Verizon to Continue Offering Premium Smartphones at $200

Rather than going completely un-carrier like rival T-Mobile U.S., Verizon Wireless will instead continue to offer customers the option to purchase a phone with a two-year contract, meaning that a high-end flagship phone could cost around just $200-$300 after subsidies are applied. The two-year contract will mean that customers are locked in with Verizon for […]

Verizon Customers Petition to Go UNcarrier

After Deutsche Telekom-owned T-Mobile‘s lead in abandoning two-year contracts and the promise of cheaper service plans as a result of not having to subsidize devices, Verizon Wireless customers are asking their carriers to do the same and adopt T-Mobile’s UNcarrier movement. Customers now have turned to Change.org‘s petition to ask Verizon to ditch contracts and […]

T-Mobile Unveils UNcarrier Plans Ahead of Media Event

Two days ahead of a scheduled media event for Tuesday, T-Mobile USA has unveiled its new UNcarrier plans, which attempts to do away with contracts and phone subsidies that have been a staple of the U.S. wireless market for years. The carrier had argued in the past that such a move will give customers more […]

Can the iPad 3 Kill Tablet Contracts?

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The iPad 2 sold more tablets in the last 90 days of 2011 than all Android tablets currently activated by Google. There are a number of reasons that the iPad has won over consumers, but one of the biggest reasons has been the lack of any contract. The iPad has never come with a contract, […]

Sprint Ending One Year Contracts Ahead of iPhone 5 Launch

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Just in case you have been out of the loop, Sprint is heavily rumored to be getting the iPhone alongside AT&T and Verizon. Sprint and Sprint customers have been waiting for years for the iPhone to arrive but it would appear that the carrier is having to make some serious concessions in order to carry […]