Alltel Launches National Prepaid Service
Jan 30, 2003, 2:44 PM by (staff)
Alltel today announced Simple Freedom, a new pay-as-you-go national digital wireless service. The starter package, available exclusively at Wal-Mart stores, is priced at $68.74 and includes a Nokia handset and $10 of airtime. Calls on the Simple Freedom network cost 25 cents per minute, including long-distance. The pay-as-you-go service does not require a contract and customers do not receive a bill. Additional airtime minutes can be purchased at participating Wal-Mart locations or online.
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Feb 16, 2018
Verizon Wireless today changed up its prepaid service offerings by adding a new low-cost option and other features previously reserved for postpaid customers. Verizon Prepaid service now starts at $30 per month, which buys unlimited talk and text with 500 MB of data.
Sprint Brings Back Two-Year Contracts - With A Catch
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Sprint has reversed its position on contracts and starting today began offering them again as an option to customers purchasing new equipment. Sprint customers can pay full price for phones, lease them, break payments up over time, or sign a two-year contract to purchase phones at subsidized prices.
Verizon Prepaid Customers Gain HD Voice
Sep 23, 2016
Verizon Wireless today said its prepaid subscribers will have access to VoLTE services, including HD Voice and video calls, starting September 25. Prepaid customers will need to add HD Voice to their account before they can make HD calls, but the add-on will be free.