Tag Archive: Prepaid


AT&T Prepaid Buyer’s Guide (May 2019)

Many of you are likely familiar with the so-called “Big Four” wireless service providers of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. A lot of people might assume that this is pretty much all there is when it comes to carrier choice in the US. That couldn’t be further from the truth.

Most of the top-tier carriers offer their own prepaid services with different rate plans, phone selection, and support. Let’s take a look at one of them in particular: AT&T Prepaid.

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Verizon Prepaid Buyer’s Guide (May 2019)

Many consumers in the US are familiar with the top-tier wireless service providers in Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. They’re the so-called “Big Four” and what a lot of people think are the only players in the game. That’s hardly the case.

For every one of those major network operators there are a number of other players in the space. Some service providers license infrastructure to Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) and include the likes of Metro, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless.

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AT&T Prepaid doubles data allotment for limited time

AT&T Prepaid recently began a new, limited-time promotion which sees its customers getting twice as much data for the money.

The $ 40 rate plan, which normally offers users 8GB of data, now gives them 16GB per month. The price stays the same, it’s just double the data for the mid-range prepaid plan.

In order to take advantage of the plan, AT&T Prepaid subscribers must sign up for the $ 50 plan with AutoPay automatic bill payment.

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Buy a new Android phone at Verizon and get a $200 prepaid MasterCard

Pick your favorite phone.

Buy a new phone at Verizon and you can get a $ 200 prepaid MasterCard. The available phones include all the latest and greatest from Android: the Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10s, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy Note9, LG V40 ThinQ, LG G8 ThinQ, Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Red Hydrogen One, or the Moto Z3. Pick any one of those phones and sign up for a new line of service on Verizon Unlimited.  [Read More…]

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.

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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…]