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The Coeur d'Alene Press – Bill Brooks, Rikki don't trust that number – Coeur d'Alene Press

Throw away your caller ID. At least, quit relying on it for the truth about who is calling. For years, the add-on caller ID (identification) was a highly useful function of any telephone, landline or cellular. Unfortunately, it has actually become a useful tool for crooks, scammers and spammers. VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) has turned caller ID from a ... Read More »

90 million Americans use mobile pay apps — but are they safe? – NBCNews.com

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Millions of Americans use peer-to-peer payment services such as Venmo or Apple Pay for on-the-spot money transfers — but is your data safe and are your transactions private? Consumer Reports decided to find out. The editors tested five popular services and found significant ... Read More »

What could T-Mobile unearth for its next Un-carrier news?

After 13 iterations, T-Mobile can no longer call its “Un-carrier” events unusual. And after upending so many aspects of wireless service in past such announcements, the odds of a groundbreaking shift in its offerings get increasingly unlikely. So what will the company do for its “Un-carrier Next” event that starts Wednesday at 8 a.m. Pacific? The company has kept its descriptions as ... Read More »

How churn is breaking the telecoms market – and what service providers can do about it

This is a guest blog post by Brendan O’Rourke, head of design at BriteBill, an Amdocs company. It’s no secret that today’s customers are more demanding than previous generations. They share their experiences online, they expect instant gratification 24-7, and the competition is just a mouse click away. The communications and media sector hasn’t traditionally been one that impresses customers ... Read More »

Gadget insurance doesn’t guarantee you’re covered

13/08/2018 People with gadget insurance are being urged to check the details of their cover as many policies leave tech users with limited protection, research has found. Financial information company Defaqto found that just half of policies – 81 out of 159 – cover for multiple devices despite the average UK household owning more than seven separate gadgets and phones. It ... Read More »

Kcell offers roaming promo in Saudi Arabia

Kazakhstan mobile operator Kcell has introduced to its customers a promotion of its roaming services in Saudi Arabia, for the Hajj pilgrimage season. Incoming calls, outgoing calls to Kazakhstan and outgoing calls within the destination country are available for KZT 55 per minute, and text messages and internet traffic per MB also cost KZT 55. The promotion is valid until ... Read More »

China Mobile Hong Kong works on 5G Wi-Fi – ZDNet

China Mobile Hong Kong has announced completing 5G network tests, succeeding in connecting non-5G devices and computers to its Wi-Fi hotspots via customer premises equipment. Using spectrum in the 28GHz millimetre-wave (mmWave) band with 800MHz bandwidth, in addition to 4×4 Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (4×4 MIMO), China Mobile Hong Kong reported reaching 14Gbps peak speeds. Its 5G tests also attained 700Mbps indoor ... Read More »

Safari park adds LTE to experience – Sun.Star

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Sun.Star Safari park adds LTE to experienceSun.StarLTE stands for long-term evolution. Internal tests around the park showed LTE download speeds ranging from 20 to 30 Mbps and upload speeds at 12 to 15 Mbps. “But our commitment is to give more…to deliver a 110 percent customer experience,” added … Source link Read More »