After reports of adding carrier financing plan support in stores, Apple's online marketplace now lets you choose AT&T Next with zero down for your new iPhone. Wait, where is Verizon's Edge and T-Mobile's Jump plans? Apple adds AT&T Next iPhone buying option in the online Apple Store originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
Following our report in late July that Apple was about to start selling iPhones through carrier upgrade/installment plans like AT&T’s Next, the company is now offering exactly that through its online store. As of earlier this month, Apple’s website now displays the AT&T Next $0 down installment plan for existing AT&T customers upgrading to a […]
Verizon announced today that it plans to roll out support for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) ahead of Apple’s expected introduction of the feature alongside iOS 8 and iPhone 6. 9to5Mac first reported back in April that Apple is targeting voice-over-LTE support for iOS 8 and future iPhone models: Another significant addition being considered for iOS […]
U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless is burning through the last of its high-capacity 32-gigabyte iPhone 5c inventory, with almost all units now out of stock in its online store, in anticipation of a replacement with Apple's next-generation lineup of handsets, AppleInsider has learned.
Anna Bernasek, writing for the NYT, compares typical iPhone monthly bills in the U.S. (Verizon) and U.K. (Three UK): So why the $41.50-a-month difference in price? Several factors are involved, but an important one is regulatory policy. Show More Summary
If you thought things were messy with U.S. networks, Verizon and Sprint using CMDA and AT&T and T-Mobile using GSM, things are even worse in China – with WCDMA, CDMA2000, CDMA1X, GSM, TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE all in use by different carriers in different combinations. The iPhone 6 may be about to make life a whole […]
A recent survey by Kantar Worldpanel suggests wireless providers are recommending Samsung phones over an Apple iPhone.
Verizon has just brought back one of its most popular deals, taking 50% off just about every phone they’ve got with new two-year activations. If you’ve been waiting for a deal to upgrade your phone or been contemplating a switch over to Big Red, now’s the perfect time to save big on the latest phones, including the…
Apple Stores will soon allow customers to purchase new iPhones using early upgrade programs from carriers, including AT&T Next, T-Mobile JUMP, and Verizon Edge, according to 9to5Mac. It’s unclear whether or when Apple will support Sprint’s One Up program. Show More Summary
If you don't want to pay for an iPhone up front, Apple Stores will soon start offering Verizon Edge, AT&T Next and T-Mobile Jump upgrades -- payment plans that allow consumers to pay off a device over its lifetime. Report: Carrier phone financing will come to Apple Stores this year originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
While there's plenty of arguments for and against carrier upgrade programs such as AT&T Next, T-Mobile JUMP and Verizon Edge it looks as though there's at least enough traction there to garner some attention from Apple. According toShow More Summary
Apple is preparing a significant expansion of its iPhone sales capabilities in its official retail stores, according to sources. Late in August, many Apple Stores in the United States will kick off a pilot program for customers to be able to purchase a new iPhone via the latest carrier upgrade programs: AT&T Next, T-Mobile JUMP, and […]
Verizon Wireless has confirmed that its prepaid ALLSET plans will add support for 4G LTE smartphones starting on Thursday, July 17. The announcement means that smartphones that support Verizon's 4G LTE network, including the iPhone 5s...Show More Summary
My wife dropped her iPhone 5 and the screen shattered. Since we had an old iPhone she could use for a couple of days, and since we’re planning on getting her a new phone after her period of indenture to Verizon ends in a couple of months, I wasn’t excited about paying Apple $269 for [Read more...]
T-Mobile has spent a lot of time trying to convince consumers that it’s better than its competition. It has promised to offer better wireless networks than Verizon or AT&T. It partnered with Apple to bring the iPhone to its network. Its chief executive, John Legere, regularly calls out his competition without hiding his disdain behind vague remarks. In...
Following announcements earlier this month from both AT&T and Verizon, T-Mobile announced today it’s introducing Voice over LTE support starting with the Seattle market: So I’m thrilled to congratulate my team on the launch of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in the Seattle area for our existing LG G Flex and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and […]
We recently told you about AT&T launching HD Voice and VoLTE. Now we've learned Verizon is also introducing its Voice over LTE service. VoLTE is growing, especially now that more LTE-enabled smartphones are coming out in the market.Show More Summary
Verizon, America's largest wireless provider, announced on Monday the launch of its new XLTE network, an enhanced version of its 4G wireless data that offers double the previous speed available on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, as well as the LTE-compatible iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display.