Alltel Launches National Prepaid Service
Jan 30, 2003, 2:44 PM by (staff)
Alltel today announced Simple Freedom, a new pay-as-you-go national digital wireless service. The starter package, available exclusively at Wal-Mart stores, is priced at $68.74 and includes a Nokia handset and $10 of airtime. Calls on the Simple Freedom network cost 25 cents per minute, including long-distance. The pay-as-you-go service does not require a contract and customers do not receive a bill. Additional airtime minutes can be purchased at participating Wal-Mart locations or online.
T-Mobile to Give Away Free Line of Service
T-Mobile today said most customers who have a service plan with two or more lines can snag another line for free. T-Mobile says this free line can be used for a phone, tablet, watch, or mobile hotspot.
T-Mobile Giving Away Galaxy On5, J7 to Families
T-Mobile is kicking off a new promotion that will let family plan subscribers score a free Samsung smartphone. The free phones are tied to specific service plans.
T-Mobile Offering Free Phone to New Prepaid Customers
T-Mobile will give a free phone to new customers who sign up for one of its prepaid services. The free phone deal kicks off February 3 and includes the Coolpad Rogue, ZTE Obsidian, LG Leon, and Samsung Core Prime.
Sprint Debuts Unlimited Plan of Its Own
Sprint today announced Unlimited Freedom, a service plan that provides unlimited talk, text, and data for two lines at $100 per month. Sprint says the Unlimited Freedom plan offers "optimized streaming" for "video, gaming, and music" and "unlimited LTE data for most everything else." Specifically, video resolution is capped at 480p resolution when streamed over the network, while games are capped at 2Mbps, and music is capped at 500Kbps.
T-Mobile Makes It Free to Roam In Canada and Mexico
T-Mobile today announced Mobile Without Borders, a new program that lets customers use their T-Mobile line in Canada and Mexico free of roaming charges. Beginning July 15, all calls to, from, and between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada are included at no extra charge.