Republic Wireless started offering its hybrid wireless service in late 2011, with the premise that customers can make unlimited phone calls, texting, and browsing for only $19 a month. Unfortunately, it only provided one choice of Android model for its proprietary technology, the rather outdated LG Optimus S. The mobile operator is reopening its unlimited Beta service for new customers today, bringing along a new phone to offer, the Motorola Defy XT.
Before you can gorge on the carrier’s unlimited everything, you will have to shell out $249 for the Motorola Defy XT. But since there’s no contract, no overage fee, nor other hidden fees, it’s still a pretty good deal. [...]