Wireless Industry News

T-Mobile US and Sprint both plan to offer a service that will let customers share their primary phone number with other connected devices just after AT&T Mobility unveiled such a service, which it calls "NumberSync."

The AT&T solution, which will be free of charge, operates in AT&T's network using IMS technology and call and text message resolution occurs within the network. That means that a customer's primary phone doesn't even need to be powered on or even connected to the network for it to work. If customers miss a call, they can manage all voicemails from a single inbox. The goal is to untether customers from their smartphones by having the same number linked to multiple devices, and the first compatible NumberSync devices will be available later this month, with more announced in time for the holidays. Read More