Page Plus Cellular’s online dealer Kitty Wireless has previously announced positive changes to data and MMS rates on its Standard plan as well as data increase on two of Page Plus’ monthly plans. While data and MMS rates are available for some time now, (10¢ per MB instead of 99¢ and 5¢ per MMS instead of 25¢), monthly plans have just received their data increase. Page Plus increases data on $39.95 and $55 plans to 1 GB and 3 GB per month, respectively. Read more
This week, starting April 24, 2014, Virgin Mobile phones on sale can be found at Amazon.com, BestBuy, Target,Virgin Mobile website, RadioShack and ShopCellDeals. Amazon.com and BestBuy offer free shipping. Virgin Mobile provides free overnight shipping on all phones; RadioShack charges it $6.99 unless otherwise indicated. Also, RadioShack offers free ground shipping on orders over $50 and free ship to store. ShopCellDeals’ offer is available only online with free shipping. Read more
AT&T’s prepaid brand GoPhone has updated its website with previously announced changes regarding data increase on its $40 and $60 smartphone plans as well as including new $45 feature phone plan to its prepaid offerings. However, AT&T has also eliminated two of GoPhone’s feature phone plans, the $35 and $50 plan. Read more
AT&T will relaunch Cricket brand by the end of the second quarter of 2014, according to AT&T CFO John Stephens. During its Q1 2014 Earnings Conference call yesterday, Stephens confirmed that AT&T will combine its prepaid brand Aio Wireless with recently acquired Cricket under the new Cricket brand and that the new company will have a national presence with 3,000 locations all over the country. Read more
Republic Wireless has announced yesterday on its blog that Moto X update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat has started rolling out. Republic Wireless updates Moto X to the latest Android version in batches rather than all at once since the carrier wants to make sure everything works out as it should. Republic has pushed an Over The Air (OTA) update to first 2,000 customers and those ’lucky’ ones will be tasting it until April 30. If everything goes well, another batch of customers will be getting it and so on until everyone receives it, which Republic expects to be by May 9. Read more
This week, starting April 23, 2014, Verizon prepaid phones on sale can be found on Amazon.com, BestBuy, Radio Shack, Target, VivaMovil and Verizon’s website. Amazon.com, Verizon’s website and VivaMovil offer free shipping, BestBuy offers free shipping on orders over $25 while RadioShack charges it $6.99 unless otherwise indicated. Also, RadioShack offers free ground shipping on orders over $50 and free ship to store. Walmart offers free shipping on orders over $50, $4.97 otherwise and free ship to store. Target offers free shipping on orders over $50.
This week, starting April 23, 2014, prepaid T-Mobile phones on sale can be found at Amazon.com, BestBuy, HSN.com, ShopCellDeals, Microsoft online store, Target, T-Mobile’s website and Walmart. Amazon.com, Microsoft store and ShopCellDeals offers free shipping while BestBuy offers free shiping with orders over $25. HSN.com charges $7.95 for shipping unless otherwise indicated. Target offers free shipping with orders over $50. T-Mobile’s website offers free shipping on all phones while Walmart provides free ship to store.
This week, starting April 23, 2014, TracFone phones on sale can be found on Amazon.com, TracFone’s website, RadioShack, ShopCellDeals, Target, BestBuy, Walmart and HSN.com. Amazon.com, ShopCellDeals and BestBuy offer free shipping, TracFone offers free shipping on $19.99 purchases and over, Target offers free shipping on orders over $50, RadioShack charges it $6.99 unless otherwise indicated, Walmart offers free ship to store and HSN charges Shipping $7.95 unless indicated.
AT&T MVNO Pure TalkUSA has improved its top plan. The cost of the $43.95 plan is lowered now to $40.95 per month while its previously limited number of MMS to 600 is now raised to unlimited. The $40.95 plan now includes unlimited talk, unlimited messaging (SMS and MMS) and 1 GB of data. Read more
This week, starting April 22, 2014, MetroPCS phones on sale can be found at Amazon.com, BestBuy and MetroPCS stores and online. Amazon and BestBuy offer free shipping while MetroPCS provides free two-day priority shipping on all phones ordered online. Read more