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Monthly Archives: December 2019

Industry News – 12-20-19

Another effort to combat robocalling this week in the form of Sprint’s announcement that it is instituting a free call blocking service for its customers called Call Screener Basic. An enhanced version will be available for $2.99 per month. Stay tuned to see how well it stays ahead of the scammers.


Industry News – 12-13-19

On Tuesday, the FCC issued a news release announcing a streamlined consumer enrollment process for telcos to use when enrolling consumers in the Lifeline program. The application programming interface (API) connects the companies’ systems to the National Eligibility Verifier and reduces paperwork currently required from potential subscribers.


Industry News – 12-6-19

More grenade pins pulled this week in the war of words over 5G deployment, as T-Mobile announced on Tuesday that it has “lit up” its nationwide 5G network which covers more than 200 million people across the country. In a FierceWireless article, company spokesman Neville Ray offered that Verizon’s 5G effort is “sparse, expensive, and […]