Sprint MVNO FreedomPop Offering Limited Time Only ‘4x the Data’ Deals

We’ve been alerted that Sprint MVNO, FreedomPop, is offering various ‘4x the data’ deals for a limited time with the purchase of specific mobile hotspots or mobile devices. The type of device available and upfront device price of each deal appears to depend on where you access the deal from. Background: FreedomPop has been a long […]

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Calyx Institute Offering Unlimited & Unthrottled Sprint Service

Update: Since this article was written, more non-profit organizations have come up offering similar plans. There are some as low as $10/month for qualified low income households, and others at $14/month with no qualifications. We have set these type of plans up in the review center with further information we’re tracking, and are testing the 4G […]

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Apple’s New iPhone 7: Understanding Carrier Models & Cellular Limitations

Apple launched the new iPhone 7 yesterday – showing off major new features like water resistance, stereo speakers, and some extremely impressive new camera capabilities. For mobile internet fans – the big news on the cellular front is yet another leap in theoretical peak speed – with the addition of 3x cellular carrier aggregation. Apple describes it this […]

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Sprint Rolls Out “Unlimited Freedom” Plan, With Some Big Limits

Just hours after T-Mobile rolled out the new T-Mobile One plan this morning, Sprint responded by announcing a major new cellular plan of its own: Unlimited Freedom. The Sprint Unlimited Freedom plan is a price drop from Sprint’s current $75/mo unlimited smartphone plan, and undercuts T-Mobile’s new T-Mobile One plan in two substantial ways. Not only is […]

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Is Karma Kaput? Does New 50GB Plan Hide Trouble Behind The Scenes?

The unique Sprint-powered MVNO Karma has had an awful year. Karma made headlines late last year when it announced an unlimited data plan called ‘Neverstop’ for $50/month. Though speeds were capped at a modest 5Mbps, this plan generated a huge amount of interest from those desperate for a truly unlimited cellular data plan. It only took […]

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T-Mobile On A Roll: Aims to Close Coverage Gap This Year?!

T-Mobile has been bragging this week about new independent reports heaping praise on the Uncarrier’s customer satisfaction, and especially upon its network. First up was the latest tracking survey from Nielsen Mobile Insights showing T-Mobile continuing to maintain a slight lead over Verizon in overall customer satisfaction – an honestly impressive achievement considering that T-Mobile was […]

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Karma Launches ‘Premium’ Add-On Service

Karma, the Sprint reseller with their own proprietary mobile hotspot and some unique data plans, just sent out notification to their customers that they have a new add-on service they are calling ‘Premium’. The service can be added to either of their Pulse or Refuel data plans. The Premium service adds the following features: Ability to […]

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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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MoFi Announces Next Generation “All Providers” MOFI4500-4GXeLTE-SIM4 V2 Cellular Router

Canadian router manufacturer MoFi first came onto our radar last summer, and we became especially intrigued when MoFi launched the MoFi 4500 line in August of 2015, with an optional integrated cellular radio. Similar to a WiFiRanger Go or the Pepwave Surf SOHO, the MoFi routers provide a local Wi-Fi and ethernet LAN network, and support tethering to a […]

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The End is Coming: AT&T Reminds Customers About Upcoming 2G Network Shutdown

AT&T last week began sending out letters to customers with old 2G-only devices still active on their plans, reminding them that as of January 1st 2017 those devices will become completely obsolete and unusable. And in some parts of the country – the shutdown may be coming even sooner. This is hopefully not news for anyone – […]

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New MVNO Charge Offers Pay as You Go Sprint Based Data Plan

A new reseller is launching a data only prepaid plan that might be a decent option for those wanting a Sprint option on board. With Charge, you can get a free SIM card and pre-purchase Sprint LTE data at $15/GB, or $13/GB if you purchase more then 3GB at a time. The data never expires, […]

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Google’s Project Fi – Now No Invitation Required

Ever since it launched last April, we’ve considered Google’s Project Fi cellular plan a great secondary service for RVers who need an extra voice line or a versatile backup data connection on board. For just $20/month, Project Fi provides unlimited talk and text, and then data is billed as you need it at $10/GB – […]

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Karma Neverstop well…. Stops.

Back in November, Sprint MVNO Karma announced their new unlimited plan for $50/month, but capped to speeds of 5 mbps (suitable for streaming.) In January, they rescinded the plan, and capped it at 15 GB a month instead of unlimited – but still at slower speeds. And this morning, a month later, they announced they’re ditching […]

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