Tag Archives: GoSmart Mobile

T-Mobile sells Walmart Family Mobile to TracFone

Walmart Family Mobile launched as a prepaid mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) using T-Mobile’s network way back in 2010. Now, six years later, it’s got a new owner. T-Mobile has confirmed that it’s sold Walmart Family Mobile to TracFone. Terms of the deal weren’t given. Navigating to the Terms & Conditions page on Walmart Family Mobile’s site confirms the deal, too. The second sentence on the page reads “Your agreement for wireless service branded … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to countries affected by Hurricane Matthew

With Hurricane Matthew expected to strike Haiti, Cuba, and other Caribbean countries in the coming days, T-Mobile is making sure that you can keep in contact with any loved ones you may have in the storm’s path. T-Mobile is making it free to call and text from the US to areas affected by Hurricane Matthew, including the Bahamas, Bermuda, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, and Turks & Caicos. Any T-Mobile customers in Bahamas, Bermuda, Haiti, Jamaica and Turks … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to Italy following earthquake

Following the earthquake in Italy that has killed at least 73 people, T-Mobile have announced that they’re making it free for customers to contact loved ones in Italy. From Aug. 24 through Aug. 28, T-Mobile Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers can call and text Italy for free. If you do contact Italy, you’ll see a regular charge on your bill, followed by a credit to cancel it out. Roaming fees for any T-Mo customers in … [read full article]

T-Mobile makes it free to call and text to and from Turkey

One day after T-Mobile said that it was waiving fees for calls and texts to and from Nice, France, following the terror attack there, another international incident has occurred. Following the attempted military coup in Turkey, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers to call and text from the U.S. to Turkey. This free calling and texting also applies to customers of MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to and from Nice, France

Following the terror attack Nice, France earlier today, T-Mobile has made it free for its customers to reach out to loved ones in the area. T-Mobile says that its Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers can call and text from the U.S. to Nice, France, for free. This offer also applies to MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family mobile customers. Additionally, T-Mobile customers in the Nice, France, area will have their roaming fees for calls … [read full article]

T-Mobile makes calling and texting to Taiwan free in response to Super Typhoon Nepartak

With Super Typhoon Nepartak and its 150 mph winds hitting Taiwan, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for its customers to contact loved ones there. T-Mobile Simple Choice customers on prepaid and postpaid plans can call and text from the U.S. to Taiwan for free from July 7 through July 14. This also applies to customers on MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family Mobile. Those customers that do contact friends or family in … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers can call or text Turkey for free following Istanbul attack

Following an attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for its customers to contact Turkey. From June 28 through July 5, all T-Mobile Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers will be able to call and text from the U.S. to Turkey for free. The regular charges will appear on customers’ bills along with credits to cancel them out. In addition to T-Mo customers, the free calling and texting to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Priority Network Management With GoSmart Mobile Launch

T-Mobile has confirmed via a brief quote to PhoneScoop that “network management” techniques will be used to contain network congestion with the launch of GoSmart Mobile. While it’s not an unknown fact that carriers prioritize postpaid users ahead of prepaid and MVNO customers during times of network congestion, T-Mobile confirmed it once again with the launch of GoSmart Mobile. “Certain T-Mobile plans may be prioritized over GoSmart Mobile plans during periods of … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s GoSmart Mobile Network Launches Nationwide, Offers Inexpensive Prepaid Options

T-Mobile’s continued foray into prepaid offerings is expanding a little more this afternoon as their new GoSmart Mobile prepaid network launches nationwide — for real this time. GoSmart Mobile will now be available at more than 3,000 resellers nationwide with the very same plans that continue over from the trial period. That means a $30 plan with unlimited voice and text messaging, a $35 plan that offers 2G web browsing along with unlimited … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launching GoSmart Mobile Nationwide Next Month

After an initial test period in “select markets,” T-Mobile has confirmed they are prepping to roll out their low cost GoSmart Mobile prepaid brand nationwide in February. According to people “familiar with the matter,” Fierce Wireless has learned that Magenta is seeing strong demand in the various test markets and decided a nationwide launch was the next step. T-Mobile’s GoSmart Mobile offers three separate price points, $30 per month for unlimited voice … [read full article]