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Helio returns from the dead via UBI Telecom

Mobile virtual network operator Helio has returned after about a four-year absence. Back in 2011, Helio’s service ended with Sprint’s takeover of Virgin Mobile, but now it is back with

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Straight Talk now offering 5GB data in $45 rate plan

Wireless provider Straight Talk is now offering customers more data for the same low rate.Effective immediately, the $45 rate plan includes 5GB of monthly data which is up considerably from

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Google wireless MVNO service could be announced as soon as today

We’ve reported earlier that Google’s MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) codename “Nova” has been in the planning stages for awhile. As some might recall an application was discovered, essentially detailing

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Google seeking the best of Sprint and T-Mobile

For some time now, it has been announced Google is looking to launch their own mobile service through a mobile virtual network (MVNO). An MVNO that will be running on

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Report: Google to become MVNO on backs of Sprint and T-Mobile

Google has been working on a solution for mobile service for a while. We haven’t necessarily received any official confirmation, but it has been in reports and rumors for a

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FreedomPop offers BYOD

FreedomPop on Thursday announced the availability of the HTC EVO 4G. Joining the Samsung Galaxy S II ($159), the classic smartphone of days gone by is only $119, and without

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Google to launch wireless network with help of Verizon, report claims

Google has reached out to Verizon in an effort to help create a wireless network on the back of Google Fiber, says The Information. After also discussing the plans with

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Sprint calls up new MVNO, Ciao Mobile

Sprint’s latest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Ciao Mobile is up and running with no-contract service plans. With plans that range from $35-$60, the prepaid carrier joins Virgin Mobile USA

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Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile to clamp down on data in May

Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile are expected to introduce new data restrictions starting in May. According to Wireless Week, both carriers will throttle customers who go above 2.5GB of 3G/4G

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FreedomPop debuts $4.58 unlimited calling, messaging plan

Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) FreedomPop has rolled out a $4.58 rate which is essentially half its former price. Indeed, you can take advantage of the plan which allows for

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Sprint blacklisting devices for MVNOs on November 15 – Report

Sprint MVO PrepaYd Wireless sent out a notification to it’s customers that they will no longer be able to activate: HTC One and 8XT Kyocera Hydro Edge Motorola Moto X

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Sprint intros ‘Bring Your Own Sprint Device’ for MVNOs

Sprint today announced a new policy for its MVNO (mobile virtual network operators) which will allow users to bring old Sprint devices to other carriers. Called (Bring Your Own Sprint Device)