A public interest group takes aim at the practice of locking phones, saying preventing people from switching carriers is anticompetitive.
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Customers of Visible have reported some erroneous account cancellations after taking advantage of the carrier’s recent promotion.
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Visible Deal Gives 2 Months Unlimited Data for $11
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Get Free AirPods When You Sign Up For Visible for Black Friday 2021
Starting November 18, Visible is offering new customers a free pair of earbuds when they buy select phones and port their number.
Verizon Names Manon Brouillette as CEO and Executive Vice President
Verizon Communications announced Manon Brouillette as Executive Vice President and CEO of Verizon Consumer Group effective January 1, 2022
FBI Document Reveals Guide to Get Location Data From Carriers
An internal document for the FBI reveals how the agency obtains phone location data from carriers like AT&T, Verizon, and others.
Switch to T-Mobile and Your Phone Will be Paid Off Up to $1,000
T-Mobile announced that it will pay off your remaining smartphone payments up to US$1,000 if you switch to its network.
Customer Accounts of 'Visible' Phone Carrier Hacked, Unauthorized Purchases Made
Visible, a carrier owned by Verizon, suffered what some believed was a data breach on Wednesday, with some customer accounts hacked.
SMS Routing Company 'Syniverse' Admits it was Hacked in 2016
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.