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Verizon sweetens prepaid pot with more flexible data options

Verizon today announced improved rate plans for its prepaid subscribers which include extra data and more flexible data pools. The $45 rate plan now comes with 1GB of data, up from the

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Virgin Mobile announces shared, no-contract data plans

Exclusive to customers who purchase through Walmart, the plans are a first of its kind for no-contract carriers Virgin Mobile on Friday announced new rate plans for customers looking to

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T-Mobile announces new ‘Simply Prepaid’ plans for January 25

T-Mobile on Thursday introduced a new set of option for customers looking for just the most basic of prepaid service. Dubbed “Simply Prepaid”, the trio of rate plans offer unlimited talk, text,

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Boost launches ZTE Speed; Data Boost Plans now Permanent

Boost Mobile, one of the most well-known prepaid wireless services, is now offering the ZTE Speed, along with new Data Boost Plans. The ZTE Speed features Android 4.4 KitKat, a

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Verizon calls up LG Transpyre for prepaid line

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,

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Sprint tweaks prepaid rate plans to match Boost, Virgin brands

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

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

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

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Straight Talk amps up data limit on unlimited plan

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

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

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

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

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

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Virgin Mobile debuts 4G LTE mobile hotspot in Netgear Mingle

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

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Boost Mobile now offering International Minute Packs

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

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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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Sprint tweaks prepaid with new plans and devices

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