Assurance Wireless Offers More Minutes and Messages
Assurance Wireless today improved its offering to low-income Americans. Specifically, the company is offering new customers unlimited text messaging with their plan. The plan includes the standard 250 voice minutes, but Assurance is offering new customers an additional 250 minutes (500 total) for the first four months they are with the company. Existing customers will be upgraded to the new messaging plan over time. The new service options are available to consumers in 36 states where Assurance operates. Assurance is a government-assisted program that offers free and low-cost handsets and service to eligible consumers.
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.
Sprint Intros 2GB Plan for Those Not Interested in Unlimited Data
Sprint recently added a low-cost 2 GB service plan to its offering. The plan costs $45 per month for a single line ($40 with autopay) and includes unlimited talk and text and 2 GB of data.
Cricket Expands Calling Plans to Central, South America
Cricket Wireless today made more calling and messaging add-on plans available to a greater number of countries throughout Central and South America. For $10 per month, Cricket customers can add Columbia, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic to their plan.
FreedomPop Intros $19 iPhone Plan
FreedomPop today announced a new calling plan that targets owners of the Apple iPhone. Owners of the iPhone 6 or 6s who activate their phone with FreeomPop will receive 500MB of data, 500 texts, and 500 voice minutes each month for free.
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.