T-Mobile Expands Access to Prepaid with Dollar General
T-Mobile USA today announced a major retail availability expansion of its prepaid cellular service business. Starting in July, T-Mobile's prepaid and Monthly4G no contract services can be purchased at more than 6,400 Dollar General stores around the country. A range of T-Mobile's plans will be available, as will the Samsung T139 handset.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
MetroPCS Opens Up iPhone Sales Nationwide
T-Mobile's prepaid brand, MetroPCS, is now selling the entire range of Apple iPhones at more than 5,000 of its stores around the country. The prepaid carrier first tested iPhone sales at a limited number of stores in Florida.
Verizon Picks Up Samsung's Galaxy J3
Verizon Wireless has added the Samsung Galaxy J3 to its lineup of inexpensive smartphones. The J3, which has been for sale from Boost Mobile and other carriers since early this year, has a 5-inch 720p screen, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 16 GB (postpaid) or 8 GB (prepaid) of storage, 5-megapixel main camera with flash, 2-megapixel front camera, and 2,600mAh battery.
Sprint Prepaid Reworks Plan Pricing
Sprint's branded prepaid service, called Sprint Prepaid, today dropped the cost of its service plans. The three new plans mirror those offered by Sprint's Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA brands, but are available under the Sprint name.
Pure TalkUSA Expands Retail Footprint to Sears and Kmart
Pure TalkUSA today announced a major retail expansion. Consumers can now find its phones and SIM card packs in 1,600 Sears and Kmart stores around the country.