RadioShack May Become Wireless Carrier Too

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aftcomet

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The more competition the better imo. I'm in Canada so I pay out the ass for mobile service.

Freaking government maintained monopolies......
 

altriss

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ahahahah!
in France we have "free mobile" carrier, same service plus international calls to 40 countries for 20 euros/month (~25$). When it appeared it was a revolution.
I thought only in France carrier were asking for crazy prices, but it seems that every country face the same thing.
http://mobile.free.fr/
should be good if they start doing the same world wide I think.
 

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I use Virgin Mobile, but I swear to god, we don't need one more small pay-as-you-go/prepaid carrier forcing us to use Sprint's CDMA network requiring phones that you can't carry over to another network if you wanted to... (and are usually subject to slow hardware release cycles as well).
 

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I welcome more options and competition. Tired of paying AT&T $100 for unlimited data (grandfathered), unlimited text, and 450 minutes. I only use about 1500 text, 1-2GB data, and 100 minutes, but their pricing tiers suck. I actually just ordered a sim card and $45 30 day unlimited card for Straight Talk. I'm looking forward to the change.
 

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[citation][nom]spookyman[/nom]Why does Radio Shack exist anymore? When was the last time they was a relevant company?[/citation]
I was thinking the exact same thing.
 

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[citation][nom]dark_lord69[/nom]Radioshack is a ripoff.$30 for a simple USB car adapter.You can get that same adapter on amazon for about $3[/citation]
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=11606875
Not that $13 is cheap for a car USB power plug, but it's far from $30.

And the same adapter is $1 more expensive on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Duracell-Spark-Plug/dp/B0058LN5R6

Not that it matters, since this is about potentially offering cell phone service.

Wonder how Virgin Mobile will feel--Radio Shack is one of the few B&M stores that sells their hardware.
 
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