Ultra Mobile MVNO Gets Off the Ground with $49 Plan
Ultra Mobile today officially opened for business. Ultra Mobile is an MVNO that resells access to T-Mobile USA's network. Ultra Mobile is offering SIM cards and low-cost plans to customers who bring their own, unlocked GSM handset. The company hopes to win customers from international calling card services thanks to its international voice offerings. The premiere plan being offered by Ultra Mobile includes unlimited U.S. voice minutes, unlimited messaging, unlimited data, and 1,000 international voice minutes for $49 per month. Ultra Mobile also offers a $39 plan that includes unlimited U.S. voice minutes, messaging, and data, and $5 credit toward international calls. Last, Ultra Mobile offers a $29 plan that includes unlimited U.S. voice minutes and messaging. Ultra Mobile does not require contracts and does not perform background checks. Customers will be able to access Ultra Mobile/T-Mobile's HSPA+ data network at speeds up to 42Mbps with the proper handset.
T-Mobile Kicks Off Prepaid Plan for People Visiting the US
T-Mobile today announced the T-Mobile Tourist Plan, a prepaid service plan that T-Mobile hopes international travelers will use when they come to the U.S. during the summer months.
Boost Mobile Adds Miami-to-Cuba Calling Plan
Boost Mobile today introduced a new calling plan that lets people in Miami call relatives and friends in Cuba. Cuba didn't have cell phones until 2008, and U.S.
Virgin Mobile Offering No-Contract Shared Data Plans
Virgin Mobile today announced a new plan available exclusively to Walmart customers that includes sharable data without contracts. The plans are available to four specific phones for between two an four lines per account.
Madstar Mobile Latest Sprint MVNO Looking to Disrupt
Madstar Mobile today announced itself as "the newest national wireless carrier." The MVNO resells access to Sprint's 3G/4G networks and claims to offer the benefits of postpaid and prepaid services at the same time. It bills for service on a postpaid basis, but it doesn't require credit checks, deposits, or contracts.
Cricket Expands Calling Plans to Central, South America
Cricket Wireless today made more calling and messaging add-on plans available to a greater number of countries throughout Central and South America. For $10 per month, Cricket customers can add Columbia, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic to their plan.
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