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iPhone officially goes prepaid in the US via Cricket

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Leap Wireless announced on Thursday morning that its Cricket prepaid wireless carrier will begin offering the "first" prepaid iPhone option in the US on June 22. Though the devices will cost significantly higher up front than iPhones purchased "on contract" from another carrier, Cricket offers a $55 per month,...
iPhone officially goes prepaid in the US via Cricket

Verizon's Profit Rises 16 Percent as Margins Improve

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Verizon Communications Inc.’s first-quarter net profit rose 16 percent as the addition of prepaid wireless subscribers helped to improve margins. The largest U.S. phone carrier has seen its revenue growth improve in recent quarters as Verizon Wireless — its joint venture with Vodafone Group — launched shared-data pricing plans to...
Verizon's Profit Rises 16 Percent as Margins Improve
Virgin Mobile’s iPhone will start at an astounding $30/month
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Cricket becomes first pre-paid carrier to announce iPhone 5 availability, ships Sept. 28

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Pre-paid carrier Cricket has become the first of its kind to announce availability for the iPhone 5 – the device that was introduced yesterday at a media event in San Francisco. The iPhone 5 will be available on Cricket beginning Sept. 28th, which is one week after it becomes available...
Cricket becomes first pre-paid carrier to announce iPhone 5 availability, ships Sept. 28

US Cellular, Alltel Wireless team up to launch 'U Prepaid' service in Walmart stores

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Good ol' Wally isn't a stranger when it comes to offering prepaid wireless goods within its shops, and now the retail giant's about to add yet another service to that carrier-packed inventory. Starting next month, US Cellular -- in partnership with Alltel Wireless -- will begin rolling out a...
US Cellular, Alltel Wireless team up to launch 'U Prepaid' service in Walmart stores

Sprint/Boost/Virgin announces Waterproof Kyocera, Galaxy S3 and new Wallet

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Sprint has made a few announcements today for new devices and services coming to its customers on its Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA prepaid brands. The company announced today that the Samsung Galaxy S III will be landing on both Boost and Virgin beginning in June. Both devices...
Sprint/Boost/Virgin announces Waterproof Kyocera, Galaxy S3 and new Wallet

Sprint CFO silent on MetroPCS acquisition plans

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Is Sprint preparing a bid for prepaid wireless carrier MetroPCS? Whatever the company's plans, its chief financial officer didn't offer any clues when speaking at a conference in Arizona....
Sprint CFO silent on MetroPCS acquisition plans

Aio Wireless launches prepaid iPhone 5 plans starting at $55 per month

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Thursday saw the launch of a new prepaid wireless carrier as Aio, a subsidiary of AT&T, went live offering Apple's iPhone 5 and service for $55 per month.    ...
Aio Wireless launches prepaid iPhone 5 plans starting at $55 per month
Sprint CEO Hesse says helping block the AT&T/T-Mobile merger was his 'most important decision'

America's first prepaid iPhone arrives on Cricket Wireless June 22

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On June 22, Cricket Wireless will become America's first fully prepaid wireless carrier to offer Apple's iPhone, with an "unlimited" $55-per-month plan....
America's first prepaid iPhone arrives on Cricket Wireless June 22
Amazon will start selling prepaid wireless in Japan — this was inevitable
MetroPCS buyout in the works; Sprint, T-Mobile and Dish said to be potential suiters

Verizon's Profit Rises 16%

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Verizon's first-quarter profit rose 16% as the addition of prepaid wireless subscribers helped to improve margins....
Verizon's Profit Rises 16%
Smaller providers are offering big competition to Verizon and AT&T in the prepaid market

MetroPCS subscribers fall, with T-Mobile deal pending

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MetroPCS Communications lost a net total of 93,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter, dipping to fewer than 8.9 million subscribers, in the face of increasingly tough competition in the prepaid wireless market. The news, reported by MetroPCS this morning, comes as Deutsche Telekom moves ahead with its plan to acquire...
MetroPCS subscribers fall, with T-Mobile deal pending
MetroPCS adds Galaxy S III, promises cheap unlimited data for Samsung fans
AT&T's GoPhone Prepaid Brand to Gain iPhone and LTE/HSPA+ Support Tomorrow
MetroPCS offers all-you-can-eat LTE for just $55 a month

Slacker wants to take a page out of Muve Music's playbook with telco partnerships

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Slacker is on track to partner with a major telco provider later this year to offer its audio service to the company’s subscribers, Slacker CEO Jim Cady told me during an interview this week. Cady expects that the partnership, which sounds a lot like Cricket’s Muve Music venture, will net...
Slacker wants to take a page out of Muve Music's playbook with telco partnerships

Huawei Ascend Q coming to Cricket Wireless

www.electronista.com
The Huawei Ascend D is now available on prepaid wireless carrier Cricket. Customers interested in the Ascend Q can purchase t for $120 with an instant $20 web discount. The Ascend Q requires a prepaid contract of at least $55 per month, or $65 per month with Cricket's Muve Music...
Huawei Ascend Q coming to Cricket Wireless
Prepaid iPhone coming to Virgin Mobile USA
FreedomPop kicks off free 4G service with a hotspot and USB stick

Verizon finalizes wireless spectrum deal with Leap Wireless

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Prepaid wireless dealer Leap Wireless, operating under the Cricket brand, has finalized an expected deal to sell $120 million of AWS and PCS spectrum to Verizon Wireless in assorted markets across the US. Leap acquires 12 MHz of 700 MHz A-block spectrum in Chicago from Verizon as part of the...
Verizon finalizes wireless spectrum deal with Leap Wireless

Cricket introduces family bundles, cuts iPhone plans

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The prepaid wireless carrier is stepping up its game as others encroach upon its no-contract business. [Read more]...
Cricket introduces family bundles, cuts iPhone plans

Cricket brings Muve Music service on Huawei Mercury

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Prepaid wireless provider Cricket has just revealed that the Huawei Mercury smartphone will soon get a software update to get the Muve Music service. Users need to be on the carrier's Muve Music $65 per month plan, which is $10 more than the regular plan. Muve offers unlimited music downloads,...
Cricket brings Muve Music service on Huawei Mercury
The CEO of T-Mobile's parent company set to step down next year
More Americans ditching contracts as prepaid wireless surges

MetroPCS scores Huawei’s first U.S. smartphone

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Most Americans think of Huawei mainly as a network equipment manufacturer but the company does make smartphones as well. The Huawei Activa 4G will be the first Huawei handset available in the United States and is now on sale for $149.99 from MetroPCS. From a specs perspective, the Activa...
MetroPCS scores Huawei’s first U.S. smartphone
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