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Verizon blesses prepaid users with more data

In an attempt to keep pace with rival carriers, Verizon on Thursday added more data to its prepaid rate plans. Effective immediately, customers on the $45 and $60 plans get

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Virgin Mobile debuts trio of “unlimited” rate plans

Virgin Mobile today rolled out three new “unlimited” rate plans for customers seeking service without long-term commitment. Essentially, the carrier scaled price points back five bucks each and tweaked the

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U.S. Cellular has four new Simple Connect Prepaid plans

U.S. Cellular, the fifth largest carrier in the U.S., just released four new Simple Connect Prepaid plans. As unlocked smartphones like the $100 Blu Vivo XL and the Honor 5X

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Boost Mobile announces the $100 LG Tribute 5

Boost Mobile has exclusive rights to sell the new LG Tribute 5 with Android 5.1 at just $99.99. It’s an incredible value considering you get a 5″ IPS display, with

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Get a new phone for the price of lunch from Cricket Wireless

Start the new year off right with Cricket Wireless and its latest promotion to save you money on a brand new smartphone. Cricket Wireless is a subsidiary of AT&T Wireless

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It’s time to ditch the big four carriers and go with Google’s Project Fi (review)

What about unlimited plans? AT&T is bringing back its Unlimited Plan tomorrow, with the caveat that they can slow your data speeds after you’ve consumed more than 22GB of data.

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AT&T increases data allotment for GoPhone prepaid plans

They don’t really want you to use them (as evidenced by the lack of support for them) all of the carriers have been improving their prepaid plan offerings lately with

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Cricket slashes Galaxy S model prices in half for limited time

  Cricket Wireless, a prepaid service provider which operates on AT&T’s network, is halving the price of three Samsung phones. As part of a Cyber Monday promotion, Cricket will cut

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Verizon introduces a host of simple prepaid plans

Verizon has again been adjusting prices for their prepaid service plans. You can now choose from one of their five new prepaid plans and have no commitments to an annual

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AT&T scoops up Kyocera Hydro Air for GoPhone plans

AT&T is now selling the waterproof Kyocera Hydro Air as part of its GoPhone prepaid service. Priced $99, the phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and features a 5-inch qHD (960×540 pixel)

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Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile offering a trio of new Android smartphones for less than $150

Both Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile are now selling new three Android smartphones $150 or less. Whereas some of the models may have been previously announced or offered through one of the

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Boost Mobile rewards on-time paying customers with “Growing Data”

Boost Mobile, a subsidiary of Sprint Corp., announced a new way to reward its customers who pay on-time.  Customers who pay on time will be rewarded with free data upgrades

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ZTE Overture 2 review

And this is exactly the perspective that I took with the entry-level ZTE Overture 2.  ZTE is no stranger to value in the smartphone space, and the Overture 2 is no

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Kyocera Hydro WAVE splashes onto T-Mobile and MetroPCS

Kyocera has been no stranger to producing durable and waterproof phones.  Their Hydro line can be mostly found via prepaid carriers, with low retail pricing to boot.  That being said, these phones aren’t

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Sprint dials up LG Tribute 2 and LG Tribute Duo for prepaid brands

Sprint on Monday announced a pair of LG smartphones for its Sprint Prepaid and Virgin Mobile brands. The LG Tribute 2 and the LG Tribute Duo share a number of hardware