Boost Simplifies Service Plans, Which Start at $40
Boost Mobile today introduced a series of new service plans for feature phones and smartphones alike. The three new plans, called Monthly Unlimited Select, all include unlimited voice minutes and messaging. The $40 plan includes 500MB of high-speed data, the $50 plan includes 2.5GB of high-speed data, and the $60 plan includes 5GB of high-speed data. Users who exceed their data allotment for the month will see their data speeds throttled to 2G for the remainder of the billing period. Monthly Unlimited Select plans are not compatible with Boost's "shrinkage" payment reduction program. The new Boost Mobile plans are available beginning today.
AT&T Adds $45 Option to GoPhone Plans
AT&T recently added an option to its selection of prepaid plans. Splitting the difference between the existing $40 and $60 plans is a new $45 plan.
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).
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.
Boost Mobile Offering More Data to People Who Auto-Pay
Boost Mobile today announced a $35 Data Boost plan that includes unlimited talk, text, and 2.5GB of high-speed data each month. Normally, Boost's $35 plan includes only 1GB of data.
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