A public interest group takes aim at the practice of locking phones, saying preventing people from switching carriers is anticompetitive.
Customers of Visible have reported some erroneous account cancellations after taking advantage of the carrier’s recent promotion.
In an email to customers, prepaid carrier Visible announced that it’s rolling out a Scam Protection feature to fight robocalls.
Visible is offering a deal that provides two months of unlimited data at US$11.00 for each month. The 2for22 deal starts tomorrow, February 2.
Starting November 18, Visible is offering new customers a free pair of earbuds when they buy select phones and port their number.
Verizon Communications announced Manon Brouillette as Executive Vice President and CEO of Verizon Consumer Group effective January 1, 2022
An internal document for the FBI reveals how the agency obtains phone location data from carriers like AT&T, Verizon, and others.
T-Mobile announced that it will pay off your remaining smartphone payments up to US$1,000 if you switch to its network.
Visible, a carrier owned by Verizon, suffered what some believed was a data breach on Wednesday, with some customer accounts hacked.
Syniverse provides backbone services to wireless carriers like AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and several other carriers. It discovered the breach in May 2021 but it began in May of 2016.
Syniverse repeatedly declined to answer specific questions from Motherboard about the scale of the breach and what specific data was affected, but according to a person who works at a telephone carrier, whoever hacked Syniverse could have had access to metadata such as length and cost, caller and receiver’s numbers, the location of the parties in the call, as well as the content of SMS text messages.