Tag: verizon

Scam Alert: AT&T’s “Next” and Verizon’s “Edge” Still Not Addressing Transparency Issue

Good news for phone lovers who want to upgrade every year instead of every two years! AT&T and Verizon have essentially come out with leasing programs called “Next” and “Edge,” respectively. On AT&T’s “Next,” for example, you can have a Galaxy S4 for $27/month installments with no down payment, which comes to $324 for the




AT&T Quitely Updates GoPhone No-Contract Plans

AT&T has recently updated its prepaid GoPhone plans to look more like T-Mobile’s no-contract plans. Before the update, GoPhone was designed mainly for short-term customers, such as visitors to the U.S. Plans used to be more expensive for less and the GoPhone network was limited to 3G. Now, GoPhone includes AT&T’s 4G LTE network and




Aio Wireless – AT&T’s No-Contract Service Coming Soon Near You

Aio Wireless is AT&T’s answer to T-Mobile’s popular Simple Choice plans in the form of a new brand and service. It works off AT&T’s nationwide network (4G/LTE included) but you can only purchase plans from stores and online if you live in Jacksonville, Orlando, Gainesville, Tampa, Naples or Ft. Myers in Florida, or Houston, Texas. Aio




Customers Swindled By Carriers For Too Long – T-Mobile says No More Contracts

By no means is this recent news, but it IS something consumers need to know about. When you sign up for a 2-year contract with any carrier, you are NOT getting a huge discount on that new phone. No matter what, you are eventually paying the full cost of that phone. The most common way




Six Strikes for Illegal Downloading – Not Actually That Bad

Last week, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, Cablevision and AT&T began the implementation of a “six strike system” to counter the illegal downloading/uploading (D/U) of copyrighted materials; namely movies and music. This sounds like a “six strikes and you’re out” kind of deal, but it’s not as dire as that. This




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