Google IO 2016 Coverage

Verizon adds new markets to XLTE coverage

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There was a time when the major U.S. carriers were issuing press releases on a regular basis to announce the addition of new markets to the list of areas covered by their high speed data infrastructure. As the market matured and these major projects concluded, the pace of these announcements waned. Leave it to Verizon to keep plugging away at the pockets of the country that still need coverage as shown in their latest press release announcing the addition of thirteen new markets to their XLTE network. Read more

NFL Sunday Ticket will allow online streaming for all customers in 2016

nfl_football_tuneinGreat news for NFL Sunday Ticket subscribers! AT&T has announced that they’re dropping the extra requirements for online streaming of games with all Sunday Ticket purchases for the 2016 season.

Previously you’d have to pay extra and upgrade to Sunday Ticket MAX for the ability to stream games to connected devices, but now that’s available to all customers. Read more

MetroPCS offering new deal on family plans

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T-Mobile’s prepaid division MetroPCS launched a new family plan deal this morning for consumers who are interested in the prepaid route for their wireless service. Starting today, buyers who sign up for at least two lines of service with MetroPCS can get a 6GB plan for $60 per month and each additional line, up to five lines, adds $30 per month. To get the full 6GB of available 4G data, users do have to port over a number. Otherwise, they will get a plan with 3GB of data. Read more