Tag Archive: Carrier


How to Check What Cellular Carrier Network an iPhone Uses (or Used)

Knowing what network an iPhone uses can be important for trying to repurpose an old device, buying a used iPhone, or simply to determine if a particular iPhone will work on a network of choice. While the iPhones top status bar will show the carrier name of an active cellular network, if the device isn’t … Read More

Google is about to become its own wireless carrier

Pretty soon you’ll be able to buy a Nexus smartphone on Google’s own wireless network. Both The Information and The Verge are reporting that Google is close to offering its own mobile phone plans directly to customers, a move that…

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How to Check for a Carrier Settings Update on iPhone

From time to time, your cellular network provider or Apple may issue a carrier settings update to an iPhone or cellular iPad device. The updates are usually very small and make adjustments or improvements to carrier specific settings pertaining to the cell network, data, personal hotspot, voicemail, text messaging, or making calls. While you may … Read More

The world’s largest carrier is already taking preorders for the iPhone 6

Apple hasn’t announced the iPhone 6 yet, but that isn’t stopping the world’s largest carrier from opening up preorders. In Beijing, China Mobile has begun accepting preorders for the unreleased smartphone in both 4.7 and 5.5-inch sizes. “The program is…

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September 19 iPhone 6 launch affirmed by Dutch carrier

We’re fairly confident that Apple will show off the iPhone 6 at its September 9th media event next week, but when will the new hardware actually go on sale? Signs are pointing to Friday, September 19th for the big launch. The…

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iPad is coming to Japan’s largest carrier NTT DOCOMO

Apple devices are already wiping the floor with the competition in Japan, but things look to be getting even better on the iOS front thanks to news that the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display are set to launch…

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RadioShack Dropping iPhone 5s Price To $99 With Carrier Contract

RadioShack has one of those deals coming tomorrow that’s just too good to pass up. Starting April 18th, the 16GB iPhone 5s will be sold in RadioShack stores for only $ 99 with a two-year contract on AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint.…

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Russia’s Second Largest Carrier Resumes Selling iPhone After 3 Year Gap

Russia’s second-largest mobile carrier MegaFon will start selling iPhones again in its retail stores — for the first time since 2010. MegaFon’s new three-year contract with Apple comes after the Cupertino company relaxed its sales policy in Russia. In the…

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Apple Finally Topples Great Wall, Reportedly Inks Deal With World’s Largest Carrier

After years of negotiations, Apple and China Mobile have finally closed a deal for the carrier to sell the iPhone. Rumors of the two companies working together started gaining momentum a few months ago with a report from the The Wall…

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WSJ: Apple Ready To Ship The iPhone On The World’s Largest Carrier, China Mobile

China-Mobile-mastAfter years of negotiations, Apple is ready to bring the iPhone to the largest carrier on earth, China Mobile. Rumors have said that the two have reached an agreement for this fall, and now The Wall Street Journal is reiterating those claims, adding that Foxconn has been enlisted to start making iPhone 5Cs for the […]

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