• Report: Smartphone Users Surveyed Unhappy with Service

    Most smartphone owners simply aren’t happy with their service. That’s the key finding of a new report shared Monday with MMW. More than half of smartphone users surveyed for the 2016 Accenture Screenager Report are dissatisfied with their mobile experience and are ready to switch mobile providers. The report in question comes to us via …   Read More

  • T-Mobile Wants Mobile Video Junkies to ‘Binge On’

    T-Mobile just rolled out a game-changing program designed to wow mobile video binge watchers like nothing else. On Tuesday, T-Mobile officially announced Binge On —  a move that comes in direct response Americans’ “surging demand for mobile entertainment.” Beginning this Sunday, November 15, T-Mobile customers that are viewers and subscribers of HBO, Hulu, Netflix, Showtime, …   Read More

  • Calling All Cord-Cutters: Verizon Plans Appeal for Millennials to Watch TV and Movies on Mobile

    “Cutting the cord” grows ever more … sharp, shall we say? Cable companies are under duress as more and more customers either cut television packages due to cost … or just decide that they’d rather use mobile, anyway. Verizon Communications knows this. And the company hopes to lure millennials into streaming live and on-demand television …   Read More

  • AT&T Wants to Reach Out and Touch Personalized Healthcare

    Some of the most prominent names in healthcare and technology are escalating their attention and focus on personalization in the healthcare space. To that end, last week the second-annual Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers concluded “with a discussion on the need for clear and innovative payment models in new connected health solutions.” The event was …   Read More

  • GIV Mobile Touts Philanthropic BLU Advance 4.0 Android Smartphone

    GIV Mobile, if you’re not familiar, is a consumer conscious no-contract wireless service that operates on the nationwide 4G LTE network of T-Mobile USA, Inc., reaching 96% of Americans. GIV Mobile now offers five “fast and affordable plans” that are billed as being reliable options for families. It is also the first wireless service to …   Read More

  • Google Working on Wireless Deals with Sprint, T-Mobile

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is ready to work with two of the nation’s leading wireless carriers — Sprint and T-Mobile. Google, sources say, wants to sell wireless service “directly to consumers,” an effort that inspired the deals being secured with the aforementioned carriers. If successful, the move will likely “prod the …   Read More

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    YouGov survey: Mobile Operators Better Get to Work

    On Monday morning, MMW was privy to the findings of a new YouGov survey revealing that up to 74% of consumers would “potentially leave their current mobile operator” for better cellular coverage at work. In short, the coverage at work is poor, coverage elsewhere will likely be sought. The YouGov research commissioned by SpiderCloud Wireless …   Read More

  • T-Mobile Topples Recent SMS Spam Distribution

    In recent days, an unknown number of T-Mobile customers made noise across social media and on various online message boards about the sudden influx of spam text messages hitting their mobile devices. The carrier, we’re happy to report, has managed to identify the source of the problem and stop it in its tracks. The problem …   Read More

  • iPhone 6 May Be Available Through AT&T Payment Plan

    Want a new iPhone 6 next month but need some time to pay it off? You may be in luck this time around. Apple, we’re told, is following the lead of other major hardware makers and wireless carriers by helping to make it easier than ever to buy a new iPhone and pay it off …   Read More

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    T-Mobile Makes Impressive Gains

    Mobile momentum has shifted in T-Mobile’s favor. The nation’s fourth largest carrier is now firmly planted in the growth column following a long period of reinvention that finally appears to be paying off. On Thursday, the carrier reported earnings for the second quarter of 2014, confirming profit of $391 million. All told, it pleasantly caught …   Read More