Media Reviews

  • "It’s not just pricing - with its WiFi-only route, Republic really is doing things differently." Read more

  • "This is a game-changer." Read more

  • "...I find the Republic Wireless experience to be flawless when I'm on WiFi. The call quality is great and the data is lightning fast." Read more

  • "I believe there are a lot of consumers like me, who are tired of making the equivalent of a car payment every month to use a wireless phone. For us, Republic is the best deal to come along in years." Read more

Media Reviews


Hands-on with the Republic Wireless Moto X

With no contract and monthly plans starting at just $5, this could really shake things up.

PC Magazine

Moto X (Republic Wireless) Editor Rating: Excellent

With the Motorola Moto X—and significant improvements in network performance—Republic becomes a legitimate alternative to traditional wireless carriers...

USA Today

Has Republic Wireless Got a Deal For You

Budget carrier's Moto X delivers calls via Wi-Fi, cellular on the cheap...

The Wall Street Journal

Smartphone With Wi-Fi Smarts

What if you could get a top-tier, current-model smartphone with all the bells and whistles, and pay between $5 and $40 a month for unlimited voice, text and data? And there's no contract required.

The Washington Post

How plain, old WiFi will revolutionize the cellular industry

Because its parent company handles calls over Google Voice, Vonage and a host of other VoIP services, [Republic’s] gotten incredibly experienced at not dropping your WiFi calls.

Laptop Mag

Motorola Moto X (Republic Wireless) Review

For those looking to enjoy cutting-edge smartphone features for a low monthly price, the Moto X for Republic Wireless is a no-contract steal.

Bloomberg Businessweek

Where Do You Really Need a Carrier's Wireless Network?

Americans make a lot of their phone calls near a short-range network that requires no extra capital to build. The backhaul is the home Internet connection...

The Huffington Post

Republic Wireless: Game Changer in Revolution against AT&T & Verizon

For all of us who are fed up with... high monthly fees, long-term contracts...[and] lousy customer service...Republic Wireless offers the first opportunity for consumers to fight back.


Republic Wireless Moto X review: Top consumer smartphone and low cost service are a killer combo

I've been using the Moto X on Republic Wireless for the last couple of weeks and am impressed with the device, performance over WiFi, and service plan options...

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GigaOm | Moto X arrives contract-free for $299 on Republic Wireless, plans start at $5

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Hot Hardware | Moto X Lands At Republic Wireless For $299 With New Service Plans

Android Police | Moto X Goes On Sale At Republic Wireless – $299 Off-Contract With Plans From $5 To $40

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