The carrier may be fighting against FreedomPop and a new project it is launching that also aims to run $15 a month unlimited data plans.
Smaller carriers that buy access to Sprint's and T-Mobile's networks on a wholesale basis are worried that the merged company will raise rates.
We now have all the details on where you can get the latest and greatest Motorola mid-ranger Android phones in your locality.
MetroPCS, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile would come under the T-Mobile ownership umbrella and would have a combined 54 percent of the prepaid market.
The transition from prepaid to postpaid adds a few dollars to the process: at Boost, the Max XL costs $130 while Sprint is charging $192.
The service is available only to Xfinity Internet subscribers and is intended to go after postpaid carriers with unlimited data and Wi-Fi hotspots.
Sprint took a breather in subscriber growth thanks in part to an accounting consolidation move, but prepaid continues to prove too "competitive".
Mid-rangers are an interesting beast in this smartphone market. Publicized unlocked phones have become a more common occurrence. ZTE wanted to be the uncommon occurence.
The Chinese manufacturer made a point in renaming its US brand — one tarnished by security doubts and locked-in by a legion of low-end devices (some 66 being actively sold in the US market, ZTE claims) — and kicking things off in high-end fashion with the launch of the Axon smartphone. Axon’s competitors, which include Huawei and Xiaomi, took phones from their home-market production, watered them down to [...]