Tag Archives: PrePaid

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]

T-Mobile Introduce Refill, Prepaid Account Management Android App

T-Mobile has announced a partnership with electronic payments provider Vesta, officially rolling out their “T-Mobile Refill” Android app. The new app lets pay-as-you-go customers “refill” their prepaid credit directly through their Android device. Launched via Google Play a few weeks before CTIA, T-Mobile Refill allows T-Mobile customers to initiate one-time refills, or sign up for auto refills by customizing their payment amounts, frequency and start dates. “With the number of smartphones on prepaid … [read full article]

Walmart Introducing Exclusive T-Mobile Prepaid Mobile Broadband Plans?

Well, well, well, what have we here. According to a tip-off thanks to an eagle-eyed Walmart shopper, T-Mobile appears set to introduce some exclusive prepaid plans for T-Mobile’s Mobile Broadband network on May 21st. We’re running a little thin on info, but given the appearance of these plans on Walmart’s own website, it’s hard to argue there isn’t something new going on here. Walmart and T-Mobile appear set to add 3 plans: … [read full article]

T-Mobile Highlights “There’s A Better Way To Do Prepaid”

T-Mobile’s newest blog post wants to highlight “There’s A Better Way To Do Prepaid.” T-Mobile wants you to know that unlike the competition, Monthly 4G customers on T-Mobile “get the best devices, fast nationwide 4G network speeds and affordable service plan prices.” It’s a brief read on T-Mobile’s lone department still pulling in net subscriber gains. T-Mobile hopes to turn around their postpaid subscriber count during the course of this year as … [read full article]

Office Depot To Begin Sales Of T-Mobile Prepaid Devices Inside Their Retail Locations

Thanks to a partially leaked deck of slides we’re learning that Office Depot is set to launch T-Mobile’s Monthly 4G rate plans and partial device selection inside their retail locations in the very near future. With T-Mobile’s great lineup of Monthly 4G devices, large 4G network and affordable pricing, T-Mobile is a great fit for customers looking for a low cost offering with no strings attached. The device lineup is going to … [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]

T-Mobile USA Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results

T-Mobile USA reported their third quarter 2011 financial results this morning with an additional 126,000 customers jumping on board thanks to T-Mobile’s Value Plans and Monthly4G prepaid growth. The third quarter growth was compared to a net customer loss in the second quarter of 2011 with a reduction in 50,000 customers. T-Mobile’s total customer base is now 33.7 million customers compared to 33.6 at the end of last quarter and 33.8 million … [read full article]

T-Mobile Identifies And Fixes Trouble With Internet Surfing On Wal-Mart Monthly 4G Plan

T-Mobile just hit our inbox with a brief statement outlining that they have definitively identified and fixed a brief problem with new $30 Monthly4G plan. It was soon after launch that a number of TmoNews readers identified trouble when attempting to visits requiring HTTPS web addresses. T-Mobile has identified a glitch which occurred for a limited number of customers with our recently launched Monthly4G plans, impacting their ability to access select … [read full article]