No, that's not a typo: Sprint has actually introduced a new plan called "Framily" that allows up to 10 friends and family to share a single account, and it's headed to the company's retail stores this Friday.
Carrier data caps are an unfortunate way of life these days, but what if companies could foot the bill so users don't go over their limits? That's the premise behind Sponsored Data, a new initiative coming soon from AT&T.
Say what you want about T-Mobile's "Uncarrier" initiative, but it's starting to produce a ripple effect cross the entire wireless industry -- with the latest benefitting AT&T customers looking to free themselves from contracts.
Now here's something worth getting excited about if your next flight will be on Southwest Airlines: You'll be able to connect small portable electronic devices like the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad to Wi-Fi from gate to gate.
Fourth-placed U.S. carrier T-Mobile may not be in that position for very long if they keep having quarterly earnings reports like this, with more than a million new customers added to its "uncarrier" ranks.
The world of wireless devices is changing rapidly, and carriers have to move quickly with it or face extinction. But rather than making big, bold moves like scrappy T-Mobile, AT&T is phasing out traditional plans and forcing new customers onto Mobile Share.
Mobile prepaid is becoming a big business as more and more customers look to make an exit from onerous two-year agreements imposed by the nation's big carriers, and now Target is ready with a prepaid bright spot of its own.
T-Mobile's U.S. division has been shaking up the wireless industry in recent months, but is any of this change having a real effect on its bottom line? Thanks largely to the iPhone, all signs point to yes.