iPhone officially goes prepaid in the US via Cricket

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Leap Wireless announced on Thursday morning that its Cricket prepaid wireless carrier will begin offering the “first” prepaid iPhone option in the US on June 22. Though the devices will cost significantly higher up front than iPhones purchased “on contract” from another carrier, Cricket offers a $55 per month, no-contract plan which includes “unlimited” calls, texts, and data. Read the full story at Ars Technica

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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).