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Smartphones to Overtake Feature Phone...

by on 03/22/2013 - 01:45 am
Category: Mobile Phones

Out with the old; in with the new.
And one of the things that’s probably going to get tossed with the times is that old Blackberry you’ve been holding on for so long.
Market research firm IDC has posted in their latest Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker report that the smartphone market will outship the feature phone market by this year.
With a projected 918.6 million million smartphones set to hit to market, it’ll account for a little more than half of the entire mobile phone shipments in the entire world.
While smartphone penetration has been growing year on year, this marks the first time that smartphones will overtake features phones on a global level.
The United St ...

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T-Mobile Pulls-Out Postpaid Products ...

by on 03/21/2013 - 09:51 am
Categories: News, Prepaid Carriers

TMONews has just reported that T-Mobile will be dropping all postpaid offerings from all Target stores across the United States. This includes all post-paid products which includes new subscriptions and changes in service.  
With nearly 700 Target stores across the United States offering T-Mobile postpaid products; the decision might sound like a big blow to Target’s retail presence, but T-Mobile is reported to continue to support its full line of prepaid products and services in over 1,700 Target stores nationwide.
No word yet on T-Mobile’s reasons for backing out from Target, but reports indicate that T-Mobile is eyeing other possible retail partners to sell their postpa ...

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White House Believes You Have the Rig...

by on 03/21/2013 - 09:56 am
Categories: Mobile Phones, News

It looks like the American public might have a fighting chance at making the law work for them, especially when it comes to using your mobile phones.
An online petition was released in late January asking the United States government to legalize phone unlocking. And if the White House has anything to say about it, it looks like they agree.
In the official White House statement written by R. David Edelman, he says it’s only common sense for someone to be able to do what they want with the products they buy.
"The White House agrees with the 114,000+ of you who believe that consumers should be able to unlock their cell phones without risking criminal or other penalties. In fact, we bel ...

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How Small Businesses like Prepaid Dea...

by on 03/20/2013 - 06:43 am
Category: Business Management

2013 is shaping up to be a big year for small businesses, despite the usual economic fearmongering from naysayers. With around 23 million small businesses in the United States, accounting for more than half of the sales generated by the entire country, the nation is reliant on the efforts of small business owners to push the dollar forward.
And prepaid dealers are no different. With prepaid numbers on the rise, prepaid subscriptions, sales and overall activations are expected to continue their growth through the rest of the year. This is especially true as LTE and data usage continue to roll-out across the country for both prepaid and postpaid users.
From a small business standpoint,   ...

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