News of Note—T-Mobile’s new FamilyMode; Verizon's outage and more

news of note
T-Mobile FamilyMode lets parents manage their kids’ phones and other Wi-Fi devices. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> T-Mobile introduced T-Mobile FamilyMode so parents can manage, monitor, filter and set time limits for their kids’ phones, tablets and other Wi-Fi-connected devices in the home. Release

> The European Commission extended the review period for T-Mobile Austria’s acquisition of cable company UPC Austria—which was due to be completed this week—after the former offered concessions to get the deal a green light. Mobile World Live article

> AT&T and Verizon both have drones they can use when restoring service during disasters. PhoneArena article

> Verizon Wireless said an outage in parts of northeast Pennsylvania on Sunday was caused by a dual fiber ring failure. WBRE/WYOU-TV article