Filipino Gift-remittance Startup Ayannah Gets $1M Angel Round

Ayannah, a gift-remittance startup in the Philippines, just received $1 million in its first angel round. The company’s service is called Sendah, and allows Filipinos working overseas to pay for

Akimbo Lands $850K From Rackspace Co-founder & Others To Bring Prepaid Debit Cards Into The Social, Mobile Era

With the proliferation of smartphones, we're now able to use these mobile, mini computers to do just about everything we would do on our desktop while on the go. Yet, in spite of this evolution, mobil

Cricket Will Sell The First Prepaid iPhones In The United States Starting June 22

The crew of carriers that have been allowed to sell the iPhone has been growing steadily over the past few months, but today's announcement from Cricket Communications wasn't one most us expected to s

Verizon jumps on prepaid data bandwagon

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CrunchDeals: Cheap prepaid Sony Ericsson Z750

Hey, not a bad deal here for a sorta-nice emergency pre-paid phone. You can pick up a refurbished Sony Ericsoon Z750 from AT&T for $39.99, which includes a $25 prepaid card. So the whole getup end

7-Eleven launches prepaid service in Singapore

Due its success in the U.S. and Canadian markets, 7-Eleven has expanded its prepaid wireless program to more than 400 stores in Singapore. The Singapore program is called 7-Connect and uses the 3G net

France: Orange announces BIC pre-paid phone

If I happened to be traveling in France and I needed a cell phone while I was there, I’d probably pick one of these up. The BIC phone will be offered by Orange — "in Metropolitan France o

Virgin Mobile offers enticing $79.99 unlimited plan

Yama hama, look what Virgin Mobile just did. Starting July 1st you can get on the company’s new “Totally Unlimited” plan for $79.99 per month (no contract required), which includes unlimited voi

iPhone Will Be Available For Pre-Paid Users

A leaked internal screen-shot from AT&T Rejoice! If you’ve been kicking yourself non-stop over the iPhone because you either have another carrier or you use Cingular as a pre-paid service, y