Posts tagged with: Boost

Dish launches its own Celero5G phone for Boost

Dish Network is getting more acclimated to the wireless retail space with a new handset for its prepaid Boost Mobile customers. Dish today introduced the Celero5G, its first proprietary 5G phone. Designed “from the ground up with 5G in mind,” the Celero5G...

Jio makes quick use of its new spectrum to boost speeds on 4G

In March 2021 India’s newest mobile network operator, Reliance Jio, acquired more spectrum, and it quickly resulted in increased performance on its 4G LTE network.  According to an analysis published by Ookla, based on its Speedtest data, Jio is taking...

No, Boost isn’t going for a ‘flea market’ look

Given the changes afoot at Boost Mobile, it’s no wonder some might be curious about Boost’s retail strategy going forward. Some have even said it’s akin to a flea market. Boost has been around since the early days of MVNOs...

Boost Mobile bets on DraftKings as a partner

Boost Mobile is betting that online betting will boost its appeal to new customers. The Dish Network-owned reseller of T-Mobile’s service announced a partnership Thursday with DraftKings that will spot Boost subscribers in the right states a little extra money...

Boost Mobile takes new tack with telemedicine, wireless bundle

Dish-owned Boost Mobile is looking to enhance its value proposition for wireless customers by adding access to doctors and telemedicine through a new partnership with mobile platform K Health. Starting early this summer Boost is offering K Health healthcare services...

SureCall: Repeaters give 5G mmWave a much-needed boost

Like a lot of smaller upstart vendors, SureCall knows what it’s like to work with wireless carriers. It can be a long, arduous process. Relationships typically don’t move at the speed of lightning, and landing a contract takes time. To...

Boost Mobile told to stop ad claims for 4G LTE unlimited data, streaming

Boost Mobile has been told to stop advertising messages that say it offers unlimited data, as well as SD and HD streaming for its 4G LTE plans. The National Advertising Division (NAD) made the recommendations after a challenge by AT&T,...

Boost Mobile intros $6 privacy add-on

Dish Networks’ Boost Mobile has introduced a new privacy-focused bundle that features tools for encrypted Wi-Fi, visual voicemail, and spam call blocking. Privacy is one of four macro areas the prepaid brand is focusing on to come up with products...

What T-Mobile 3G CDMA shutdown means for Boost Mobile

T-Mobile’s notice to Dish about shutting down its 3G CDMA network in January 2022 could mean hundreds of millions of dollars and millions of customers impacted for Boost Mobile, according to Stephen Stokols.  Stokols, head of Boost Mobile, joined the...

Dish’s new EVP of Boost looks forward to shaking up prepaid

It might sound counter-intuitive, but Verizon’s plan to acquire Tracfone from América Móvil is music to the ears of Stephen Stokols. Granted, it’s the biggest carrier buying the biggest MVNO. But Stokols, who just joined Dish Network as executive vice...
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