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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Air Wireless refreshes no-contract offerings

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Aio Wireless on Tuesday rolled out new, no-contract service plans for customers. Effective immediately, the three plans range from $40-$60 per month, however all of them include unlimited voice and messaging. In addition to these affordable rate plans, customers who sign up for automatic ...

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U.S. Cellular debuts $50 ‘unlimited’ no-contract plan

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U.S. Cellular on Friday introduced a new no-contract plan which offers unlimited voice, messaging, and 500MB of 3G/4G data for $50 per month. Yes, it’s billed as “unlimited” but that’s because you can go over the allotted data. Doing so, however, sees your speeds ...

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Watch: Tim Tebow stars in T-Mobile’s new commercials

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Watching the big game on Sunday? Keep your eyes peeled for one or both of the following ads. Starring Tim Tebow, who happens to be without an NFL contract, the two clips show what the former player has been up to these past few month. What’s more, he reminds us that contracts can be ...

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Revol Wireless hangs up on industry; Boost Mobile steps in for customers

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Revol Wireless is going out of business effective January 16, 2014. If you are a current subscriber, however, you may still be in luck. Select Revol stores will be turned into Boost Mobile stores and the new carrier will have something to help the transition. Starting today and running through ...

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U.S. Cellular’s prepaid smartphones now offered through Amazon

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Today sees U.S. Cellular expanding its prepaid reach by offering devices to customers through Amazon.com. Effective immediately, customers can purchase a prepaid device through Amazon.com and activate it on any of U.S. Cellular’s prepaid plans. No, they’re not all Android-powered, but ...

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