Dish buys Ting Mobile to expand its wireless business

  • August 3, 2020
Dish is adding another piece to its small but growing wireless business. On Monday, the company announced a deal to acquire the customer base of mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Ting Mobile from Tucows. As part of the agreement, the latter will…

Dish buys prepaid carrier Boost Mobile for $1.4 billion

  • July 1, 2020
After nearly a decade of trying to break into the wireless market, Dish just became the newest national wireless carrier. Today, Dish announced the $1.4 billion acquisition of Boost Mobile. With this purchase, Dish secures its place in the retail wir…

Google Voice and Google Fi finally work with the same account

  • June 22, 2020
Google Voice and Google Fi have effectively been enemies for years — you could have a virtual phone number or aggressively-priced cellphone service, but not both on one account. At last, though, you won’t have to choose one over the other. Google now…

T-Mobile outage cuts off users across the US

  • June 15, 2020
T-Mobile’s network is having an issue with voice and data service. There was a huge spike in outage reports on Down Detector starting at around 1 PM ET today, with many people across the US suggesting on that site and Twitter that they’re having prob…