AT&T Tweaks Roaming Fees for Students
AT&T today announced new international roaming plans expressly for students and teachers who study abroad. The new series of plans is meant to help ease the costs of using an AT&T device when abroad. There are two packages. The first costs $60 per month and includes 250 voice minutes, 250 outgoing messages, and 250MB of data. The second costs $90 per month and includes 400 voice minutes, 400 outgoing messages, and 400MB of data. The new study abroad plans will be available. starting August 9.
RingPlus To Offer Free Phone Service
RingPlus today announced a new mobile phone service plan that is ad-supported, but completely free to the customer. The ads take the form of ringback tones, which RingPlus customers hear on outbound voice calls, after dialing but before the other party picks up.
AT&T Improves International Plans
AT&T today rolled out new service plans for use when traveling abroad. Under the new AT&T Passport plans, customers pay a one-time monthly fee for 30 days of access to international voice minutes, messaging, and data.
Virgin Mobile Adjusts Pricing, Intros $20 No-Data Option
Virgin Mobile USA today made some changes to its service plans. To start, the company added a new, low-cost plan for $20 per month.
Ting MVNO Lowers Data Pricing
Ting today dropped data prices across the board in order to makes its service more appealing to month-by-month customers. Ting allows users to mix-and-match exactly how many minutes, messages, and megabytes they subscribe to each month.