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Vodafone to re-enter the U.S. market as T-Mobile MVNO

When Vodafone agreed to sell its stake in Verizon back to Verizon, I – along with many others – presumed the UK-based company was done with the States. It seemed a safe assumption given the fact that it was a big part of the country’s biggest carrier, and yet decided to sell it. And given that the company has been using its $130 billion from the deal to invest heavily in Europe. But … [read full article]

Univision and T-Mobile officially announce “Univision Mobile”

As we’ve heard a couple of times from our sources now, T-Mobile and Univision have announced a new prepaid MVNO dubbed “Univision Mobile”. It’ll launch on May 19th, exclusively at Walmart and independent dealer locations across the U.S, including Puerto Rico. “Univision Mobile’s services and features have been created to satisfy the needs of the U.S. Hispanic community,” said Kevin Conroy, President, Digital & Enterprise Development, Univision Communications, Inc. “We’re providing the best … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s upcoming MVNO, Univision Mobile to offer unlimited international texts and calls to Latin America

Yesterday we revealed plans that T-Mobile is planning on launching a brand new prepaid MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) as soon as next week. This new prepaid carrier will work exclusively on T-Mobile’s service and is being aimed directly at the Hispanic market. Univision – of course – is already a very well-known brand among the Hispanic community, and one which T-Mobile can leverage … [read full article]

Univision and T-Mobile partnering to launch new MVNO?

Univision has been on something of a roll this past few days. In one major announcement, it’s teamed up with Simon Cowell’s SYCO Entertainment to discover the “Ultimate Latino Boyband” with a “La Banda”. It’s also hosted its Upfront conference. But we’ve just been told about another new initiative the company’s going to be launching within the next week. We’ve heard that the company is partnering with T-Mobile to launch a new MVNO … [read full article]

Target Confirms Launch Of “Brightspot” Prepaid Plan On October 6th

Target took to its company blog this evening and confirmed the announcement of “brightspot,” it’s new prepaid offering with T-Mobile launching October 6th. We know guests are looking for customizable and convenient mobile plans that won’t break the bank. Starting Oct. 6, Target will offer guests more options and flexibility with brightspot, the Bullseye’s fresh, new mobile program. brightspot brings together the mobile phone plans … [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]

Two T-Mobile Mobile Virtual Network Operators Confirm LTE Network Support

With T-Mobile’s LTE network set to begin rolling out any day now, at least two MVNO companies are confirming they will offer support for T-Mobile’s LTE network once it launches. Executives from both Ready SIM and Solavei told FierceWireless they expect to offer LTE speeds as T-Mobile turns the network on. Emir Aboulhson, senior vice president of business development for … [read full article]

New T-Mobile MVNO Solavei Will Pay You To Add New Members

A brand new T-Mobile MVNO is coming out of beta today and it’s got an interesting pitch to try and attract new customers. The MVNO piggybacks on T-Mobile’s network, and already has more than 25,000 customers acquired during its beta period thanks to a network of friends, family and colleagues, some of whom have earned cash signing up. Solavei customers start by signing up with a $49 startup fee and then pay $49 … [read full article]

TracFone Acquires T-Mobile MVNO Simple Mobile

America Movil’s U.S. based MVNO, TracFone has announced the purchase of T-Mobile MVNO Simple Mobile for an undisclosed amount. TracFone is the nation’s largest MVNO with around 20.1 million subscribers, Simple Mobile counts 1 million subscribers. Simple Mobile uses T-Mobile’s 3G/4G network for their roughly 1 million customers and the reason for the purchase was partly due to T-Mobile’s future refarming efforts of the 1900MHz band. “The acquisition will add important … [read full article]

Tracfone To Launch Handset On T-Mobile’s HSPA+ Network?

TraceFone’s Straight Talk service will soon see a high-end Android smartphone running on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network. According to BTIG Analyst Walter Piecyk, Straight Talk will launch the LG Optimus 2x later this month supporting T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network. Piecyk did not offer any sort of official pricing for the phone, but he does expect it to retail for somewhere around $300. The LG Optimus 2x is already used on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network in the … [read full article]