Verizon ALLSET Prepaid Offer Affordable Moto G, iPhone 4 Plans

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As prepaid smartphone plans continue to gain popularity Verizon Wireless appears to be making another big push with some brand new unlimited plans. Detailed today is the all-new Verizon Wireless ALLSET plans for prepaid customers, offering unlimited calls and texts with 500MB of data for only $45. Verizon is looking to get more prepaid customers […]

Verizon Moto G Confirmed for 2014

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This morning Google and Motorola took the wraps off the new Moto G smartphone. Designed to be a premium device for those on a budget, and for most emerging markets. While the initial announcement was exciting considering the device will run users $179 off contract, outright, we received more good news regarding when it will […]

Boost Mobile Offering Cheapest Price Yet for iPhone 5s, 5c

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As part of a holiday promotion, new customers to Sprint prepaid subsidiary Boost Mobile will be offering the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c for as much as $200 cheaper than Apple’s traditional retail price for a contract-free iPhone. The prepaid, contract-free carrier already offers both new iPhone models for 2013 at a price of $100 […]

AT&T Makes Big Prepaid Push With Nationwide Deployment of Aio Wireless

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AT&T-owned Aio Wireless will soon be rolling out to nationwide customers offering affordable, contract-free prepaid plans this fall. This will mark AT&T’s big prepaid push beyond its GoPhone prepaid plans marketed under its own AT&T Mobility branding as the Rethink Possible network tries to take on affordable plans from rival Sprint-owned Boost Mobile and Virgin […]

AT&T Opens Up iPhone, 4G LTE Access to Pre-Paid GoPhone Users

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Starting as early as today, AT&T Mobility is opening up its networks to provide pre-paid users under its GoPhone brand with more access and choice. The wireless company will be offering not only the iPhone access to GoPhone plans, but will also open up its 4G HSPA+ and LTE network to GoPhone users for faster […]

Sprint Shares Galaxy S3 Love With Prepaid Boost, Virgin Mobile

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At the CTIA trade show, wireless carrier Sprint had announced that it will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone to its wholly-owned prepaid brands Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile. The arrival of the Galaxy S3 on these prepaid networks would make the phone the most high-end and fully featured device to launch on […]

AT&T All In One Prepaid Brand Reportedly Launching Next Month

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A new report from Fierce Wireless claims AT&T will debut a new prepaid brand called “All In One” on June 15 after a test in Texas and Florida this month. The new All In One brand plans will allegedly start at $35 for feature phones and $50 for smartphones. Like other prepaid plans, both feature […]

iPhone Coming to Boost Mobile This Fall?

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Sprint-owned Boost Mobile is speculated to be offering Apple’s iPhone come this fall, becoming the fourth prepaid carrier in the U.S. to offer the smartphone. The iPhone is already supported on Sprint’s other pre-paid network, Virgin Mobile USA, and the arrival of the iPhone on Boost may come as little surprise given that Sprint is […]

Verizon Now Targeting Frugalistas With $35 Prepaid Option

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Verizon Wireless has, as a result of its large network, good service, and widespread LTE coverage, competed mostly in the premium tier where cell phone plans and networks are concerned. However, in an industry where consumers are becoming more price sensitive and prepaid subscriber base is growing at a faster rate than post-paid subscriptions, Verizon […]

Boost Mobile Rumored to Launch LG Optimus F7

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Sprint-owned prepaid carrier Boost Mobile is rumored to be launching a higher end mid-range LG Optimus F7 Android smartphone for its network. The F7 along with the Optimus F5 comprises the South Korean manufacturer’s mid-range Optimus portfolio with the latter device arriving in the U.S. as the Lucid 2 on Verizon Wireless. Most recently, 9to5 Google had obtained some […]

Virgin Mobile rides T-Mobile’s Coattails with $100 Credit, Insane Ad

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Between now and May 31, T-Mobile users who switch to one of Virgin Mobile USA’s prepaid plans will get a $100. That $100 comes back to users in the form of a service credit to their account after switching to a Virgin Mobile USA Beyond Talk device, then transferring their existing T-Mobile number, and activating […]

Sprint Makes iPhone 5 Available for Low-Cost MVNO Customers

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Update: It looks like the iPhone 5 won’t be part of the BYOSD program from Sprint. The Now Network had reached out to us to let us know that the iPhone 5 will not be part of this program, though select Android handsets will be part of BYOSD.  Through a new Bring Your Own Sprint […]

T-Mobile Launches New GoSmart Prepaid in U.S.

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After having trialed the GoSmart service in several markets, T-Mobile is launching its new prepaid service nationally. The nation’s fourth largest carrier is continuing to target the prepaid market, which it says grows at an annual rate of 7 or 8 percent. As such, it hopes its competitively priced offerings may lure customers away from […]

Verizon Prepaid Plans Now Offer iPhone Support, More Data

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Verizon announced a new set of prepaid smartphone plans today that support the iPhone and offer greater choice for Android smartphones as well as more data, but restricts user to 3G. The new Verizon prepaid plans start at $60 for 500MB of data and $70 for 2GB of Data. Both plans offer unlimited minutes and unlimited texts. […]

Ting Offers To Reimburse ETFs for New Subcribers

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Today, in an effort to attract subscribers Ting announced a campaign to reimburse the early termination fees of new subscribers to its network next month. The Ting campaign will begin on February 1 for anyone who activates a new line on Ting during the month of February. To get the reimbursement users have to port […]

Why a Cheaper iPhone 6 Doesn’t Matter to You, But it Does to Billions

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In a report by Digitimes, Apple is looking into cheaper materials to deliver a cheaper iPhone 6 model to the world. Replacing expensive strengthened glass and unibody metal components for the shell of the device, Apple may once again be turning to plastics–as it had on the iPhone 3G and 3GS models–or mixed metal and […]

Sprint Expected To Launch New Prepaid Plans This Month

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Sprint will launch new prepaid phones plans under the main Sprint brand on January 25 according to an Android Police report. The new plans fall under the new Sprint As You Go branding, and Sprint will limit the plans to just four phones at launch. Those four phones are two Samsung feature phones (Samsung M400 […]

Prepaid 4G LTE Smartphones for Sprint Brands Coming in Q1 2013

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It looks like prepaid Sprint brands–including Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile, both wholly owned by the Now Network–will be able to get in on the 4G LTE action as early as the first quarter of 2013. Right now, LTE support is only available on Sprint for post-paid, or contract, customers, while prepaid brands can […]