Verizon calls up LG Transpyre for prepaid line

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Verizon has added the LG Transpyre to its selection of prepaid phones. A decent little phone, as it has a 4.5-inch display with a 800 x 480 resolution, 5-megapixel main camera, 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1 GB RAM, 4G LTE, 8 GB of local storage, memory card slot, and a removable 2,100 ...

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Sprint tweaks prepaid rate plans to match Boost, Virgin brands

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Sprint on Monday announced a slight reconfiguration of its prepaid smartphone rate plans. Mirroring those of its Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands, the new plans give customers more value for their money. Effective immediately, the Sprint Prepaid Plans range from $35-$55 per month and ...

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T-Mobile becomes top prepaid provider in U.S.

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T-Mobile has become the number one provider of prepaid wireless service, according to a press release from the Un-carrier. Overtaking the bigger three players in the space, T-Mobile now services some 15.64 million no-contract subscribers. By comparison, Sprint has 15.19 million, followed by ...

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Straight Talk amps up data limit on unlimited plan

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With many of the prepaid wireless companies switching up their plans recently, Straight Talk is quick to fall inline. However, while some might decrease the amount of data provided with their plans, Straight Talk is bumping theirs up. Straight Talk advertises its $45 plan to have ...

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AT&T bolsters GoPhone offerings with more data, new option

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AT&T on Friday announced that its no-cotnract  GoPhone plans will receive extra data allotments each month at no additional cost. Taking effect April 25, the $40 rate plan increases data from 250MB to 500MB per month. The $60 rate plan will improve from 2GB data to 2.5GB data with Wi-Fi ...

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Aio Wireless debuts its own ‘Framily’ plans with ‘Group Save’

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Aio Wireless, a prepaid arm of AT&T, today rolled out new service plans designed to attract multi-line users. Called “Group Save”, the plans see the provider discounting plans for accounts with 2-5 lines of service. The plans, which are available to new and existing customers, ...

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Virgin Mobile debuts 4G LTE mobile hotspot in Netgear Mingle

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Virgin Mobile USA this week introduced its first 4G LTE mobile hotspot, the Netgear Mingle. Priced $99, the device piggybacks off of Sprint’s network and is equipped for the carrier’s tri-band Spark LTE speeds. According to Virgin Mobile, the Mingle allows for up to 10 devices to ...

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Boost Mobile now offering International Minute Packs

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Boost Mobile customers who wish to make international calls might be interested in checking out the carrier’s new International Minute Packs. Priced anywhere between $10 and $20 the bundles include up to 1,000 minutes of calls to various countries. There are 22 of these “grab ...

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Sprint calls up new MVNO, Ciao Mobile

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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 and Boost Mobile in offering service through Sprint’s network. At $35 customers can ...

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

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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 data per month. If, or when, a user crosses the threshold, the two MVNOs will dial speeds back to 2G, or ...

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Sprint tweaks prepaid with new plans and devices

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Sprint on Friday relaunched its own prepaid service, Sprint Prepaid. Formerly known as Sprint As You Go this is not to be confused with the Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands. Devices offered through Sprint Prepaid, initially, include the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (Spark compatible), Samsung ...

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ZTE Boost Max review

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The Boost Max aims to give users a premium phablet experience with a small price tag. Do you remember when smartphones were upwards of $500? Some still are, like the Samsung Galaxy S4, Note 3, and the HTC One. Recently in the United States, prices of handsets have gone significantly down, ...

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Verizon reboots prepaid options with Allset plans

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Verizon Wireless on Monday announced a new set of prepaid plans for smartphones and more traditional feature phones. Called Allset, smartphones plans are $45 per month and include unlimited voice, text, and 500MB data. The feature phone rate plans include $35 for 500 voice, messaging, and 500MB ...

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Popular no-contract smartphones on sale for Virgin Mobile

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If you are in the market for a new, no-contract smartphone, you may want to swing by Amazon and check out some of their currents deals. Whether it’s for you, a family member, or a loved one, there’s quite a selection of devices — at great prices. Here’s a handful of ...

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Aio Wireless delivers new devices, new rate plans

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Aio on Friday announced a handful of new devices and better plan prices — just in-time for Valentine’s Day. As the perfect Valentines gift to you, Aio has introduced the Motorola Moto G ($149), Nokia Lumia 520 ($99.99), and ZTE Sonata 4G ($79.99). The Moto G and Lumia 520 will be ...

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