Wireless News

Comcast Begins Launch Of Xfinity Mobile

Comcast's wireless service, Xfinity Mobile, has launched. It only costs $65 per month for unlimited data and those who are already using Xfinity Internet can now sign up for the plan. Early subscribers can get it for $45. The roll out will take months.

Sprint Hopes To Launch 5G Network By 2019

A 5G network from Sprint will be up and running by the end of 2019, the carrier has announced. It's not releasing much information about its planned 5G upgrade, though Sprint is known to be partnering with Qualcomm and SoftBank on the wireless technology.

T-Mobile Ends Free 200 MB Data Offer For iPads

T-Mobile is no longer offering 200 MB of free data with new iPads on the network. As of May 7, new iPad activations don't come with free LTE data per month. T-Mobile first offered its Free Data for Life plan in 2013. You'll no longer have the data upon upgrading.

Indian Carriers Work With Nokia On 5G

A couple wireless carriers in India, Airtel and BSNL, are working with Nokia on the next generation of wireless technology. Even though the country is still lacking in 4G coverage, both providers have signed agreements with Nokia to upgrade their infrastructure to support 5G.

T-Mobile Adds Anti-Scam Call Features

Two new tools that'll combat scam calls will soon roll out from T-Mobile. Scam ID and Scam Block offer pretty much exactly what their names suggest. With Scam ID, customers will be alerted to a call likely not being legitimate. Scam Block will actually block calls.