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T-Mobile and Sprint Lower Prices, Offer Free LTE Data

T-Mobile and Sprint Lower Prices, Offer Free LTE Data

The nation’s number three and four mobile operators unveiled new pricing plans and offers that offer more data at a lower cost.
Sprint is adding a new family plan with 20 GB of shared data and four phone lines for $160.  Customers who switch from a rival, however, can get the plan for $100 per month through the end of next year and can add up to ten lines.  Sprint said it …

Vote for Your Favorite Airlines, Hotels, and Airports in the 2014 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards

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Vote today for your favorite airline, hotel, airport, and credit card loyalty program. Balloting for the 2014 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards is almost over but you still have a final opportunity to support your favorites.  You will also earn a chance to win historic airline memorabilia at the end of the balloting.
This year’s stellar field of nominees includes well over 100 airlines, hotels, car rental agencies, and travel-related Web …

Vote for the 2014 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards

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Voting for the 2014 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards has started, and with it, your opportunity to give credit where credit is due.  Scroll down to place your vote.
Last year, over 105,000 votes were cast.  This year’s stellar field of nominees includes over 100 airlines and alliances, hotels and resorts, and car rental agencies.  We’ve also added three new categories, namely Best Travel Tools and Apps, Best General Travel Blogs, …

Report from CES: Home Theater, Bluetooth, and Car Tech

Report from CES: Home Theater, Bluetooth, and Car Tech

For much of the northern hemisphere, January means snow, frigid temperatures, and cancelled or delayed flights.  To the tech enthusiast, however, January is a month that ushers in some of the most anticipated gadgets of the year at Las Vegas’ annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
As always, the weeklong tech extravaganza has seen the debut of dozens of new gizmos and gadgets, many of which are prototypes or yet-to-be-released products.  We’re …

Lobby Bar – November 29: General Electric Plays With Fire, Siri Visits Her Relatives Across the Pond, and Americans Everywhere Gain Weight

Lobby Bar – November 29: General Electric Plays With Fire, Siri Visits Her Relatives Across the Pond, and Americans Everywhere Gain Weight

The Lobby Bar – A Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
Happy Thanksgivukkah!  From the bottom of the soulless hearts at Frequent Business Traveler, we hope you had a splendid day eating two pounds of bird meat and giving thanks for the right to do so.  If you happen to be Jewish, it’s your duty to eat an additional two pounds today to celebrate the collision of holidays.  …

Lobby Bar – October 25: A Touch From His Noodliness, Evaporating Finances, Ageing Editors, and Two’s a Crowd

Lobby Bar – October 25: A Touch From His Noodliness, Evaporating Finances, Ageing Editors, and Two’s a Crowd

The Lobby Bar – A Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
Some restrictions apply.  Find out why Delta’s third-quarter profits may not bode well for the merger between American Airlines and US Airways.  At this point, the only thing that might bode well for the engaged airlines would be a heaping bowl of generosity from the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
An uninvited guest.  Congratulations to the winner of our previous …

T-Mobile to Offer Free Tablet Data for Life

T-Mobile to Offer Free Tablet Data for Life

T-Mobile unveiled its Tablets Un-leashed plan on Wednesday.  The new plan includes data service at no charge for the life of the tablet.
Those who purchase any tablet through T-Mobile will receive an allowance of 200 MB of free 4G LTE data per month, for life, starting November 1.
The Tablets Un-leashed plan does not require a contract, and customers do not need to have any other T-Mobile plan in order to …