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Road test: Navigon's flat-rate iPhone navigation app

If you'd rather not pay 10 bucks per month for navigation software, consider Navigon's non-subscription alternative. It works nicely, but desperately needs some updates.

By July 27, 2009


Virgin Mobile jumps on flat-rate bandwagon

The new flat-rate services from Virgin Mobile USA are cheaper than offerings from the big four nationwide carriers--and customers don't need to sign a contract.

By June 24, 2008


Verizon Wireless goes flat-rate

While other carriers have already launched flat-rate plans of limited scope, Verizon is making its $99 offer available nationwide.

By February 19, 2008


T-Mobile expands its Simple Global data roaming to more countries

The carrier's customers can now take advantage of unlimited data and texting and 20-cents per minute phone calls across more countries.

By September 17, 2015


Five reasons to consider bringing your smartphone to Ting

The service is making some interesting moves in the BYOD arena, and without some of the compromises imposed by other low-cost carriers.

By August 15, 2014


Sprint's Hesse leaves carrier the way he found it: Needing a turnaround

Dan Hesse, stepping down as chief of the US's third-largest wireless carrier after seven years, helped clear up Sprint's baggage. But the company still lacks a key essential: new subscribers.

By August 7, 2014


T-Mobile calls AT&T's new plans confusing, expensive

T-Mobile doesn't waste any time bashing AT&T's new no-contract phone plans and says families can still save more on its own plans.

By December 5, 2013


Is AT&T's 'admin fee' just a sneaky way of raising rates?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon discusses AT&T's new 61 cent wireless fee and explains how carriers can raise prices even when you're under contract.

By June 6, 2013


10 new HD channels for Freeview as Ofcom backs BBC plan

Telecoms watchdog Ofcom is backing the BBC and friends in calling for up to 10 more HD channels on Freeview.

By November 19, 2012


Vacationing abroad this summer? Keep iPhone charges in check

Planning a big international trip this summer and wondering how to make sure you don't get surprised with a shockingly high phone bill when you come home? Ask Maggie offers some advice.

By June 1, 2012