E-commerce Marketplace eBay Offers Low-Cost Wireless Plan via MVNO Partnership

E-commerce Marketplace eBay Offers Low-Cost Wireless Plan via MVNO Partnership Image Credit: notice44/Bigstockphoto.com

eBay, world's leading e-commerce marketplace announced a new partnership with Red Pocket Mobile to offer a low-cost wireless plan for $5 per month for anyone who buys a cell phone on its platform.

Red Pocket Mobile is an MVNO that has access to all the four major operators in the US - AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon - to provide service to its customers.

For the occasional user, Red Pocket’s Basic Plan on eBay provides 100 minutes, 100 texts and 500MB of LTE data on any of the major network. Red Pocket Mobile’s most popular plan comes out to $30 per month for 5GB of LTE data and unlimited at a throttled speed, said the Company.

David Grim, Category Manager, eBay
Red Pocket Mobile is the natural partner for us to launch our add-on wireless plan. Because Red Pocket works on all of America’s major networks, their service can apply to virtually all of the millions of phones sold on eBay.

Joshua Gordon, President & CEO, Red Pocket Mobile
eBay’s introduction of a wireless plan add-on can change how Americans get their cell phone service. More and more people are realizing that the best way to save money on wireless is to buy not just your phone on eBay, but your service plan too.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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