Taking aim at rival MetroPCS, a Boost Mobile executive called MetroPCS' recently introduced international unlimited calling plan "impossible" and urged customers to take a look at the fine print.
MetroPCS is offering its customers unlimited international calling to more than 100 countries for $5 per month. The deal is the latest option the flat-rate carrier has added to spruce up its prepaid
At least a dozen wireless operators will launch LTE networks in 2010, according to a new report from ABI Research. The research firm said that 34 million people worldwide are expected to have access
Previous page It's a challenge. "A lot of these (carriers) have many, many (OSS) systems," explained Ari Banerjee, vice president of research at Yankee Group. Banerjee said the goal of modern OSS
Prepaid keeps on trucking through the recession. ComScore released a new report for the first quarter showing further evidence of the growing popularity of prepaid wireless service. ComScore looked
With little fanfare, a new service was announced this week that I think is a signature event for the U.S. wireless industry. TracFone has launched a new brand called Straight Talk, which offers 1,000
Wireless operators spend billions of dollars every year advertising their brands. Indeed, Verizon and AT&T--two of the nation's largest advertisers--spent a combined $4.4 billion on advertising
MetroPCS is expanding its wireless service in the greater Philadelphia area to include the South Jersey Shore, further evidence of the regional carrier's encroachment onto the East Coast. The new
MetroPCS, buoyed by subscriber growth and flush with cash, said it will remain an independent player and hinted it may use its market position to acquire smaller telcos. "We're going our own way,"
Virgin Mobile USA blamed increased competition in the first quarter of 2009 for a net subscriber loss of 133,000 and quarterly revenue of $337 million, well below Wall Street expectations of $359