Amp'd Adds Monthly Prepaid
Sep 12, 2006, 7:24 PM by (staff)
Amp'd today unveiled a new billing plan that will allow subscribers to pre-pay for a monthly plan using a credit card. This hybrid billing method allows customers to receive the better value of post-paid plans without committing to a contract. Hybrid plans are not different than Amp'd's post-paid plans -offering the same features at the same price - but are just billed differently. Helio also allows people who sign up for service through its MySpace page to take advantage of post-paid plans without a contract.
Google's AMP-lified Content to Be Prioritized In Mobile Search
Google today said people should see AMP'd content appear most prominently in mobile search. Google kicked of AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages Project) last year with the goal of improving web page load times on the mobile web.
Verizon Now Requires Edge Customers to Pay Off Phone
Verizon Wireless today announced a change to its Edge equipment installment plans. Beginning May 31, Edge customers will need to pay off their device in full before they they can upgrade to a new phone.
Verizon Kills 2-Year Plans, Bumps Activation Fee to $30
Verizon Wireless no longer offers two-year contracts with device subsidies, and has raised the cost of activating new devices by $10. The changes, confirmed by Fierce Wireless, were put into effect January 5.
AT&T Targets Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon with Switching Offer
AT&T today said it will pay customers of competing networks up to $650 per line to switch to AT&T. The latest tactic hopes to woo Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless customers by offering to cover their fees.
Microsoft Adds Carrier Billing to Windows Store
Microsoft has expanded an existing agreement with Boku to bring carrier billing to the Windows Store. Sprint is the first carrier too support the service, which means Sprint customers will be able to charge Microsoft Store purchases to their monthly bill.
Well then, WHY sign a contract?