Boost Joins Hybrid Prepaid Party
Oct 19, 2006, 4:06 PM by (staff)
Boost today announced three new plans that will allow subscribers to pre-pay for a month of service. All plans include a month of unlimited walkie talkie and calls for 10 cents per minute regardless of what time of day they are made. In addition to the $30 plan that only includes those features, Boost is offering a $50 and $70 per month plan. The $50 plan includes 400 minutes while the $70 plan includes 600 minutes as well as unlimited nights and weekends. Amp'd and Virgin Mobile both already offered pre-paid monthly plans.
RingPlus To Offer Free Phone Service
RingPlus today announced a new mobile phone service plan that is ad-supported, but completely free to the customer. The ads take the form of ringback tones, which RingPlus customers hear on outbound voice calls, after dialing but before the other party picks up.
Verizon Debuts $80 Unlimited Plan for Prepaid Service
Verizon Wireless today added an unlimited data option to its series of prepaid plans. According to Verizon's web site, the new $80 plan includes unlimited high-speed service without a contract, though video is capped at 480p and prepaid customers may see slower speeds when the network is congested.
Verizon Changes Up Prepaid Plans
Verizon Wireless today announced changes to its prepaid service plans. The entry-level plan includes unlimited talk and text, but no data (WiFi only) for $30 per month.
Sprint Debuts Unlimited Plan of Its Own
Sprint today announced Unlimited Freedom, a service plan that provides unlimited talk, text, and data for two lines at $100 per month. Sprint says the Unlimited Freedom plan offers "optimized streaming" for "video, gaming, and music" and "unlimited LTE data for most everything else." Specifically, video resolution is capped at 480p resolution when streamed over the network, while games are capped at 2Mbps, and music is capped at 500Kbps.
This isn't this week...
Thought they trying to slow down its popularity