T-Mobile's Pre-Paid Service Expands to Family Dollar
T-Mobile USA today announced an agreement with Family Dollar stores, which will now sell the LG GS170 for T-Mobile's pre-paid service. The GS170 is an entry level flip with dual displays, Bluetooth 2.1, and a VGA camera. It costs $30. T-Mobile is offering a $50/month plan that includes unlimited talk, text, and Web with no overage charges. The first 100MB of data is available at up to 4G speeds, though speeds will be throttled once users exceed 100MB. T-Mobile USA announced a similar deal with 7-Eleven earlier this month.
Now You Can Buy a T-Mobile Phone and a Slurpee at 7-Eleven
Aug 2, 2011
T-Mobile USA today announced an agreement with 7-Eleven convenience stores, which will now sell the LG GS170 for T-Mobile's pre-paid service. The GS170 is an entry level flip with dual displays, Bluetooth 2.1, and a VGA camera.
AT&T Resurrects the 'Cingular' Brand for Flip Phone
May 23, 2016
AT&T recently added the Cingular Flip to its lineup of inexpensive feature phones. The phone is made by TeleEpoch and bears the model number M3620, but AT&T named it the Cingular Flip to give it some visibility.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Jun 21, 2017
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
HTC to Drop Entry-Level Phones, Focus On Profits
Feb 16, 2017
HTC plans to exit the entry-level phone market moving forward and will instead focus its handset portfolio on high-margin devices. The company made the comments during a conference call with media to discuss its fourth quarter financial results.
ZTE Brings Two Low-Cost, Unlocked Phones to the U.S.
Oct 31, 2018
ZTE is taking its first, cautious steps in staging a comeback in the U.S. market with two entry-level phones that can run on Sprint, Verizon, and GSM networks.
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