Sprint Announces New “Framily” Service Plans

While AT&T and T-Mobile have been dealing with their own issues during this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Sprint has used the venue as the debut of a new mobile service plan it is calling “Framily.” Though Sprint is calling…

AT&T’s Sponsored Data Criticized by Congresswoman

Yesterday AT&T announced its “Sponsored Data” initiative, which would allow companies to pay AT&T subscribers’ data costs for accessing their content. The plan immediately raised red flags for net neutrality activists, who saw the plan as the very thing they…

CES 2014: AT&T Announces New “Sponsored Data” Offering

AT&T today unveiled a new plan to allow content providers to subsidize data costs for AT&T mobile subscribers. The plan, called “Sponsored Data” would allow companies to pay for any data charges that AT&T mobile customers would ordinarily incur accessing…

T-Mobile CEO Calls AT&T Payouts “Desperate”

Earlier today, AT&T announced that it will now pay up to $450 to T-Mobile customers willing to switch over to an AT&T plan. The deal included $200 per line for the switch and up to $250 for a traded-in smartphone,…

AT&T to Pay Up to $450 For T-Mobile Subscribers to Switch

Just over two years ago AT&T and T-Mobile were set to merge into But for the U.S. Department of Justice that merger would have created the largest mobile provider in the U.S., further stifling competition. Instead, CEO John Legere has…

AT&T Announces 4G Data Roaming in Canada Through Rogers

AT&T today announced a deal with Rogers Communications to provide its customers with 4G LTE data roaming capabilities while in Canada. Access to the data will, of course, not be free. AT&T customers will have to buy packages of capped…

Mobile Providers to Rely on Multiple-Device Plans For Future Growth

The smartphones markets in established markets such as North America and Europe have already begun to saturate as even price-sensitive consumers can now afford low-cost smartphones. Even the tablet market’s explosive growth has begun to show signs of slowdown. As…

Sprint Tanks in New Consumer Satisfaction Survey

With smartphone industry growth in North American now slowing, mobile providers in the U.S. are getting creative to scoop up the last few customers who have yet to sign up for mobile plans and to maintain their large subscriber bases.…

AT&T Gained Subscribers, Raises Revenue in Third Quarter

Through big changes in pricing plans and a larger shift in the mobile industry, AT&T is still standing solid as the second largest mobile provider in the U.S. The company today released its third-quarter financial results, revealing steadily increased revenue…

T-Mobile Market Share Increased Substantially This Summer

T-Mobile is currently the fourth-largest mobile provider in the U.S. With almost nothing to lose following the company’s failed acquisition by AT&T, the carrier began offering prices lower than its competitors. After naming John Legere CEO, T-Mobile took on its…