by Stephen Schenck | November 14, 2012 1:09 PM
There are a number of good no-contract options for smartphone service in the US, but in some ways those kind of arrangements can come up a bit short from the level of service you get from regular on-contract, post-paid accounts. One big component of that discrepancy is LTE. While three of the four major carriers are well into deploying their LTE networks, if you've wanted an off-contract LTE options you've been severely limited; MetroPCS has LTE, but its speeds are nothing to write home about. The situation may be getting better in the near future, upon rumors that both Boost Mobile and ...
by Stephen Schenck | June 5, 2012 4:11 PM
Cricket is set to introduce the US to prepaid iPhone service later this month, and we've heard rumors about the possibility for Boost Mobile to offer similar service in a few months, possibly during September. According to the Wall Street Journal, they're not the only outfits in town with an eye on the iPhone, and Virgin Mobile could be next to add a prepaid iPhone to its stable, as soon as next month. Just like the other prepaid iPhone options, a Virgin Mobile iPhone sounds attractive due to the carrier's affordable monthly plans. With an on-contract iPhone, the absolute lowest bill you ...
by Anton D. Nagy | May 19, 2012 10:04 AM
The LG Optimus Elite is available on Virgin Mobile since Wednesday for $149.99 and, while its specs aren't of the high-end kind, the phone packs Near Field Communications (NFC), which is a first for Virgin Mobile. As such, the carrier is trying to push both this hardware feature and Google Wallet by throwing in some bonuses. If you purchase and activate an LG Optimus Elite on Virgin Mobile from May 18 to July 18, 2012, you can get $25 credit on your Google Wallet account. You have to activate your Google Wallet and Google Wallet prepaid card within a week of activating the Optimus ...
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