Ting Slashes Data Prices for Two-Year Anniversary
Ting, an MVNO that operates on Sprint's network, today celebrated its two-year anniversary by dropping its mobile data prices. Before today, Ting offered various data plans (XS, S, M, L, XL, and XXL) that ranged from $0 to $60 per month. The XS plan still costs $0 per month for zero data, and the S plan still costs $3 for up to 100MB. The M, L, and XL plans have been lowered to $12 for up to 500MB, $19 for up to 1GB, and $29 for up to 2GB, respectively. The top-end $60 plan has been axed, and Ting lowered the overage rate from 2.25 cents per megabyte to 1.5 cents per megabyte. Ting also added 100 free minutes to its top voice plan and 800 free messages to its top messaging plan. The new plan rates are effective beginning today.
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.
Verizon Revamps Plans, Offering S, M, L, and XL Sizes
Verizon Wireless today refreshed its service plans in an attempt to make them easier for consumers to understand. The company is offering four basic plans, each of which includes unlimited talk and text, and varied buckets of shared data.
Scratch Wireless to Start Charging for Cell Calls, Texts
Scratch Wireless, a Sprint MVNO, said it can no longer afford to give services away for free and will begin charging for some features. Scratch Wireless has historically offered free WiFi calling and free messaging via cellular and WiFi.
Sprint Debuts Best Buy One Family Plan for $100
Sprint today unwrapped a new option for customers looking to save money on family plans. The Best Buy One Family plan costs $100 per month and includes unlimited data, voice minutes, and messaging for two smartphones.
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.