Tag Archives: Binge On

FCC ends investigation into zero-rating services

Back in late 2015, the FCC said that it wanted to meet with T-Mobile regarding Binge On, and the agency later investigated AT&T and Verizon’s zero-rated services, too. Fast-forward to today and those investigations have come to a close. The FCC today said that it has put an end into its investigation into the carriers’ zero-rating programs. Commissioner Michael O’Rielly issued an official statement on the situation, saying that carriers can continue developing their … [read full article]

AT&T borrows T-Mobile Binge On to launch new Stream Saver feature

UPDATE: Here’s a John Legere tweet in response to AT&T’s Stream Saver: “How do we know what @att will do (wrong) a year from now? Just look at whatever we do now & make it suck.”   We’ve seen other carriers borrow features from T-Mobile in the past, and today it looks like AT&T that’s doing the borrowing. AT&T today announced Stream Saver, a feature similar to T-Mobile’s Binge On. When it launches in early … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO talks about targeting AT&T’s M2M customers, keeping legacy GSM around

Earlier this month, T-Mobile began targeting AT&T’s Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) customers by offering them free 2H service through the end of 2016. Now T-Mo CFO Braxton Carter has elaborated on how the Un-carrier’s 2G plans differ from AT&T. “Until you get voice and data on LTE, you can’t refarm spectrum dedicated to legacy technology,” Carter said. He went on to say that 60 percent of T-Mobile’s spectrum is currently being used … [read full article]

T-Mobile CTO says less than one percent of customers turn off Binge On, also talks 600MHz deployment

T-Mobile executives have made quite a few interesting comments at various conferences lately, and today there are a couple of other interesting tidbits to share. First up, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has said that less than eight-tenths of one percent of T-Mobile customers have turned off Binge On since its launch last year. T-Mo has regularly touted how Binge On usage, like when it said back in July that customers had streamed more than 765 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Unveils August Watch List for Binge On

T-Mobile has just recently shared its August Watch List for Binge-On. August 1-2: Running Wild with Bear Grylls (NBC) August 5: L.A. Fight Club Live Boxing (FilmOn.TV) August 5-21: Opening Ceremony and Rio Games (Sling Television) August 11: Between The Lines Season Premiere (DPAN.tv) August 12: Elena of Avalor (Disney Channel) August 13: Great British Baking Show Season Finale (PBS) August 15-21: ESL Overwatch Atlantic Showdown (AZUBU) August 26: Underwater Wonders of the National Parks (Curiosity Stream) … [read full article]

T-Mobile Binge On gains 16 new video services, now offers more than 100 total

Binge On is growing once again. T-Mobile today added 16 more video providers to Binge On that customers with a 3GB or higher data plan can stream without touching their high-speed data allotment. Those 16 new providers are: ABC Apple Music Big Ten Network CEEK VR DISH Anywhere Disney Channel Disney Jr. Disney XD D-PAN.TV DramaFever FOXNOW FXNOW NAT GEO TV Shalom World Sioeye Tubi TV There’s quite a mix of programming in there, with … [read full article]

New Binge On report says users sometimes charged for zero-rated data, also finds exploit

There’s been no shortage of controversy related to Binge On since the service made its debut as part of Un-carrier 10 in November, and now another report that criticizes Binge On has surfaced. A group of researchers at Northeastern University has published a report titled “BingeOn Under the Microscope: Understanding T-Mobile’s Zero-Rating Implementation.” The researchers conducted tests to determine how Binge On works and if it works as advertised. The testing found … [read full article]

T-Mobile reportedly working with Facebook to add the social network’s video to Binge On

Back in March, YouTube was added as a free streaming partner for Binge On. It was a huge add, not only because YouTube had been critical of Binge On in the past, but also because YouTube is a major online video service. Now a new report claims that T-Mobile is working to add another big name to Binge On. A new report claims that Facebook and T-Mobile are working to make Facebook videos a part of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Binge On gains more free streaming services, now up to almost 90 total

Today is T-Mobile Tuesday, but T-Mo subscribers are getting more than free food and a movie. T-Mobile has announced that it has expanded Binge On once again, adding more services that you can stream without touching your high-speed data. The new services include Azubu, Dailymotion Games, Eyegroove, PBS, PBS Kids, and YouTube Gaming. With this latest expansion, T-Mo says that Binge on now has nearly 90 different providers that stream for free. The full list is … [read full article]

T-Mobile expands Binge On again with NBC, Univision, Spotify, Tidal, and other services

T-Mobile is amping up Binge On again, adding some video services to its free streaming options and also bringing some music streaming services to Binge On. T-Mobile today added services like NBC, Noggin, and Univision to Binge On. Those are some big name networks that greatly expand the number of shows that T-Mo customers can stream free with Binge On. Other video services joining Binge On today include Crunchyroll, Great Big Story, Kiswe, Ligonier Ministries, Streamate, … [read full article]