Wal-Mart Launching A Branded Wireless Plan


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) announced earlier this week that they are introducing a cell phone plan branded under their own name. The Wal-Mart Family Mobile service will run on the T-Mobile USA network and will have unlimited calling/texting for $45 per month for one line. Each additional line for the family will be for $25.

The Wal-Mart Family Mobile service will be available starting next week across most of their services. The Wal-Mart Family Mobile service will be postpaid so that the family bill can be paid at the end of each month. The service does not have a contract requirement or early termination fee. The customers do not need a credit check either. The cheapest phone for the Wal-Mart Family plan is a Nokia device for $35.

[CNET]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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