Trumpet Mobile prepaid wireless to be available at Walgreens

DALLAS A drug store chain is making a foray into the mobile phone business.

Walgreens and Trumpet Mobile announced Monday that Trumpet’s prepaid wireless services will become available at 6,000 Walgreens stores nationwide.

Trumpet sells prepaid LG and Samsung mobile phones with domestic and international long-distance service, as well as text messaging. The phones are already available at RadioShack.

“Our launch with Walgreens continues our expansion into new leading channels of distribution that will reach more consumers who can benefit from our services” said John Carney, chief executive officer of Affinity Mobile, which operates the Trumpet brand. “Trumpet subscriber numbers continue to climb and we are excited to expand Trumpet’s availability to Walgreens customers.”

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