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Pre-Order The Verizon Galaxy SIII And Keep Unlimited Data!

Verizon’s method of pre-ordering is quite different from other retailers. If you pre-order a device, you purchase it and extend your contract without actually getting the phone. You may look down on it, but it comes with its up sides. First of all, it means your contract will end sooner, and you don’t have to wait for the phone to start a new contract…. Read more

U.S. Cellular Announces New Prepaid Plans

U.S. Cellular has announced three new plans for its prepaid customers. The first plan is 400 minutes of voice, 400 texts, and 400 picture messages for $35 a month. It’s obviously a dumbphone plan, as it contains no data. The second step up is unlimited voice, unlimited messaging, and 1GB of “feature data” for $50 a month. We’re not exactly sure what… Read more

T-Mobile Revamping No-Contract Data Plans

Today T-Mobile announced their new no-contract data prices for tablets, hotspots, and laptop dongles. The following prices will take effect May 20th: 300MB 1-week pass for $15 1.5GB 1-month pass for $25 3.5GB 1-month pass for $35 5GB 1-month pass for $50 These prices really aren’t all that cheap. However, they are a lot cheaper than the old… Read more

Verizon Releases Another Statement On Shared Data Plans

Yesterday, we wrote about how Verizon will force 3G unlimited data users to switch to shared 4G LTE data plans soon. Today, Verizon released a statement attempting to clarify what they meant and why they’re doing it. They say customers have been interested in shared data plans and they plan to deliver, and that they’d warn customers ahead of time about… Read more

Study: 3G/4G Tablets Use 3X The Data Of Smartphones

A video optimization vendor called Bytemobile showed off its reports that tablets use three times more cellular data than smartphones do. This isn’t at all surprising, but it’s definitely good to see the numbers. Bytemobile also showed that tablets have “more involved” internet sessions. The typical iPad session was 33 web sites, while on the… Read more

AT&T Unveiling Family Data Plans Soon

Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T Mobility, has stated that AT&T will soon offer a family data plan it its customers. This means customers could buy one amount of data for the whole family plan, just like they do with minutes, and share it. Not only could this be a cost effective option for families with members who do not use much data, but this would also… Read more