Republic Wireless exits beta, $19 a month unlimited talk, text and data is now yours

Republic Wireless exits beta, $19 a month unlimited talk, text and data is now yours
You might remember us talking a few times about Republic Wireless. This is the carrier that uses Wi-Fi service where possible, and Sprint's 3G cellular service when Wi-Fi isn't available. For $19 per month, you get unlimited talk, text and data. Right now, the phone being offered by the carrier is a special dual-band Motorola DEFY XT with will cost you $249, plus a $10 start-up fee. And even with the $19 a month service, there is still a 30 day money back guarantee.

Republic Wireless has exited beta testing and is taking pre-orders now for the special version of the Motorola DEFY XT that will switch you back and forth between Wi-Fi and cellular as needed. You can order up to four phones and they will ship by the middle of next month. If you do subscribe, your first $19 is charged when the phone is shipped. Because of the price, Republic does not have a call center, nor does it have any brick and mortar stores.

If you're interested in signing up with Republic, or for more information, you can click on the sourcelink. And don't forget to take a look at the video below.

source: RepublicWireless (1), (2) via Engadget

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  • Display 3.7" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S1, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 1 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1650 mAh(5.5h talk time)



1. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

man, if it was gsm based then I'm in

2. kellkeezy

Posts: 57; Member since: Dec 17, 2011

Sounds like another Helio company to me

3. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

Curious.. but I'll let u other people be Guinea pigs and hamsters lol


Posts: 66; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

if this was GSM i'd give it a try.... f**k it

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