel over potential changes to the FCC's data roaming rules, a filing by an economics professor in support of T-Mobile's position reveals that in 2013, T-Mobile paid an average 30 cents per MB for data roaming data in the U.S.
U.S. Cellular will launch an LTE roaming deal with a smaller carrier in the next few weeks and is currently negotiating an LTE roaming deal with a major carrier, according to CEO Ken Meyers.
AT&T Mobility today said it will slightly increase the amount of data that is available on its $40 and $70 Mobile Share Value plans. AT&T previously offered 2 GB on its $40 per month plan and on Sunday it will increase that to 3 GB. On the carrier's $70 per month plan, AT&T will increase its monthly data allotment from 4 GB to 6 GB.
Level 3 has completed its acquisition of tw telecom, creating a company that will have a deeper domestic and global footprint to serve multi-site businesses.
Amazon bungled the pricing of the Fire phone, its first smartphone, but is not giving up in the market and will continue to enhance the user experience on the device, according to an Amazon executive.
Already set to roll out an online SVOD service in select international markets, premium cable network Starz is strongly considering doing the same in the United States.
A total of 70 companies have qualified to bid in the FCC's upcoming AWS-3 spectrum auction, which starts Nov. 13 and will be the country's largest spectrum auction since 2008.
Sprint named an executive from its parent company SoftBank as its new top network executive. The posting comes at a time when sprint is trying to catch up to its rivals in LTE network coverage and expand its deployment of its tri-band Spark LTE service, especially via TD-LTE using 2.5 GHz spectrum.
More people in the UK experience a problem with their telecoms provider (23 per cent) than with any of the 12 other sectors surveyed in a recent report from the Institute of Customer Service.
Verizon Wireless is the latest carrier to face consequences for alleged deceptive billing practices. The carrier will pay as much as $64.2 million in cash and phone credits to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed the carrier over-charged customers on its Family Share Plan, which let subscribers share minutes and call each other for free.