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Apple’s iPhone SE: Still a perfectly good option

October 31, 2016 | phonedog

It is very easy to hop on hate trains when they come by, and boy have they been coming this last half of the year. I expected – and boarded – the hate train for the rumors regarding Apple’s once alleged removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack in the iPhone 7. Once the rumors were confirmed to be true, I was already quite comfortable in my hate train seat when another, more deserving hate train came on the scene. You’re probably familiar with it. It was for the Galaxy Note 7……… Click Here To Read The Full Article by phonedog

 
 

T-Mobile wins the ad engagement crown in October, but Otterbox steals the show

October 31, 2016 | Fierce Wireless

Otterbox’s latest TV ad made quite the impact on viewers this past month, breaking into iSpot’s list of the five wireless industry TV ads with the most online engagement………. Click Here To Read The Full Article by Fierce Wireless

 
 

Prepaid Phones On Sale This Week Oct 30 – Nov 5

October 31, 2016 | Prepaid Phone News

This week’s Deal of the Week is the TracFone LG Rebel LTE Android phone bundled with 1200 minutes, 1200 texts, 1200 MBs of data and one year of service for $79.95 at HSN. ……… Click Here To Read The Full Article by Prepaid Phone News

 
 

Apple, Samsung and now Google poised to give holiday smartphone sales a boost

October 05, 2016 | Fierce Wireless

A few compelling high-end handsets are coming to market as we enter the fourth quarter, which could lead to a happy holiday season for smartphone vendors. And Apple appears to be particularly well positioned to ring in the new year on a high note……… Click Here To Read The Full Article by Fierce Wireless

 
 

Updated: H2O Wireless Adds More Data to Monthly Plans

October 05, 2016 | Prepaid Phone News

AT&T MVNO H2O Wireless posted a cryptic announcement of its Facebook page last night that says: “You asked for it, We listened!…….. Click Here To Read The Full Article by Prepaid Phone News

 
 

T-Mobile to Make Slight Changes to On-Device Data During Network Congestion

October 05, 2016 | Prepaid Phone News

Earlier today, T-Mobile quietly revealed to their customers that they were “putting on-device experience first”. Essentially, what this means is that T-Mobile will be prioritizing on-device data instead of Smartphone Mobile HotSpot data…….. Click Here To Read The Full Article by Prepaid Phone News

 
 

Sprint’s Robiatti: 70% of our POPs now covered by 2.5 GHz

September 29, 2016 | Fierce Wireless

More than 200 million people covered by Sprint’s network can now access services on the carrier’s 2.5 GHz spectrum, CFO Tarek Robbiati said Wednesday. And the carrier is betting heavily its portfolio of those high-frequency airwaves gives it a significant edge as it tries to continue to gain market share against its competitors……… Click Here To Read The Full Article by Fierce Wireless

 
 

Prepaid Family Plans Compared

September 29, 2016 | Prepaid Phone News

Multi-line or family plans used to be one of the few use cases where postpaid was a better deal than prepaid, but that’s no longer true. After T-Mobile bought MetroPCS and AT&T acquired Cricket a few years ago they both launched aggressive family plan promotions that started a family plan price war that continues to this day. Here’s a roundup of the best current options for multiple lines…….. Click Here To Read The Full Article by Prepaid Phone News

 
 

Analyst: Sprint’s iPhone 7 promo more profitable than expected

September 27, 2016 | Fierce Wireless

Sprint is still holding strong with its free iPhone 7 promotions after T-Mobile and AT&T ended theirs over the weekend, and one reason may be that the carrier’s promotion is more profitable than originally thought……. Click Here To Read The Full Article by Fierce Wireless

 
 

T-Mobile Buys Band 12 Spectrum Covering Most of Montana from Charter

September 26, 2016 | Prepaid Phone News

At Goldman Sachs’ Communacopia Conference Thursday, T-Mobile EVP and CFO Neville Ray announced that T-Mobile has purchased spectrum licenses covering most of the state of Montana from cable operator Charter Communications. The licenses (colored red in the map above from Allnet Insights & Analytics) cover over an area of 120,000 square miles with a population of 600,000…… Click Here To Read The Full Article by Prepaid Phone News

 
 

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are Coming to MetroPCS Soon

September 26, 2016 | Prepaid Phone News

Good news for all those who are using MetroPCS! Earlier today, MetroPCS confirmed that the much awaited iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are coming to the T-Mobile MVNO very soon. The announcement comes just a week after T-Mobile released the two iPhone 7 models….. Click Here To Read The Full Article by Prepaid Phone News

 
 

Verizon Prepaid Customers to Enjoy HD Voice Real Soon

September 24, 2016 | Prepaid Phone News

A month ago, Verizon Wireless accidentally announced that VoLTE or HD Voice was already available to its prepaid customers. They have since retracted the announcement and have promised to make the service available for its customers by fall this year. …. Click Here To Read The Full Article by Prepaid Phone News

 
 

Sprint: Aiming to be a Top 2 Network in Two Years’ Time

September 23, 2016 | Prepaid Phone News

Marcelo Claure, the chief executive officer of Sprint, spoke at the 25th Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference held in New York today, and discussed an ongoing five-year plan that aims to make Sprint the number 1 or number 2 network in the United States by the end of 2017 or early 2018. Right now, the wireless carrier is already a couple of years into its five-year plan, which should not only make Sprint profitable again, but also bring significant improvements in terms of the quality of its network. So far, Claure has expressed confidence that the plan is going accordingly…. Click Here To Read The Full Article by Prepaid Phone News

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