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Prepaid Phone Plans: The Way to Go?

Prepaid Phone Plans: The Way to Go?

By Lacy Langley February 4, 2014

In the ever-increasing maelstrom that is finding the cheapest cell service, many are turning to prepaid wireless. What used to be a socially unacceptable means of obtaining wireless phone service is quickly making a comeback as a totally viable, and …

Verizon-Cable Deal to Raise Big Concerns? Verizon-Cable Deal to Raise Big Concerns?

The dispute over Verizon Wireless’s bid to buy spectrum from several cable companies is still going strong even after last week’s hearing that attempted to answer some of the questions about it. As WebProNews previously reported, Verizon Wireless, in December, …

NetZero to Offer Free Wireless Broadband Service NetZero to Offer Free Wireless Broadband Service

United Online Inc. will offer wireless broadband service under its brand NetZero. They’re the ones who first offered free dial-up in the late nineties, only this plan won’t come with a lot of advertisements to balance the price tag. But …

Verizon's Spectrum Deal And Competition Verizon's Spectrum Deal And Competition
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Last year ,Verizon announced it would purchase mobile spectrum licenses from several cable companies for about $4 billion. Competitors think this will give Verizon too much power and hurt competition. Complaints from T-Mobile USA, Sprint Nextel, Public Knowledge, and the …

T-Mobile Loses 800K Customers, Blames Lack of iPhone T-Mobile Loses 800K Customers, Blames Lack of iPhone

2011 was an interesting year for T-Mobile, mostly due to the AT&T merger drama whose slow death was finalized in December when AT&T officially pulled the plug on the deal. After the FCC and DOJ voiced their disapproval, the deal …

FCC's Lifeline Revamp - Is It Enough? FCC's Lifeline Revamp - Is It Enough?
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On January 31, the FCC announced a complete overhaul of its Lifeline program. The program has been around for 25 years and is part of the Universal Service Fund. Its purpose was to help low-income families and those that live …

Interview: Open Spectrum Auctions Are Best Option Interview: Open Spectrum Auctions Are Best Option

The war in Washington over wireless spectrum is really beginning to heat up as policymakers and the FCC aren’t seeing eye to eye. The issue is commonly referred to as the “spectrum crunch” since wireless networks are quickly becoming overloaded.

Wireless Charging As You Drive For Electric Cars Wireless Charging As You Drive For Electric Cars

A Stanford University research team has designed a high-efficiency charging system that uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents between metal coils placed several feet apart. The long-term goal of the research is to develop an all-electric highway …

Tucows Launches Wireless Carrier Ting Tucows Launches Wireless Carrier Ting

Tucows, a company that specializes in providing a variety of web services to businesses, has launched their own wireless carrier. Built on Sprint’s wireless network, Ting promises to be a more thoughtful wireless carrier. Unlike other carriers out there, Ting …

Verizon Boosts Wi-Fi Service, 4G LTE In Indianapolis For Super Bowl Fans Verizon Boosts Wi-Fi Service, 4G LTE In Indianapolis For Super Bowl Fans

Indianapolis, you are about to have the best wireless service in the world and it’s all thanks to your dubious distinction as host to Super Bowl XLVI. AT&T has already upped their service in anticipation of the 150,000 Super Bowl …

Indianapolis Gets Better AT&T Services Ahead Of Super Bowl Sunday Indianapolis Gets Better AT&T Services Ahead Of Super Bowl Sunday
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Perhaps my AT&T service experience is different from yours and for your sake I hope it is, but whenever I am near an area with a high density of people, my AT&T service completely bottoms out. Texts don’t go through, …

What Happens to AT&T and T-Mobile Now? Congressman Boucher Weighs In What Happens to AT&T and T-Mobile Now? Congressman Boucher Weighs In
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Last month, AT&T withdrew its bid to purchase T-Mobile USA from Duetsche Telekom after a lot of criticism, especially from the Department of Justice and the FCC. The merger did receive a lot of support, but criticism proved to be louder.

CES 2012: Atlona LinkCast Delivers HD Video To Your TV Wirelessly CES 2012: Atlona LinkCast Delivers HD Video To Your TV Wirelessly

Atlona, a company that specializes in digital connectivity technology, announced their new LinkCast system today at CES. The system, which has won an Innovations Design and Engineering Award, transmits HD video signal wirelessly and seamlessly from a variety of devices …

iPhone 4S Users Consume Twice The Data of iPhone 4 Users iPhone 4S Users Consume Twice The Data of iPhone 4 Users
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The next time your wireless provider tries to up the cost of your data plan so that they can pay for more wireless spectrum, you literally have very few people you can blame for this. As it turns out, a …

T-Mobile Plans To Keep Doing What They’re Doing T-Mobile Plans To Keep Doing What They’re Doing

After the saga of the AT&T/T-Mobile merger worked out like a bowling ball in a wet paper bag, it’s been kind of easy to forget that AT&T wasn’t the only active participant in this ordeal. T-Mobile has thoughts and feelings, …

iPhone 4S: Fast On AT&T, Reliable On Verizon iPhone 4S: Fast On AT&T, Reliable On Verizon

The iPhone 4S, launched in October and has been a success for Apple. It completely shattered opening weekend sales records and continues to experience high demand as it is launched in more and more locations. And the sales of the …

Flying Planes With An iPhone Flying Planes With An iPhone

I guess all that time spent playing Cube Runner could prove useful after all. An associate professor of aeronautics and her students at MIT have developed a system for controlling small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with your basic iPhone. Professor …