Subsidies

07.16.13
US Cellular to reintroduce contracts for existing customer upgrades
07.16.13

US Cellular to reintroduce contracts for existing customer upgrades

Snagging a subsidized phone after completing a two-year contract with US Cellular has meant not ha...

By A. Santos,   07.16.13
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02.13.13
FCC: 41 percent of Lifeline phone subsidies in 2012 weren't verified
02.13.13

FCC: 41 percent of Lifeline phone subsidies in 2012 weren't verified

The FCC took significant steps to cut the waste from its Lifeline phone subsidy program at the sta...

By J. Fingas,   02.13.13
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01.12.13
Mobile Miscellany: week of January 7th, 2013
01.12.13

Mobile Miscellany: week of January 7th, 2013

If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the fireh...

By Z. Lutz,   01.12.13
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01.09.13
iPhone coming to T-Mobile in 3-4 months
01.09.13

iPhone coming to T-Mobile in 3-4 months

Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, T-Mobile USA Chief Executive John Leger...

By S. Sande,   01.09.13
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08.03.12
Russian iPhone carrier not happy over price, cites Apple 'dictatorship'
08.03.12

Russian iPhone carrier not happy over price, cites Apple 'dictatorship'

In the Soviet Union, you got a knockoff Motorola brick phone and you were happy. In modern-day...

By S. Sande,   08.03.12
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05.16.12
Sprint reportedly cancelling its early upgrade program June 1st (update)
05.16.12

Sprint reportedly cancelling its early upgrade program June 1st (update)

Like dominoes, Sprint's consumer-friendly policies continue to fall one at a time. Citing "high co...

By B. Molen,   05.16.12
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03.11.12
T-Mobile CMO: subsidized pricing hurts wireless competition, undermines hardware value
03.11.12

T-Mobile CMO: subsidized pricing hurts wireless competition, undermines hardware value

Could an end to unsubsidized smartphones be on its way for US carriers? If T-Mobile's Chief Marketi...

By J. Volpe,   03.11.12
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02.09.12
Sprint launches early upgrade promo, wants you to stay and chat awhile
02.09.12

Sprint launches early upgrade promo, wants you to stay and chat awhile

In an industry where customer churn can be likened to the fearsome troll under the bridge, Sprint h...

By Z. Lutz,   02.09.12
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