Tag: Mobile Phone Pricing

Sprint Corp Is a Deal for Customers, But S Stock Is a Dud | InvestorPlace

Sprint Corp Is a Deal for Customers, But S Stock Is a Dud | InvestorPlace

The company is offering a year of unlimited wireless service to new customers. Anyone with a competitor’s smart phone can get unlimited texting, calls, and data if they switch to Sprint. The pitch is aimed at Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) customers but it’s likely to cause fallout across the whole sector. If stock prices are any guide, […]

T-Mobile will quietly hike prices to Verizon levels | BGR

T-Mobile will quietly hike prices to Verizon levels | BGR

The hotspot data and HD video streaming are both perks that you get with Verizon’s base plan, and are arguably necessities for heavy users. Without the One Plus perk, T-Mobile’s plan is significantly cheaper than Verizon’s: The T-Mobile One plan is $70 a month for one line, whereas Verizon is $80. Four lines on T-Mobile […]

OnePlus 5 price too high? Here’s the best time to buy OnePlus flagship for a low price | IBT

OnePlus 5 price too high? Here’s the best time to buy OnePlus flagship for a low price | IBT

OnePlus 5 is the latest flagship in the market and probably one of the most anticipated devices of this year. The Chinese smartphone maker’s latest device managed to turn many heads across the globe for obvious reasons. Everything from a top processor to a high-end camera setup defines OnePlus 5’s worth in the price-driven flagship […]

R2 per megabyte is all but dead | Moneyweb

R2 per megabyte is all but dead | Moneyweb

It’s surprising that the country’s major mobile operators haven’t trumpeted the death of R2 per megabyte (MB) charges for out-of-bundle data. That pricing – a staple of the industry since Vodacom’s launch of 3G services in 2004 – has practically disappeared. Vodacom, with over 50% market share in South Africa, has reduced out-of-bundle rates on prepaid […]

Comcast and Charter Could Give Sprint an Alternative to T-Mobile — for a Price | TheStreet

Comcast and Charter Could Give Sprint an Alternative to T-Mobile — for a Price | TheStreet

Chances are that Sprint, given its network quality and recent retail pricing actions, is also undercutting Verizon’s wholesale pricing. Though Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile pricing is competitive for users who — whether due to their mobile habits or proximity to Comcast hotspots — don’t need to consume a lot of mobile data, its unlimited data pricing […]

A Maine School District Struggles with Apple’s Notebook Pricing | The Mac Observer

A Maine School District Struggles with Apple’s Notebook Pricing | The Mac Observer

The email from Mr. Robinson filled in and substantiated the practical details. I’ll quote him, with his permission, as I go along. The first issue, as I’ve written myself, is that iPads, while less expensive than a MacBook AIr, don’t always fill the pedagogical bill. We did attempt iPads at middle and high school when […]

Tim Cooks talks HomePod pricing, and why AR makes him want to ‘scream’ | Cult of Mac

Tim Cooks talks HomePod pricing, and why AR makes him want to ‘scream’ | Cult of Mac

One interesting point of discussion is Cook’s discussion of the HomePod’s $349 price point, which makes it more expensive than rival devices like the Google Home and Amazon Echo. He explains that: “If you remember when the iPod was introduced, a lot of people said, ‘Why would anybody pay $399 for an MP3 player?’ And […]

Apple allowing retailers to slash pricing on older iPhones to gain traction in India | nyoozy

Apple allowing retailers to slash pricing on older iPhones to gain traction in India | nyoozy

The business realities of India as a market have pushed Apple to allow authorized vendors to cut prices dramatically in India on older phones, dating as far back as the iPhone 5. A report on Monday morning from Bloomberg, citing market research studies, claims that the iPhone 5S, and other older iPhones, make 55 percent […]

Apple intros ‘HomePod’ wireless speaker – announces release date and pricing | Hidden Wires

Apple intros ‘HomePod’ wireless speaker – announces release date and pricing | Hidden Wires

When will Apple release HomePod? Apple HomePod will be available starting in December, initially in Australia, the UK and the US – potentially to be followed by other countries in 2018. Apple say it will launch at a price of $349 (roughly £270) in the US, with official pricing for Australia and the UK will […]

Digital Home Assistants Are a ‘Terrible’ Market for Apple, Says This Bearish Stock Analyst | TheStreet

Digital Home Assistants Are a ‘Terrible’ Market for Apple, Says This Bearish Stock Analyst | TheStreet

Apple Inc.’s (APPL) new HomePod assistant, and the company’s drive into services revenue, could weaken its ability to raise iPhone prices over the longer term, according to one of the few research firms without a buy rating on the world’s biggest tech company. Apple unveiled its newest piece of hardware — the first since the […]