Alcatel-Lucent revealed that smartphone users in four key global markets increasingly would prefer to access operators' customer service functions via a mobile application than a call centre.
Consolidated Communications is aware that Google Fiber is a formidable broadband service provider, including the markets where it also offers 1 Gbps broadband, but the century-old telco says that what differentiates them from their new competitor is customer service.
ATLANTA-- AT&T Mobility's Ralph de la Vega says he isn't sweating the competition too much. De la Vega, CEO of AT&T's Mobile & Business Solutions Group, said the carrier takes what its competitors do seriously, including aggressive moves by T-Mobile US and Sprint, but is comfortable with its place in the industry and is confident it is ahead of other carriers on connected cars, homes and the Internet of Things.
Cincinnati Bell Wireless, which is in the process of shutting down its service and selling its spectrum to Verizon Wireless, is facing criticisms from customers than the transition has been anything but smooth. Cincinnati Bell will continue to provide service to its wireless customers through Feb. 28.
Bell Canada is sharpening its customer service focus in the Atlantic Canada region by acquiring two customer call centers in New Brunswick as part of its broader strategy to improve customer service.
T-Mobile cleverly coined the term "uncarrier" to market its maverick moves, changing the game in several aspects of mobile services over the past eighteen months. As the market becomes more competitive, and as the delta between the traditional levers of price, network, device, and value-added services continues to narrow, it is an interesting exercise to consider other "outside the box" moves that wireless operators might initiate. So, here's my contribution of ten 'uncarrier' moves I'd like to see.
Frontier Communications' customer service employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 503 union have ratified a new labor agreement.
Sprint is cutting at least 1,400 jobs across the country, and perhaps more, as it closes call centers, trims jobs related to refurbishing phones and shuts down underperforming retail stores.
EE scraped a double digit increase in earnings before interest depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) in 2013, as a cost cutting program offset declining revenue.
British consumers are not very happy about the way BT provides TV service, according to an analysis of complaints made to the UK's Office of Communications (Ofcom).