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T-Mobile Confirms Walmart Family Mobile Sale

2 years ago   |   By Android Headlines

Ever since T-Mobile added a 10GB plan to Walmart Family Mobile eight months ago, the US carrier has barely mentioned its mobile virtual network operator . Today, the company announced the sale of Walmart Family Mobile to TracFone Wireless , a Miami-based prepaid service provider. With this acquisition, TracFone is less than 3 million shy of 30 million customers as it has purchased the entire Walmart Family Mobile service in its existing state, together with all of its 1.4 million subscribers.
Walmart Family Mobile was launched in 2010 and has offered competitive prices on smartphones and...
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T-Mobile's CEO Wants To Send You To Mars

T-Mobile's CEO Wants To Send You To Mars

2 years ago   |   By Ubergizmo

While the CEOs of the other major carriers in the US have typically been rather diplomatic in their statements made publicly, T-Mobile's CEO John Legere is the complete opposite. Legere has no problems making loud and flashy statements about his competitors that more often than not rub people the wrong way. However he is pretty entertaining in a brutally honest kind of way, which is why it isn't surprising that the outspoken CEO has managed to garner quite a following on Twitter. In fact Legere recently hit the 3 million followers milestone and to celebrate that achievement, he plans to...
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T-Mobile sells Walmart Family Mobile and its 1.4 million subscribers to Tracfone

T-Mobile sells Walmart Family Mobile and its 1.4 million subscribers to Tracfone

2 years ago   |   By Phone Arena

The nation's third largest carrier, T-Mobile, announced on Wednesday that it has sold Walmart Family Mobile and its accompanying 1.4 million subscribers, to Tracfone. Prior to the acquisition, Tracfone serviced 26 million wireless customers in the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tracfone is largest MVNO in the states, selling phones that support all major U.S. networks.
Tracfone brands include Net10 Wireless, Straight Talk and SafeLink Wireless. The addition of Walmart Family Mobile is somewhat ironic since Tracfone already owns the top discount brand at Walmart, which is ...
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