In what seems like a frontal assult on MetroPCS and Cricket, T-Mobile has quietly rolled-out a customer loyalty program: If you’ve been with T-Mobile for at least 22 months, you can signup for a $50/month nationwide voice service.
This type of pricing would be an interesting run on MetroPCS and Cricket, which offer all-you-can-eat fixed . . . → Read More: T-Mobile Gunning for MetroPCS and Cricket?
Reporting on the massive cell phone congestion during today’s inauguration of President Obama, the Associated Press reported that call traffic was up 500% from normal for several carriers.
The carriers are asking people wanting to transfer photos from their phone’s camera to wait to let the data traffic drop back to normal levels.
. . . → Read More: No, I can’t hear you on Inauguration Day
In a copyrighted story appearing in the January 19, 2009 issue of WirelessWeek, Monica Alleven reports that that the wireless carriers in D.C. are expecting record-breaking crowds for the Obama inauguration, and with it big-time network congestion.
The CTIA suggests that visitors in D.C. text, rather than make voice calls, to help reduce network overloads. . . . → Read More: CTIA 2 DC vistrs..Pls txt..dont call.