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Cricket Offering Prepaid Wireless Broadband
this has been on prepaidwirelessguide.com for at least a month, this
past month Cricket's new prepaid broadband service received a lot of
press. There are other offers out there (learn more here), and I expect a lot more
over the next year.
Leap's year: Double
coverage, add features
Washington, DC, USA
Wireless has outlined an ambitious expansion strategy that would double
its coverage by 2010 and introduce new features, such as prepaid
broadband. We're definitely foreshadowing explosive growth in
prepaid broadband market. I look forward to reviewing their
pricing when it's released.
Verizon Wireless Offers Plans Without
Street Journal - USA
to allow customers to use any compatible handset (i.e. non-Verizon
phones) and sign up for monthly prepaid plans. Short article,
however, a significant indication that the prepaid market will continue
to become more and more popular as customers get continually
disgruntled with contracts.
Carriers Look Toward Open Mobile Future
PC World - USA
evidence that we're heading for a more open market, similar to other
countries like Europe and
the Philippines. The challenge here
going to be maintaining a consistent customer experience as consumers
use phones optimized for different networks. Prepaid plans
further enable easy switching.
Review: Peek is e-mail on
the go, and that's it (source article removed)
on the go; prepaid style! A very interesting, no frills,
email-only device for a low cost monthly prepaid program.
Definitely interested to see how the market will respond to
Virgin Mobile Shuttle
(source article removed)
clear that the prepaid market is evolving. Customers no
need to sacrifice value or handset selection for choosing to go
prepaid, and this will only
continue to improve.
Europe - MVNO
a trend to sell prepaid SIM cards that can work in any
phone. This trend could have implications for carriers, both
positive and negative. This is also a trend that's coming to
What's New at
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- Added comparison chart for prepaid
plans. Learn more here.
- Added Be
Heard! prepaid wireless survey - let providers know what
you want/need in your prepaid wireless service. Learn more here.
- Added section on getting better value when making
international calls. Learn more here.
- Added Useful
Links page to help visitors easily come back to third
party links found throughout the site.