BlackBerry may be saying goodbye to the mobile manufacturing industry. As per the latest news, Blackberry phones are not performing well in the market, and it’s directly harming the brand image. I did have an AT&T business customer asked me what models are available for the Blackberry yesterday. That was the first customer in 6 months to ask for a Blackberry device.
According to India Today, Daniel Chan, an analyst with TD securities has opined that BlackBerry is planning to shut down its hardware business. In his perspective, it’s a right decision by BlackBerry.
Three years after T-Mobile’s first Un-carrier move, John Legere and Co. want to get some of their 10 Un-carrier moves adopted by the other US operators.
T-Mobile today introduced the Wireless Customer Bill of Rights, a list of features that T-Mo thinks every wireless customer deserves. They include no service contracts, no overages, the ability to upgrade when you want, and the ability to keep the data that you pay for.
The Sprint plans also include unlimited voice calling and text messaging while on the carrier’s network, the carrier’s Global Roaming service, unlimited text messaging from the U.S. to more than 180 countries and mobile hot spot service. Customers can also bolster their nonthrottled data allotments with an automatic data “buy-up option” at $15 per gigabyte, or just allow their data service speeds to be limited to 2G speeds should their purchased data bucket limit be reached.
Each smartphone line accessing a data bucket is priced at $45 for devices purchased with a device subsidy or $20 per line for devices purchased either outright or through a device payment plan. Tablets and mobile hot spots are charged $10 per month for access.