Tag Archives: Cell Phones

Beginning Next Week Tello Mobile Will Start Activating New Customers On T-Mobile’s Network — BestMVNO

Tello Mobile has provided further details about its planned transition over to the T-Mobile network. The transition is now planned for the week of November 22nd. Upon completion of that transition, all new customers will be activated on the T-Mobile … Continue reading

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“This Is Big” Says Ting About Its New Boost Mobile Influenced Plans — BestMVNO

Over the summer, DISH made a move to acquire Ting Mobile assets from Tucows. That gave DISH about 150,000 new wireless accounts and over 200,000 subscribers effective August 1, 2020. A press release at the time stated that “most” Ting … Continue reading

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US Mobile Launches “Usage Analytics” To Help Customers Find The Best Plan For Their Needs — BestMVNO

US Mobile has launched a new feature that it’s calling Usage Analytics. Usage Analytics will provide US Mobile’s subscribers with near real-time and historical data about how they use their devices. Customers will get a breakdown of their daily, weekly, … Continue reading

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Chicago Investment Firm GTCR Buys Consumer Cellular For $2.3 Billion — BestMVNO

Another big name prepaid wireless provider has been acquired. Private equity firm GTCR, based out of Chicago, formally announced this morning that it has purchased a majority stake in Consumer Cellular. Light Reading’s Mike Dano was the first to report … Continue reading

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Tello States When It Will Begin Transition To T-Mobile’s Network, Timeline Should Apply To Other Sprint MVNOs — BestMVNO

If you have been wondering like me when Sprint MVNO’s will begin to switch over to the T-Mobile network, we finally have an answer. Thanks to Sprint MVNO Tello Mobile, there’s now a rough timeline in place. Tello posted a … Continue reading

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Walmart Family Mobile Recently Updated Plans, Unlimited Plan Now Has 30GB Mobile Hotspot — BestMVNO

Walmart Family Mobile has made a few different changes to its phone plans over the last several weeks. Mil Hustles (@kingoftechdeals) just sent in a tip that Walmart Family Mobile’s $49.88 unlimited plan now includes 30GB of mobile hotspot. The … Continue reading

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This WordPress Bug Has Been Around a While – September 19, 2020

When I click on the Posts tab on the My Sites section, sometimes it shows I have the following post totals – Published 0 Drafts 0 Scheduled 0 Trash 0. This can happen when I have been online for a … Continue reading

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My Take on the Verizon Takeover of TracFone – September 15, 2020

Per my post last night – Verizon’s Acquisition Of Tracfone Could Be Devasting To The Prepaid Wireless Market — BestMVNO, I decided to give my take on Verizon purchasing TracFone. There’s always the possibility the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will … Continue reading

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Verizon’s Acquisition Of Tracfone Could Be Devasting To The Prepaid Wireless Market — BestMVNO

Verizon announced that it has agreed to acquire Tracfone, the nation’s largest prepaid wireless provider for a total of up to $6.9 billion. Verizon is paying for the transaction with $3.125 billion in cash and $3.125 billion in common stock. … Continue reading

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In A Surprise Move, Boost Mobile Raises Price Of iPhone 7 To $49.99 — BestMVNO

In early August, Boost Mobile updated its phone promos with one of the lead offers featuring the 32GB iPhone 7 for $29.99. The in-store only offer was supposed to remain in place until 10/5/2020. But Wave7 Research noted in a … Continue reading

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