Tag Archive: Plans


Cheap cell phone plans that use the Sprint network

Sprint is currently the fourth largest wireless service provider in the United States, but it’s far from the only one that uses its network. Indeed, much like we find in other carriers, there are plenty of brands who pay for access to its towers.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on Sprint for cellular coverage.

If you have Sprint and are considering a  [Read More…]

Cricket Wireless Buyer’s Guide: Coverage, rate plans, phones, deals, and more

A growing number of US consumers are becoming familiar with Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) like Metro, Boost Mobile, and Straight Talk. They operate using the towers and infrastructure from the big players but have their own rates, customer service, and phone selection.

Let’s take a look at one of them in particular: Cricket Wireless

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Cricket Wireless (Cricket) initially launched in 1999 and is a US-based prepaid wireless service provider; it’s a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T. It offers  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile Buyer’s Guide: Coverage, rate plans, phones, deals, and more

Just about everyone knows the names of the “Big Four” top-tier wireless service providers: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. But, for every one of these major network operators there are a number of others in the space. These smaller, lesser known brands use the towers and infrastructure from the big names but with their own rates, customer service, and phone selection.

These prepaid Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) include the likes of Metro, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless. These brands license  [Read More…]

Simple Mobile Buyer’s Guide: Coverage, rate plans, phones, deals, and more

Picking out the right wireless carrier isn’t all that difficult. After all, there are just a few names to choose from in the US, right? Hardly. For every one of the service providers you can name, we bet there are two others you’re not familiar with.

The Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) space is a crowded one and there’s plenty to consider. While they each have their own rate plans, terms, and features, they rely on the network infrastructure built  [Read More…]

Tello Buyer’s Guide: Coverage, rate plans, phones, deals, and more

Just about anyone you’d ask is familiar with the top-tier wireless service providers in Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. What about lesser known, or newer brands?

Some companies, like Boost, Metro, and Cricket, do a great job of advertising on TV and media but there are others like Net10 who have a small presence in the space through retailers.

Let’s take a look at a relatively upstart carrier, Tello. This guide will serve to help you understand what the MVNO  [Read More…]

Verizon now has four ‘unlimited’ plans because of course it does

Plans start as low as $ 70 per month for one line.

What you need to know Verizon has four new unlimited plans to choose from. Plans start at $ 70 per month and go up to $ 90 for one line, but the price goes down the more lines you add. There’s also a special Just Kids plan for younger family members.

The idea of an unlimited plan should be quite simple, but that’s a memo  [Read More…]

Verizon overhauls unlimited data plans yet again

Just when you thought you had Verizon’s unlimited data plans all figured out, the carrier has to go and shake things up all over. The largest wireless provider in the US now has no less than four new “Unlimited” options. And that’s on top of the “Just Kids” plan.

Announced on Friday, the new plans take effect on August 5; customers can keep their current rate plan if they’d like or switch to the new stuff via the My Verizon  [Read More…]

Cheap cell phone plans that use the T-Mobile network

T-Mobile is currently the third most popular wireless service provider in the United States, but it’s not the only one that uses its towers. Indeed, as we see with the other carriers, many brands and services pay for access to its network.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on T-Mobile for cellular coverage.

If you have T-Mobile and want to switch providers, you  [Read More…]

Total Wireless deals, rate plans, phones, and info for July 2019

Most consumers are familiar with the big-name wireless carriers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Not nearly as many, though, are as well-versed when it comes to the topic of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO).

These network operators license the towers and coverage from the tier-one providers and offer their own phones, rate plans, and customer service. Let’s take a look at one in particular, Total Wireless — a TracFone subsidiary.

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Republic Wireless deals, rate plans, phones, and info for July 2019

Many Americans are familiar with the big names in wireless: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Far fewer know about the smaller operators that comprise the prepaid and  Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs). These smaller brands license and use the towers and infrastructure from the big carriers but with their own rates, customer service, and phone selection.

Let’s take a look at one of them in particular: Republic Wireless.

How is Republic Wireless coverage?

Republic Wireless launched in 2010 as a  [Read More…]