Ready SIM to Launch Prepaid SIM Card Service November 19
Ready SIM today announced that its prepaid SIM card service will be available beginning November 19. Ready SIM is an MVNO that operates on T-Mobile USA's network. Ready SIM will not sell any phones. Instead, it will sell self-activating SIM cards that can be used with any unlocked phone. Ready SIM will offer 3, 7, 14, or 30 days of unlimited nationwide talk, and text, and data at launch, though it has not yet provided details on pricing. Ready SIM's SIM cards will be sold directly to consumers through various retail partners. Those interested in Ready SIM's services can sign up for more information via its web site.
Apple Debuts New Multi-Carrier SIM Card in iPad Air 2
Apple today revealed the iPad Air 2, and along with it a new way to handle SIM cards. According to Apple, the new Apple SIM gives iPad Air 2 owners unprecedented flexibility when it comes to choosing an LTE service provider.
Apple Offering SIM-Free iPhone 7s Online
Apple has made SIM-free versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus available for sale on its web site. The SIM-free versions differ from the carrier versions only in that they are unlocked and don't carry any obligations to carriers.
Microsoft Prepping Own SIM for Windows 10 Devices
Microsoft has published a new app for Windows 10 devices meant to help people connect to and pay for data networks using their Microsoft account. According to the app's description, Windows 10 device owners can view locally available plans and sign up for contract-free service directly from their device.
FreedomPop Zero-Rates WhatsApp with New SIM
FreedomPop today announced a new SIM card that provides free access to WhatsApp. The WhatsApp SIM comes with unlimited WhatsApp usage, 200 MB of data, and 100 voice minutes — all of which can be used for free.
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