Disney Mobile Starts Sales
Jun 12, 2006, 1:32 PM by (staff)
Disney Mobile today began internet and phones sales of the handsets and service announced in April. Disney Mobile is an MVNO offering a number of services to monitor and control a child's phone usage and whereabouts to US parents. As expected, only the Pantech P100 is available at launch, the LG L200 is expected later. The P100 costs $60 with a 2 year contract, which Disney Mobile is requiring for all signups. Disney is offering family plans that start at $60 per month for 450 minutes and go as high as $250 for 4500 minutes. There are also individual plans for parents who are already locked into contracts. They run between $40 for 400 minutes to $170 for 3500. No prepaid options are available through the service.
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Microsoft Adds Disney Anywhere Content to Movies & TV
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MetroPCS Opens Up iPhone Sales Nationwide
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WHEN DID DISNEY START A CELLULAR COMPANY???
did they just put up towers...or do you think it was a long process....???? there must be towers everywhere in the U.S.....??? All these cell companies with towers...must take up a lot of room.....
i dont tooooooo pricey espically with cell taxes and stuff.
I can already see it now!