Verizon earlier announced that it would be exclusively carrying the Sony Xperia Z4v. And now, the carrier has updated the product announcement saying that it will no longer be going ahead with those plans.
A new report out of The Verge states that AT&T is in a debate with the FCC over why carriers such as T-Mobile and Sprint didn’t need approval for Wi-Fi calling. As it stands, T-Mobile and Sprint already have Wi-Fi calling capabilities and AT&T does not.
It’s no secret that in its attempt to increase its customer base, Sprint has been burning through its finances, and now it seems that its main backer, SoftBank, may well have tightened the purse strings. Today, the Wall Street Journal has reported that Sprint is set to undergo a round of layoffs and cost-cutting, just days after the carrier announced it didn’t need to participate in the upcoming 600MHz wireless spectrum auction. Read more
LG introduced a new and interesting high-end device late last night. Dubbed the LG V10, it has all of the innards of the LG G4, but offers something unique: two front screens and dual selfie cameras. There’s no set availability date for the phone, but T-Mobile is letting customers pre-register to get an email when the LG V10 is available.
Turn that phone sideways. That’s what Verizon is asking you to do with its new video streaming service called Go90. So, yes, the name comes from the fact that you are turning your phone ninety degrees to start watching television shows, live sports and concerts, and other random videos. And today Go90 launched its mobile apps so you can start enjoying content anywhere at any time.
Boost Mobile, Sprint’s prepaid service, has announced some new features for their data plans that will result in “Growing Data” for customers who make their payments on time. Boost Mobile customers will now receive an extra 500MB block of data for every third on-time payment they make for up to 18 months. That means customers could end up with an extra 3GB of high-speed data. Read more