Some Page Plus Airtime Cards Purchased From CallingMart Have Been Disabled

Some CallingMart Pins Are Causing Page Plus Customers To Get Their Accounts Suspended

Joe Paonessa - Nov 9, 2017
(Updated) The issue with CallingMart and Page Plus Cellular appears to now be resolved. CallingMart has sent out an email to its customers stating the following:   Thank you for contacting us! We sincerely apologize for what happened and the inconvenience it caused you. Pageplus informed us that the suspension
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The Most Popular Phone Plans

The Most Popular Phone Plans Of The Past Month

Joe Paonessa - Nov 2, 2017
It’s been a long time since I last put together a list of the most popular phone plans at BestMVNO.  In fact it’s been over 2 years! A lot has changed since then.  Some MVNO’s have come and gone.  Many have altered their phone plans time and time again.  It
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JD Power Ranks T-Mobile Tops In Customer Satisfaction Among Business Users

JD Power Survey Finds T-Mobile To Rank Tops In Wireless Satisfaction Among Business Users

Joe Paonessa - Oct 28, 2017
A few months ago, a survey conducted by Market Force revealed T-Mobile to be the nation’s favorite carrier.  Now a survey conducted by JD Power Associates has named T-Mobile to be the top dog in wireless satisfaction among business customers. The survey also revealed that unlimited data is a driving force behind
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BestMVNO Has Been Updated

Joe Paonessa - Oct 26, 2017
You may or may not have noticed, but over the past few weeks quite a few changes have been made around here. Two of the biggest changes are to the data only plans list and the pay as you go plans list. The data only plans list has grown to contain
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Ting Now Offers Global Calling At No Extra Charge

Ting Now Offers Global Calling At No Extra Charge

Joe Paonessa - Oct 13, 2017
Thanks to a reader tip, I have learned that Ting recently added international calling free of charge to its cell phone plans. Ting minutes are now global minutes the company has proclaimed through its website.  This means that if you have a plan with 100 minutes, you can use them all
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Google's Trade In Program For Pixel Devices

(Updated) Google Offering Up To $410 When You Trade In Your Phone For A Pixel

Joe Paonessa - Sep 25, 2017
Google has launched a new trade in program for those interested in picking up a Pixel device.  The trade in program will offer customers who own select devices up to $388 (updated 9/28/17) $410 for their old phone. The 32 GB Pixel which is out of stock normally sells for $649
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FreedomPop Best And Most Unique

MVNO List Featuring The 9 Best And Most Unique

Joe Paonessa - Sep 13, 2017
2017 edition There are many options for you to consider when you are looking to save money on your phone bill or when you just want something different.  In fact now tracks over 60 of these providers. In order to come up with a list of what I think
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Ookla Speedtest Of USA's Top Wireless Carriers

Ookla Names T-Mobile America’s Fastest Network, USA Said To Offer 44th Fastest Mobile Network Speeds In The World

Joe Paonessa - Sep 7, 2017
Mobile internet speeds were measured by Ookla during quarters 1 and 2 of 2017, which basically corresponds to the first 6th months of the year.  Over that time frame roughly 3 million mobile devices were used to record over 14 million speed tests which were used for this mobile network
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TracFone Brands Have LTE Speed Restrictions Lifted On Their Verizon MVNOs

Confirmed! TracFone Branded Verizon MVNO’s No Longer Have LTE Speed Restrictions

Joe Paonessa - Aug 27, 2017
Weeks ago there were rumblings that Verizon had lifted the LTE speed restrictions that it placed on its MVNO’s.  The speed restrictions that had always been imposed limited download speeds to 5 Mbps and upload speeds to 2 Mbps. Today I am happy to report that a representative from TracFone
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Will Your iPhone Work Properly On An MVNO?

Will Your iPhone Work Properly With An MVNO? New Feature From

Joe Paonessa - Aug 24, 2017
Apple’s iconic iPhone is loved by many, but there is a problem with it.  If you want to use it with an MVNO, you may find out the hard way, meaning after you spent your hard earned money on a new plan and provider, that you can’t send or receive
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Phone Number Theft, The Impact Of T-Mobile Digits, And Google Voice

The Potential Security Risks Associated With Your Mobile Phone Service Provider, T-Mobile Digits And Similar Platforms

Joe Paonessa - Aug 2, 2017
About two months ago, T-Mobile officially took its Digits platform out of beta and made it available to “all” T-Mobile customers.  By all I mean T-Mobile postpaid customers, while those of us on legacy prepaid plans such as the infamous $30 prepaid plan have been left in the dark. As
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Is Apple Charging MVNO's For Customer Access To The APN Settings Menu

Is Apple The Reason Why Your Cell Phone Bill Is Higher Than It Should Be?

Joe Paonessa - Jul 18, 2017
Over two years ago a BestMVNO site reader informed me that they were locked out of the part of their iPhone’s settings menu that would allow them to setup an APN.  They noticed that the issue occurred when they tried to use a SIM card for an AT&T MVNO, but
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A Better Cell Phone Plan Finder Tool And More Updates To

Joe Paonessa - Jul 12, 2017
The past few days working on BestMVNO have been quite busy for me.  A lot of changes have been made behind the scenes to improve different sections of the website.  As part of those changes, today I am pleased to announce a major update and upgrade to the cell phone
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Verizon MVNOs No Longer Speed Throttled

Has Verizon Removed The LTE Speed Limitations Placed On Its MVNO’s?

Joe Paonessa - Jul 5, 2017
Over the past few weeks I’ve noted around the web that users of TracFone based Verizon MVNO’s have been reporting that they have been experiencing LTE speeds much faster than the 5 Mbps download and 2 Mbps upload that Verizon restricts them to. The latest report came yesterday from a
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PCMag tests fastest wireless networks for 2017

Latest Study Shows Verizon To Be The Fastest Network, Sprint The Slowest

Joe Paonessa - Jun 19, 2017
PCMag conducted a study to find out which wireless network is the fastest in the USA. PCMag has just completed its 8th annual study which set out to determine which is the fastest mobile network in the USA.  They tested the network data speeds of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon within
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