Republic Wireless, a one-of-a-kind carrier, has announced that it is reopening signups for its beta. Republic Wireless is a division of Bandwith, which provides a full range of communications services, including wholesale voice origination and termination, a full suite of 911 services, hosted VoIP and internet connectivity service for SMBs, and a consumer wireless business.
Founded in 1999 is now one of the fastest-growing communication technology companies. Republic Wireless’ key to the success lies in the idea of relying on your Wi-Fi network for your data and voice needs. For only $19 per month the carrier offers unlimited voice, text, and data service with no contract. Hybrid technology allows for the phone to fully cooperate with Sprint’s network as backup if Wi-Fi is not available in area.
Republic Wireless is reentering the market with a new phone, Motorola Defy XT – an heavy duty Android smartphone.
Learn more about Motorola Defy XT
With a crystal-clear 3.7-inch touch screen display with 854 x 540 pixel resolution protected by Corning Gorilla Glass equipped with 1GHz processor, and 512 MB of RAM the Motorola Defy XT Hybrid phone certainly is much more advanced than the previously offered LG Optimus by Republic Wireless .
The phone also features two cameras: 5 megapixel rear and 0.3-megapixel front-facing one. The 1GB of internal storage is expandable with a microSD card up to 32 GB.
The device runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is water-resistant, dust-proof, and scratch-resistant. Dynamic Widgets provide quick access to favorite apps and contacts with automatic updates based on preferences.
Motorola Defy XT costs $249, which at a first thought may seem a lot, but if you consider the unlimited possibilities of Wi-Fi on your phone for just $19 a month and no long term contract it starts to sound like a really good offer. As a special thank you, those members who’ve been with Republic Wireless from the beginning on the LG Optimus will receive an upgrade offer for $100 off the $249 new member price for the DEFY XT.
Since there is already waiting list, you will have to get in line to purchase this indestructible smartphone. How much would you save monthly if your phone bill was only 19 bucks?