3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan is here to explain why your smartphone may get even more expensive.
Every time you turn around it seems that companies are increasing a fee here, boosting a bill there. And one cost may come as a surprise.
Say you’re downloading ‘Breaking Bad’ using a torrent. That activity would be red-flagged, and your Internet provider would email or call to tell you what’s wrong and point you toward legal ways to get that show.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about a new survey that ranks the best performers for a variety of tech needs.
The nation’s top law enforcement groups are pushing Congress to force cell companies to hold on to your text messages. That’s raising concern among privacy groups.
The music and movie industries are teaming up with Comcast, Verizon, and several other Internet Service Providers in a push to fight piracy that’s expected to take a “six strikes and you’re out” approach.
A software glitch appears to be behind a rude awakening for some users.
Wires downed by overnight storms knocked out power at Verizon’s facility on Moreland Avenue in Hatboro, and backup generators worked — until about 6am.
The Nutter administration is starting to enforce the laws against posting so-called “bandit signs” onto utility poles on street corners throughout Philadelphia.
Occupy Philadelphia’s National Gathering joined with disgruntled unionized workers from Verizon to protest through Center City streets during rush hour.
If you’re a Verizon Wireless customer, listen up. We’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news, beginning today you can buy one plan and use it on all your devices. The bad news? As Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, if you want an unlimited plan you may be out of luck.
The Carrier Compare app lets you see which carriers offer the best service for your iPhone in different locations.
The vote, backed by Councilman Jim Kenney, came despite a plea from Verizon that no hearing is needed.
The free app checks signal strength, download speed and Internet response time. Each test is recorded and sent back to their servers, and it’s that crowdsourced info that shows you whether Verizon, Sprint, or AT&T works best.
Calling for the hearing is councilman Jim Kenney, who says he has information that Verizon is not honoring its Fios buildout plan agreed upon three years ago with City Council.
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