Tello – A New Sprint MVNO With Configurable Plans

This week a new Sprint reseller, Tello, is launching – and they have a unique way to choose your prepaid cellular plan. All plans are smartphone plans – you can bring your own compatible unlocked device, or you can purchase a device from Tello. You then can chose how many minutes, texts and GBs of […]

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Verizon & T-Mobile Prepaid Plans Get More Data

Verizon & T-moble have added more data to their prepaid Smartphone plans in the past week. Verizon For $45 a month, they now include 2GB of data (previously 1GB), and for $60/month they include 5GB of data (previously 3GB). Both plans are eligible for a 1GB per month bonus if auto payment is setup, bringing […]

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New Data Deals: T-Mobile Family Plans & Sprint Based Boost Mobile Adds Mobile Hotspot

There’s a couple data deals going on that we wanted to bring you up to date on in case they make sense for your needs. T-Mobile for Data Hungry Families Yesterday, OpenSignal released a reporting naming T-Mobile the Fastest Network (in the markets they test). To celebrate, this morning T-Mobile released a limited time data […]

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Verizon Changes Prepaid Data Only Pricing & Options

In Verizon’s continuing effort to make their prepaid plans more attractive, they today announced changes to their prepaid data-only pricing. For customers wishing to pay as they go for data on a mobile hotspot or tablet, the new pricing is: 500mb for 1 week – $15 1GB for 1 month – $20 2GB for 2 […]

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Sprint Introduces “Rolling Data” – Only Prepaid, Only At Best Buy?

Sprint today joined T-Mobile and AT&T in offering rollover data. But, in typical Sprint fashion, there are confusing and seemingly arbitrary limits attached. “Rolling Data” That Never Expires Unlike T-Mobile’s Data Stash one year expiration policy, and AT&T’s stingy one month rollover expiration, Sprint’s “Rolling Data” never expires – and users can accumulate up to 30GB […]

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25GB of Data for $31/month?? Don’t Rush To Sign Up Quite Yet..

Yesterday tech journal ars technica published a story about UK mobile provider Three and their ‘Feel at Home’ prepaid plan that allows you to use your device abroad at no extra cost. If you subscribe to their unlimited data plan, when roaming in one of their partnered network carriers abroad, customers are limited to just 25GB […]

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Virgin Mobile Adds Extra Data to Data Done Right Plans

Earlier this year, Sprint’s prepaid division – Virgin Mobile launched the new ‘Data Data Right’ plan, available exclusively at Walmart. The relevant feature for data driven RVers was the multiline plans that offered usable data limits that were able to be shared as a mobile hotspot at no additional charge.  This is a relatively rare feature, as many MVNO prepaid […]

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Rollover Data Soon Available for AT&T GoPhone Customers

Today AT&T Mobility announced that they are adding on their popular Rollover Data program to some of their prepaid GoPhone offerings effective May 15. New and existing customers who have either their smartphone $45 or $60 monthly plans will now be able to rollover unused high speed data to the next month. Earlier this year, […]

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When It Seems Too Good To Be True: Reading the Fine Print on Cellular Plans

In the past couple of weeks, we’ve been alerted to a couple new cellular plan offers that at first glance sounded like great affordable solutions for data hungry nomads. Until you read the fine print. Here are two such recent deals, and the details that may make them not as attractive as they first seem. Cricket Wireless […]

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FTC Throttles Straight Talk for Deceptively Throttled “Unlimited” Plans

The FCC isn’t the only federal agency making headlines fighting for mobile consumer rights this week. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that it has reached a $40 million settlement with TracFone, the parent company of popular prepaid providers Straight Talk, Net10, Simple Mobile, and Telcel America. The crime – deceptively offering “unlimited” data plans […]

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Virgin Mobile Launches Data Done Right – With Mobile Hotspot

Starting today, Virgin Mobile USA and Walmart are launching a new prepaid cellular shared data plan called Date Done Right. The plans are for multiple lines with unlimited voice and messaging, with a shared pool of data. The three plans offered are: $65/month for 2 lines with unlimited voice and messaging and 4 GB of […]

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