MetroPCS Introduces $60 Family Plan
Updated: updated with more specifics and restrictions.
MetroPCS is offering families a new deal that starts at $60 per month for two lines. The refreshed family plan includes unlimited talk, text, 6 GB of data, Music Unlimited, and mobile hotspot for each line. Additional lines cost $30 each, up to a maximum of five lines. MetroPCS says lines three through five only get 3 GB of data unless one of them is ported from another carrier. If one of the (up to) five lines is ported, all five have access to 6 GB of LTE data each month. Taxes and fees are included in the price. MetroPCS says customers can keep these rates for as long as they remain with MetroPCS. The new family plan pricing, which is a limited promotion, is available starting today.
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