T-Mobile will pay $40 million to the U.S. Treasury for failing to correct ongoing issues with call delivery to rural areas and fooling customers with false ringtones, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced today.
The FCC decided that T-Mobile violated the Communications Act following an investigation launched after T-Mobile subscribers were unable to reach customers served by three rural carriers in Wisconsin. T-Mobile claimed it had fixed the issue, but the FCC continued to get numerous complaints from T-Mobile callers attempting to reach at least 10 rural areas. From FCC chairman Ajit Pai: „It is a basic tenet of the nation’s [...]
T-Mobile today announced support for Business Chat in the Messages app on iOS devices, a feature Apple introduced in a beta capacity with the release of iOS 11.3 and macOS 10.13.4.
Apple Business Chat is available for all T-Mobile customers, allowing them to interact with T-Mobile’s support staff directly in the Messages app.
T-Mobile says that its customers can access Apple Business Chat by searching for T-Mobile and tapping on the „chat“ or „message“ icon either through the iPhone’s main search window or in Apple Maps.
Business Chat can be used to change a rate plan, change an address, purchase a new smartphone, ask [...]
Sprint and T-Mobile have once again entered into talks over a potential merger, reports The Wall Street Journal.
The revitalization of the discussion comes just five months after the two companies officially called off plans for a merger following an inability to reach „mutually agreeable terms.“
At the time, Sprint parent company SoftBank was not satisfied with the deal because of ownership terms, with SoftBank concerned about losing control of the combined company after T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom requested a controlling stake.
The current discussions are said to be in a preliminary stage, and it’s not clear what terms the [...]
April Fools‘ Day is here once again, and this year it falls on the same day as Easter. As you browse the internet today, be forewarned that many of the stories, press releases, and announcements discovered over the next few hours will likely be hoaxes made by companies with a proclivity for teasing their customers every April 1.
If the past few years have been any measure, you can expect bizarre Apple-related accessories, an absurd product or service unveiling from T-Mobile, wisecracks from Siri, and much, much more.
It’s also worth noting that April 1, 2018 marks the 42nd anniversary of Apple, which was founded on April 1, 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve [...]