Virtual Operators (MVNOs)
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 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 September 10, 2008
Virgin Mobile has announced plans to retain and return the Helio brand, as a sub-brand of Virgin Mobile. The two companies announced intentions to merge, following EarthLink’s withdrawl from the Helio venture (a joint project of EarthLink and SK Telecom). Both Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) operate using the Sprint network. Helio also signed a […]
By Fahad Khan on March 17, 2008
Helio has begun to offer the Opera Mini web browser to users as a free download on Helio devices. This is yet another chapter in Helio’s ongoing Walled Garden fiasco. Opera Mini gives the user a full web browsing experience on their device. One of the main benefits of the browser is the fact that […]