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Calling BS: Why $0 Down is a Big Fat Lie
| By Tara Donnelly

Calling BS: Why $0 Down is a Big Fat Lie

$0 down for a new smartphone? Only if you're lucky.

T-Mobile introduces Smartphone Equality: pay your bill on time and get rewarded
| By Tara Donnelly

T-Mobile introduces Smartphone Equality: pay your bill on time and get rewarded

T-Mobile has announced 'Smartphone Equality', a move to level the playing field for customers with less-than-stellar credit histories.

T-Mobile to offer financing plans for accessories, also selling Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.8.0
| By Tara Donnelly

T-Mobile to offer financing plans for accessories, also selling Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.8.0

Leaked documents indicate that T-Mobile will be offering an Equipment Installment Plan option for accessories from July 20 onwards.

T-Mobile removes iPhone 5 and 4S from Zero Down deal
| By Tara Donnelly

T-Mobile removes iPhone 5 and 4S from Zero Down deal

Only a few weeks after gleefully announcing its Zero Down sale for its most popular smartphones, T-Mobile has quietly removed the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S from the promotion.

T-Mobile Zero Down phones: easier but not cheaper
| By Alex Angove

T-Mobile Zero Down phones: easier but not cheaper

T-Mobile customers can get their hands on a new smartphone on one of T-Mobile’s phone repayment plans without having to pay the usual up-front cost on Zero Down.

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A guide to phone payment plans: early upgrades, leasing, installments and finance

A guide to phone payment plans: early upgrades, leasing, installments and finance

Don't want to pay hundreds upfront for a new smartphone? Here are the...

Sprint's new family deal: 4 lines of unlimited data for $150

Sprint's new family deal: 4 lines of unlimited data for $150

Sprint has slashed pricing on family plans, offering four lines of unlimited...

T-Mobile BYOD plans: everything you need to switch

T-Mobile BYOD plans: everything you need to switch

We answer all your questions about bringing a phone to a T-Mobile plan.

AT&T Next: A guide to its early upgrade plan

AT&T Next: A guide to its early upgrade plan

A look at AT&T's Next early upgrade plan.

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Review

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Review

The Z5 Premium is a good phone, but it struggles to make up for the bloated...

Mexico and Canada: the best calling, texting and roaming plans compared

Mexico and Canada: the best calling, texting and roaming plans compared

Whether you're heading to Canada or Mexico, or looking to call either country...

 

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The best Black Friday and Cyber Monday carrier deals

The best Black Friday and Cyber Monday carrier deals

Our round up of the best Thanksgiving deals on Android devices, Galaxy...

T-Mobile's Uncarrier X: Unlimited video streaming (and even more data)

T-Mobile's Uncarrier X: Unlimited video streaming (and even more data)

Uncarrier X gives Simple Choice customers unlimited video streaming that won't...

The HTC One A9: pricing, specs and where to buy

The HTC One A9: pricing, specs and where to buy

The HTC One A9 is official and headed to US stores in November. Here's what you...

T-Mobile raises JUMP! On Demand price for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

T-Mobile raises JUMP! On Demand price for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

T-Mobile's $20 introductory offer for the iPhone 6s is no more, with prices now...

Sprint outdoes T-Mobile with new iPhone 6s offer

Sprint outdoes T-Mobile with new iPhone 6s offer

If you thought T-Mobile's $5 per month for the iPhone 6s was a good deal,...

Apple takes on the carriers with the iPhone Upgrade Program

Apple takes on the carriers with the iPhone Upgrade Program

With the launch of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, you'll now be able to buy...

 

Guides

Your guide to global and travel SIM cards

Your guide to global and travel SIM cards

Planning an international trip, but want to take your own phone? We've compared...

Cricket Wireless: Everything you need to switch to Cricket

Cricket Wireless: Everything you need to switch to Cricket

Want to switch to Cricket Wireless? Here's your step-by-step guide to keeping...

Best value smartphones: get the most out of your Christmas spending

Best value smartphones: get the most out of your Christmas spending

These are the best value-for-money handsets we've used this year, ranging from...

How to find the cheapest iPhone 6s plan

How to find the cheapest iPhone 6s plan

Don't be fooled by '$0 down' deals - here's how to find the cheapest long-term...

Global roaming: which carrier is best?

Global roaming: which carrier is best?

We compare the big US carriers to see just which one offers the best value for...

Choosing a cell phone plan for kids and teenagers

Choosing a cell phone plan for kids and teenagers

How to find the right phone and plan for your child, tween or teen.

 

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Galaxy Grand Prime for $79.99 with Cricket Wireless activation

Galaxy Grand Prime for $79.99 with Cricket Wireless activation

Awesome Android phone for just $79.99 when you join Cricket Wireless

$100 of the Samsung Galaxy S6 with Cricket Wireless

$100 of the Samsung Galaxy S6 with Cricket Wireless

Just $499.99 when you bring your number to Cricket Wireless

BYO Phone to Cricket for 5GB for $45/mo with AutoPay

BYO Phone to Cricket for 5GB for $45/mo with AutoPay

Bring your own compatible GSM device to Cricket Wireless and Save

NEW! Compare 2 Lines for T-Mobile's New Unlimited Family

NEW! Compare 2 Lines for T-Mobile's New Unlimited Family

How do the new plans stack up against competitors for 2 lines?