Boost Mobile Pay-As-You-Go Wireless Phones and Services Now Available at Select K-Mart Stores.
IRVINE, Calif. -- Boost Mobile[R], a lifestyle-based telecommunications 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 1,278 K-Mart stores are now offering Boost Mobile's[TM] Pay-As-You-Go wireless phones and services. K-Mart stores are the latest retail channel carrying Boost Mobile phones and services joining other retailers including Target, Wal-Mart, Best Buy and RadioShack.
Boost Mobile phones now available at K-Mart stores include the value-priced Motorola i415 and i455 handsets. High quality and affordability come together with the Motorola i415 and i455. Both phones come equipped with Nationwide Boost[TM] Walkie-Talkie, large color screens (130 x 130), V-Card, Java[R]-enabled games and applications, hands-free speakerphone with voice-activated dialing, 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. , and Boost[TM] Wireless Web, polyphonic The ability to play back some number of musical notes simultaneously. For example, 16-voice polyphony means a total of 16 notes, or waveforms, can be played concurrently. and voice ringtones, picture viewer, GPS navigation See GPS. , and on-demand multi-media services*, - all at a price under $50 ($29.99 for the i415 and $49.99 for the i455).
Boost Mobile customers pay for minutes only as they need them through the purchase of Re-Boost([R]) Cards, also available at K-Mart stores. 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 aims to provide 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, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and 10 cents per minute from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday and on weekends. Boost Mobile pay-as-you-go rates include long distance and roaming at no additional charge. Boost([TM]) Walkie-Talkie is a dollar a day for unlimited nationwide use and the charge applies only on the days the service is used.
About Boost Mobile
Based in Irvine, California Irvine is an incorporated city in Orange County, California, United States. It is a planned city, mainly developed by the Irvine Company since the 1960s. Formally incorporated on December 28 1971, the 69.7 square mile (180.5 km²) city has a population of 202,079 (as of 2007). , Boost Mobile, LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
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See: New York Stock Exchange :S), is a lifestyle-based telecommunications brand focused on offering premium Pay-As-You-Go wireless phones and services to the youth market. Boost is among the fastest-growing wireless services in the U.S. and now has 4.3 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, and merchants that focus on fashion, music, and action sports-related activities. For more information on Boost Mobile, visit www.boostmobile.com.
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* Airtime, data charges, and/or additional charges may apply.