Jitterbug Rejiggers Service Plans
Jitterbug today announced new plans and new price tiers for its cellular services. Moving forward, there are six plans available to Jitterbug customers. The entry-level Basic 14 Plan costs $14.99 per month and includes 50 voice minutes. Moving up the ladder, the Basic 19 Plan costs $19.99 and includes 200 minutes; the Basic 29 Plan costs $29.99 and includes 700 minutes; the Basic 39 Plan costs $39.99 and includes 1500 minutes; the Basic 59 Plan costs $59.99 and includes 2500 minutes. All these plans allow voice minutes to carry over to the following month. Text messaging and picture messaging cost extra. Last, the the Simply Unlimited plan costs $79.99 and includes unlimited voice minutes and unlimited messaging.
U.S. Cellular Adjusts Prepaid Plan Pricing
U.S. Cellular has tweaked its prepaid service plans, which range from $30 to $60 per month.
Verizon Revamps Plans, Offering S, M, L, and XL Sizes
Verizon Wireless today refreshed its service plans in an attempt to make them easier for consumers to understand. The company is offering four basic plans, each of which includes unlimited talk and text, and varied buckets of shared data.
MetroPCS Adds Cuba to World Calling Plan
MetroPCS today added Cuba to the list of countries included in the MetroPCs World Calling add-on plan. The add-on, which costs $10 per month, now offers 20 minutes of calling to landlines or mobile devices in Cuba and unlimited texting to Cuba at no extra charge.
Scratch Wireless to Start Charging for Cell Calls, Texts
Scratch Wireless, a Sprint MVNO, said it can no longer afford to give services away for free and will begin charging for some features. Scratch Wireless has historically offered free WiFi calling and free messaging via cellular and WiFi.