Tag Archives: Cell Phones

GreatCall Rebrands To Lively – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – June 2, 2021 GreatCall has quietly rebranded to now be called Lively. I noticed the change several days ago while browsing online. GreatCall announced the branding change to Lively via Twitter on May 20, 2021. The rebranding also came … Continue reading

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Google Fi Is Airing Some TV Commercials And Internet Video Ads Touting Its Privacy Features – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – May 24, 2021 A couple of weeks ago I was watching some YouTube videos when an ad played touting Google Fi. This led me to wonder whether Google may actually also be running some TV commercials for Fi. Lo … Continue reading

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Boom Mobile Updates Plans, Get 10GB Data for $29.99 – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – May 18, 2021 Boom Mobile provides service on all three major networks in the USA. The MVNO offers over 40 phone plans. Dennis Bournique of Prepaid Compare just noted a multitude of mostly positive changes from the company. Many … Continue reading

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MVNO Owners Get Together, Discuss Future Of The Industry – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – Apr 5, 2021 I had the pleasure of attending the Informa MVNO Series North America Digital Symposium this week, hosted by Will Townsend of Moor Insights and Strategy ( http://www.moorinsightsstrategy.com/ ). It was two days of discussions involving new … Continue reading

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Update on Tello Service – April 29, 2021

I contacted Tello about a problem receiving texts. My first response wasn’t that positive as they indicated I needed to do a bunch of stuff I wasn’t willing to do. It included a bunch of complicated stuff. I followed up … Continue reading

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LG’s Mobile Demise Will Have A Big Impact On The Prepaid Wireless Market — BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – Apr 5, 2021 Yesterday LG announced that it will close its mobile business unit. The end result is that LG is no longer going to produce mobile phones. The move isn’t entirely surprising as the company hasn’t had a … Continue reading

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Update on SD Card – March 25, 2021

I mentioned purchasing the SD card here – Called Local Phone Store – March 25, 2021. Turns out about 2 hours after posting it, my phone finally recognized the new SD card. It still doesn’t show up in my storage … Continue reading

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Called Local Phone Store – March 25, 2021

I called a local phone store to see if they had a 32 GB micro SD card. They said no. Asked if they had a 64 GB SD card, they said no. They had the next larger size on hand. … Continue reading

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Learning Quirks of New Phones – March 19, 2021

Really didn’t want to upgrade, but since both cell phone companies were purchased by two different companies that require GSM phones. I didn’t have a choice as my existing phones were CDMA. The TracFone deal hasn’t been officially approved yet … Continue reading

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Got Behind as WordPress Failed Me on my Phone – March 19, 2021

I was waiting on a package to arrive. I thought it would come up early as it was not being delivered by the Post Office, but another package delivery service. It came just before noon and I had to open … Continue reading

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