You Are Browsing ‘Carriers’ Category

Starting February 5, Verizon will reportedly increase the activation and upgrade fees for devices to $40. This will apply to customer who are adding a new line from the network or upgrading an old device. Customers signing up with the carrier through Verizon Edge or on prepaid will be exempt from these fees. Previously, activation fees were set at $35 while upgrade fees were just $30. But this new change ensures that customers will have to pay the same amount regardless of whether they’re upgrading from an old device or adding...

Looking to get the Nexus 6 on T-Mobile? You will be pleased to know that you can now save nearly $50 on the handset thanks to a new coupon code. The T-Mobile listing of the smartphone mentions that customers stand to save $48 on the device with the use of the code NEXUS6DEAL at checkout. This should bring the pricing of the 32 and 64GB models to $601 and $651 respectively, which is decent savings on a flagship product. We don’t see a lot of deals on the Nexus 6, so it makes sense to hop on board when you find something attractive...

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on T-Mobile or Sprint will be happy to know that developers have finally cooked up a CyanogenMod 12 ROM for the smartphone. This comes with all the bells and whistles of Android 5.0 Lollipop and some other CyanogenMod related tweaks designed specifically for the latest version of Android. The ROM is already available for a wide range of devices out there with Nexus devices usually being the first to get it. The ROM is still a nightly which means it will not be free from bugs, so download it only if...

Sprint now has a nice little promotion for customers switching over from T-Mobile with a promise of getting back at least $550 in early termination fees and other expenses. The $200 out of this is for the trading in the new device, while the remaining $350 will be used to pay off the smartphone that you got on T-Mobile. Since early termination fees only apply to contract devices, you can only use this amount to pay off the remaining full retail price of the device on T-Mobile. Sprint has offered something similar in the past by promising...

In a new video released from T-Mobile CEO John Legere, T-Mobile is announcing a new program they are calling “Smartphone Equality.” This new program will enable customers, regardless of their credit score, to purchase new devices at the best deals offered. In order to qualify for this plan, which starts January 25th, T-Mobile states that customers must have paid at least the last 12 months of their bills on time. This qualifies to customers both on postpaid and pre-paid plans. When announcing this plan, T-Mobile CEO John...

So you have a 2014 Moto X that you bought from Wind Mobile and an Android 5.0 update notification has just popped up. Well, your first instinct would be to instantly press that download button and get your hands on all the Material Design elements that you’ve seen or heard of. However, multiple reports are now mentioning that the smartphone suffers from a boot-looping issue after downloading the update. Boot-looping essentially means that the device gets stuck in the boot up screen and doesn’t go any further. The extent or...

Just days after AT&T was approved to buy Iusacell, the 3rd-largest Mexican cell carrier for $2.5 billion dollars, they have announced a slight revamp to their international calling plans. Starting now, all AT&T customers can pay just $5 per month to make unlimited calls to Mexico, as part of their World Connect Value plans. AT&T’s Chief Marketing Officer David Christopher said: “”We’re always looking for opportunities to show our appreciation to our customers. Mexico is the most frequently dialed country...

According to a new survey conducted by the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), T-Mobile had a very lucrative 2014. It is said that the carrier had the highest number of subscriptions and even managed to retain the most customers compared to other networks, which is a significant achievement for the carrier in the highly competitive telecom industry. The report said – “T-Mobile started the quarter with 10 percent of the consumers in our quarterly survey of phone activators and ended the quarter with 13 percent....