iPhone 5s US Regional Carrier Availability Rumored for October 1

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It’s rumored that the next big wave of iPhone 5s launches is coming next week on October 1. According to MacRumors, nine regional carriers in the US are said to be a launching the iPhone 5s on October 1. These carriers include Appalachian Wireless, Bluegrass Cellular, C Spire, Cellcom, GCI, MTA, Nex-Tech Wireless, Ntelos and Strata. More regional carriers are expected to join in […]

iPhone Arrives on Small Regional Carrier nTelos for $149

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The iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 are launching on another carrier in the U.S. On April 20th residents in nTelos’ coverage area can purchase the iPhone 4S for  $149 from nTelos, $50 less than you’d pay for an iPhone 4S that runs on Verizon, Sprint or AT&T. nTelos iPhone 4S pre-orders start today.  nTelos will also offer the 8GB iPhone […]

MetroPCS-Bound ZTE N910 Spotted at FCC

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One of Chinese manufacturer ZTE’s high-end Android device will be headed Stateside to regional carrier MetroPCS with 4G LTE support. The ZTE 910, which originally debuted at Mobile World Congress, represents one of a few phones introduced by ZTE at the show in an aggressive effort to capture worldwide market share and propel the company […]

Regional Carrier U.S. Cellular Now Eyeing Tiered Data Plans

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After national wireless carriers AT&T and Verizon Wireless had changed to tiered data plans from unlimited smartphone data, it appears that U.S. Cellular will be migrating to the same data plan pricing and offer. In its recent earnings call, regional carrier U.S. Cellular CEO Mary Dillon said that her wireless company will be moving to […]

U.S. Cellular to Also Carry Motorola Xoom Tablet

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The Motorola Xoom, the first Android 3.0 tablet, may see a debut on yet another U.S. carrier, US Cellular. Initially announced and released for Verizon Wireless with a 3G radio to be upgraded in the future to a 4G LTE radio, the CDMA tablet has been rumored to be coming to Sprint in a 4G […]

Contract-Free iPhone 4 on Regional Carrier Cricket?

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While Cricket didn’t land an Apple deal to offer an iPhone 4 on its regional network, the regional CDMA carrier isn’t one to shy away from capitalizing on Verizon’s Apple deal to re-flash a Verizon Wireless CDMA iPhone 4 to make that device compatible with its own network, based on the same technology rather than […]

MetroPCS to be First U.S. Carrier with Android 4G LTE Smartphone?

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The race to be the first carrier to offer a 4G LTE smartphone running on Google’s Android operating system is heating up to be a nice race between national carrier Verizon Wireless and regional carrier MetroPCS–both providers will offer a multi-mode 4G LTE smartphone(s) that will connect either to a 3G CDMA network, which offers […]