Straight Talk Tweaks Plans
Straight Talk Wireless, available only in Walmart stores, today increased the amount of high-speed data available to its $45 Unlimited Nationwide Talk, Text and Data plan from 2.5GB to 3GB with no change to the monthly cost. Straight Talk throttles data speeds down to 2G once customers exceed 3GB in a single billing period. Straight Talk also boosted allowances in the $30 plan, which now includes unlimited text, 1500 voice minutes, and 100MB of data. The changed plans are available beginning today.
Boost to Reward On-Time Payments with More Data
Boost Mobile today announced "Growing Data" plans that will increase the amount of data available to customers who make their payments on time. The plan starts at $35 per month (or $30 with reboost), and includes 2GB of data and unlimited talk and text.
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.
MetroPCS Promo Includes Unlimited LTE 4G for $50
MetroPCS today unveiled a new rate plan that includes unlimited talk, text, and LTE 4G data for $50 per month. Customers can sign up for the promotional plan between today and April 5.
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).