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• The Wall Street Journal reports that Walmart plans to offer a private brand cellphone plan using the T-Mobile network, offering “a range of low-priced cellphones without a lengthy contract for a flat monthly fee ... Consumers will be charged $45 at the end of each month for unlimited calling and texting. Each additional phone line is $25 a month. Data will be sold in buckets rather than monthly. The first 100 megabytes are free, and more can be bought at a cost of $10 for 200 megabytes, $25 for 500 megabytes or $40 for 1,000 megabytes.”
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