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PTel adds LTE to $40 and $50 Unlimited plan, Daily Unlimited and Real PayGo plan

Posted by 24 July, 2014 (0) Comment

PTel adds LTE to $40 and $50 Unlimited plan, Daily Unlimited and Real PayGo planT-Mobile MVNO PTel Mobile has added LTE data to most of its prepaid plans today. PTel adds LTE to $40 and $50 monthly unlimited plans, $1.50/day Daily Unlimited plan and Real PayGo. According to PTel, LTE download speeds reach 10 – 20 Mbps, comparing to 4G HSPA+ speeds which are 2 – 10 Mbps. Upload speeds reach 5 – 10 Mbps, comparing to 4G that are between 0.5 and 4.5 Mbps. Read more

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GIV Mobile gives free phone to customers who pay for two months of service

Posted by 2 July, 2014 (0) Comment

GIV Mobile gives free phone to customers who pay for two months of serviceGIV Mobile, a charity orientated MVNO launched by PTel Mobile in May 2013, is offering a free phone to customers who pay for two months of service. Customers need to purchase a $40 unlimited plan for two months and set up autopay. The $40 unlimited plan comes with unlimited talk, unlimited text (domestic/international), unlimited picture messaging, unlimited data with first 500MB at high speeds and a $5 credit for making international calls. GIV Mobile is also offering a $50 monthly plan that has 2.5GB of high speed data allotment. Read more

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PTel offers new promo codes, supports short code SMS “from everywhere”

Posted by 9 June, 2014 (1) Comment

PTel offers new promo codes, supports short code SMS "from everywhere" T-Mobile MVNO PTel Mobile has some new promo codes that can help customers save. Also, the carrier has announced on its Facebook few days ago that their customers can now send and receive messages from all short code texts, except from just Google, Facebook, and Twitter: Read more

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PTel $40 plan now includes 500MB of high speed data instead of 250MB

Posted by 21 May, 2014 (0) Comment

PTel $40 plan now includes 500MB of high speed data instead of 250MB

PTel Mobile that operates on T-Mobile network has increased high-speed data allotment on its $40 unlimited plan. The $40 plan now includes 500MB of high speed data instead of previously 250MB. After the first 500MB, data are throttled to 128Kbps. Read more

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T-Mobile MVNOs prepaid monthly plans – updated

Posted by 4 April, 2014 (12) Comment

T-Mobile MVNOs prepaid monthly plansIn the last couple of years, T-Mobile USA, owned by Deutsche Telekom, has been continuously losing postpaid customers. At the same time, the number of prepaid ones has continued to grow thanks to its quite competing Monthly4G plans as well as T-Mobile MVNOs, carriers who operate on T-Mobile’s network by reselling their service. Read more

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PTel Daily and $35 plan added to offering; free month promotion for new activations

Posted by 2 December, 2013 (1) Comment

PTel Daily and $35 plan added to offering; free month promotion for new activationsT-Mobile MVNO PTel has recently added two new unlimited plans to its prepaid offering. Besides $40 and $50 monthly plans, PTel now has a $35 plan that comes with unlimited but throttled data. PTel Daily plan is also included and costs $1.50 per day. Read more

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PTel Monthly Plans Now Include $5 International Calling Credit

Posted by 26 September, 2013 (2) Comment

PTel Monthly Plans Now Include $5 International Calling CreditFollowing the trend among all major prepaid operators of making international calling part of their monthly offerings, T-Mobile MVNO PTel has done the same. Starting September 25, PTel monthly plans, $40 and $50, will include a $5 International calling credit. Read more

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PTel Transition Portal now available for switch to GSM

Posted by 15 August, 2013 (1) Comment

PTel Transition Portal now available for switch to GSMPlatinumTel, known for offering CDMA service on Sprint network for years, has changed its name to PTel in December last year and network that it operates on. PTel is a T-Mobile MVNO now that since the launch of GSM-based service is working on migrating customers from CDMA service to GSM by offering all sorts of promotions. Since on August 26, CDMA service shuts down, customers are advised to use PTel Transition Portal, launched few days ago, at ptelc2g.com and switch faster. Read more

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End of PTel CDMA service on August 26

Posted by 12 July, 2013 (1) Comment

End of PTel CDMA service on August 26PlatinumTel was a Sprint’s MVNO for years until in December 2012 the carrier changed its name to PTel and started offering GSM-based service on T-Mobile’s network. From the start, PTel let its customers know that it plans to end CDMA service completely sometime in the middle of 2013. Although a little later than expected, the end of PTel CDMA service has come close. read more

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PTel to discontinue CDMA service soon, customers should switch to GSM during May

Posted by 10 May, 2013 (1) Comment

PTel to discontinue CDMA service soon, customers should switch to GSM during MayWhen a Sprint’s MVNO PlatinumTel became a T-Mobile’s MVNO PTel in December last year, the company has announced that the CDMA service will be discontinued in the middle of 2013. According to a PTel’s representative who was answering users’ questions on the carrier’s Facebook page, CDMA customers need to switch to GSM service and compatible handset during this month because right after it, CDMA service will be discontinued. Read more

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