T-Mobile’s Legere lights up Twitter after Verizon’s big announcement

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Earlier today Verizon made it official that the company was changing their data plans once again. According to the carrier, which rides the strength and breadth of its network despite the cost for customers, Verizon is increasing data much more than they are increasing their cost and introducing several new features. In an entirely not unexpected move, T-Mobile’s John Legere is lambasting Verizon for copying the Uncarrier, doing a bad job of it, and continuing to treat their customers poorly. Read more

Verizon goes bigger with data, redesigns its app

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One day earlier than expected, Verizon is introducing changes to its signature plan and launching entirely new services for its customers. The carrier’s Verizon Plan is offering at least 30% more data across the board whether you need 2GB or 24GB of data every month, and everyone is getting a number of features that includes one you wouldn’t expect from Big Red.

Hit the break to see what Verizon is doing.

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US carriers waiving fees for calls and texts to Turkey

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In the wake of the attack at the Istanbul airport in Turkey, the big four US carriers have all announced that they’ll be waiving fees for calls and texts made to the country. That includes Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile.

Most carriers are pretty quick to announce support during tragic events, whether that’s a terrorist attack or natural disaster, and this is no exception. Read more

Facebook videos may join T-Mobile’s Binge On

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During the past year, Facebook has been working to get users to view more videos on their social platform. One of the roadblocks to that is a measure Facebook had to implement when they rolled out auto-play for videos to only do that when on Wi-Fi unless a user opts in to see all videos even on cellular connections. This was done to address concerns about the impact on data usage. To help get around this, Facebook is working to have the videos not count against data caps, at least on T-Mobile thanks to that carrier’s Binge On feature. Read more