In a petition filed and signed last week by almost 1/3rd of the State Assembly members, mayors across the state, and a number of State Senate members (and others) to the New York Public Service Commission (PSC), it is asserted that New York City customer phone bills went up 84 percent, while other services went up 132 percent.
T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere decided to respond to the recent FTC complaint by blaming just about everyone else including the FTC, other carriers and the third party providers. Unfortunately for T-Mobile, their history with cramming suggests that they need to look into the mirror and fix this almost decade-old problem.
Either way, a man in Connecticut recently decided that the best way to vent his anger at Verizon for their terrible service was to call a local Verizon store and threaten to kill all of the employees at that store.
As of June 2014, there were only 8 VoLTE commercial services worldwide although it is expected that there will be thirty additional commercial VoLTE networks launched in 2014-2015 and a total of 1.5 billion mVoIP subscribers worldwide in 2013.
If you happen to be affected by Verizon’s decision to end its two-year free LTE data program for Chromebook Pixel owners a year early, the good news is that Google is attempting to make things right by offering up an $150 Visa gift card.
Last year,Google’s LTE Chromebook Pixel went on sale from Google’s Play Store for $1450. Included in this price was a “free two-year mobile broadband plan from Verizon — 100MB per month,” with the option to purchase more as needed. Now, after just one year, Verizon is apparently telling buyers that the free 100MB per month deal was really just a one-year deal.
John Legere got a bit too wordy at the Uncarrier 5 and 6 event. As customers, we love it, but not everyone walked away with a laugh. This is why Legere has decided to apologize.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 Mini are now starting to receive an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat on Verizon’s network.
Verizon will reportedly launch a Sony Xperia Z2 version sometime in August, according to @evleaks, supporting earlier rumors.
Qualcomm is introducing a new chip that will improve 4G LTE wireless data service inside and outside of a house. Qualcomm will offer a low-cost chip, FSM90xx SoC, that should be inexpensive enough to include in Wi-Fi routers by device makers. This would create mini 4G LTE cells in a person’s home. According to Qualcomm, the 4G LTE small cell technology can be put into products that are also offering Wi-Fi access.