SPOTLIGHT: Carriers offer free texts (not calling) on Mother's Day


T-Mobile USA is offering an entire day of free texting this Sunday, in honor of Mother's Day. Sprint Nextel is leveraging Mother's Day by offering some incentives for busy "alpha moms" and anyone else this Sunday: New Power Vision subscribers will receive a $50 service credit. In the past carriers would offer free calling all day on Mother's Day, but now it seems text has become the focus. T-Mobile's texting guide includes this curious abbreviation: 10S NE1? Release and Site

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