Assurance Wireless Intros Two New Voice Plans
Assurance Wireless today announced two new voice plan add-ons that increase the number of minutes available to customers. The base, free monthly plan remains the same at 250 minutes with additional minutes and texts costing 10 cents. For $5 per month, users can double that to 500 minutes. For a total of $20 beyond the base plan, users have access to 1000 voice minutes and 1000 texts, with additional minutes and texts each costing 10 cents. Assurance Wireless is a pre-paid option from Sprint, and serves low-income households in select states across the U.S. It provides a basic phone, voice and voicemail service to qualifying customers for free.
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.
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.
MetroPCS Adds Cuba to World Calling Plan
MetroPCS today added Cuba to the list of countries included in the MetroPCs World Calling add-on plan. The add-on, which costs $10 per month, now offers 20 minutes of calling to landlines or mobile devices in Cuba and unlimited texting to Cuba at no extra charge.
Verizon Dinged $64M for Decade-Old Transgressions
Verizon Wireless has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over deceptive billing practices. Customers contend Verizon over-charged Family Share Plan subscribers between 2002 and 2006.
And we wonder why our country is in such hurt.
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$5 for 500 minutes?