Tag: carriers

House passes anti-robocalling bill that would place new requirements on carriers

The House of Representatives today approved a new act aimed at improving anti-robocalling technology. The Stopping Bad Robocalls Act was unanimously approved by the Energy and Commerce Committee last week,… Read more »

US cellular carriers say stopped sale of customer location data to third parties

Major U.S. cellular carriers recently confirmed to the Federal Communications Commission that they have, for the most part, stopped selling customer geolocation data to third-party aggregators, a questionable practice first… Read more »

Best Buy to shutter mobile phone stores as customers flock to wireless carriers, Apple stores

U.S. big box retailer Best Buy on Wednesday announced the imminent closure of 250 satellite stores dedicated to mobile phone sales, pinning the nationwide shutdown on sluggish sales amidst increased… Read more »

Apple, Samsung & carriers working together on ‘e-SIM’ standard for mobile data plans

The two largest handset makers in the world –?Apple and Samsung — are said to be working with some of the largest carriers around the globe on a new, so-called… Read more »