CHICAGO, IL, Dec 20, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Just in time for the holidays, consumers now have an affordable,
reliable and flexible choice and no longer have to lock themselves
into multi-year wireless contracts. Today, PlatinumTel
Communications, one of the pioneers in prepaid wireless, will launch
PTel Mobile, a new brand offering customers the flexibility and
affordability demanded in today's marketplace.
PTel Mobile offers three flexible and affordable plan options:
$40/month Unlimited Everything, $50/month Unlimited Everything and
Real Paygo, giving customer the opportunity to save as much as $700
annually versus expensive, long-term wireless plans. Further, PTel
Mobile utilizes the nationwide 4G network of T-Mobile USA, Inc.
T-Mobile's network allows customers to have fast and dependable
"We have seen this industry grow significantly over the past few
years as Americans are looking to get out of long-term and expensive
contracts. In fact, of the phones purchased in 2011, market research
firm NPD Group estimates that 27 percent were prepaid and the sales
of smartphone devices with prepaid plans have tripled. With the
launch of PTel Mobile, we are excited to offer a reliable, affordable
4G experience to anyone looking to save money," says Omar Abhari, SVP
Operations for PTel Mobile.
"No contract wireless plans continue to see rapid adoption throughout
U.S. households," said Jeremy Korst, T-Mobile's vice president of
wholesale marketing. "As a strong part of the new PTel Mobile
offering, T-Mobile's network affords PTel Mobile customers the
ability to make fast and reliable connections from nearly anywhere in
The End of Wireless Contracts
Your wireless bill doesn't have to be
one of your highest monthly household expenses and you shouldn't be
penalized hundreds of dollars if you wish to change carriers or
plans. PTel Mobile believes consumers shouldn't have to lock
themselves into long-term plans and specific mobile devices.
Consumers will have three flexible and affordable plan options with
the new PTel Mobile offering:
-- NEW - $40/month Unlimited Everything - talk, text, MMS, International
text, 411, and web (first 250 MB up to 4G/3G speeds) on all 4G enabled
phones and smartphones.
-- NEW - $50/month Unlimited Everything - talk, text, MMS, International
text, 411, and web (first 2GB up to 4G/3G speeds) on all 4G enabled
phones and smartphones.
-- Real Paygo Plan - customers will continue to leverage the industry's
lowest pay-as-you-go plan for 5 cents per minute, send/receive text
messages for 2 cents each, and surf the web for only 10 cents per MB.
Bring Your Own Device
Every consumer should have flexibility and
options to choose the mobile device that best suits their individual
needs and desires. PTel Mobile supports unlocked GSM devices allowing
customers the ability to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) -- from Android
and iOS to other platforms. In addition, consumers are able to
purchase devices directly from PTel Mobile such as the Samsung Galaxy
S III, LG Optimus G2x, and Samsung Exhibit 4G.
About PTel Mobile
Based in Chicago, PTel Mobile is one of the
original prepaid wireless companies in the United States and has been
serving its customers since 2001. As a true pioneer in prepaid
wireless, PTel Mobile was the first in the industry to introduce the
$10 airtime card and continues to offer the most competitive rates in
prepaid with their Unlimited Everything plans starting at $40/month.
The company continues to offer its industry low pay-as-you-go Real
Paygo plan for 5 cents per minute, send/receive text messages for 2
cents each, and surf the web for only 10 cents per MB.
PTel Mobile leverages the fast and dependable nationwide 4G network
of T-Mobile USA, Inc., which reaches approximately 96% of Americans.
Customers value and benefit from PTel Mobile's 100% U.S.-based, live
and highly-trained customer service specialists. PTel has a long
track record of consumer and industry advocacy in prepaid wireless.
PTel Mobile is owned by PlatinumTel Communications and works with
distributors across the country. For more background, or to find out
how to save hundreds of dollars on your wireless plan visit