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National Wireless Independent Dealer Association

Today, NWIDA released the following announcement. The PDF version can be found below: Helping Metro by T-Mobile Dealers The Trade & Advocacy Group is getting involved regarding dealer compensation and other changes. September 17, 2020 – West Orange, NJ – Recently, the National Wireless Independent Dealer Association (NWIDA) became aware of proposed operational and compensation changes that Read more…

AT&T is considering offering wireless phone plans partially subsidized by advertising as soon as a year from now, according to their Chief Executive John Stankey. “I believe there’s a segment of our customer base where given a choice, they would take some load of advertising for a $5 or $10 reduction in their mobile bill,” Stankey said. Read more…

From the Verizon Press Release:   Verizon announced today that it has entered into an agreement with America Movil to acquire Tracfone, the leading pre-paid and value mobile provider in the U.S. The acquisition expands Verizon’s portfolio into the value segment, bringing enhanced access to its industry-leading wireless network and comprehensive suite of mobility products and services Read more…

Yesterday, our President – Adam Wolf – was on “Virtual Talk Back Live” with Gene G. While the interview was livestreamed, you can catch our interview below. It runs for about 30 minutes, starting at 0:30 and we talk about the T-Mobile/Metro dealer changes and a few other wireless things. Enjoy! —   NWIDA members, contact us Read more…

Ronan Dunne, EVP and Group CEO at Verizon recently spoke at an investor conference and mentioned the carriers plans for pricing access to it’s 5G network. Dunne said it will charge consumers a premium for the faster speeds offered by its mmWave network, but won’t charge for the low-band service. He added Verizon is looking at opportunities Read more…

Per a post on Howard Forums  – a Pix Wireless customer received an email informing them of the shutdown of their Pix Silver service: Dear Pix Wireless User, Unfortunately due to circumstances outside of our control we regret to inform you that on 9/20/20 Pix Silver service will be shutting down completely. You will need to port your Read more…

Mint Mobile, the MVNO owned by Ultra, has released their first unlimited data rate plan. The rate plan is $30 per month, which is listed as an “intro price” and is a 3 month plan – so your initial outlay is $90 The plan includes: Unlimited Nationwide Talk & Text Unlimited Data 3-in-1 SIM Card Kit FREE Read more…

Today on Twitter, @YemPatriotism posted the following screen shot You can click on the image to enlarge it but you can clearly see that “You now qualify” for certain benefits “WHEN YOU SWITCH TO T-MOBILE” So, the question is, why would T-Mobile – who owns Metro – be actively trying to switch customers from one brand to Read more…

If you’re a regular reader here (and, of course you are!) you know Google has banned all ads from repair shops, and we’ve been trying to get that changed (see here and here.) But we haven’t been working alone. Our friends at Repair.org and PIRG have also been working tirelessly on this issue – and Google has Read more…

When we started NWIDA, we decided we wanted something for the entire wireless community, whether someone joined us with a membership or not. So, we created THE LIST – based on those websites where you can find, and read reviews on things like plumbers, painters and electricians. But instead of those trades, our categories became handsets, repair Read more…

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