Despite a minor dip in its median download speed, T-Mobile continues to reign in mobile performance. However, Verizon and AT&T are gradually closing the gap, as reflected in Ookla’s recent market report. Nonetheless, T-Mobile remains dominant, not only in download speed but across most network parameters. The race is particularly close in 5G latency and consistency, where all three telecom giants exhibit competitive performance. Stay tuned as these corporate titans strive to have the final say in technological supremacy.
Vodafone Idea recently dismissed rumors of a possible acquisition by a U.S. telecoms giant, causing industry analysts to prod for the hidden undertones. Some speculate that Vodafone’s denial opens the door for unnamed contenders, as the company strives toward recovery. This intrigue has elevated share prices, indicating a potential deal. Yet, the evidence behind these speculations remains elusive. Stay with us for more revelations.
Google Chrome’s desktop version is set for a Material You design update. Apple hints at traditional smart glasses development through a recent patent, complementing their Vision Pro headset. Verizon introduces a versatile Mobile Onsite Network-as-a-Service for enterprises, offering private networks, edge compute, SD-Wan, and satellite connectivity. Meanwhile, Google unveils its Pixel 8 series and teases the Pixel Watch 2 ahead of an October 4th launch event.
In a recent announcement, Verizon is set to launch its latest cellphone plan, the Unlimited Ultimate, priced at $90 per month. This development follows the earlier introduction of Verizon’s myPlan lineup. The Unlimited Ultimate plan boasts an array of enhanced features, making it a compelling choice for consumers.
As Hurricane Idalia sets its sights on Florida for this week’s impending landfall, Verizon is taking proactive measures to ensure the readiness of its personnel and resources, poised for rapid deployment to aid in the swift recovery of critical communication infrastructure. With the anticipation of substantial damage caused by the storm’s fierce winds and flooding, Verizon’s network team is preparing for worst-case scenarios.
Broadvoice collaborates with tech advisory firm, Bridgepointe Technologies Inc., enabling the latter to offer Broadvoice’s cloud communication services to mid-market clients. OpenAI’s latest release, GPT-3.5 Turbo, can now be fine-tuned by businesses, customizing it for specific tasks. Verizon, Ericsson, and MediaTek’s successful data sessions on Verizon’s 5G network pave the way for cost-effective 5G devices. Versa Networks achieves top scores in Gartner’s SASE report, streamlining security and networking solutions.
AT&T has delicately entered the 5G fixed-wireless access (FWA) industry with its Internet Air product, targeting a specific demographic and remaining wary of impacting its mobile and fibre operations. Discussing the challenges and benefits of this strategic approach, we examine its potential against market leaders T-Mobile and Verizon. Are they being too cautious? Are they possibly missing out on the emerging FWA boom in the U.S?.
T-Mobile has shaken up the wireless market with the launch of its new premium service plan, Go5G Next, positioning itself as a contender in the higher-priced service sector. In a surprising move, the plan’s cost surpasses those of rivals Verizon and AT&T for a single line of service, defying T-Mobile’s historical reputation for affordability.
The uptake of fixed wireless access technology in the US is surging, especially with T-Mobile US and Verizon driving this trend. These telecom behemoths could potentially outstrip their predicted subscriber figures, as suggested by recent data. Both companies registered almost 900,000 customer net additions to their 5G-based fixed wireless services in just the second quarter.
To provide immediate relief, Verizon has extended its offering of unlimited calling, texting, and data services for prepaid and postpaid customers residing on Maui. This special arrangement, available from August 10 to August 31, 2023, aims to provide solace to thousands of consumers and small business owners who heavily depend on their mobile devices during this challenging period. The initiative covers all prepaid and postpaid consumer and small business customers with billing addresses on Maui.