Today T-Mobile announced several bold moves in an attempt to become America’s “Un-carrier.” As expected, they are ending contracts and device subsidies, offering simple unlimited plans, rolling out their new 4G LTE network, and offering the iPhone 5.
“These bold moves serve notice that T-Mobile is canceling its membership in the out-of-touch wireless ... Read More »
Last year I made the jump to using unlocked Android phones on pre-paid wireless plans, and I couldn’t be happier with the results. I saved a ton of money on my monthly bill, I can choose any Android phone I want, and I no longer have to rely on carriers to deliver my software updates.
This summer T-Mobile announced a $4 billion network evolution plan as they prepared to transform their network to offer nationwide LTE service in 2013. One major part of this plan included the launch of 4G HSPA+ service on the 1900 MHz band. This was a significant move because the 1900 MHz band is the ... Read More »
Earlier this year I started writing buyers’ guides for every carrier, and I intended to update them each month. Then I got fed up with the locked phones and service contracts that the carriers offered, so I ported my number to Google Voice, paid Verizon my $300 early termination fee, signed up for ... Read More »
Pre-paid wireless provider Solavei only launched six weeks ago and today they announced they have 65,000 members enrolled. Solavei operates as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) on T-Mobile and they provide an optional program that rewards users for sharing the service with friends. To date, Solavei says they have paid out over ... Read More »
Regular readers of the site will know that we are huge fans of pre-paid wireless service, and the recent launch of the Nexus 4 has brought a new level of attention for these cheaper plans. We recently covered the best pre-paid plans for Android phones, but we thought the ... Read More »
If you are reading this blog, then you are probably a nerd. Smartphones are now mainstream, but only a small percentage of those people who own them actually visit the tech blogs on a daily basis. And if you are a nerd, then I’m guessing that your family and friends come to you when they ... Read More »
Earlier this year I started writing buyers’ guides for every carrier, and I intended to update them each month. Then I got fed up with the locked phones and service contracts that the carriers offered, so I ported my number to Google Voice, paid Verizon my $300 ETF, signed up for a pre-paid ... Read More »
Six months ago I was a pre-paid virgin, but I finally decided to make the switch after getting fed up with carrier contracts, bloatware apps, and poor software support. Since I made the move I have been swapping devices, SIMs, and service plans with no long term commitments and it feels great. There ... Read More »
Do you have an extra T-Mobile or unlocked phone laying around? Want to test out a new mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that pays you to refer other customers? For the rest of the month, Solavei is offering a special promotion that makes it even easier to sign up by offering ... Read More »