Solavei Offering BlackBerry Z10 for $999
Prepaid provider Solavei today announced the immediate availability of the BlackBerry Z10 for Solavei members. The Z10 can be purchased from Solavei's retail partner, GSM Nation, for $999. The Z10 will not reach other U.S.-based carriers until the middle of March the earliest. Solavei is an MVNO that uses T-Mobile's network. It offers unlimited voice, messaging, and data for $49 per month.
Verizon to Sell BlackBerry Priv Starting Today
Verizon Wireless is now offering the BlackBerry Priv to customers. The device is available for purchase online beginning today, and will reach retail stores March 11.
Virgin Mobile to Sell iPhone X Starting November 10
Virgin Mobile USA today said it will offer customers the Apple iPhone X starting November 10. The company will accept preorders beginning November 3, which happens to be the same day the handset reaches Apple retail stores and those of Virgin's owner, Sprint.
BlackBerry May Close Swedish Design Lab
BlackBerry is considering whether or not to shutter its operations in Sweden. About 100 people work at the facility, which helped develop some BlackBerry smartphones such as the Z10.
ROK Mobile Expands Coverage and Retail Presence
ROK Mobile, a music-focused MVNO, today said it has significantly expanded coverage by partnering with "the nation's largest 4G LTE network." ROK Mobile didn't name its new partner, but said customers can now enjoy cellular network access in more places. The carrier has already partnered with Sprint and T-Mobile, so the new partner is either AT&T or Verizon Wireless.
Republic Wireless MVNO to Add GSM-Based Service
Republic Wireless, an MVNO that operates on Sprint's network, says it has signed a deal with a GSM-based carrier and will expand service with a GSM smartphone later this year. Republic's SVP of sales Lon France told Fierce Wireless the device will be a high-end Motorola handset, though he didn't name the exact model nor the new carrier partner (likely T-Mobile).
They say it's not technically a pyramid scheme!
Well, just because something is legal does not mean it is not a pyramid scheme in the functional sense (in fact, pyramid schemes are not illegal by their nature, and specific laws have to be written to try to define what is naturally just a bad idea).
So is it? I don't know, but this option looks suspicious:
A Social Member Without Service chooses to participate ONLY in the Compensation Plan and does not use Solavei Mobile Service. Social Members Without Service must pay an annual fee of $149 to participate in the Compensation Plan.
One of these "witho...
Of course I will need to take a second mortgage out on the house to buy a phone, but hey, it's worth it.
The equipment got better, but pricing has held with these guys.
Solavei...adopting the Apple ...
That's a ridiculous price for ANY phone....
You're completly right - NO device is worth that much. I thought apple products were overpriced. My buddy paid about $300 for his Z10, on a 3 year contract. Let me tell you - after he let me use the device for about ...
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