T-Mobile Launches GoSmart Prepaid Service Nationally
T-Mobile USA today officially expanded its GoSmart Mobile prepaid service beyond several trial markets to the entire U.S. The trial kicked off in nine markets in December. Since the trials began, T-Mobile USA has signed up tens of thousands of customers to the service, beating its forecasts. Consumers will be able to find GoSmart Mobile at some 3,000 wireless retail shops begining today. GoSmart Mobile offers SIM cards for $8 that can be activated in any unlocked GSM device. GoSmart also sells the Alcatel OT 838, a QWERTY messaging phone, for $69. Three plans are available, costing $30, $35, or $45 per month. The $35 plan offers 2G data speeds, but the $45 plan offers 3G data speeds.
Alcatel Announces the Idol 5S with Stereo Speakers
Alcatel today marked the debut of the Idol 5S, the latest in its flagship series. Like its predecessors, the 5S features an aluminum frame, curved glass front and rear surfaces, powerful stereo speakers, and a rear-mounted fingerprint reader.
Alcatel's Modular A50 Parties with Light Up LED Accessory
Alcatel today followed through on its promise to bring the A5 LED to the U.S., though it has changed the phone's name to simply the Alcatel A50. The phone, first revealed in February, is compatible with a handful of modular accessories, the most significant of which features an LED-covere panel that can blink a few dozen LEDs with color.
Alcatel's A30 Plus Bumps Up the Screen, Processor, Camera and Battery
Alcatel today announced the A30 Plus, an improved version of the A30 we saw earlier this year. This entry-level Android handset includes a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen (up from 5.0 inches) and a 1.5 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor (up from 1.1 GHz) with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.
T-Mobile's GoSmart Mobile Debuts $30 Facebook Plan
GoSmart Mobile, a prepaid business operated by T-Mobile, introduced a new entry-level plan today that offers unlimited LTE access to Facebook. The plan costs $30 per month and also includes unlimited talk and text and up to 1GB of 3G data.
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