Freewheel service will cost $29.95 per month and work only with Motorola's Moto G smartphone, which Cablevision will sell for $99.95.
Retailers will start stocking the Wi-Fi-only version Samsung's higher-end tablet for $400 and $500, depending on size.
Sporting the same massive 6.4-inch 1080P display, what Sony now calls a tablet is largely unchanged from its smartphone roots.
With a 6.4-inch screen, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra falls into the 'phablet' category of Android devices. Well now a Wi-Fi-only model has popped up on benchmarking site AnTuTu.
Beyond basic black, Google is releasing a white version of its smaller-size tablet.
Support for the two Wi-Fi devices will arrive Thursday as part of an update to the BlackBerry Messenger iOS app.
You get all the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean goodness, but no mobile broadband.
Wish you had a tablet? It's your lucky week. We're giving away a Wi-Fi-only version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, a full-featured Android device.
The Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6 is the smaller, less expensive of Samsung's two new-generation Galaxy Players.
Google's first tablet won't launch until July, according to sources close to the project.