Samsung’s impressive new flagship, the Galaxy S7, will be arriving on Boost Mobile on March 11 and Virgin Mobile USA on March 18.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 owners on Verizon’s network has begun receiving the update to Android 6.0.
Boost Mobile, a Sprint prepaid phone service, announced the launch of a special offer aimed to lure customers away from T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon. Similar to what Sprint does for post-paid accounts, Boost Mobile is offering family plans for two to four lines at rates that are half of what other carriers offer for new customers who port a number over to Boost Mobile. Read more
Verizon announced today that the BlackBerry Priv is now available to purchase from the carrier, with in-store availability starting on March 11.
Because the LG G5 is official and a release date is approaching possibly later this month, carriers and retailers want to unload existing inventory of last year’s model. T-Mobile is first to start dumping off the G4 as the 2015 flagship is now available for nearly half of its launch full retail price.
It seems to be a pretty common thing now for carriers to have open enrollment periods for those of us who forwent insurance when initially purchasing our devices. Verizon has open insurance enrollment that started in January, which is ending March 12th, and now AT&T is having an open enrollment starting today and running through April 30th.
The official release date for the two phones is March 11, but these three carriers see no harm in delivering Samsung’s flagship almost two weeks before that date. All carriers and retailers only started accepting pre-orders on February 23. That means really has gone to work in producing nearly two million units.
If you are into cutting-the-cord to access traditional television content, then we have some great news for you. Today AT&T announced that, later this year, DirecTV will be launching three new streaming options for customers to watch live and on-demand DirecTV programming without having to be a traditional satellite/cable customer.