Sprint drops prices, doubles data on Boost prepaid plans

Without the distraction of a pending merger, Sprint is now focused on the competition. One of its prepaid arms, Boost Mobile, is cutting its monthly prices by $5 per plan while simultaneously increasing data caps.

Phone subsidies: Are they just bad loans in disguise?

Free Mobile has launched a new front in its war with France’s incumbent operators. It’s taking SFR to court over the handset subsidies it charges, claiming they amount to usurious loans that consumers wind up paying back in the form of hidden fees in their contracts,

Can France’s Free keep its wireless revolution going?

The first official casualty reports emerged this week in Free Mobile’s price war against Frances’ mobile powers that be. Orange reported a 615,000 subscriber loss. But while people are flocking to Free in droves there are signs of trouble ahead for the upstart operator.

Why Verizon killed its unlimited plans

Verizon stops offering unlimited plans on Thursday for new customers, and much like when AT&T halted its unlimited plans last June, the world will not end. However, it will get more confusing for both consumers and developers. What else could Verizon have done?