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Boost Mobile Pay-As-You-Go Wireless Phones and Services Now Available at Select Fred Meyer Stores.



IRVINE, Calif. -- Boost Mobile(R), a lifestyle-based telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications.  brand that develops and distributes wireless communications wireless communications

System using radio-frequency, infrared, microwave, or other types of electromagnetic or acoustic waves in place of wires, cables, or fibre optics to transmit signals or data.
 products for the youth market, today announced that across the Pacific Northwest 108 Fred Meyer retail stores are now offering Boost Mobile's(TM) pay-as-you-go wireless phones and services. Fred Meyer stores are the latest retail channel carrying Boost Mobile phones and services joining other retailers including Target, Wal-Mart and Best Buy.

Now available at select Fred Meyer stores are Boost Mobile's feature-packed Motorola i415, clamshell i450 and sleek i835 wireless phones. For a suggested retail price of $49.99 for the i415, $79.99 for the i450 and $129.99 for the i835, all three phones come equipped with Boost(TM) Walkie-Talkie that offers instant nationwide communication at the touch of a button, large color screens, Java(R)-enabled games and applications, picture viewer, Boost(TM) Multi-Media Messaging, text messaging Sending short messages to a smartphone, pager, PDA or other handheld device. Text messaging implies sending short messages generally no more than a couple of hundred characters in length. , wireless Web, music and voice ringtones and GPS functionality.

Boost Mobile customers pay for minutes only as they need them through the purchase of Re-Boost(R) Cards. There are no credit checks, hidden charges or monthly bills. Re-Boost Cards are available in $20, $30 and $50 denominations. Boost Mobile pay-as-you-go pricing provides maximum value to youth customers by offering competitive peak and off-peak rates that meet their lifestyle needs. Calls are 20 cents per minute Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., and 10 cents per minute after 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and on weekends (long-distance calling and roaming The ability to use a communications device such as a cellphone or PDA and be able to move from one cell or access point to another without losing the connection.  included at no extra charge). Boost(TM) Walkie-Talkie is $1 per day for unlimited nationwide use and the charge applies only on the days the service is used.

About Boost Mobile

Based in Irvine, Boost Mobile LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.

LLC - Logical Link Control
, a subsidiary of Sprint Nextel Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S) is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world. With 55 million subscribers, Sprint Nextel operates the third largest wireless telecommunications network in the United States (based on total wireless customers), behind  Corp., (NYSE NYSE

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:S), is a lifestyle-based telecommunications brand focused on offering premium Pay-As-You-Go wireless phones and services to the youth market. Boost Mobile is the fastest-growing pre-paid wireless service over the past year in the U.S. and now has more than 3.1 million customers - the majority of which are under the age of 25. Boost-branded wireless phones with its exclusive Boost(TM) Walkie-Talkie service and Re-Boost(R) Cards are available nationwide at locations where youth prefer to shop, including national retailers and convenience stores The following is a list of convenience stores organized by geographical location. Stores are grouped by the lowest heading that contains all locales in which the brands have significant presence. , and merchants that focus on fashion, music and action sports-related activities. Experience Boost on the Web at www.boostmobile.com.
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