U.S. Cellular Intros Shared Data Plans
U.S. Cellular today announced new service plans that allow both consumer and business customers to share data between devices. U.S. Cellular's plans support up to 10 devices (25 for business customers), which can be made from a mix of basic phones, smartphones, tablets, and modems/hotspots. Smartphones have a monthly device connection charge of $40, basic phones cost $30, hotspots/modems cost $20, and tablets cost $10. Shared data packages start at 1GB for $50 per month and range up to 10GB for $100. All the plans include unlimited voice minutes and messaging. Data-only plans are available for tablets and hotspots/modems that start at $10 per month for 1GB of data. The same monthly device connection charges apply. U.S. Cellular still offers basic phone users its Talk and Text Only Plans, which include 450 minutes and unlimited messaging for $50. U.S. Cellular's new shared data plans are available beginning today.