Republic Wireless is an innovative phone service, but one of the biggest pain points for the carrier has been its lack of high-end phones. Currently your only options on phones are the Moto E and Moto G, and while those aren’t bad phones by any stretch, you’re extremely limited in your options. If you want to plop down the cash for a high-end device, you’re simply out of luck. Read more
Verizon announced its prepaid wireless plan refresh, offering customers even more data than before.
T-Mobile is convincing consumers to buy the new HTC 10 on its wireless service. For a limited time, T-Mobile will give freebies away to those who purchase the device and sign up.
After BT acquired the UK’s largest network, EE, all eyes have been focused on whether CK Hutchison (owner of Three UK) would be allowed to buy O2 from Spain’s Telefonica. The question has been answered, and while it isn’t good news for the companies involved, it could be some welcome news for UK consumers. The European Commission has ruled against allowing the deal on the grounds that it would have reduced customer choice and likely seen prices increase. Read more
If you are in the market for a family plan, T-Mobile is hoping to entice you to jump over to their network with a new Simple Choice family plan launching on May 11th. Consumers do have to sign up for at least four lines of service, but if they do they will get 6GB of LTE data on each line at a cost of $30 per line per month, or $120 per month for a family of four. Additional lines can be added for only $20 per month. Read more
T-Mobile has agreed to an interconnect and roaming deal with Cuba that will make it easier to call and text people in Cuba, as well as help out those that are planning to travel to Cuba with a T-Mobile phone and service. T-Mobile follows Sprint and Verizon, both of which have deals with Cuba in place already. Read more
While the Huawei P9 launched just over a month ago at an event in London, the handset has only recently started shipping out to the people who placed pre-orders. The Huawei P9 has an official RRP of £449, but the UK carrier, GiffGaff, were offering it on Pay As You Go for as little as £369 last week. We thought that was pretty good at the time, but it’s actually possible to get the P9 even cheaper, for just £300 plus top-up in fact. Read more
Near the end of last week, U.S. carrier Verizon started selling the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) for $168. Now, AT&T has made the same phone available on its wireless service.
Better late than never! DROID MAXX 2 owners on Verizon are now receiving Google’s latest version of its operating system in Marshmallow.
T-Mobile’s ‘Un-carrier’ moves have contributed to big gains when it comes to the number of subscribers. According to reports, the carrier’s next move will be all about giveaways and freebies.