Cricket, one of the many companies offering prepaid wireless, is one of the few companies that offers prepaid wireless broadband. Previously, Cricket offered unlimited 3G internet for $40 a month, sans contract. However, we recently learned (by accident, no less) that Cricket is rolling out a tiered broadband plan in select markets. San Diego is among the select group that also includes Austin and Santa Fe.
Consumers are a finicky bunch, and rightly so. All they want are choices; they don't want some big company telling them what they can and cannot do. This includes what to do with their smartphone.
A new, in-depth study of possible health risks linked to mobile phone use has been announced in Europe. The Independent, a British newspaper, reports that The Cohort Study on Mobile Communications (COSMOS) will track a quarter of a million people in five European countries for up to 30 years.
Are you as mad as I am that there are no flying cars yet? While there is no denying that technology has improved by leaps and bounds, there are still some service areas that haven't progressed. As interconnected and linked up as our society is, there is still a monthly recurring cost that drives people crazy: long distance telephone service. In a time where people across the country, and even across the world, can have real-time video conversations for free, why do we still have to pay exorbitant costs for tinny-sounding long distance telephone service?
Fear not, UCANers (UCANites?), for my love of prepaid cell phones provides you with yet another reason to switch: no long distance telephone service charges.
UCAN Victory! Sprint customers receive $531,000 in refunds plus additional credits as a result of UCAN lawsuit
Yesterday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved a settlement in a case UCAN brought against Sprint for a number of problems with its Sprint Pioneer wireless phone plans.
We filed a complaint with the CPUC in August 2008 to correct Sprint's various billing errors
The case resulted in credits and refunds of $531,000, additional free usage credits to all Sprint Pioneer credits, and important fixes to the Sprint billing system.
Tired of the same old ball and chain you fall asleep to every night and wake up to every morning? Fed up with the monthly recurring burden you pay the ball and chain just to be able to talk when and where you want? No, this isn't about an over-protective parent or significant other. We are talking about your cell phone contract. A pre-paid cell phone plan might just provide you with an escape from the monthly burden.that some refer to as a wireless bill.
Sprint is charging a new monthly fee called the $4.99 Account Spending Limit charge.
AT&T requires you to have at least a $30 per month data plan when you sign up for their services with a smartphone regardless of whether or not you bought the smartphone from them or intend to use their data network.
Early Termination Fees continue to be an issue of contention between consumers, the wireless industry, and regulators. This time it’s Verizon Wireless who has caused a stir by creating a $350 Early Termination Fee for “advanced devices.”