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Republic Wireless GSM Phones And Plans Now Available

Posted by 28 July, 2016 (0) Comment

Republic Wireless GSM Phones And Plans Now AvailableAs previously announced, Republic Wireless GSM phones and plans are now available. Thanks to expanding its cellular coverage by partnering with T-Mobile (used to be on Sprint only), customers can now purchase nine new GSM smartphones. New GSM prepaid service plans, which are compatible with new GSM phones and which start at $15 per month, are also available starting today. Up until now, Republic’s phone lineup was limited to a small number of Sprint-compatible CDMA handsets but now, that’s changed. Read more

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Republic Wireless Clear Choice Plans Announced For July 2016

Posted by 25 May, 2016 (1) Comment

Republic Wireless Clear Choice Plans Announced For July 2016Following the last week’s announcement on adding new GSM partner and 7 new smartphones, Republic Wireless revealed new prepaid service plans. New Republic Wireless Clear Choice Plans will be available in July 2016 to accompany new phones and second carrier partner. New plans are much more competitive price wise than current plans which are compatible with Sprint phones. The Clear Choice Plans come with more cellular data, but without “refund” option (refunds users’ unused data at the end of the month), which became almost a trademark of Republic Wireless. Read more

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Ting Improves International Calling Rates For CDMA And GSM Customers

Posted by 11 March, 2016 (0) Comment

Ting Improves International Calling Rates For CDMA And GSM CustomersSprint and T-Mobile MVNO Ting has recently announced new international calling rates. Ting improves international calling rates for all of its customers, CDMA and GSM. The rates are the same for all. As Ting notes on its official blog, their customers can now call family and friends in more than 150 countries at cheaper rates. But, as some of their customers say in the comments below their blog post, not all Ting international calling rates have been lowered; some have been increased too. Read more

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Ting CDMA International Roaming No Longer Available

Posted by 16 December, 2015 (0) Comment

Ting CDMA International Roaming No Longer AvailableSprint and T-Mobile MVNO Ting has announced that their customers on Sprint’s CDMA network will no longer have international roaming. The reason for this is that Sprint, which provides Ting’s CDMA service, has recently turned off CDMA international roaming. Their customers that use GSM-based service on T- Mobile network will not be affected with this change and therefore, when customers are somewhere out of the country, they will be able to use their phone but will be charged Ting’s regular GSM roaming rates. Read more

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Expo Mobile Special Online Plans For CDMA Sprint And GSM T-Mobile Service Now Available

Posted by 24 September, 2015 (0) Comment

Expo Mobile Special Online Plans For CDMA Sprint And GSM T-Mobile Service Now AvailableIn a surprising move few months ago, Expo Mobile expanded its offering through all four major US mobile carriers, CDMA and GSM, keeping its reputation of being one of the fastest growing mobile service providers in the U.S. Now, Expo Mobile again made a few changes to its plans and offerings by adding Expo Mobile special online plans for CDMA Sprint and GSM T-Mobile service on its website. Also, the carrier has dropped AT&T GSM plans and BYOP option for AT&T locked and unlocked phones. Read more

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Cricket CDMA network shutdown scheduled for September 15 has arrived

Posted by 15 September, 2015 (1) Comment

Cricket CDMA network shutdown scheduled for September 15 has arrivedToday is the last day of Cricket Wireless offering CDMA service to customers. Cricket has set the September 15 as a day of Cricket CDMA network shutdown back in January, giving enough time to everyone on CDMA to switch to GSM network. Earlier this summer, Cricket said that 97% of CDMA customers have been moved to AT&T’s GSM network. Cricket said to Fierce Wireless that at this point, they have ‘few’ CDMA customers that are still on legacy network which are in California and few other locations. Read more

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Expo Mobile added new CDMA and GSM plans

Posted by 12 July, 2015 (1) Comment

Expo Mobile added new CDMA and GSM plansIn an attempt to attract more users to its service, Expo Mobile made some big changes in its offerings. According to their website, on July 3, 2015, Expo Mobile, that used to be a Sprint MVNO only, has started offering prepaid service on all four major networks. Expo Mobile added new CDMA and GSM plans. Also, they have changed their BYOD program, allowing now activation of used or inactive CDMA/GSM devices with one of their plans, including AT&T locked and unlocked devices, Boost Mobile, Sprint, T-Mobile locked and unlocked devices, Verizon and Virgin Mobile devices. Read more

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MetroPCS CDMA service to shutdown as planned, on June 21

Posted by 20 June, 2015 (1) Comment

MetroPCS CDMA service to shutdown as planned, on June 21T-Mobile US prepaid brand MetroPCS will shut down its CDMA service as previously announced, on June 21, 2015. According to T-Mobile, approximately 190,000 customers are still using MetroPCS CDMA service in three markets, Dallas, Miami and New York City, which T-Mobile will shut down on Sunday. Starting Sunday, June 21, customers on CDMA network will lose their service and only connectivity that they will have is 911 emergency services and 611 MetroPCS customer care line. About a month ago, there were around 300,000 legacy MetroPCS customers. Read more

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MetroPCS CDMA customers must switch to GSM until June 21

Posted by 9 May, 2015 (1) Comment

MetroPCS CDMA customers must switch to GSM until June 21 T-Mobile has announced that it will shut down MetroPCS CDMA network by June 21, 2015. The carrier on its website said that after that date, phones that operate on the legacy MetroPCS network “are not guaranteed to have service.” Therefore, MetroPCS is offering a way for their CDMA customers to upgrade to GSM handsets for free. Read more

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TracFone BYOD activates 4G LTE CDMA phones

Posted by 30 March, 2015 (5) Comment

TracFone BYOD activates 4G LTE CDMA phones TracFone Wireless, a subsidiary of America Movil, has officially started activating CDMA 4G LTE phones on its Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. For the past month, there have been some reports that users were able to activate Verizon-compatible smartphones on TracFone BYOD but it wasn’t working for everyone. Now that it’s official, hopefully, it will work properly. Read more

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