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Simple Mobile

TracFone, a U.S. MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) owned by América Móvil, has announced that it's entered into an agreement to acquire Simple Mobile, another MVNO that operates on T-Mobile's network. Simple Mobile is a SIM-only service, meaning that it doesn't actually sell phones, offering only SIM cards to users that either bring their own device or purchase one from one of Simple Mobile's distributors. The service is home to around one million subscribers, while TracFone boasts a user base of around 20.1 million customers. There's no word on how much TracFone has agreed to pay for Simple Mobile, but the deal is expected to be completed during the second quarter of this year.

So far TracFone has remained silent on exactly what it plans to do with Simple Mobile, but with the acquisition expected to close later this quarter, more information concerning the agreement may come out soon. Until then, you can peep América Móvil's announcement of the deal at the PDF source link below.

Via TmoNews, Fierce Wireless, América Móvil (PDF)


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Ryan Hunt No I do not
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Madelene Patricia Keech I'm on straight talk and have the samsung note. I have no problems with the internet.
Teresa L Smith If you go over 2g a month on straight talk they will put you on their black list, so I will stay with AT&T for now.
Gary Petretic You can use any AT&T smartphone on straight talk for 45 a month that's a good deal
Henry Murillo Honestly I love my iPhone and wouldn't trade it for the world. Had GSII, the Amaze, the Sensation and they all sucked... But for 35 bucks a month I honestly wouldn't mind the New Evo from Virgin Mobile. Yah it'll lag and crash a lot, but I'll be paying 35 bucks a month instead of 80 :/
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Arcadeon Knight Post paid for life!
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Miguel Sahagun I prefer no pay
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