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  • TracFone Wireless


    TracFone Wireless, Inc. is a prepaid mobile virtual network operator in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. TracFone Wireless is a subsidiary of Mexico's largest telecommunications company América Móvil, and offers products and services under multiple brands which include TracFone, NET10 Wireless, Total Wireless, Straight Talk, SafeLink Wireless, Telcel América, SIMPLE Mobile, Page Plus Cellular, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family Mobile. TracFone Wireless operates as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), holding agreements with the United States' largest wireless network operators to provide service using their networks, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile US, Sprint Corporation, and U.S. Cellular. TracFone Wireless had 25.668 million subscribers in 2015.

  • Ultra Mobile


    Ultra Mobile is a Mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), founded in 2012, which sells low-cost prepaid mobile phone services with unlimited international calling and text plans, operating on T-Mobile's cellular network in the United States. They offer unlimited calling to 75 countries, and access to over 200 countries. In 2015, Ultra Mobile was ranked number #1 on Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in the United States, with a year-over-year growth rate of 100,849% and revenues of $118 million in 2014, up from less than a million in 2012. As of 2016, Ultra Mobile was available in over 25,000 retail stores in the US, including Target and 7-Eleven. The company's business model is based on selling sim cards which can be used with prepaid plans on unlocked phones. This contrasts to selling long terms contracts with a free or discounted locked phone, a model which is currently more prevalent in the USA than in other parts of the world. They also offer the option to limit data download speeds, with three different 'throttle' settings, as to prevent large downloads such as videos from consuming large amounts of bandwidth.

  • List of United States mobile virtual network operators


    Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in the United States lease wireless telephone and data service from major carriers such as AT&T Mobility, Sprint Corporation, T-Mobile US, and Verizon Wireless, as well as the regional carrier the United States Cellular Corporation for resale. As of 2016 MVNOs served about 36 million subscribers.

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