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National Wireless Independent Dealer Association

Wow… Honestly, next year the show needs to be open longer. Larger than it has been in a few years, there were more booths, more attendees, more meetings and more people and products to see. It was exhausting and exhilarating at the same time. (Note to show producers: next year please put bigger signs by the coffee!) Read more…

To quote the great Howie Rose, put day one “in the books.”’ This year is All Wireless expo is larger than it has been in recent years and that’s a good thing. More booths and more people attending. The sessions that I went to, or were part of, we’re well attended and the audience was engaged. We Read more…

NWIDA Launches Carrier / MVNO Level Membership Offers exclusive benefits and solidifies relationship between indirect distribution and service providers August 20, 2019 – Las Vegas, NV – Today, at the All Wireless and Prepaid Expo, NWIDA announced a new Carrier / MVNO level membership and that Ultra Mobile has become the first MVNO to join. Founded in Read more…

During this weeks All Wireless and Prepaid Expo show, we will here, reporting from the show floor, the show exhibits and conference sessions. Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook and check our IG stream. If you’re headed to the show, please visit us at booth 697!

Dish Network, proposed new owner of Boost, has reached out via email to Boost store owners. Signed by W. Erik Carlson, President and CEO of Dish, the email includes: We understand the importance of a strong dealer network; it’s been critical to our success. Boost has an extremely robust and successful dealer community, and we’re excited about Read more…

FCC Chair Pai has formally recommended the approval of the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger. In a statement released, Ajit Pai said he has shared (link below) a draft order to approve the merger in a deal worth $26 billion. “The evidence conclusively demonstrates that this transaction will bring fast 5G wireless service to many more Americans and help close Read more…

The Trump administration has delayed the tariff on cell phones and other items. It also narrowed the list of Chinese products it plans to impose new tariffs, including laptop computers, toys and other goods and it announced exclusions for other products for reasons of health, safety and national security. The tariffs on the list above is being Read more…

Last June, Ting Mobile and Red Pocket Mobile acquired FreedomPop. Since then, Ting has started to process the migration of the accounts to their network. News today shows that some former FreedomPop customers continue having migration troubles. In response to this, “Mitch” from Ting’s social media response team wrote a letter on Reddit to explain the situation Read more…

We know. Even though it’s been announced (and not yet “final-final”), there is still plenty of uncertainty if you’re a Boost dealer. NOW, it’s more important than ever to join the only advocacy group specifically for the independent wireless dealer. So, Boost dealers (AR, BR or PBR) join us now and we’ll save you even more – an Read more…

Verizon has changed some of the dates for it’s CDMA network retirement. Starting January 1, 2020, Verizon will no longer allow any CDMA (3G and 4G Non-HD Voice) ‘Like-for-Like’ device changes. Additional changes include but are not limited to: Starting January 1, 2020: No Longer Allowed: Transfer of Service, moving from one account to another account Bring Read more…

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