When Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced his plan to reverse the net neutrality rules adopted under the leadership of former Chair Tom Wheeler, it was generally met with positive reactions from the wireless industry.
AT&T has officially launched its new DirecTV Now service. This latest offering from the second biggest wireless carrier in the United States offers a total of four programming tiers starting at $35 a month which already delivers 60 channels.
AT&T held a high profile event recently in order to formally introduce DirecTV Now, which will be going live on Wednesday November 30th with a price of $35 a month for access to 60 channels. The DirecTV Now service will be made available to view on a wide range of connected devices and platforms, most especially mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.
The Big Red has just unveiled a new service that should delight sports fans who love to watch their favorite sports via their mobile devices. Here comes Stream Pass -- Verizon Wireless’ new live sports streaming feature that will not affect the user’s monthly data allotments. This new feature is currently rolling out to all Verizon subscribers that use its Go90 mobile streaming app.
FreedomPop, the United States based mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) basically known for offering free voice call and data services, is now offering zero rated data from instant mobile messaging platform WhatsApp.
Here we go again. T-Mobile’s Binge On feature has once again found itself the target of a particular group criticizing its service. According to a team of researchers from the Northeastern University from Boston, Massachusetts, not only does the Binge On service break net neutrality rules set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), it also apparently delivers video content of inferior quality compared to what T-Mobile has promised.
Tech companies in favor of net neutrality rules are asking the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to make its position known to the public with regards to zero rating services that are potentially in violation of said rules.
This should be welcome news for fans of the beautiful game -- Sprint has announced that it will let its subscribers watch every live match of the upcoming Copa America in June of this year through their mobile devices without having to worry about their data allowances getting affected. This marks the first time that the fourth biggest wireless carrier in the United States is offering a zero rated data deal.
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