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Actor Ted Danson, The Face Of Consumer Cellular

Consumer Cellular Has Another TV Ad With Ted Danson, Adds Mexico & Canada Calling

Joe Paonessa - Jul 1, 2022
In March of 2022, Consumer Cellular announced that it got itself a new celebrity spokesperson in actor Ted Danson. Immediately thereafter, BestMVNO reported that Consumer Cellular kicked off its new partnership by launching two TV ads featuring the actor. Danson’s image was also quickly plastered to the Consumer Cellular website.
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Consumer Cellular Hires Ted Danson To Be Celebrity Spokesperson

Consumer Cellular Taps Ted Danson To Be Celebrity Spokesperson, Launches New TV Ads

Joe Paonessa - Mar 28, 2022
Consumer Cellular has a new celebrity spokesperson in actor Ted Danson. Consumer Cellular is a wireless brand that markets itself to seniors. At 74 years old, Danson himself is part of that demographic, and his face is easily recognizable by the MVNO’s target audience, making him a natural fit to be
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Consumer Cellular On Display 2/10/22 At A California Area Walmart - Photo Via Wave7 Research

Consumer Cellular’s Best Switcher Deal Available Exclusively At Walmart

Joe Paonessa - Feb 28, 2022
In early January, BestMVNO reported that an unknown provider was headed to Walmart. Evidence at the time suggested that Consumer Cellular was the provider most likely to be moving into the store. A newly released prepaid report from Wave7 Research has confirmed that Consumer Cellular has indeed launched at some
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An Unnamed Carrier Is Likely Launching At Walmart

Mysterious Wireless Provider Appears Headed To Walmart

Joe Paonessa - Jan 3, 2022
BestMVNO has learned from multiple sources that an unnamed wireless provider may begin selling its services through Walmart stores. Wave7 Research noted in its most recent prepaid report that “Walmart is likely soon to sell services from an additional carrier, but it is unclear which one.” Twitter user @KingOfTechDeals, who
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Consumer Cellular Updates Wireless Plans For Fall 2021

Consumer Cellular Updates Wireless Plans, Adds Lower Prices With Auto-Pay

Joe Paonessa - Nov 2, 2021
Consumer Cellular has updated its wireless plans. Most of the changes seem positive, although one plan did get downgraded. Dennis Bournique of prepaidcompare.net spotted and shared those updates with BestMVNO.com. Consumer Cellular Plans, What Has Changed? One major change with Consumer Cellular is that plans with 250 minutes have been
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Consumer Cellular $100 Dollar Credit For New Lines Promo

Consumer Cellular Ups Promo Ante, New Lines Now Get $100

Joe Paonessa - Sep 2, 2021
Just a couple of weeks ago, Consumer Cellular launched an offer giving new lines of service $25 account credits. The offer was scheduled to last until September 30, 2021. Well, things have now changed. Consumer Cellular has upped the ante. New lines of service with Consumer Cellular will now get
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Consumer Cellular Summer 2021 New Line $25 Promo Credit

Consumer Cellular Has New Line $25 Promo Credit Offer

Joe Paonessa - Aug 19, 2021
Consumer Cellular has launched a new promo. Current customers that add a line of service will receive a $25 account credit for each line added. New Consumer Cellular subscribers are also eligible for the offer. Offer Fine Print As with all Consumer Cellular deals, there really isn’t a whole lot
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Consumer Cellular Twenty Five Dollar Account Credit Spring 2021

Consumer Cellular Offering $25 Account Credit For New Lines

Joe Paonessa - May 27, 2021
On 5/15, Consumer Cellular launched a promo offering $25 account credits to new lines of service. Wave7 Research noted the deal and detailed it in a prepaid report the firm recently sent out to its subscribers. The offer is valid for both new customers and current customers adding a line.
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Consumer Cellular, A Proven Model For MVNO Success

How 4 Major MVNOs Achieved Success By Differentiating From Competitors

Joe Paonessa - Mar 15, 2021
The U.S. MVNO marketplace is filled with competition and MVNOs with weak hands are not destined to last. As Jon Horovitz recently pointed out, the path to long-term survival and success in the market is differentiation. MVNOs must find a way to offer services that are unique in the space
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Consumer Cellular Brings Back Get $50 Big Ones Offer

Consumer Cellular’s $50 Big Ones Offer Will Get You $50 Account Credit

Joe Paonessa - Feb 15, 2021
Consumer Cellular has a new promo out featuring the tagline “Get $50 Big Ones.” The promo offers all new lines of service up to $50 in account credits. Offer Fine Print Consumer Cellular is usually pretty straightforward about the fine print associated with its offers, and it’s no different this
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Actor Dan Levy's Eyebrows Featured In New Visible Advertising Campaign

Visible’s Less Conventional Ad Approach Gets Views, Others Like Mint Mobile Focused On More Traditional Means

Joe Paonessa - Nov 30, 2020
This holiday shopping season has seen an increase in the number of prepaid wireless brands investing in the marketing of their services. Consumer Cellular, Cricket Wireless, Metro by T-Mobile, Mint Mobile, Straight Talk Wireless, TextNow, and Visible have all launched new video advertising campaigns. While most have focused on traditional
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Consumer Cellular $25 Account Credit Holiday 2020 Promo Offer

Consumer Cellular’s Holiday Promo Is A $25 Account Credit, Supported By New TV Ad

Joe Paonessa - Nov 27, 2020
Consumer Cellular is running a new promotion for the holidays. Every new line of service, including current customers adding a line, will get a $25 account credit. As detailed in the latest Wave7 Research report, Consumer Cellular has also started a new TV advertising campaign to highlight the offer. $25
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Consumer Cellular Sold To GTCR

Chicago Investment Firm GTCR Buys Consumer Cellular For $2.3 Billion

Joe Paonessa - Oct 28, 2020
Another big name prepaid wireless provider has been acquired. Private equity firm GTCR, based out of Chicago, formally announced this morning that it has purchased a majority stake in Consumer Cellular. Light Reading’s Mike Dano was the first to report the transaction in a story published yesterday evening, October 27.
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Consumer Cellular Aug-Sept 2020 One Month Free Promo

Consumer Cellular Offering New Customers Up To 3 Lines Free For One Month

Joe Paonessa - Aug 29, 2020
Consumer Cellular recently launched a promotion offering new customers up to 3 lines of free service for their first month. The offer is good for any Consumer Cellular phone plan. Wave7 Research detailed the offer in a report it just sent out to its subscribers. Consumer Cellular’s Free Month Offer
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Spring Into Savings With Consumer Cellular's Latest Promo

Consumer Cellular’s “Spring Into Savings” Promo Gives New Lines $20 Account Credits

Joe Paonessa - May 20, 2020
Thus far in 2020 Consumer Cellular has been running hot. The MVNO started the year off by placing in the top 100 in national TV ad spending. The money appeared to be well spent because when February rolled around, Consumer Cellular announced that it had amassed 3.75 million subscribers and
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