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Everything you need to know to pick the absolute best carrier deal for your iPhone or iPad

An iPhone without voice and data is just an expensive iPod, and an iPad Wi-Fi + cellular without the cellular, well, you get the idea. But carrier plans, be they single line or family, dedicated or shared, prepaid or postpaid, come at a price. They also have a tendency to change over time. A lot. So how do you make sure you get the best plan - and the most savings - possible? You check back here often, of course!

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T-Mobile adds 11 more streaming services to Music Freedom

T-Mobile has added 11 more streaming services to Music Freedom, letting customers stream from TuneIn Premium, Dash Radio and more without eating into their data allotments.

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AT&T to bump price of grandfathered unlimited data plans to $35

AT&T is planning to bump the price of grandfathered unlimited data plans from $30 to $35 in February of 2016, according to a new support document posted to its site.

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Vodafone will let you use your UK allowance for £5 per day in 28 new countries

UK mobile operator Vodafone will be adding 28 new destinations to the company's WorldTraveller on December 1. This move will enable subscribers to travel abroad to even more markets and enjoy their contracted allowances without incurring massive charges when returning home.

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Verizon now lets you gift a gig of data to friends and family

Verizon is ushering in the holiday season in its own way, allowing customers to gift data to their friends and family one gig at a time.

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T-Mobile offers Sprint customers an extra $200 credit to switch

T-Mobile is stepping up its efforts to get people to switch their carriers, offering an extra $200 in bill credit to any Sprint customer who moves to T-Mobile.

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T-Mobile gives the gift of unlimited high-speed data at no extra charge

T-Mobile has kicked off a series of deals for the holiday season, announcing that it will gift all of its current Simple Choice customers with unlimited high-speed data at no extra cost.

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Sprint is the latest carrier to sell the 128GB iPad Pro

Sprint has now started selling the 128GB version of Apple's iPad Pro. The 12.9-inch tablet is priced at $200 down and $36.67 per month on Spring Easy Pay, $979.99 with a two year contract or $1,079.99 without a contract.

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EE wants to help customers block intrusive adverts on smartphones

No one likes adverts, but they do help fund various services and online properties (including Mobile Nations!). While many see them as a way to support the content they enjoy, there are times when adverts can be intrusive or downright obstructive, especially on mobile. UK mobile operator EE is stepping in to lend customers a hand.

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Sign up now for an extra gig of data from Verizon for two months

Verizon is running a new promotion that scores you an extra gig of data on your current plan for this billing cycle and the next one, and all you have to do is click a link. It's that easy, so do it now!

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Sprint announces faster LTE Plus network, launching today in 77 markets

Sprint has announced the rollout of its LTE Plus network, which it claims will bring faster speeds and more reliable performance to customers. The network is launching today across 77 markets.

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