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Millenicom Update: Still Waiting For Options
The earthquake shaking the RV mobile internet world this week is the news that Verizon has taken over all Millenicom Hotspot Plan customer accounts. Millenicom has a long history of offering good service and a great overall deal to the data-hungry RV market, and for the past six years they have had a relationship with Verizon where Millenicom […]
One SIM to Rule Them All: Introducing the Apple SIM
All LTE cellular devices have a place for a tiny removable card, known as the “subscriber identity module” or SIM, to be inserted. The SIM identifies your account to the your cellular carrier. If you move the SIM to another compatible and unlocked device, you transfer your service and your phone number to that new device. SIM […]
Millenicom Customer Accounts Acquired by Verizon
The most current information on this story: 10-27-2014: Verizon Starting to Make Contact with Millenicom Customers 10-22-2014: Alternative Options to Millenicom 10-21-2014: Millenicom Update: November Billing & Service Questions 10-19-2014: Millenicom Update: Still Waiting For Options E-mails to Millenicom customers have gone out confirming the news we got a hint of earlier today – Verizon is acquiring all Millenicom customer […]
AT&T Introduces ‘Passport’ – Making International Travel a Little Easier
AT&T has announced it’s brand new Passport international package that includes unlimited messaging, WiFi access at AT&T hotspots, reduced calling rates and a little bit of data. It’s available in over 150 countries. The packages range from $30-120 for a 30-day period, making them ideal for travelers who travel internationally only occasionally. The data included […]
Sprint’s WiMax Network Shut-Down: Nov 6, 2015
Sprint customers who have been served by their previous attempt at 4G called WiMax have had the writing on the wall for a while. Sprint has confirmed that they are fully shutting down that network on November 6, 2015. Customers have just over a year to make their switch if they don’t want to fall back to only 3G […]
Verizon Cancels Plans to Throttle “Unlimited” LTE!
Today is a big day for Verizon mobile data junkies. Not only has Verizon announced plans to double the amounts of data in many of the ‘More Everything’ plan tiers, Verizon also announced that it is backing down from plans to throttle speeds for customers who still have a grandfathered unlimited data plan. Verizon announced in July […]
Competition Rocks: Verizon & Sprint Join AT&T in Doubling Data
Just a few days after AT&T announced that they were doubling the amount of data provided for Mobile Share plans, Verizon and Sprint have announced equivalent promotions. Score! Competition for the win! But… Just like AT&T’s new promotion, though the doubled data does not expire – you do need to sign up by the end […]
Promotion: Get Double the AT&T Data on Mobile Share Value Plans
Starting Sunday, September 28 – new and existing AT&T customers with large data plans will be able to get DOUBLE the data for the same price. The promotion is available for the asking through the end of October 2014. Any Mobile Share Value Plan with 15GB or more data can be doubled for the same […]
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