MetroPCS Debuts New Service Plans
MetroPCS today announced new service plans that it hopes will make it easier for customers to pick the plan that's right for them. All the plans offer unlimited voice minutes and unlimited domestic messaging. The least expensive plan now costs $40 per month and offers 500MB of 4G speed. The middle option includes 2.5GB of 4G speed. The high-end plan offers unlimited 4G data for $60 per month. There is also an optional service bundle available. The bundle costs $5 per month and adds visual voicemail, call forwarding, international messaging, voicemail-to-text, directory assistance, 30 minutes of voice roaming, and caller ID. The plans are available beginning today and can be paired with most of MetroPCS's handsets.
Virgin Mobile Offering No-Contract Shared Data Plans
Virgin Mobile today announced a new plan available exclusively to Walmart customers that includes sharable data without contracts. The plans are available to four specific phones for between two an four lines per account.
U.S. Cellular Adjusts Prepaid Plan Pricing
U.S. Cellular has tweaked its prepaid service plans, which range from $30 to $60 per month.
Cricket Adds More Data to Low-Cost Plans
Cricket Wireless today added more data to its bottom two prepaid service plans in a bid to keep up with similar offers from Boost Mobile and MetroPCS. With Cricket's auto-pay discount, the Basic plan costs $35 per month and now includes unlimited talk, text, and 2.5GB of high-speed data per month (up from 1GB).
T-Mobile Jazzes Up Its T-Mobile One Plan
T-Mobile today announced several new options for its T-Mobile One plan that adds various features for a few dollars more per month. To start, T-Mobile One customers can turn their plan into a T-Mobile One Plus line for $15 more per month.
Verizon Debuts $80 Unlimited Plan for Prepaid Service
Verizon Wireless today added an unlimited data option to its series of prepaid plans. According to Verizon's web site, the new $80 plan includes unlimited high-speed service without a contract, though video is capped at 480p and prepaid customers may see slower speeds when the network is congested.