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[Promotion] ETF? What ETF? Prepaid provider Ting will foot the bill

Ting is a prepaid MVNO operating on Sprint’s network, and while they’re in my queue of providers to provide an in-depth analysis on at a later date, this is too good not to report: if you break your current contract … Continue reading

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T-Mobile’s $50 Monthly4G plan increased to 500 MB

T-Mobile just won’t stop increasing their per-dollar value, and that’s okay with me. Set to launch on January 28th, T-Mobile’s $50 Monthly4G rate plan will increase its data allotment from a meager 100 MB to much more useful 500 MB. … Continue reading

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MetroPCS simplifies offerings, increases your data appetite

MetroPCS’s has launched a new “Simple plans for a simpler life” marketing campaign. Not to be confused with Simple Mobile, the fifth-largest U.S. cellular provider has simplified their offerings and generally increased the data allotment for each option. All of … Continue reading

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T-Mobile modernizes networks in Denver, Los Angeles, San Diego, Virginia Beach

T-Mobile has now successfully completed their refarming efforts in 46 total metro markets. Their last network modernization announcement was a massive year-end push and left 2012 with excellent progress. This year’s first announcement isn’t quite as expansive, but it still brings us one … Continue reading

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Device subsidies: Verizon and AT&T have their eye on you

The absence of device subsidies is typically the largest deterrent to switching to prepaid service, but it’s also why it’s a cheaper option. As I’ve explained before, device subsidies are bad. They cheapen the view of our expensive high-tech devices and … Continue reading

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T-Mobile doesn’t carry the iPhone yet, but 1.9M iPhones say otherwise

This is an interesting metric noted by David Beren of TmoNews. During a telecommunications conference in Las Vegas yesterday, T-Mobile CEO John Legere mentioned the company currently serves 1.9 million iPhones, with an additional 100K devices added every month. That … Continue reading

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Sprint to launch “Sprint As You Go”, quickly runs away from success

We get it, Sprint. You’re still relevant. You’ve never lost that truly unlimited philosophy. You’ve been around for a while, and lots of people use your network. But more and more people are discovering the benefits of prepaid service, and … Continue reading

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T-Mobile’s Monthly4G “unlimited” data now TRULY unlimited!

I’ll admit it: As a blogger, I’m tired of putting quotes around “unlimited” in many of my articles, combining it with an asterisk and a footnote, or a set of exclusions in parentheses. “Unlimited” is not the same as unlimited. … Continue reading

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Nexus 4 available soon in all T-Mobile retail locations

Chances are, if you want a Nexus 4, you were either lucky enough to get your order in early, or you’re still waiting for it to show up through the Google Play Store again. With the combination of exceptional hardware … Continue reading

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[Promotion] Solavei announces “A Smart Phone at a Smart Price” for January

January’s Solavei promotion is “A Smart Phone at a Smart Price”, and if you sign up with a new mobile service enrollment, you can receive the ZTE Origin for free after rebate. Starting with your second month of service, the … Continue reading

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