T-Cellular introduces new FamilyMode app and base station for monitoring child’s web use

T-Cellular is launching a brand new subscription plan at the moment as an add-on for subscribers to its T-Cellular One and Easy Alternative cell plans referred to as FamilyMode. It’s designed to let mother and father monitor their youngsters’ display time and web use, each on cellular when utilizing a mobile connection and at house by Wi-Fi, no matter the kind of house web service you utilize. It gives real-time location updates, browser and app historical past stories, internet-free scheduling, and app and web closing dates. You may also award youngsters with extra app and web use and fewer stringent closing dates as rewards by the service.

The service begins at $10 a month, and it really works on iOS and Android. Basically, the guardian account or whoever owns entry to the general T-Cellular mobile plan can register with T-Cellular and have FamilyMode added to their account. From there, the cellular app will work with the identical login and supply entry to each gadget on the plan. It seems like mother and father should be certain that the app is downloaded on each cellphone they’d like to watch, a minimum of for real-time location updates.

In the event you’d wish to go one step additional and monitor house web use on Wi-Fi, T-Cellular is promoting a gadget it calls Residence Base that can sit between your router and any internet-connected gadget, no matter whether or not it’s related to T-Cellular’s community. In order that’s just about any trendy gadget, from good TVs to sport consoles to tablets. The Residence Base usually prices $100, however T-Cellular is promoting it as an add-on to FamilyMode for a restricted time for $20. You must name the corporate to order it apparently, although T-Cellular’s FAQ appears to recommend it’s comparatively simple to arrange. The entire FamilyMode service might be accessible later this week on June 29th.

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