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ZTE Valet (Tracfone)

Equipped with a 3.5-inch screen, 3G capabilities, and a 3-megapixel camera, the Valet is a bare bones smartphone from ZTE.

By January 24, 2014

Editors' Take

TracFone Wireless

TracFone is a nationwide MVNO that offers prepaid services on both CDMA and GSM networks.

By April 24, 2008

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Why prepaid wireless plans may not be the bargain you're looking for

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explores whether prepaid brands owned by the major wireless operators offer a true advantage over traditional services.

By November 22, 2015


TracFone explains its throttling policy for Straight Talk users

The company says it will throttle speeds down to 2G after users consume 2.5GB of data, according to a FierceWireless report.

By September 30, 2013


Sprint adds 1.1 million customers as costly comeback takes hold

CEO Marcelo Claure has changed up the service plans and upgraded the wireless network. That's led to improving customer growth, but also financial losses.

By November 3, 2015


Satisfied with your cable, Internet service? Not so much, poll shows

Customer satisfaction with providers of pay TV, Internet and wireless access has hit its lowest level in seven years, according to a new survey.

By June 2, 2015


TracFone's LG 800G: Prepaid touch-screen feature phone

With its 2.8-inch LCD touch-screen display, the LG 800G gives users an entry-level prepaid option.

By June 13, 2012


Verizon: Don't expect us to offer a data rollover plan

Verizon CFO Fran Shammo says the carrier won't be following AT&T and T-Mobile's lead.

By January 22, 2015


Google reportedly wants to sell wireless service through Sprint, T-Mobile

The move could be the next step in Google's ever-widening ambitions to conquer the mobile world.

By January 21, 2015


Samsung SGH-T528G comes to TracFone

The Samsung Samsung SGH-T528G is a touch-screen device with midrange features for TracFone's Straight Talk service.

By July 29, 2011