State of the mobile industry

Apple vs Android
by 1 year ago

We are in the golden era of mobile technology, and the industry isn’t resting on its laurels. While Apple may have started this industry on a new path, its reign at the top may soon be over.

US Cellular now offering unlimited 4G LTE data plans

US Cellular
by 1 year ago

Over the course of the last 6 months, carriers in the US have begun doing unlimited data plans to compete for customers who use a lot of data. Following examples by Sprint and T-Mobile, US Cellular now has their own unlimited 4G LTE plan with an option to add tethering.

When are carriers going to offer a data only plan?

Cell Tower
by 1 year ago

As our data demands grow, the carriers are moving the goalposts once again. The new shared data plans from AT&T and Verizon want to meter your data usage. A lot of people are wondering why there’s no data-only plan available on the market. Well, you can rest assured that it’s coming soon, but will it be affordable? Not if the major carriers have a say.

T-Mobile unlimited 4G starts today, completely data cap free

T-Mobile Unlimited 4G
by 1 year ago

For many cellphone users, unlimited mobile data plans have gone the way of the dinosaur. Carriers such as Verizon and AT&T have both dropped such offerings. So, where do you go if you truly want all-you-can-eat data? It seems that T-Mobile may be the savior for those that use massive amounts of bandwidth each month. T-Mobile recently announced it would start offering a truly unlimited nationwide 4G data plan, which officially starts today. The best part is there are no data caps, no speed limits and no extra fees thrown for consuming large portions of data.

AT&T CEO: In 2 years we could have data-only plans

by 2 years ago

The data-only future has been predicted for many years, with the rise of Skype and other similar VOIP applications. But in most cases, carriers tried to hold these apps from gaining popularity, because they were still making a lot of money from Voice and SMS, services that are priced at something like 1000x the cost of sending data through the network. Carriers can maintain such prices because there isn’t any real competition from disruptive players, all carriers being perfectly content with overcharging their customers at blistering rates. But now we’re seeing more people move to data-based applications and away from…