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Cable operator Cox Communications is ready to join the other cable companies and launch its MVNO – per a report in Mobile World Live (link below.) Cox told Mobile World Live they plan to roll out 3 pilots: Hampton Roads, Virginia; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Omaha, Nebraska. When asked which network the MVNO would be on, the representative said Read more…

When Dish became the fourth US wireless carrier, the FCC mandated they had to cover 20% of the US Population by no later than yesterday (June 14.) And, up until yesterday, Dish had only announced live service in one city (Las Vegas.) If they did not make this deadline, the FCC had threatened fines and loss of Read more…

Dish Wireless has launched its first market in Las Vegas.  Customers signing up for our network pay $30 per month, and service includes truly unlimited Smart 5G data, talk and text. Additionally, we include unique perks, such as exclusive access to the Project Genesis app and a white-glove delivery experience. “Our first commercial phone, the Motorola Edge+, Read more…

We spoke to an AT&T MVNO about the recent issues with making and receiving calls. See why its an “absolute mess”

AT&T having voice issues since 3G shutdown – and it happened to us!

As we’ve mentioned before, today (2/22/22) is the sunset date for the AT&T 3G Network. This will impact all non VoLTE phones, as well as (potentially) other devices like home security (that use wireless as backup or primary communications) and even some in-vehicle (i.e., OnStar) in older cars. —   NWIDA members, contact us today if you Read more…

The National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau has told T-Mobile to stop claiming they are the “most reliable” 5G network.  The claims are based on a report from German research firm umlaut which analyzed multiple carriers’ 5G coverage, subscribers’ ability to connect to 5G networks, and download speed. AT&T challenged this language with the BBB, and Read more…

With the All Wireless Expo in Las Vegas next week, I was really hoping to see (and use!) a demo of Dish’s new, built-from-scratch 5G network. Dish already announced their first live city would be Las Vegas, and I thought it would be a perfect time for industry insiders to see (and hear) the network first. Well, Read more…

Mike Dano write in LightReading (link below) that Verizon has once again, moved it’s 3G shutdown date. Verizon spokesperson Kevin King said “our 3G network is operational and we don’t have a plan to shut it down at this time. We’ll work with customers to move them to newer technology.” King clarified that Verizon is working to shutter Read more…

When you’re 30+ years behind your competition in building out your network, you’re going to need help. So, in a deal that comes as no surprise, Dish has signed a tower deal with Crown Castle, providing them access to 20,000 cell site towers. As part of the agreement, DISH will receive certain fiber transport services and also Read more…

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