Target Launching 'brightspot' Prepaid Service Oct. 6
Target today announced brightspot, a new prepaid service that the company plans to launch on Sunday, October 6. According to a blog post on the company's web site, brightspot offers a $35 unlimited talk and text plan, and a $50 unlimited talk and text plan with 1GB of 4G data. brightspot did not say if users who surpass the 1GB limit will be throttled or cut off. brightspot operates on T-Mobile's network, which uses HSPA+ and LTE for high-speed data. Once customers choose a plan, they can select any device, be it a flip phone or smartphone, and activate service. Customers may bring their own device and purchase a SIM card kit if they so desire. Target didn't say what devices it is offering, nor what they might cost. Last, for each six months customers remain with the service, Target will send them a $25 gift card.
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.
Verizon Wireless Rehashes Prepaid Plans
Verizon Wireless has adjusted its selection of prepaid service plans for smartphones, basic phones, and data devices. Verizon now offers three plans to smartphones.
Sprint Offering $20 LTE Starter Plan
Sprint today added a new option to its list of service plans. The Starter Unlimited Data Plan includes 1GB of high-speed data and unlimited 2G data for $20 per month.
H2O Wireless Improves Data Offerings
H2O Wireless, an MVNO that operates on AT&T's network, has increased the data available on its prepaid service plans. The company offers plans that range from $30 to $60, all of which include unlimited talk and text in the US and unlimited text to more than 50 international destinations.
The Data is capped
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it says on that page the data is capped.