Deep into the frantic holiday shopping season, Comcast is busying itself pushing its Xfinity Internet service via the stores of Boost Mobile (Sprint’s prepaid subsidiary). The cable giant is targeting to reach all 4,400 Boost Mobile outlets before the year is over.
As far as mobile virtual network operators and prepaid wireless service providers go, one can argue that Best Cellular has put itself in a good position to allow its customers to experience the best of all worlds.
Virgin Mobile, a prepaid subsidiary of major US wireless carrier Sprint, is transforming into a mobile operator that sells only smartphone devices made by Apple. To mark the start of its new identity, the company is introducing a new limited time special offer that gives customers one whole year of unlimited voice calls, text messaging, and data for only $1.
Today’s mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) may not be as big (or as widely known) as the major wireless carriers (such as Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint), but they do have some nice deals to offer, especially for those looking for budget friendly plans or flexible mobile options.
Unlimited data plans are good and all, but oftentimes, mobile users can just get by with a specific number of megabytes of data per month. But the hard part is figuring out exactly how much you will need in the next thirty days. Sure, you already have a basic idea of your levels of consumption but there is no telling if that is going to change soon.
Here is some rather unpleasant news for certain mobile users -- PlatinumTel (PTel) has decided to end its mobile service operations effective on January 30th of this year. As a direct result of the wireless carrier shutting down, its mobile brand, Giv Mobile, will also cease offering wireless services by January 31st of this year.
Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint may be considered the four biggest wireless carriers in the United States in terms of size of customer base and vastness of network coverage. But when it comes to customer satisfaction, the Big Four’s performance leaves much to be desired. Well, at least according to the results of Consumer Reports’ latest survey.
Sprint’s prepaid subsidiary, Boost Mobile, has just debuted new data plans. And they are generating buzz lately because of their rather unique structure. Dubbed as “Growing Data” plans, Boost Mobile’s latest offering add 500 megabytes of data to the customer’s account each time he completed three on-time payments.