Entries in Carriers (9)
By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
A petition in the US to Make Unlocking Cell Phones Legal is getting the support of the Obama government.
A report from VentureBeat notes that "R. David Edelman of the White House staff has responded, saying that “the White House agrees with the 114,000-plus of you who believe that consumers should be able to unlock their cellphones without risking criminal or other penalties” and that “all consumers deserve that flexibility.”
Sony has just announced the availability of the Xperia ZL coming to Canada with multiple carriers including Bell, Mobilicity, MTS, Rogers, Videotron and WIND Mobile, beginning in April 2013.
Rogers Communications announced a newly enhanced platform that now allows customers to extend their existing Rogers wireless number not only to their computers, but also to their regular home phone and iPad. In addition, the Rogers One Number experience will be offered to small businesses across Canada this fall.
Mobilicity today announced plans to upgrade its unlimited 3.5G network to 4G later this year. The company confirmed customers can look forward to enhanced data performance with peak download speeds of up to 21 Mbps.
“We continue to invest in our network infrastructure as demand for our affordable, unlimited data service grows at an incredible rate,” said Mobilicity President and Chief Operating Officer Stewart Lyons. “Mobile broadband is the future; it already accounts for almost 90 percent of traffic on our network and we’re committed to providing a quality user experience.”
Mobilicity’s top-of-the-line plan now comes with 60 free minutes of voice roaming and free phone protection while its new $45 plan includes unlimited data, and 30 minutes of free voice roaming. These are helpful features for users who travel overseas often and need just a few minutes to make calls while abroad. The new add ons are part of Mobilicity's move to be the most compelling new entrant in mobile market.