Tag Archive: Prepaid


Verizon Prepaid now offering $70 Nokia 2 V

Verizon Prepaid on Thursday began offering its latest smartphone, the Nokia 2 V. Priced at just $ 69.99, the handset represents one of the first steps in Nokia’s return to the US market.

The Nokia 2 V runs Android Oreo Go Edition which means it’s not built for high-end performance. Nevertheless, there’s plenty here to satisfy the needs of someone buying their first smartphone.  What’s more, it’s priced to move.

With a 5.5-inch display, the phone offers up an 8-megapixel  [Read More…]

AT&T Prepaid offering free Alcatel Tetra with plan

AT&T Prepaid is, for a limited time, offering customers the opportunity to pick up a free phone with service. The deal runs from today through January 10, 2019 and sees the Alcatel Tetra going for free with a new line of service.

To qualify for the phone, the subscriber must sign up for Auto Pay, the automatic monthly bill payment. Note that this offer, and others, is only available at participating AT&T locations.

The Alcatel Tetra runs Android 8.1 Oreo  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile review: A cheaper, better prepaid cellular plan in the U.S.

Great low-cost cell service.

AC Score 4

Cell phone plans are a necessary evil in the modern world, so it seems like everyone is trying to get to a cheaper plan to save some money. There are a few great prepaid plans out there, but the best that I’ve found is Mint Mobile.

Mint Mobile — formerly Mint SIM — has been around for a  [Read More…]

Get to Know: AT&T Prepaid

Many of our readers are familiar with the so-called “Big Four” wireless service providers. It doesn’t tax the brains to name the players of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint.

A lot of people might incorrectly assume that this is pretty much it when it comes to choice in the United States. That couldn’t be further from the truth.

For each of the major network operators listed above there are other brands in the space. Some of these service providers license  [Read More…]

Get to Know: Verizon Prepaid

Practically anyone and everyone in the US is familiar with the top-tier wireless service providers. Ask around and most folks can think of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint — they’re the so-called “Big Four”.

It’s not uncommon for most people to assume this is pretty much all there is when it comes to purchasing phones with wireless service. That’s hardly the case.

For every one of the major network operators listed above there are a number of other players in the  [Read More…]

Metro by T-Mobile to be the first prepaid brand to offer 5G service in 2019

Recently, T-Mobile announced it was rebranding its prepaid brand MetroPCS to Metro by T-Mobile and also introduced new plans. The Magenta carrier touted the change as a way to eliminate the distinction between prepaid and postpaid service.

Well, this week, these plans have gone live, so interested parties can start signing up for them. On top of that, T-Mobile also revealed that the new Metro is going to be the first prepaid carrier to offer 5G network access, as well  [Read More…]

AT&T prepaid promo shaves $50 off select smartphones

AT&T’s prepaid branch is offering a promotion for those looking to buy a budget handset this fall. So starting now until January 10, 2019 the carrier will be shaving off $ 50 select phone models from its portfolio.

This means you’ll be able to get an iPhone 6s for $ 149.99 or an iPhone SE for $ 69.99. AT&T prepaid also has some Android phones on sale. For example, during the period the Samsung Galaxy Prime 3 will sell for  [Read More…]

Android Central’s guide to U.S. prepaid wireless plans

Sick of committing to annual contracts? Enjoy the flexibility of a prepaid wireless plan.

The days of being locked into a lengthy wireless contract are over, as there is a plethora of prepaid options that allow you to pay for your phone service on a month-to-month basis. We’ve taken the liberty of breaking down the top prepaid wireless options for you in this handy guide.

Check your coverage

One of the first things you should consider when  [Read More…]

Verizon introduces Safe Wi-Fi VPN for public networks, new prepaid promo

Public Wi-Fi networks are always a risky ordeal. You’re sending all of your data over an unsecured network, and if anyone wanted to intercept that data, it really isn’t that hard. Most people don’t think about it, but it’s a substantial security risk.

Verizon is trying to combat that with a new feature called Safe Wi-Fi. This feature is basically a VPN that is only enabled when you connect to public Wi-Fi networks. A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, encrypts  [Read More…]

Verizon and Verizon Prepaid now offering Samsung Galaxy J3

Verizon Wireless on Friday confirmed that it now offering the Samsung Galaxy J3 as part of its postpaid and prepaid services.

Announced earlier this month, the Samsung Galaxy J3, features a 5-inch HD display, 8-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, and 5-megapixel front-facing camera (f/2.2).

Powered by Android 8.0 Oreo, the phone has an octa-core Exynos processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage.

SEE ALSO: Verizon offering military discounts on Unlimited plans

Rounding hardware out, the Galaxy J3 has  [Read More…]