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In April, AT&T ended a policy of offering data feature packs to its lowest end Pay as You Go plans (specifically, the $1/day and the $0.10/minute plans). At that time, TUAW was told by an AT&T spokesperson that customers on those plans could still pay a pay-per-unit (PPU) rate for data, a...

May 10th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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O2 seems to like LG's KP501 Cookie so much that its decided to offer it in white with shiny metallic accents in the Pay as you go realm. Pricing is listed as £99 (roughly $140) and for that money you'll get stuff like a 400 x 240 touchscreen display, a 3.2 megapixel sharpshooter, Bluetooth, F...

February 14th 2009 at 8:02am 0 Comments
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Maybe our circadian clock is completely busted, but six months does not "shortly" make. If you'll recall (we're asking a lot here, we know), O2 briefly led us on to believe that a prepaid iPhone 3G was just around the corner, and it has taken a full half year to finally see that come to fruition. A...

December 8th 2008 at 5:32pm 0 Comments
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Sprint Nextel's Boost Mobile is doing anything it can to attract consumers, as evidenced by the 50% off fire sale on prepaid minutes. Yep, as of right now, Boost Mobile customers can phone up fellow sumo wrestlers while running up a bill at just $0.10 per minute compared to $0.20 per minute in the...

October 15th 2008 at 2:23pm 0 Comments
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Cricket Communications is well known for offering contract-less / prepaid options for wireless users who'd rather not be shackled down by any given carrier, and today we're checking out yet another option for those still not satisfied by current offerings. The PAYGo service, which is being launched...

October 11th 2008 at 4:12am 0 Comments
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In June, O2 kind of announced that there would be a pay-as-you-go plan for the iPhone, and now they've finally set September 16 as its launch. UK customers can buy an 8GB iPhone for £350, and a 16GB handset for £400. Both plans come with free web browsing for the first year. (After the...

September 1st 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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O2, the sole provider of the iPhone in the UK, sent out emails and text messages to its customers offering to send them the new 3G handset to arrive on Friday, the worldwide launch date. Figuratively billions of people wrote us to say that the site was crushed under the load of people trying to purc...

July 7th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments