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CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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ZTE Prelude (Aio Wireless)

Skip the ZTE Prelude altogether and nab another inexpensive prepaid handset, like the Nokia Lumia 521 or LG Optimus F6.

By Apr. 15, 2014

2.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 15, 2014

MSRP: $49.99

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FCC plans for smartphones to share military wireless frequency

The government agency looks to open up the airwaves by allowing for civilians to hop on spectrum currently reserved for the Defense Department.

By Mar. 24, 2014

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ZTE Altair (Aio Wireless)

Consider Aio's ZTE Altair if you need an inexpensive QWERTY phone, but if you want a typical smartphone experience, shop around.

By Jan. 28, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Jan. 28, 2014

MSRP: $49.99

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FCC, wireless carriers reach cell phone unlocking deal

The ban on unlocking mobile phones is lifted as regulators and carriers finally work out the details of the new policy.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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AT&T wins FCC approval of $1.2B deal for Leap Wireless

Deal for prepaid wireless provider includes pledges of spectrum divestiture and feature phone trade-in programs for certain customers.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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ZTE Sonata 4G (Aio Wireless)

If you can live with unimpressive photos, the Sonata 4G is a reliable phone for those on a budget, but LG's prepaid Optimus F6 is the better option.

By Mar. 18, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 18, 2014

Pricing not available

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Kyocera Hydro Plus (Cricket Wireless)

Though the Kyocera Hydro Plus is an inexpensive water-resistant phone with an included music service, skip it for better and even cheaper splash-proof alternatives.

By Feb. 18, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Feb. 18, 2014

MSRP: $139.99

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Magellan Echo

Costing $149.99, the Echo GPS watch can chat with iPhones to keep an eye on your exercise.

By Feb. 23, 2014

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ZTE Source (Cricket Wireless)

The ZTE Source offers Cricket customers inexpensive LTE, but if you can spare a bit more money, pass it over for better devices.

By Nov. 26, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Nov. 26, 2013

MSRP: $219.99

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LG Exalt (Verizon Wireless)

With its generously sized screen and smooth performance, the LG Exalt is a top contender in Verizon's line of basic phones.

By Nov. 19, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Nov. 19, 2013