Tag Archives: PrePaid

Best Buy Joins Walmart With Prepaid iPhone 5 Sales On T-Mobile

With the news that Walmart has begun carrying the iPhone 5 on T-Mobile for prepaid customers, it should come as little surprise that Best Buy has also put the smartphone up for sale. Ultimately, Walmart remains the better deal at $629 against Best Buy’s $649 price tag. So much be being the “Best Buy” huh? Still, regardless of which direction you take, the offer is still similar to Apple’s own store pricing which … [read full article]

Walmart Now Selling T-Mobile iPhone 5…For Prepaid Customers

Some good news for prepaid fans as Walmart stores have begun carrying the iPhone 5 for T-Mobile. The caveat is that T-Mobile’s sale of the iPhone 5 is only good for T-Mobile’s prepaid accounts and it’ll set you back a cool $629 dollars to do so. The offer is good for any of T-Mobile’s current prepaid plans and Walmart does offer in-store financing plans — which are completely separate from T-Mobile’s Simple … [read full article]

Strangest Commercial Ever Offers T-Mobile Customers $100 Credit To Switch To Virgin Mobile

Hello again Virgin Mobile and thank you very much for the creepiest commercials ever. Seriously, Virgin’s second commercial in two years aimed directly at stealing T-Mobile customers is perhaps the oddest commercial I’ve seen in recent wireless industry history. A brain jumping on a chair is somehow appealing and makes me want to switch carriers, riiiiiight. I’m usually pretty critical of T-Mobile’s marketing but at least I don’t cringe when I … [read full article]

T-Mobile Finally Turns The Tide As Preliminary First Quarter Numbers Show Subscriber Growth

They are setting off fireworks in Bellevue this morning as T-Mobile’s subscriber count showed positive results for the first time in nearly four years. The Magenta carrier released preliminary key customer results prior to their May 8th official release and announced the total customer base had increased 579,000 customers to 34 million. “Our customer experience improvement initiatives and the increase of higher credit quality customers coming over to T-Mobile are resulting in more … [read full article]

Editorial: T-Mobile’s New Plans Are Awesome For Everyone

Earlier today, T-Mobile held an event to show off the new plans and payment schemes for service and phones. There weren’t many surprises given all the leaks we’ve had in the last few weeks about T-Mobile’s “Uncarrier” offering. Like John Legere promised back in December, the new plans are very simple and pretty easy to understand once you grasp the basic concepts behind the plans. When looking at them on the … [read full article]

New Image Breaks Down T-Mobile’s New Value Plans On A Grand Scale

Breaking down T-Mobile’s new Value Plan is something we’re all working to do and hopefully this image, with its incredible detail will allow us to do just that. As a caveat, the image does still leave some lingering questions, especially those surrounding existing customers and upgrades. Still, there’s little left to the imagination regarding the company’s new Value Plan efforts that there’s no stone left unturned with the new Value Plan … [read full article]

T-Mobile New Classic And Prepaid Plans, Classic Available At All National Resellers

While T-Mobile’s corporate owned retail stores will go live with a Value Plan only environment on March 24th, National Retailers are launching a total revamp of the company’s Classic Plans. Why two sets of rate plans you ask? The simple answer is that T-Mobile’s national retailers like Target, Walmart and Best Buy can’t support the Value Plan structure of commissions paid out by the carrier. In the cases of corporate stores where T-Mobile … [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]