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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]