By Humberto Saabedra on July 27, 2014
ZTE releases the Heartbleed security patch for the Tracfone Valet Android smartphone
By Humberto Saabedra on April 27, 2014
Target puts the Tracfone ZTE Valet on sale for half-price, but the smartphone is also one of the few directly affected by the Heartbleed security flaw, which may explain the discount.
By Humberto Saabedra on January 8, 2014
The acquisition of Page Plus by Tracfone parent America Movil has been approved after months of delays due to new regulatory requirements regarding customer surveillance
By Humberto Saabedra on November 25, 2013
T-Mobile MVNO Simple Mobile realigns its plans slate with a cheap unlimited voice/messaging plan, and more data on its monthly plans
By Humberto Saabedra on August 8, 2013
Net10 may have removed the 1.5GB data cap first imposed on AT&T phones and SIM cards according to an email sent to customers and now confirmed by dealer emails and the operator’s PR firm.
By Humberto Saabedra on February 28, 2013
Net10 Wireless will begin enforcing a hard data cap on customers using AT&T-powered devices and SIM cards starting on Friday, with possible implications for StraightTalk. Updated with clarification from Net10.
By Christopher Price on February 20, 2013
While T-Mobile may be in the process of acquiring MetroPCS, they aren’t waiting to get hold of the brand. In fact, if Go Smart is successful, MetroPCS may not be worth much more than spectrum.
By Humberto Saabedra on February 15, 2013
StraightTalk makes the most of its expanded agreement with Verizon Wireless by launching its first BlackBerry smartphone in the Curve 9310 at a very budget-friendly price.
Page Plus Cellular Ups $40 Plan to 100 MB of Data, Verizon Network Still Key in Competitve Advantage
By Christopher Price on March 28, 2012
One of the only third-party services that uses Verizon’s network… and devices… added a bit more data today.
By Humberto Saabedra on March 7, 2012
After almost two months of anticipation and advertising blitzes following the surprise confirmation in late January, the saga of the LG Optimus 2X on Straight Talk and Net 10 has come to an end with no release on either service provider, as Tracfone has pulled all online advertising and references for the model and has […]