AT&T and T-Mobile To Begin Pre-Orders Of Samsung S5

Galaxy S5

From today AT&T has begun the pre-orders of the soon to be launched Samsung S5 on its website and stores. The phone will cost $200 with a two-year service contract or $650 without a contract. T-Mobile will begin the pre-orders of Samsung S5 on Monday, 24th March and will charge $660 under its installment plan (i.e. $0 down payment + $27.50 X 24 months). Read More

iPhone Has Doubled Verizon’s Sales, But Has A Bad Side Too

iPhone 4S

A recent report from a major telecoms company, Verizon tells us that the iPhone is ‘bittersweet’ for them. This is due to the almost 11 million iPhones that they have sold over the due course of 2011, that’s including the 4.2 million they shifted in the last quarter. While Verizon themselves do admit to be down on their wireless margins, but this is due to the shear amount of iPhones that they have sold.

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Next iPhone May Include Over-the-Air Updates

over the air updates iphone iosWith the next iPhone, you probably will be able to update your device software without having to connect it to your computer, and updating it via iTunes. Updates will be installed over-the-air which will make the whole process simpler and wire-free. According to 9to5Mac, sources confirmed that Apple has been negotiating with Verizon Wireless to offer over-the-air updates. Read More

AT&T Buys T-Mobile for $39 Billion

t-mobile iphoneAT&T have just announced that they have acquired T-Mobile for a whooping $39 billion. The carrier will spend over $39 billion to acquire T-Mobile, the only other carrier apart from AT&T that operates on the GSM band.
The acquisition means that AT&T will now become the only carrier in the United States to operate on the GSM Band. All T-Mobile customers will now be served by AT&T. Read More