When we first started talking about Republic Wireless last year, the service was in beta. When we last talked about it a few days ago, it was still in beta. Now, the moment some of you may have been waiting for is at hand: Republic Wireless is officially open to everyone.
Republic Wireless offers unlimited calling, SMS, data for $19 monthly using a Wi-Fi and Cellular hybrid service. No contracts, but it has some limitations.
Everybody was excited last year about Republic Wireless, “the mobile network that runs on freedom”, and its hybrid wireless service, with unlimited calling, texting, and data for just $19 per month. In spite of the enthusiastic welcome, the communications provider encountered a few bumps on its road to mainstream popularity.
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 it only provided one choice of Android model for its proprietary technology, the rather outdated LG Optimus S. The mobile operator is reopening its unlimited Beta service for new customers today, bringing alon...