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C Spire Wireless is now offering iPhone 4S for only $149.99, a $50 decrease from their original pricing. Getting with C Spire does come with a major prerequisite – living in a certain location, but if you’re good with that then getting an iPhone 4S for only $149.99 with a two year contract is going to be simple. The 32GB and 64GB iPhone 4S models also have $50 deducted from their prices ($249.99 and $349.99 respectively).
C Spire has a CDMA cellular service provider that utilizes EV-DO 3G just like Verizon and Sprint do with their iPhone 4S. This means if you go out of range of C Spire’s More >
According to the Wall Street Journal, AT&T has a new idea: Force app developers to cover the bill.
As smartphones become more and more popular, data usage and the expenses that can go with it are increasingly becoming hot-button topics for wireless customers and carriers alike. Too often we hear stories about smartphone users being charged extra, or having their connection speeds slashed, for heavy data usage.
According to the publishing house, AT&T is said to be tinkering with a service that would put a new tab on app developers. That is, the devs would pay the wireless carrier for some of More >
If you don’t already have an iPhone 4S, your wait will still apparently be long according to The Wall Street Journal. Anxious Verizon Wireless customers are reporting more than three weeks for their purchase to arrive. AT&T customers are waiting an average of 21 days as well, and Sprint customers have roughly a two week time period. This new report continues to prove previous claims of Apple experiencing a demand which was slower than expected for their iPhone 4S wrong. Apple stock previously went down due to these claims despite the initial success of the device.
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A limited-time sale is happening on Amazon’s Wireless arm, where each and every Verizon cell phone can be purchased for just 1¢. There are a total of 31 phones from Verizon Wireless that are included in this sale, and is said to go on until 11:59 p.m. PDT on October 17th. Unfortunately, the iPhone 4 and 4s are not participants of this sale. Smartphones including the HTC DROID Incredible 2, Motorola DROID X2, Motorola DROID 3 as well as the new 4G LTE phones such as the DROID BIONIC and Samsung’s DROID Charge 4G are all included in this amazing deal. Each purchase has to have a new 2-year More >
Apple has recently confirmed that the company has sold over one million iPhone 4S devices in pre-orders. This officially makes the iPhone 4S the most successful iPhone ever. The previous record was from last year’s iPhone 4 launch which totaled over 600,000 in one day. Despite disappointment after Apple’s announcement last week of the company’s next-generation iPhone, Apple has seemed to come out on top. This year, Apple has a large amount of global carrier partners for the launch, including Verizon AND Sprint in the United States. It still doesn’t take away from how impressive the numbers More >
Verizon Wireless is planning on introducing a brand new $50 monthly prepaid this weak in an effort to edge in on MetroPCS and Sprint-owned Boost and Virgin Mobile. The $50 monthly prepaid is said to include unlimited text, talk, and web according to the Wall Street Journal. The new plan, which fair launched back in April as “Unleashed” in limited markets, will be available to customers in Verizon stores, Walmart, Target, and Best Buy. As of right now, the new plan is much cheaper than Verizon’s current unlimited talk and text prepaid option, which currently costs $94.99 per month.
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In the ongoing rumors regarding Apple’s iPhone 5 release being September or October, we are now hearing for the first time about AT&T officials leaking word of the iPhone 5 release being in October.
According to a report from BGR, a high-ranked AT&T official seems to have spilled the bills on an October iPhone 5 launch by running top secret information down the flag pole to his or her retail managers. Specifically, “high level” AT&T sources” reveal that September marks the iPhone 5 unveiling but the product will be rolled out in stores a few weeks later.
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If you don’t want an unlimited text message plan and are planning to join the AT&T family, then you should get used to spending $.20 per text (or more for MMS). Starting this upcoming Sunday, August 21st, new AT&T customers will only have two options for their texting plans: unlimited texting, which starts or $20 per month or pay per text.
AT&T representatives confirmed the change this morning, telling me that the new plans shouldn’t shake up too many folks, particularly since the majority of new customers opt for the unlimited plans regardless. The vast sea of critics who believe mobile More >
The wireless service provider, AT&T has recently hired Bank of America’s Merril Lynch to help advise the company on the sale of as much as $8 billion in assets in an effort to gain the government’s approval of its planned T-Mobile acquisition. The Wall Street Journal is saying that AT&T is trying to sell off its network assets in an attempt to water down its market power, but most of the assets could actually be T-Mobile’s holdings.”As we said on the day we announced the marger with T-Mobile USA, we anticipate there will be some divestitures, as we had in past mergers, but any speculation More >
Clearwire recently announced its intent to adopt LTE across its network. The 4G wholesaler is saying that it may add LTE Advanced-ready technology to its network that will provide up to 120 Mbps download speeds according to network technology trials. “Clearwire plans to raise the bar again for mobile broadband service in the United States,” said John Stanton, Clearwire’s Chairman and interim CEO, in a statement. “Our leadership in launching 4G services forced a major change in the competitive mobile data landscape. Now, we plan to bring our considerable spectrum portfolio to bear to More >