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    A new trend has arisen in the US over the last few years: switching to prepaid plans. Though prepaid plans have their quirks, the pros generally outweigh the cons when you compare them with most postpaid plans nowadays. To that end, T-Mobile has been one of the more popular prepaid destinations, with popular plans ranging from just $30 a month. Today, the company has announced that it has taken the #1 prepaid wireless spot in the United States. T-Mobile USA now has 15.64 million customers on its prepaid network, though this total includes the recently-acquired MetroPCS's connections. ...

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    How much do you spend each month just to stay connected? As cell phones – namely, smartphones – have increased in popularity over the last decade, the cost of keeping them connected has slowly crept upwards. Cheaper functions, like voice calling and SMS, have taken a back seat to the more convenient and bandwidth-hogging mobile data. As such, calling plans and text messaging are now, more often than not, offered in unlimited quantities. However, gone are the days of $20 and $30 unlimited data plans (unless you're lucky enough to be hanging on to a grandfathered plan). The cost of ...

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    It's funny to ever consider that a Third-World region could ever teach anything to those more developed countries, but believe it or not, there are some minor cases where it does happen. One of those is in how poor countries handle phone plans. See, in places like Latin America, it's hard for people to keep a healthy credit record, or even to maintain the habit of paying bills on time. It's just common for the public to not worry about the consequences. Phone carriers did their best to push post-pay plans over a decade ago, but they soon realized that each market and society circumstance ...

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