The Priv seemed like BlackBerry’s last effort to fight back into a market that left the company for dead, but at first glance, things looked pretty positive. Sales weren’t knocking Samsung and Apple out, but the Priv seemed to hold its own.
According to AT&T, though, that may not be entirely true. Read more
T-Mobile today unveiled Un-carrier 11, which is entirely focused on thanking all of the carrier’s customers. Thanks to Un-carrier 11, there’s a lot of goodies in store for those that are T-Mobile customers, including giving customers some shares of the company.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is an exclusive device for AT&T customers. Only those who belong to AT&T can purchase the ultra-durable phone that doesn’t give up the high-end specifications we’re used to with the Galaxy S7. Samsung kept the high resolution display, snappy processor, and a versatile camera. The real difference between the Galaxy S7 Active and the Galaxy S7 is design as the former is ready for drops and spills of all types, and Samsung raised the battery capacity up to 4000mAh.
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The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active, dubbed the “toughest Galaxy device ever,” will be available to purchase at AT&T later this week on June 10.
An iconic character from the world of advertising has made the move from Verizon to Sprint. For years Paul Marcarelli was the “face” of Verizon after an advertising campaign from years ago in which he asked viewers, “can you hear me now?” To this day the line remains part of the cultural lexicon. Starting last night during the NBA Finals, Marcarelli is now appearing in advertising for Sprint, extolling the improvements made to their network and the savings they can provide to consumers. Read more
T-Mobile will kick off their Un-carrier 11 promotion on Monday, and it’s arguably the most unique one yet. Instead of free data or earlier upgrades or anything actually related to the network, T-Mobile will be rewarding customers with company shares. Yep, now we’ll have a carrier that offers stock options to paying customers. Read more
This weekend soccer fans in the U.S., including those traveling in from around the globe, will enjoy the start of the Copa América Centenario tournament. Capitalizing on this special event, Sprint has teamed up with Uber in a special promotion that will benefit the carrier’s customers who need to get to one of the event stadiums to catch a match. Sprint users who hitch a ride using Uber will get 50% off, up to $25, their Uber ride fee. Read more
AT&T announced today a new appreciation program called AT&T thanks designed to show their customers “how much they mean to us.” Customers with AT&T do not need to do anything to participate in the program. There are no sign-ups required, no fees or waiting periods. Perhaps not surprising given moves to acquire DirecTV and with more involvement in content, the new AT&T program is entertainment-centric. Read more
On Monday, T-Mobile will launch its next attack on the wireless industry with Un-carrier 11.