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  • News is my Business

    Solavei wireless service finds success in Puerto Rico

    Two years after making its debut in the Puerto Rico market, Washington-based Solavei has found success through its first-of-its kind social networking and commerce platform that enables customers to sign up for mobile voice and data services at a fraction of the competition’s cost. Read more...

  • FierceWireless

    Solavei launches Marketplace loyalty program

    Solavei launched its Marketplace program giving its users access to offers and discounts from 16,000 large and small retailers nationwide, including a majority of the top 30 largest U.S. retailers. Solavei's new Marketplace service represents an expansion of the company's commission-based business structure into the retail realm. The MVNO, which launched a year ago, encourages its users to sign up additional customers to the service by giving its customers $20 per month for every three new customers they sign up to the Solavei wireless service. Those payments are made through a Solavei-branded Visa debit card. Read more...

  • Inc.

    Trusting peers and peer networks more

    Solavei is using a social networking approach, an industry first. They are capitalizing on the shift in trust from figures of authority (e.g., large brands) to peers and peer networks. In just nine months since launch, Solavei has more than 100,000 active monthly mobile service members and paid over $11 million to its members for sharing with their friends. Read more...

  • Engadget

    Testing Solavei

    I've been using a Solavei device and SIM for several weeks now and it's been a mostly trouble-free experience. Network performance and coverage matches what we've seen on T-Mobile here in San Francisco, with excellent HSPA+ data speeds...I'd recommend Solavei. Read more...

  • The Dallas Morning News

    Solavei’s no-contract wireless plan can save (or pay) you cash.

    Some readers are more than ready for a new phone, but some are happy with the phones they have. They’re wondering if they can save money by bringing the phones they already own to another carrier for a pay-as-you-go plan. The answer is yes, you can save significant money bringing your own phone and shopping for service. Solavei offers unlimited talk, text and data for just $49 per month. That’s cheap enough to get my attention. … Bottom Line: Good coverage, inexpensive, good amount of high-speed data included, potential to earn cash from referrals. As an inexpensive, unlimited pay-as-you-go service, Solavei is a solid choice. Read more...

  • FierceWireless

    Solavei to launch Marketplace loyalty payment program in September

    Solavei to launch a loyalty card program to allow customers additional savings and represents the next major phase of growth for Solavei … In just 8 months since launch, 180,000 members have joined with more than $10 million paid in membership commissions. Solavei is on track to generate $100 million in revenue by the end of 2013. Read more...

  • CNet

    Solavei offers unlimited, no-contract phone service for $49 per month

    I think the big appeal will be to post-contract users like me who want the same (or at least comparable) service for less money. In fact, there's the potential to make it much less: Solavei offers a reward program that can lower or eliminate your entire bill, or even put extra cash in your pocket. Read more...

  • Solavei offers unlimited, no-contract phone service for $49 per month

    I think the big appeal will be to post-contract users like me who want the same (or at least comparable) service for less money. In fact, there's the potential to make it much less: Solavei offers a reward program that can lower or eliminate your entire bill, or even put extra cash in your pocket. Read more...

  • Direct Selling News

    Solavei: Redefining Commerce for the Social Age

    I am not looking to turn a few people into millionaires. I want to empower millions of people to become thousandaires… And I believe that the way to do so is by making commerce less expensive and even profitable for everyone involved. Read more...

  • Wired

    The Key Factors Leading to the Success of MVNOs

    With the high volume of low-cost phones now available to the public, there is an increase in the number of consumers who are able to purchase and sustain a monthly mobile phone bill. Now, they are looking for options as traditional carriers continue to change their data offerings and add hidden fees to their wireless bills. Read more...

  • Fox Business

    Six Tips to Make College Life More Affordable

    Traditional mobile phone plans typically lock you into a contract for two years and charge exorbitant monthly rates, often with surprise overage charges. To decrease monthly phone expenses, consider a prepaid, contract-free plan such as Solavei. Read more...

  • Mac Rumors

    T-Mobile USA Announces Major 4G Coverage Expansion in 14 Markets, Solavei MVNO Targets iPhone Users

    Alongside T-Mobile's announcement, mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Solavei, which operates using T-Mobile USA's network, has officially launched a major push to attract iPhone customers. Read more...

  • Chicago Sun-Times

    Sharing mobile wireless networks

    Solavei pays a user $20 a month for every three people the user enrolls in the company’s $49-a-month unlimited voice, text and data plan. Read more...

  • Mobile Telephone Startup Solavei Avoids Ads, Relies on Customers for Sales Leads

    The rewards can be great. Solavei users who tell friends about the company through word of mouth or social media have the opportunity to get cellular service for free—and to earn additional money.” Read more...

  • Engadget

    Solavei starts carrying nano-SIMs for iPhone 5 nomads

    If you’re after an all-you-can eat mobile deal, and have a large group of friends, this could be a nice little earner… those who want to use an unlocked iPhone 5 in the US beyond AT&T have had relatively few places to go for an exodus. It's time to add a third to the short list: Solavei is now carrying nano-SIMs for its T-Mobile-based virtual network. Read more...

  • All Things Digital

    Start-Up Solavei Takes Cellphone Marketing to a Whole New Level

    Solavei offers more flexibility in smartphone selection [than other prepaid carriers]. You can…bring your own unlocked GSM smartphone to use with the service, including the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S III. Read more...

  • USA Today

    The best smartphones for prepaid plans

    Prepaid plans provide the same access to carriers' voice and data networks, but without the contract (or steep penalties if you leave before your two years are up)... Now you can also get the iPhone 5 from Solavei, which is a relative newcomer that uses T-Mobile's 4G network. Read more...

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