February 20, 2018

Switch to Cricket Wireless and get 50% off the Samsung Galaxy S8 (conditions apply)

In anticipation of the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus, some carriers and retailers are trying to clear out their inventories by offering generous discounts on the soon-to-be previous-generation flagships, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. It’s the case of AT&T’s prepaid branch, Cricket Wireless which has a pretty sweet promotion going on. Customers looking to switch to Cricket can get a 50% discount on the Galaxy S8. You’ll have to bring your number to the carrier and sign up with a data plan that costs $30/month or more. Once you’ve done that, you’ll be able to […]
February 16, 2018

Cricket Wireless Offers Unlimited Data To Switchers For $40

Starting February 16, Cricket Wireless will offer a year of unlimited data to customers who will switch carriers for just $40 a month. In addition to unlimited data, the network operator stated that the customers who will avail of the promotion would also receive unlimited calls when calling to and from Canada, the United States, and Mexico, as well as unlimited text messages from the United States to 38 countries, including France, Germany, and Singapore. To avail of the reduced monthly charges, the customers should sign up for the network operator’s Unlimited 2 Plan and enroll in the company’s Auto […]
February 15, 2018

Cricket Wireless Unlimited 2 plan down to $40 per month for switchers

AT&T-owned prepaid carrier Cricket Wireless is now offering unlimited data for just $40 per month. But there are a few barriers to jump before customers are eligible and, even then, there are limitations. From February 16, anyone who ports their line over to Cricket (minus current AT&T customers) and selects the Unlimited 2 plan while enrolling for AutoPay, they can take $15 off the monthly rate. That plan, though, caps download and upload speed to 3Mbps. The video is limited farther down to 1.5Mbps or about 480p resolution streaming. And even further, after 22GB of use in a month, the […]
February 14, 2018

How long can T-Mobile keep its Un-carrier momentum up?

T-Mobile delivered another strong quarter as it continued to gobble up customers, but the outlook may indicate that its Un-carrier momentum can’t last forever. For 2018, T-Mobile projected postpaid net customer additions of 2 million to 3 million. That tally is lower than the 3.6 million net postpaid additions in 2017. T-Mobile, which had previously indicated its results would be better-than-expected, reported net income of $2.7 billion, or $3.11 a share, on revenue of $10.8 billion, up 5.1 percent from a year ago. The earnings results got a $2.2 billion boost from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. T-Mobile just […]
February 13, 2018

Verizon will temporarily lock phones to its network starting this spring

Verizon currently has the most generous unlocked phones policy of all wireless carriers, but according to CNET, that will be changing soon. To combat phone theft, Verizon will begin locking the phones it sells to consumers starting Monday. The phones will immediately be unlocked as soon as the customer activates service. Later this spring the wireless carrier will begin keeping phones locked for a certain amount of time after purchase. According to Verizon, shipping phones unlocked has made them a target for theft. The phones are more likely to go missing on the way to the carrier’s stores or to […]
February 12, 2018

Sprint rebuilds federal, public sector market presence, taps Felix to lead new division

As part of its reinvigorated public-sector focus, Sprint said it is going to increase market efforts with what it calls a converged solution portfolio that includes wireless, wireline, security and internet of things (IoT) offerings carried over the Sprint network. In tandem with the revamped public-sector focus, Sprint tapped Chris Felix to be its VP of government solutions and lead the effort. Felix has spent 27 years in the telecom industry, including serving the federal government and leading federal government Sprint’s public-sector wireless, wireline, and IoT solutions will focus on five key areas: Mobility: Since many federal agencies have employees […]