Alltel Brings Back One-Year Contracts
Today Alltel announced that it will offer customers one-year contracts as the new standard instead of two-year contracts. Alltel said that the new contracts are available starting June 5 to all new and renewing customers. Alltel said that customers signing one-year contracts will receive the same handset discounts that would normally be given only for two-year contracts. The one-year contracts are available in the 91 markets that are currently being divested by Verizon Wireless, which span a number of states.
Verizon Prepaid Selling Samsung Galaxy J3 for $110
Verizon Wireless today made the Samsung Galaxy J3 available to its prepaid customers. The phone, which has been available from Boost Mobile since earlier this year, features a 5-inch HD screen, 5-megapixel camera, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 2,600mAh battery, and 8 GB of storage with support for memory cards up to 128 GB.
Some AT&T Partners to Cease Selling Contracts
AT&T today said some of its retailer partners are going to offer only AT&T Next plans beginning June 1. These retailers, like Walmart, may have national footprints, but the change is only being made in some locations that AT&T would not name.
Cricket Prices Lumia 640 at $129
Cricket Wireless today said the Lumia 640, which goes on sale May 15, will cost $129.99. Early buyers of the phone will be rewarded with a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal for use on the phone as well as on a tablet and on a PC.
AT&T Confirms Plans to Ditch Contracts
AT&T says beginning January 8, it will rely on AT&T Next as the primary avenue through which customers will purchase handsets. AT&T has historically sold handsets with two-year contracts attached to the purchase, but in recent years added the AT&T Next installment plan option.
Verizon gives a big f*** you to the competition
This is the way it should be..
Why are this company still operating under "Alltel" Didn't Verizon acquire them? What's taking so long for the rebranding and the adoption of Verizon's plans?
Verizon did buy Alltel, but it wasn't...