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Sprint MVNO Republic Wireless To Add GSM Service

Posted by 9 January, 2016 (0) Comment

Sprint MVNO Republic Wireless To Add GSM ServiceSprint MVNO Republic Wireless will add a GSM-based service to already existing CDMA service, said to Fierce Wireless Lon France, Republic’s SVP of sales and marketing, at CES 2016. Even though the name of the new Republic’s GSM partner remained unknown, it’s speculated that the most likely it’s T-Mobile, given that T-Mobile is more open to MVNOs than AT&T. The carrier also announced the launch of a new high-end Motorola handset that will be GSM based but failed to say which Motorola phone is in question. New Motorola GSM phone can be expected to launch in March or April. Read more

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Republic Wireless discontinues $5 Wi-Fi unlimited talk, texts and data plan, adds new XXL and 3XL $70/4GB and $85/5GB options

Posted by 28 October, 2015 (1) Comment

Republic Wireless discontinues $5 Wi-Fi unlimited talk, texts and data plan, adds new XXL and 3XL $704GB and $855GB optionsSprint MVNO Republic Wireless that switches seamlessly between WiFi and Sprint cellular network made some changes to its Refund plans. First, Republic Wireless has discontinued $5 plan that offered unlimited talk, texts and data on Wi-Fi only. Second, the carrier has named its plans XS, S,M, L, XL, XXL and 3XL of which the last two are new monthly options; $70 plan with 4GB of cellular data, and $85 plan that includes 5GB of data. Read more

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Republic Wireless Moto G (3rd Gen.) launching Oct. 27

Posted by 13 October, 2015 (1) Comment

Republic Wireless Moto G (3rd Gen.) launching October 27Sprint MVNO Republic Wireless announced today on its official blog that they will be launching the third generation of Moto G this month. More precisely, Republic Wireless Moto G (3rd Gen.) will become available on October 27, 2015. The carrier will offer it in black and white color, 8GB version for $199 and 16GB for $229. Read more

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Republic Wireless Started Cell To Wifi Handover Rollout, sells certified pre-owned phones

Posted by 1 September, 2015 (2) Comment

Republic Wireless Started Cell To Wifi Handover Rollout, Sells Certified Pre-Owned PhonesSprint MVNO Republic Wireless that relies mostly on WiFi while Sprint’s cellular network is used only when WiFi is out of range has started cell to Wifi handover rollout. The cell to Wifi handover, which is called a Salsa project, has been tested during August. The carrier has announced the rollout on August 19, saying that customers can expect its start over the week after. Read more

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Republic Wireless Salsa project, cell to WiFi handover, now testing, expected to go public in September; Moto X (2nd Gen.) gets Lollipop 5.1

Posted by 5 August, 2015 (1) Comment

Republic Wireless Salsa project, cell to WiFi handover, now testing, expected to go public in September; Moto X (2nd Gen.) gets Lollipop 5.1Sprint MVNO Republic Wireless that mostly relies on WiFi and on cellular network only when WiFi is out of range has started testing their new project, Salsa. Republic Wireless Salsa project allows cell to WiFi handover, which means that calls made on cellular network will be able to seamlessly switch to a WiFi network without the call being dropped. So far, Republic’s handsets were enabled only for WiFi to cell switch, which means that calls over WiFi were seamlessly switching to cellular network when out of WiFi range without any call interruptions. Read more

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Republic Wireless Moto E (2nd Gen.) available now for $129

Posted by 14 July, 2015 (0) Comment

Republic Wireless Moto E (2nd Gen.) available now for $129Sprint MVNO Republic Wireless today added the Moto E (2nd Gen.) to its prepaid phone lineup. The latest version of the Moto E comes with 4G LTE connectivity and the 5.1 version of Android platform. Republic Wireless Moto E (2nd Gen.) is available for $129, in black and white color. Read more

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Republic Wireless launches Refund Plans

Posted by 7 July, 2015 (4) Comment

Republic Wireless launches Refund PlansRepublic Wireless today launched Refund Plans that will save money to users. Back in April, this Sprint MVNO that relies primarily on WiFi has announced few significant changes that it had planned for its customers, which would make their service more fair, flexible and appealing. One of those was paying back money to users on their account for data they haven’t used in a month and that’s what Republic Wireless will do from now on. Read more

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Republic Wireless Moto X (2nd Gen.) discounted to $299

Posted by 17 June, 2015 (0) Comment

Republic Wireless Moto X (2nd Gen.) discounted to $299 Republic Wireless has lowered the cost of its Moto X (2nd Gen.) similar like Motorola has done to its off-contract unlocked version couple of days ago. Republic Wireless Moto X (2nd Gen.) 16GB model is now available for $299, which is a $100 off of its original cost. Republic’s phone can be purchased in black and white or can be additionally customized in Moto Maker also for $299 after $50 mail-in rebate. Read more

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Republic Wireless future projects include paying back for unused data and additional carrier

Posted by 20 April, 2015 (7) Comment

Republic Wireless future projects include paying back for unused data and additional carrierSprint MVNO Republic Wireless that relies on cellular service only when Wi-Fi is out of reach today announced many positive upcoming changes to its prepaid service. The most appealing of Republic’s future projects is “Maestro” which is giving back money to customers for data that they haven’t used. For any unused cellular data, customers will be credited back to their account. This way, Republic Wireless wants to be “more fair, flexible, and even less expensive than ever.” The carrier will start with tasting on May 18, 2015 and if all goes well, after four to eight weeks, the feature will be available to everyone. Read more

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Moto G 2nd Gen receiving Lollipop update, Republic Wireless updates Moto G and E to 4.4, Moto X in Feb.

Posted by 26 January, 2015 (2) Comment

Moto G 2nd Gen receiving Lollipop update, Republic Wireless updates Moto G and E to 4.4, Moto X in Feb. Motorola has started updating the Moto G 2nd Gen with Android 5.0 Lollipop on January 22, 2015. The update is happening in phases, over the next few weeks. The update is available for the Moto G 2nd Generation in the U.S. and for the Moto G 1st and 2nd Generation in India. Read more

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