Amazon Reportedly in Talks to Offer Mobile Service to Prime Members

A new Prime wireless plan could make your phone bill just $10 a month, or potentially free.

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A new perk from Amazon is potentially on the way, one that could help you save a good chunk of cash each month. For the last six to eight weeks, Amazon reportedly has been in contact with several wireless carriers as they consider offering low-cost or free phone service to U.S. Prime members. 

An anonymous source told Bloomberg that Amazon has been in negotiations with Verizon, T-Mobile, and Dish Network to discuss using their networks to provide wireless services for Prime customers for only $10 a month (or potentially free). Brittany Siwald, director of corporate communications at AT&T, told Kiplinger that "AT&T is not in discussions with Amazon to resell wireless services.”

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Erin Bendig
Personal Finance Writer

Erin pairs personal experience with research and is passionate about sharing personal finance advice with others. Previously, she was a freelancer focusing on the credit card side of finance, but has branched out since then to cover other aspects of personal finance. Erin is well-versed in traditional media with reporting, interviewing and research, as well as using graphic design and video and audio storytelling to share with her readers.