Virgin Mobile is the second U.S. carrier to offer prepaid iPhone plans, which could save you more than $500 over the lifetime of the phone compared to the big three carriers.
UPDATE: Samsung's Galaxy S III will become available on both networks starting June 21, with U.S. Cellular marketing the phone in July.
Can't wait for Samsung's newest Android-powered smartphone? You can expect to get your hands on one by the end of this month.
The LTE smartphone survives its immigration challenge and becomes available to customers this weekend; the LTE network requires a longer wait.
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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved a rule change for part of the 800MHz band Thursday, opening the door for Sprint Nextel to use the band for its 4G LTE network.
As the carriers tweak their plans, competitors jockey to lure customers with alternatives.
It supports 3G until Sprint builds out its LTE network, but its display, camera, design, and multimedia features make it the best phone offered by Sprint.
Large numbers of people plan to buy or upgrade to the forthcoming 4G iPhone, many of them citing the new LTE wireless technology in the phone as a main reason.