Boost Mobile Adding $5 to Android Plans Starting Oct. 6
Boost Mobile today announced that it is making some adjustments to its Android voice and data plans starting October 6, one day before the Samsung Transform Ultra launches. Boost Mobile is adding a $5 monthly charge to the cost of its Android smartphone plans. Its Monthly Unlimited plans will still include unlimited talk, text, and web. Existing Monthly Unlimited customers will be able to keep their $50 plan without the added surcharge, but any customer who upgrades to a CDMA-based Android phone after October 6 will be subject to the $5 monthly charge. Boost also announced that the Android plans will be eligible for its Shrinkage program, which drops the monthly plan cost by $5 for every six months of on-time payments.
Boost to Reward On-Time Payments with More Data
Boost Mobile today announced "Growing Data" plans that will increase the amount of data available to customers who make their payments on time. The plan starts at $35 per month (or $30 with reboost), and includes 2GB of data and unlimited talk and text.
Boost Mobile Bundles Taxes and Fees Into Service Plan Cost
Sprint-owned Boost Mobile today said taxes and fees are now included in the cost of its monthly service plans for new and existing customers. Boost's current customers will not need to do anything to reap the benefits of this change, which will be automatically adopted on all bills after September 8.
Boost Mobile Adjusts Family Plans, Offers Ad Deal
Boost Mobile today unfurled new multi-line plans for families. There are now two basic tiers for families.
Boost Offering to Slice MetroPCS, Cricket Bills In Half
Boost Mobile today introduced a limited promotion aimed at enticing MetroPCS and Cricket Wireless customers to switch. Boost will cut the monthly service fees in half for Metro and Cricket customers that sign up for Boost service between now and July 20.
Free Music Streaming Comes to Boost Mobile
Boost Mobile today said customers can now stream music from several different services over its cellular network without impacting their monthly data allotment. Unlimited music streaming is available through Pandora, iHeartRadio, 8tracks, Slacker, and Samsung Milk Music.