Rumor: Target To Launch Brightspot, Affordable Prepaid Wireless Plans That Use T-Mobile’s Network

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Target is joining the pre-paid MVNO game with a new prepaid wireless service which will utilize T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network. The service, which is said to launch on October 6th is dubbed Brightspot. Target will be offering three different plans, all of which are very affordable, although not much cheaper than T-Mobile’s current pre-paid offerings.

Here’s a breakdown of Brightspot’s plans:

  • Unlimited Talk and Text: $35, no data
  • Unlimited Talk, Text and Data: $50, 1GB of 4G speed (throttled thereafter)
  • Unlimited Talk, Text and Data: $65, 4GB of 4G speed (throttled thereafter)
  • International Texting: Additional $5
  • International Calling and Texting: Additional $10

In addition to affordable wireless plans, Target is offering up $25 gift cards for every six months in which a customer uses their service. Target will be selling micro-SIM and nano-SIM Brightspot kits, which can be popped into any unlocked GSM phone or one of Target’s offerings.

At the moment, Target will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S3, LG Optimus F3 and Optimus F6 for sale, with more devices on the way in the future. Device pricing has not yet been detailed.

[Via: @evleaks , Droid Life]

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