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October 25, 2012

By Mark Putman

Perhaps no time of year epitomizes the evolving trend of the integrated consumer buying experience more than the holiday season. Buyers are quickly realizing that rather than spending hundreds on gifts destined to be quietly returned come January 2013, the most efficient use of their money centers on gift cards and other prepaid methods that offer the recipients flexibility and choice. 

June 28, 2012

A report by Bloomberg said that the Sprint-owned pay-as-you-go carrier Virgin Mobile will open 10 retail stores on Friday in Chicago, as part of its plan to leverage iPhone’s expansion into the prepaid wireless space.

Chicago -- A Thursday report by Bloomberg said that the Sprint-owned pay-as-you-go carrier Virgin Mobile will open 10 retail stores on Friday in Chicago, as part of its plan to leverage iPhone’s expansion into the prepaid wireless space.
 
With the openings, Virgin Mobile will become the second U.S. prepaid service to offer the Apple device, following the iPhone’s debut at Leap Wireless International on June 22.

June 27, 2012

TruConnect Mobile announced that Walmart is now the exclusive provider of its prepaid mobile broadband service Internet on the Go, powered by the MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot.

Los Angeles -- TruConnect Mobile announced that Walmart is now the exclusive provider of its prepaid mobile broadband service Internet on the Go, powered by the MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot.

The service plan has no monthly fee and the data balance never expires (if used once a year).

June 20, 2012

TruConnect Mobile LLC announced it has partnered with Walmart Stores to deliver a new prepaid mobile broadband service called Internet on the Go.

Los Angeles -- TruConnect Mobile LLC announced it has partnered with Walmart Stores to deliver a new prepaid mobile broadband service called Internet on the Go.

The new offering, which is exclusively sold at Walmart, features a service plan from TruConnect with no monthly fee and where the data balance never expires (if used once a year). This is different from other low-cost prepaid monthly services where unused megabytes are wasted at the end of the month – potentially driving up the cost.

April 24, 2012

RadioShack Corp. reported a loss for the first quarter of $8 million, hurt by weakness in its Sprint postpaid wireless business and weak demand for prepaid wireless handsets, laptops and home entertainment accessories.

New York -- RadioShack Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss for the first quarter of $8 million, hurt by weakness in its Sprint postpaid wireless business and weak demand for prepaid wireless handsets, laptops and home entertainment accessories.

The electronics retailer said its net loss for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, was $8 million compared with net income of $35.1 million a year earlier.

Sales fell 0.9% to $1.01 billion, while analysts had expected $1.06 billion.

September 29, 2011

Epay, a division of electronic payments provider Euronet Worldwide, said Thursday it has forged an exclusive agreement to process prepaid mobile airtime transactions in the independent retail segment for Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile USA and Assurance Wireless.

Leawood, Kan. -- Epay, a division of electronic payments provider Euronet Worldwide, said Thursday it has forged an exclusive agreement to process prepaid mobile airtime transactions in the independent retail segment for Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile USA and Assurance Wireless.

These no-contract wireless brands are owned by Sprint.

July 26, 2011

RadioShack Corp. reported Tuesday that net income for the second quarter dropped to $24.9 million from $53 million in the year-ago period.

Dallas -- RadioShack Corp. reported Tuesday that net income for the second quarter dropped to $24.9 million from $53 million in the year-ago period. Sales decreased to $941.9 million, compared with $962.3 million a year earlier. Wall Street expected sales of $1.03 billion.

However, analysts responded positively to RadioShack’s news that it had signed a deal with Verizon Wireless to sell its postpaid and prepaid wireless products and services beginning Sept. 15, supplanting its current program with T-Mobile.

February 23, 2011

RadioShack Corp. on Tuesday said its fourth-quarter net income fell by 25%, which was toward the low end of the company's already reduced guidance.

Fort Worth, Texas -- RadioShack Corp. on Tuesday said its fourth-quarter net income fell by 25%, which was toward the low end of the company's already reduced guidance.

The company reported net income of $57 million in the October to December period, down from $75.7 million a year ago.

August 29, 2010

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October 25, 2009

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