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U.S. Cellular Refreshes Plan Pricing

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US Cellular has misleading info on its website....

yourvoiceofreason

Jun 1, 2012, 12:18 PM
I decided to take a look at their new prepaid plans on its website, and I ran across something that was interesting to me. It says:

"Every Plan Includes:
Call Waiting
Caller ID
Three-Way Calling
Voice Mail
Nationwide Long Distance
International Dialing
International Text Messaging
My Contacts Backup"

Being that I am looking for a cheaper way to call internationally, this caught my attention. This implies that international dialing and text messaging are unlimited and free (with the plans), just like call waiting, caller id, nationwide long distance, voice mail, etc.

To be sure, I did a web chat with a US Cellular associate. At first, he did not even know it said this, and when he saw it, he said that unlimited internatio...
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LibtardExposer

Jun 2, 2012, 12:04 PM
"Every Plan Includes:
Call Waiting
Caller ID
Three-Way Calling
Voice Mail
Nationwide Long Distance
International Dialing
International Text Messaging
My Contacts Backup"

I did not see any place the word unlimited anyplace on what you posted.... Look Closer! Clear to me it has those options but does that mean they are free?
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yourvoiceofreason

Jun 2, 2012, 12:34 PM
By that logic, that would mean that ...
Call Waiting
Caller ID
Three-Way Calling
Voice Mail
Nationwide Long Distance
My Contacts Backup

...all have an extra price to use, because it does not say unlimited.


Just to break it down even more, both Nationwide Long Distance and International Dialing are listed. However, there is no extra charge to call long distance in the USA, but it is to call internationally. How was that clear in the way that it was worded? If you are going to use the logic of "well it does not say unlimited; so it does not mean free", then you would have to say the same thing about Nationwide Long Distance, as well as the other features listed there.

And in regards to "international text messaging", I was...
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