Tweet shows that Target will launch Brightspot, an affordable pre-paid carrier
Need more high-speed data? For $65 a month, Brightspot gives you unlimited talk, unlimited text and 4GB of 4G LTE data.Go above 4GB and you...are...throttled. International texting is an additional $5 a month and international calling and texting is an extra $10 monthly. For every six months that a customer uses the service, he or she will receive a $25 Target gift card. Target will also sell micro-SIM and nano-SIM Brightspot kits that work with any unlocked GSM phone and Target sold device.
The initial handsets for sale will include the Samsung Galaxy S III, LG Optimus F3 and the LG Optimus F6. And below you will find a leaked document meant for Target employees showing them the talking points of Brightspot versus the competition like Verizon and Straight Talk. In addition, a tweet from evleaks reveals some other leaks that pretty much guarantee that Brightspot is on the way.
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Target's new Brightspot MVNO
1. Tweet from evleaks
2. Comparing Brightspot's rate plans with the competition
source: Twitter via IntoMobile
1. rodneyej1 (Posts: 2881; Member since: 06 Jul 2013)
They better stock the Lumia 520/521/525 because that's one of the best off contract phones you can get for $100❗
2. Commentator (Posts: 2186; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
The tweet mentions the 521 will initially be available. Funny how the Alan left that part out, especially given how colorful Lumias are.
4. Commentator (Posts: 2186; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
...And by "the Alan" I really just meant "Alan," although I think "the Alanator" could catch on pretty quickly.
3. ardent1 (Posts: 1983; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
Alan F: you need to fix the sentence: "One, for $35 a month, will offer unlimited talk and unlimited text for $35 a month". You have for $35 a month twice in the same sentence.
5. Shatter (Posts: 1766; Member since: 29 May 2013)
You can go to the actual tmobile and pay $5 more a month for 100% unlimited.
7. Goldeneye (Posts: 346; Member since: 22 Jan 2011)
It's crazy how many MVNOs T-Mobile and Sprint have under their networks they barely can handle their own customers, who's next Home Depot with rugged devices on Sprint? Sears on T-Mobile? No wonder their customers aren't very happy speed wise.