Ultra Mobile MVNO Gets Off the Ground with $49 Plan
Ultra Mobile today officially opened for business. Ultra Mobile is an MVNO that resells access to T-Mobile USA's network. Ultra Mobile is offering SIM cards and low-cost plans to customers who bring their own, unlocked GSM handset. The company hopes to win customers from international calling card services thanks to its international voice offerings. The premiere plan being offered by Ultra Mobile includes unlimited U.S. voice minutes, unlimited messaging, unlimited data, and 1,000 international voice minutes for $49 per month. Ultra Mobile also offers a $39 plan that includes unlimited U.S. voice minutes, messaging, and data, and $5 credit toward international calls. Last, Ultra Mobile offers a $29 plan that includes unlimited U.S. voice minutes and messaging. Ultra Mobile does not require contracts and does not perform background checks. Customers will be able to access Ultra Mobile/T-Mobile's HSPA+ data network at speeds up to 42Mbps with the proper handset.
T-Mobile Kicks Off Prepaid Plan for People Visiting the US
T-Mobile today announced the T-Mobile Tourist Plan, a prepaid service plan that T-Mobile hopes international travelers will use when they come to the U.S. during the summer months.
Cricket Expands Calling Plans to Central, South America
Cricket Wireless today made more calling and messaging add-on plans available to a greater number of countries throughout Central and South America. For $10 per month, Cricket customers can add Columbia, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic to their plan.
AT&T Tweaks Mobile Share Value Data Buckets
AT&T today adjusted the monthly data allotments available in its Mobile Share Value plans. The least-expensive plan costs $20 per month and includes 300MB.
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.
AT&T Brings Back Unlimited Data for TV Customers
AT&T today said new and existing customers can once again select an unlimited data mobile plan — as long as they are also a customer of AT&T-owned DirecTV or U-Verse. The unlimited plan includes unlimited LTE 4G, unlimited voice, and unlimited messaging.
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