Cricket Wireless Expands Distribution to Over 1,000 Best Buy Locations

Cricket is partnering with Best Buy to bring the prepaid carrier’s devices and plans to more than 1,000 Best Buy retail locations, bringing Cricket’s total amount of retail locations to more than 10,000 in the US. Cricket is a fast-growing prepaid carrier, and according to the company’s press release, partnering with Best Buy is a “perfect fit.”  (more…)

AT&T Will Give You a Month of Free GoPhone Service for Switching Over

Still haven’t made the jump to prepaid or AT&T’s surprisingly value-friendly GoPhone service? Starting February 15, if you sign-up for GoPhone, AT&T will give you a second month of service for free. Depending on the plan you sign-up for, that could be a $60 savings.

AT&T says that the process is simple and only requires that you switch your number over to GoPhone and then fund a $45 or $60 plan. As AT&T also points out in today’s announcement, their GoPhone service requires “no annual contract, no credit check, and runs on AT&T’s nationwide 4G LTE network.”  (more…)

Sign-Up for T-Mobile Prepaid Plan, Receive Free Smartphone in Form of $50 Mail-in Rebate

Starting Wednesday, February 3, those who sign up for a T-Mobile prepaid plan will receive a $50 mail-in rebate, good for use on a smartphone. This rebate essentially nets you a select smartphone for free, which is never a bad thing.

There are currently three prepaid options available at T-Mobile: Simply Prepaid, Simple Choice Prepaid, and Simple Choice No Credit. The cheapest, being the Simply Prepaid, starts at $40/month for unlimited talk, text, and 3GB of high-speed data.  (more…)

AT&T Confirms: GoPhone Prepaid Buckets Increasing to 5GB and 2GB

UPDATE 1/6: AT&T reached out and confirmed the changes to us. The only difference is the new plans and upgraded data bucket amounts will be live on January 8, not January 6 as we originally reported.

Tomorrow, AT&T will introduce some changes to their prepaid plans that include more data without a price hike, according to sources of ours.  (more…)

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