"What that means is that when the network gets crowded, Verizon will prioritize 4G customers who buy their data by the gigabyte over unlimited plan customers who fall into the top fifth percentile of monthly data usage," explains Gigaom's Kevin Flitchard.
The Street reported this morning that T-Mobile USA's "Un-carrier" marketing strategy is in fact helping it better duel the larger U.S. carriers -- AT&T and Verizon -- and further tempting Sprint to acquire it.
ePins and RTR Pins are integrated with RQ and allow you to sell prepaid minutes without keeping physical card inventory.
A single system for handling both types of Epins
Within RQ, you have options for two different types of electronic pins, our regular ePins and Real Time Replenishment Pins. Regular ePins are generated automatically and print directly on the invoice produced at the point of sale; RTR Pins are applied directly to the mobile number.
The first two weeks of March are typically the Spring Break period for U.S. colleges. Given that students are among the biggest consumers of prepaid minutes, it's a great time for wireless retailers to sell ePins.
And with the recent launch of AT&T and Verizon’s real-time replenishment (RTR) prepaid integration, selling eprepaid minutes just got a lot easier.
Previously, it was simple enough to use the integrated ePin service -- sell a SKU, print a pin. But since the RTR update, we've been getting great feedback from clients about how it works.
A topic we've blogged about for some time has been how -- with ready, mobile access to pricing, product and inventory information -- today's consumer has more control over buying decisions than ever before.
It should come as no surprise, then, as we look ahead to the world's largest consumer electronics tradeshow (CES 2013, kicking off on Tuesday) that there will be a lot of attention paid to consumer experiences.
It's always fun to be amongst our customers, some of whom are the largest wireless retailers in the country, and it is even more fun when that gathering is hosted by our good friends at BuyCell Wireless Group. Under the leaderhip of Ted Benoit, BuyCell Group has grown to be the largest and most influential wireless buying organization in the U.S.