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TracFone launching Total Wireless, new Verizon MVNO with data sharing plans

Posted by 23 February, 2015 (1) Comment

TracFone launching Total Wireless, new Verizon MVNO with data sharing plans America Movil’s US subsidiary TracFone has launched Total Wireless, a new mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that uses Verizon network for providing prepaid wireless service. The Total Wireless focuses on providing family-type service plans very similar to Virgin Mobile’s recently added Data Done Right data sharing plans that are Walmart exclusive. Total Wireless service is also available at Walmart. Read more

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TracFone phones on sale – updated

Posted by 15 February, 2015 (0) Comment

TracFone phones on sale

This week, starting March 1, 2015, 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.
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TracFone to pay $40M for throttling or cutting off unlimited data

Posted by 29 January, 2015 (0) Comment

TracFone to pay $40M for throttling or cutting off unlimited dataThe Federal Trade Commission has fined the TracFone, U.S. subsidiary of America Movil, for throttling or completely cutting off data to customers who have signed up for unlimited data. False advertizing of unlimited data from 2009 through 2014 will cost them $40 million. Customers who have been misled by TracFone subsidiaries as Straight Talk, NET10, Simple Mobile and Telcel America in any way, whose ‘unlimited data’ were throttled between 1 and 3 gigabytes without any explanation, whose data were cut off entirely after reaching 4 or 5 gigabytes or for even losing their service completely (talk, text, and data) in some cases, are eligible to getting their money back. Read more

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TracFone adds LG Ultimate 2 and Alcatel onetouch ICON Pop to its prepaid Android lineup

Posted by 22 October, 2014 (4) Comment

TracFone adds LG Ultimate 2 and Alcatel onetouch ICON Pop to its prepaid Android lineupTracFone that’s offering Android phones since September 2013 has added another two smartphones, slightly higher-end than those offered by now. TracFone adds LG Ultimate 2 and Alcatel onetouch ICON Pop, both compatible with Verizon network. The LG Ultimate 2 costs $129.99 while the Alcatel onetouch ICON Pop is priced at $149.99. Both smartphones are available at TracFone website. Read more

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Simple Mobile wireless broadband plans now cheaper with more data

Posted by 2 July, 2014 (0) Comment

Simple Mobile wireless broadband plans now cheaper with more dataSimple Mobile that operates on T-Mobile’s network has improved its wireless broadband plans. Couple of previously offered mobile broadband plans is now replaced with three more appealing options: Read more

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Recent Straight Talk plan changes now officially announced

Posted by 14 May, 2014 (3) Comment

Recent Straight Talk plan changes now officially announcedRecently, Straight Talk has improved its monthly plans and $30 All You Need plan. The changes were reflected on its website. However, the carrier has officially announced the changes only yesterday. Straight Talk high speed data allotment on its $45 and $60 monthly plans are increased from 2.5 GB to 3 GB of data per month while $30 Straight Talk plan now includes 1500 voice minutes instead of 1000 and 100 MB of data instead of previously 30MB per month. Read more

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Page Plus free $12 plan for a month or discount on other plans extended through May

Posted by 2 May, 2014 (1) Comment

Page Plus free $12 plan for a month or discount on other plans extended through end of MayKitty Wireless, Page Plus’ premier online dealer, has extended last month’s promotion through 6:00PM EST on May 31, 2014. Kitty Wireless is offering one month of free $12 service plan or 10 percent discount on all other Page Plus plans, for new activations only. Free month of Page Plus service or 10 percent discount on $29.95, $39.95, $55.00 or $69.95 plans will get customers who either do a new activation or port their number to a new account. Read more

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Straight Talk now offers 3GB of high speed data in unlimited plans, improves $30 All You Need Plan

Posted by 25 April, 2014 (6) Comment

Straight Talk now offers 3GB of high speed data in unlimited plans, improves $30 All You Need PlanTracFone’s subsidiary Straight Talk has increased the high speed data allotment that it offers in unlimited plans during a month. Straight Talk now offers 3GB of high speed data in $45 unlimited plan and $60 unlimited international plan instead of previously 2.5GB. The change hasn’t been announced by the carrier but Prepaid Phone News has found out from its readers about it. The Straight Talk’s website has been updated. Read more

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Kitty Wireless offers free Page Plus service for a month or discounts for new activations

Posted by 7 April, 2014 (1) Comment

Kitty Wireless offers free Page Plus service for a month or discounts for new activationsKitty Wireless is running a promotion now that offers free Page Plus service for a month, for new activations only. Free month of service includes only $12 plan while for other Page Plus plans, $29.95, $39.95, $55.00 or $69.95, Kitty Wireless is providing a 10 percent discount. Read more

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Page Plus charging taxes and fees now

Posted by 29 March, 2014 (0) Comment

Page Plus Cellular charging taxes and fees now Now that Verizon MVNO Page Plus Cellular is acquired by TracFone, America Movil’s U.S. subsidiary, changes are inevitable. One of the first changes under the influence of TracFone is Page Plus charging taxes and fees now when customers buy airtime on their website. Up until now, Page Plus did that only to Ohio residents but that’s where PagePlus is based. Customers of other TracFone subsidiaries, Straight Talk, Net10 and Simple Mobile, are also required to pay taxes and fees. Read more

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