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Use Up All The Money On Your Prepaid Phone, Because You’ll Probably Never Get It Back

When you buy a prepaid cellphone and put a bunch of money on the account, you might think that whatever balance remains on the account when you decide to change providers or stop using that device. Except the odds are that whatever money you put on your account will remain with the service provider forever. [More]

GameStop Gets Even Closer To AT&T, Offers Cricket Wireless Service In All Stores

GameStop Gets Even Closer To AT&T, Offers Cricket Wireless Service In All Stores

Over the past year, GameStop has revamped itself to stay relevant: offering trade-ins for unwanted gift cards, uploading customers fingerprints to the national database and acting as a sort-of bank for some customers. Now, the retailer is further entering all facets of consumer life by selling Cricket Wireless prepaid services at all locations. [More]

FCC Approves AT&T’s $1.2B Purchase Of Leap Wireless

FCC Approves AT&T’s $1.2B Purchase Of Leap Wireless

AT&T just gained 5 million new customers. No, it wasn’t the company’s offer to provide credit to switching customers. This influx comes after the Federal Communications Commission approved the Death Star’s acquisition of Leap Wireless. [More]

Is RadioShack Preparing To Enter The Wireless Provider Arena?

Is RadioShack Preparing To Enter The Wireless Provider Arena?

RadioShack might be making a move from the place you go to buy batteries and maybe sign up with a major wireless carrier for a phone plan, to the place where it is the actual wireless carrier. Leaked documents circulating the document seem to indicate that the company is teaming up with Cricket Wireless to become a no-contract mobile virtual network operator. [More]