Alltel Adds Unlimited Messaging to Some My Circle Plans
Today Alltel announced a new set of calling plans. Any My Circle plan of $80 or higher will automatically now have access to unlimited text, video and picture messaging to their My Circle numbers, as well as to all other Alltel Wireless customers. Also, any line that is associated with a family plan of $80 per month or more will also receive unlimited My Circle and mobile-to-mobile messaging. The plans are available for any customer signing a one-year contract.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
Virgin Extends Year-for-$1 Promo to Existing iPhone Owners
Virgin Mobile today announced a promotion that lets new customers receive 12 months of service for just $1 by bringing their number and existing iPhone from a different carrier and activating it with Virgin's Inner Circle plan. The offer was previously only available to customers purchasing a new iPhone from Virgin.
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.
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.
this is not new.
Sprint is slowly going to force all carriers to do these things