Mobile

Now pay for mobile digital content via prepaid balance or postpaid bill heres how it works

As a fresh push for Digital India, the Department of Telecom (DoT) announced that mobile subscribers will now be able to pay for digital content using their prepaid account balance or through postpaid bills. Following demonetization, there has been a surge in using mobile phones for making payments. While mobile devices can be used to purchase physical items through payments ... Read More »

Poland’s mBank embeds Android Pay in mobile app

mBank has just introduced a mobile app with the Android Pay functionality, the possibility of logging in with a fingerprint, also in the Android platform, and a display of clients’ spending rate to help them control their budget. Mobile payments and many other functionalities in the new mobile app of mBank The design of the app was inspired by users’ ... Read More »

O2 signs multi-million pound WiFi deal with City of London

O2 has signed a new multi-million pound deal which will see free WiFi delivered to business, residents and visitors in the City of London over the next 15 years. The operator has partnered up with the City of London corporate, claiming the investment is one of the largest into wireless infrastructure ever seen in the capital. Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd ... Read More »

Spark follows 2degrees in launching mobile plan with no fixed cap

iles “without restriction”. Spark has responded to 2degrees’ launch of an “unlimited” mobile plan by announcing a similar service at a lower price three days later. Unlike 2degrees it is steering clear of marketing its flat-rate plans as offering unlimited mobile data, instead saying they allow customers to use their mobiles “without restriction”. Spokesman Jason Paris said the first 22 gigabytes of mobile data customers consumed each month on ... Read More »

These Are the 5 Worst Cities for Mobile Phone Users

Mobile carriers have spent billions to expand the reach of their 4G networks, but the gains aren’t spreading evenly across the country. Surveys by network rater Rootmetrics found starkly varying conditions in different metropolitan areas, as carriers’ investments didn’t always match the growth of usage in some places. In its latest rankings, some of the largest cities in the country—including ... Read More »

Prison smuggler: ‘I brought mobile phones in for criminals’

Drones are seen as an increasingly popular method for smuggling drugs and mobile phones into prisons, but having prison staff bring in contraband is also an effective route for prisoners. A conversation with a prison inmate about football led James Almond to break the law himself. The then prison worker was chatting about his favourite team Manchester United, when the ... Read More »

T-Mobile Just Improved Its Unlimited Data Plan Again

T-Mobile US President and CEO John Legere announced the addition of 2.1 million net customers in the fourth quarter and 8.2 million net customers for 2016 during the Un-carrier Next event at CES on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. Bizuayehu Tesfaye — AP Images for T-Mobile   T-Mobile said it would let customers on its unlimited data plans use ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mass Production Reportedly Begins, Galaxy S8+ Spotted on Benchmark Site

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S8 mass production has begun Samsung aims to ship over 10 million units in two months The smartphone is set to launch on March 29 Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are scheduled to launch on March 29 this month, and rumours have picked up pace. The latest leak confirms that the devices have already reached mass ... Read More »

LG G6 is official with FullVision 18:9 display, Snapdragon 821 chipset

The smartphone star of MWC 2017 has been announced – this is the LG G6. A ‘Full-vision’ display, water and dust protection plus some careful impact resistant design, cameras aplenty, tried and tested internals – the G6 may no longer be the flagship (the V-series will fly that banner from now on), but it sure sounds like flagships should be ... Read More »

Nougat update starts hitting Huawei Honor 8 units in India

Huawei has started rolling out a new update to Honor 8 units in India. Arriving as version FRD-L02C675B310, the update brings along Android Nougat (version 7.0) and EMUI version 5.0. The update was being beta tested until now, but now the beta phase has come to an end. “Honor 8 with Nougat and Emui 5.0 is open to users in ... Read More »