Virtual Operators (MVNOs)
By Humberto Saabedra on May 13, 2013
A new virtual operator in Zact promises to give people more control over the costs of wireless service
By Humberto Saabedra on March 5, 2013
Sprint has officially announced the official launch of its Bring Your Own Sprint Device program for all current and prospective Sprint MVNOs after months of quiet testing by select partners.
By Humberto Saabedra on August 23, 2012
Usage-based Sprint MVNO Ting announces future launch of BYOD service. Change marks the first time Sprint will openly allow MVNOs to use its devices… with restrictions, of course.
By Christopher Price on May 31, 2012
Cricket becomes the first nationwide carrier to offer a prepaid iPhone, and will offer iPhone 4 & 4S below no-contract pricing on Tier 1 carriers.
By Humberto Saabedra on May 14, 2012
A new Sprint powered MVNO announces its debut with $19 and $39 monthly rates for unlimited service in select markets, with a new rewards program that gives out points for talking on the phone
By Humberto Saabedra on May 2, 2012
Senior focused AT&T MVNO now offers BYOD service for as low as $10 a month, the lowest rate for service in the industry and what it means for the iPhone.
By Christopher Price on November 7, 2011
Virgin Mobile is playing to win in prepaid, but they’re burning their most savvy customers in a major way… and people are taking notice. Putting it bluntly, Virgin Mobile is shortchanging their customers on firmware updates, compared to other carriers, and even Sprint’s own postpay brand. It’s not acceptable, it’s wrong, and it needs to [...]
Posted in Editorials, LG, Sprint, Virgin Mobile, Virtual Operators (MVNOs) | Tagged Android, android 2.3, Gingerbread, LG, Optimus S, Optimus V, prepaid, Virgin Mobile, Virtual Operators (MVNOs), vm670 | 17 Responses
By Christopher Price on October 17, 2011
Verizon Wireless today informed MVNO operators like Page Plus Cellular that it would no longer block the activation of iPhone devices from their networks. PhoneNews.com was the first major member of the mobile media to expose Verizon and Apple’s anti-competitive business practices in blocking iPhone from activation on Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs). Currently H2O [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on August 3, 2010
Cricket has announced a new slate of plans as expected which include all taxes and fees while including data access up to a certain amount per month instead of offering unlimited access, up to 7.5GB per month.Â In a bid to imitate T-Mobile, once the data caps are reached for each respective allowance on each [...]
By Christopher Price on March 24, 2010
Note: Answers from Page Plus Cellular are paraphrased. Representatives for Page Plus asked us to not record the interview. Page Plus today responded to the widespread concerns and complaints from consumers regarding many recent issues. Read more to see their side of the story.