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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…

Xfinity Mobile (of Comcast) has had their new pricing leaked. Here are the changes: Old New Pay as you go $12 / GB Streaming at 480p Hotspot speed – 4G/LTE 1 GB – $12 3 GB – $30 10 GB – $60 Streaming at 720/1080p Hotspot Speed 600kbs Unlimited $45 Streaming at 480p Hotspot Speed 600kbs $45 Read more…

Recently, NWIDA President Adam Wolf was interviewed by The Prepaid Press regarding IoT – the Internet of Things. Here’s what Wolf said: There is more to IoT apps than the technical details. Unless there is a revenue stream for distributors and retailers, they will not be motivated to offer them. And, right now, it is unclear how Read more…

NWIDA and WiBOC (the Wireless Business Owner’s Consortium) will be holding a conference call regarding the latest news on the Sprint / T-Mobile Merger. The call will take place June 12th. Entitled IMPORTANT INFO ON THE MERGER AND ITS IMPACT ON YOUR BUSINESS, this is the first in a series of calls on what the industry insiders are saying Read more…

NWIDA’S OFFICIAL POSITION ON THE FCC ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE SPRINT/T-MOBILE MERGER NWIDA was pleased with today’s announcement by FCC Chairman Pai regarding his backing of the Sprint / T-Mobile merger – as it relates to the news that Boost Mobile will be spun off. It has always been NWIDA’s position that it would be difficult, if not Read more…

H20, recently purchased by Telrite, has announced they will now no longer include taxes and fees in their rate plans, and will be passing these charges down to the customer. First seen on Howard Forums, the change will start being implemented on May 1st.

Selectel has announced end-of-life for CDMA handsets. This, of course, comes as no surprise as Verizon announced it months ago (see NWIDA story here.) CDMA DECOMMISSION INFORMATION Beginning May 1st, 2019: Only HD Voice Capable Devices and 4G LTE data only certified devices may be activated on our network Only HD Voice Capable Devices and 4G LTE Read more…

According to an article at Fierce Wireless (link below), and thanks to research from Wave7, Best Buy has removed its carrier-branded stores-within-stores, displays and desks at some locations.  Jeff Moore, principal analyst at Wave7, said the changes started in mid-March. “What we currently do not know is what percent of Best Buy stores have had the change,” Moore Read more…

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