Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy S20
T-Mobile is now the second largest carrier in the US
T-Mobile has taken the second spot as the largest wireless carrier in the United States, which bumps AT&T down to the third position
HUAWEI clocks 1.6 million developers for its HMS ecosystem as it reaches 700 million global users
HUAWEI’s $1 billion Shining Star Program has provided benefits to over 10,000 apps since its inception.
Galaxy Note 20
Pocketnow Daily: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Going LITE and, We Like It! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the huge differences between the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 models, iPhone 12 leaks and more
AT&T says its 5G network is now available across the US, commercial rollout begins August 7
All customers on the AT&T Consumer Unlimited Wireless Plans will be migrated to its 5G network at no additional cost starting August 7.
OnePlus Nord
Pocketnow Daily: OnePlus Nord: NOT a CHEAP Camera? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the upcoming OnePlus Nord and OnePlus Buds, new leaks of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and more
Sprint will be no more on August 2, as it officially turns into T-Mobile
We may soon have to say farewell to Sprint for good after T-Mobile has announced that it will completely take over the Sprint next month
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Reliance Jio is all set for deployment of 5G in India soon
Jio will be setting up the network at its premises without the involvement of any third part vendor or technology provider.
UK bans HUAWEI from its 5G network infrastructure
In yet another major setback for HUAWEI, the UK government has announced…
FCC classifies HUAWEI and ZTE as national security threats
Telecom operators can no longer use funds from the US FCC’s Universal Service Fund to buy equipment or avail services from HUAWEI and ZTE.
Verizon’s new prepaid plans will get cheaper the longer you stay on its network
The longer you stay, the more you save.
UK directs telecom operators to hoard HUAWEI equipment in the wake of US trade ban
UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) reportedly sent a letter to telecom operators, advising them to maintain an adequate cache of HUAWEI equipment.
Sprint’s employees reportedly affected after T-Mobile merger
It seems that T-Mobile has decided to end some of Sprint’s sales divisions and other jobs
US companies allowed to work with HUAWEI on setting standards for 5G development
Department of Commerce’s Wilbur Ross noted that the “US will not cede leadership in global innovation” by non-participation in the development of standards.
Disney+ Hotstar
Jio is offering free Disney+ Hotstar VIP Subscription to its prepaid subscribers in India
Notably, this is a VIP subscription and not the Premium subscription.
UK plans to end HUAWEI’s involvement in its 5G infrastructure by 2023
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing heat from Conservative MPs who want to reduce HUAWEI’s participation in the country’s 5G networks to zero by 2023.
Verizon finally activates 5G upload on its Ultra Wideband network
The upload speed over Verizon’s 5G network will be around 30% higher compared to what you get on 4G LTE, at least for now.
Comcast unveils new data plans with free 5G access for Xfinity Mobile customers
Xfinity Mobile customers won’t have to pay any additional charge for using its 5G network, and can choose between per gig and unlimited data plans.
Deutsche Telekom could soon own a majority of T-Mobile again
It seems that Softbank is in talks with Deutsche Telekom to sell a significant portion of its T-Mobile US shares
T-Mobile will begin to sunset Sprint this summer for creating a unified brand
T-Mobile is eyeing a summer timeframe to shed the last remnants of the Sprint brand in its marketing strategy and switching to a unified T-Mobile moniker.
Verizon and AT&T extend zero late fee policy for people affected by the pandemic
Verizon, AT&T, and Comcast have announced that they won’t cancel their services for customers who haven’t been able to pay their bill until June 30.
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OPPO, Ericsson, MediaTek partnered to conduct voice and video calls on 5G
The test was carried out under the 5G SA network environment.
5G towers torched over coronavirus conspiracy, UK government calls it nonsense
5G towers across many cities in the UK were set on fire due to conspiracy theories linking 5G network to the spread of coronavirus.
Google Fi increases data limit to 30GB per user during COVID-19 crisis
After extending the payment grace period for customers to 60 days, Google Fi has now upped the monthly high-speed data cap to 30GB for all plans.