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Cricket announces Samsung Galaxy S4 for June 7

No-contract wireless provider Cricket today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Priced at $599, the 4G LTE smartphone will be offered starting from June 7. Qualified customers

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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile to offer Samsung Galaxy S 3 in June

Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile announced on Monday that both carriers will soon offer the 4G LTE-ready Samsung Galaxy S 3. Pricing and exact timing will be announced by the

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Zact enters the no-contract fray with custom-built plans

T-Mobile, AT&T, and pretty much every other no-contract carrier have at least one more wireless provider to keep an eye on.  The carrier is called Zact and it aims to

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Consumer Cellular adds LG 930 and Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate to Android portfolio

The no-contract carrier gives the over-50 crowd a pair of new Androids.

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Cricket intros new family plan discount

Prepaid wireless carrier Cricket today announced a discount for the $50 family plan. Essentially, the plan sees a $10 savings from the $50 plan when customers activate two lines of service.

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Verizon CEO: “We would consider dropping contracts if consumers demand it”

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has not ruled out the possibility of dropping contracts, according to recent comments. Speaking with CNET at an industry event, the head honcho said that he’s glad to

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T-Mobile ‘UNcarrier’ era begins with groundbreaking changes

T-Mobile today officially kicked off the new UNcarrier era with a number of groundbreaking changes. Not only has the carrier done away with contracts and long-term obligations, they have also

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MetroPCS now offering Huawei Premia 4G

Huawei and MetroPCS have today announced the Huawei Premia 4G, a $150 Android 4.0 experience. While it might gets knocks for running an older version of Android, the price point

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T-Mobile’s UNcarrier pricing details surface

The first details of T-Mobile’s forthcoming UNcarrier strategy have surfaced online, albeit in a very unofficial manner. The document you see here comes courtesy of Engadget and spells out the

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T-Mobile hosting press event on March 26

Could this be the end of the subsidy for T-Mobile customers?

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Virgin Mobile dials up Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE

Virgin Mobile today announced its first 4G LTE smartphone is now available. Priced at $299.99, the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE can be purchases online at virginmobileusa.com. Details include a

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Virgin Mobile throws a $79.99 Kyocera Event for the prepaid crowd

Virgin Mobile today announced the next Android smartphone to join its roster, kicking off the Kyocera Event. Priced at only $79.99, the no-contract handset, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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MetroPCS calls on $200 LG Spirit for latest smartphone

MetroPCS today announced the carrier’s latest smartphone, the Android-powered LG Spirit, is now available. Among other details, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset features a 4.5-inch display, 1.2GHz dual-core

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Sprint reportedly to offer branded prepaid service in late January

Sprint will begin offering its own branded prepaid service in late January, according to a new Android Police report. Set to go live on January 25, ‘Sprint as You Go’ will

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AT&T intros new prepaid smartphone plan, $99 Fusion 2 Android handset

AT&T today unveiled a new GoPhone smartphone plan set to take effect on October 7 which saves $10 per month over the previous option.  Called the Monthly Unlimited Plan with