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Sprint enables Wi-Fi calling for all iPhones

With the release of iOS 9.1, Sprint has finally announced that they will be offering Wi-Fi calling for all iPhone users. This means Sprint will be joining T-Mobile and AT&T in the U.S. The feature will allow customers who are in poor coverage areas to take advantage of the Wi-Fi network to be able to make a phone call. On top of that, Sprint will also…

AT&T enables Wi-Fi Calling, still questioning FCC on competition

  iOS 9 added support for Wi-Fi calling to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. AT&T has finally been given the go ahead by the FCC and has flipped the switch to enable Wi-Fi Calling on their network. However, questions still exist as to why T-Mobile and Sprint enabled Wi-Fi Calling earlier. Wi-Fi Calling itself is a useful feature. Essentially,…

AT&T Wi-Fi Calling Delay due to FCC Waiver

AT&T had planned to roll out Wi-Fi calling to customers on September 25 alongside the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Ultimately, AT&T held back on the decision as it awaits a waiver from the FCC to temporarily allow the service without offering support for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. The FCC’s rules state that support for TTY (teletypewriter)…

AT&T offering 4GB of data in Mexico and Canada to its GoPhone users

Today, AT&T announced they will be offering 4GB of high-speed data to its GoPhone users while roaming in Canada or Mexico. The new feature will begin on August 21. In addition to high-speed data, GoPhone users will also have unlimited talk and text while roaming on Canada or Mexico. However, the carrier says ‘high-speed data’ is 3G data, 4G LTE…

AT&T beginning to rollout Wi-Fi calling to certain iOS 9 beta testers

iOS 9 beta 5 was dropped last week, and there was some exciting news for AT&T customers. This specific beta build enabled Wi-Fi calling for AT&T customers. However, enabling the feature would result in an error saying that Wi-Fi calling isn’t available in their area. Since then, readers of 9to5Mac have reported that the feature is currently…