XE Mobile to Cease Operations
XE Mobile posted a message on its web site today stating that the company will cease operations and shut down entirely on December 31st. On that day, phone service will stop, and all user accounts will be canceled. It provided a phone number for subscribers to call in order to get more information about how to close their accounts. XE Mobile was a pre-paid MVNO that launched in April 2006. It targeted college users.
Twitter More Prominently Suggesting Who to Follow
Twitter has tweaked its Android and iOS mobile apps by adding "who to follow" suggestions directly to users' timelines. Twitter says it relies on a number of factors to determine the suggested accounts, including users' email and phone contacts, as well as what types of accounts they already follow.
RadioShack No Contract, Spot Mobile to Cancel Services
Two low-cost providers, RadioShack No Contract and Spot Mobile, have decided to call it quits. RadioShack didn't operate a traditional MVNO, but branded and resold Cricket Wireless' service as its own.
TwitPic to Shut Down Sept. 25
TwitPic has announced that it will cease operations on September 25. The company made the decision after being contacted by Twitter's legal team.
Helio Quietly Reboots On Sprint and Verizon's Networks
Helio, an MVNO that shuttered its doors years ago, is back. The company announced its return via Twitter and is once again offering prepaid service.
Lets focus on those that make no money....
Lets focus our core business on those that make no money, live off ramen noodles and if they have money it goes to beer, condoms and dope.
Another youth oriented MVNO bites the dust