AT&T Discontinuing Unlimited Plus for Business Lines – Are Consumer Lines Next?

AT&T’s Unlimited Plus plan was one of our Top Picks of 2017. Particularly because you could add on mobile hotspot lines with no high-speed usage limits – this plan developed a massive following amongst many with demanding internet needs. AT&T retired this sweet plan in February 2018, but everyone who heeded our warnings and grabbed […]

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Republic Wireless Offering 20GB Data-only Sim Cards Through Amazon

T-Mobile/Sprint reseller Republic Wireless is now selling an interesting and unique data-only, prepaid, one-time-use, plug-and-play SIM card.  Available only through Amazon, the sim can be installed in any unlocked, GSM-compatible device and comes in 30 and 90-day versions. Although advertised as “unlimited” data, it only includes 20GB of high-speed (4G/LTE) data per 30 day period, […]

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T-Mobile Brings Back Unlimited Hotspot Data with Global Plus 15GB

Back in August 2018, T-Mobile eliminated the “One Plus International” add-on to its ONE line of smartphone plans.  T-Mobile seemed to be following in AT&T’s footsteps by eliminating the only remaining direct carrier option that provided unlimited and unthrottled hotspot data. But now, just two months later, unlimited hotspot data (for smartphones only) is back, […]

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Verizon Prepaid Unlimited $65/mo Data Plan for Jetpacks (And Prepaid Overhauls)

Verizon has overhauled its prepaid plans and has a very pleasant surprise in store – they are offering a prepaid Unlimited Jetpack/Tablet plan for $65/month with autopay discount, with no high speed data caps! Yes, you heard that right, Verizon once again has an unlimited data plan with no throttle for data-only devices (but see […]

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AT&T Offers $20 AutoPay Discount on Prepaid Unlimited Plans – Limited Time Promotion

AT&T is running a limited-time offer for it’s prepaid unlimited plans, which increases the autopay discount by $10/month to $20/month. This brings their unlimited prepaid smartphone plans down to as low as $45/month. The time period for signing up is limited, but once signed up and enrolled in autopay, the discount will remain for as […]

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AT&T Increases Military and First Responder Discounts on Unlimited &More Plans

Over the last year, the four major providers have tried to one-up each other with discounts to military personnel and veterans. With the roll-out of AT&T’s FirstNet and the Verizon firefighter throttling debacle, “first responders” (a large group of public safety professionals) are increasingly becoming benefactors of special group discounts. While we wait for Verizon’s promised first […]

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AT&T Changes Mobile Share Plans – Again: Mobile Share Plus Replaces Mobile Share Flex

For the second time in a year, AT&T has revamped it’s tiered-data post paid Mobile Share plan lineup.  In 2017 it was Mobile Share Advantage, then back in January it was Mobile Share Flex, and now it’s Mobile Share Plus. Ironically, Mobile Share Plus is the same name as the Mobile Share plan that was […]

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US Mobile Goes A La Carte – Pick Your Verizon or T-Mobile Based Plan With Up To 20GB of Data

T-Mobile and Verizon MVNO US Mobile overhauled their plan offerings and instituted a fairly comprehensive a la carte system where customers can mix-and-match plan features.  Customers can choose the limits for voice, text, data, data speed and mobile hotspot. Depending on what options you pick, plans range in price from $6/month for all the bargain […]

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T-Mobile Rebrands MetroPCS, Adds Unlimited Plans To Prepaid Subsidiary

MetroPCS, the wholly-owned prepaid subsidiary of T-Mobile, is getting a serious makeover. Beginning in October 2018, MetroPCS will become ‘Metro by T-Mobile’ in a move that will more closely align the new Metro with parent company T-Mobile and its cellular current offerings. T-Mobile’s press release calls the change “a new brand and new mission to […]

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Sprint Adds New Top-Tier Unlimited Premium Plan

On August 31, 2018, Sprint rolled out a new tier of cellular service called “Unlimited Premium.”  This plan is a new addition to the existing Unlimited Basic and Unlimited Plus plans which came out in mid-July 2018. The Unlimited Premium plan is advertised as a “VIP experience” and it does include a ton of features for […]

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T-Mobile Adds New Unlimited ‘Essentials’ Plan & Increases Hotspot Data on One+ Plans

Today T-Mobile announced a new unlimited plan – the ‘Essentials’ plan – offering a few less features than their previous plans – at a reduced price. But of high interest to mobile consumers, T-Mobile has announced they are doubling the hotspot threshold on their Unlimited ONE+ Plans from 10GB to 20GB, with a price increase […]

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T-Mobile Adds 70 Countries and a Daily Data Pass to International Options

T-Mobile has announced continued expansion for international travelers looking to use their T-Mobile postpaid plans. Starting 7/22/18, they will increase the number of countries that T-Mobile plans can be used from 140 to 210. Beginning August 1, 2018, T-Mobile customers will also have the option of a ‘daily data pass’ add-on to access increased high-speed […]

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Sprint Revamps Unlimited Plans – Adds 55+ and Military

Following in the recent footsteps of Verizon and AT&T, Sprint is also revamping their unlimited options. Beginning tomorrow, July 13th two new plans will take Sprint’s previous offering of Unlimited Freedom’s place. The Unlimited Freedom plan was originally launched way back in August 2016. The new plans are called Unlimited Basic and Unlimited Plus. We suppose […]

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Spectrum Launches Mobile Service for Home Internet Customers

As we’ve been expecting, cable giant Spectrum Communications has at last launched a new mobile offering called Spectrum Mobile. The service is very similar to Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile service, with both options running on Verizon’s network behind the scenes. Spectrum Mobile service is only available to Spectrum home internet customers, but for those that qualify it […]

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Verizon Prepaid Offers Double Data

(Original story – 6/27/18): Verizon Prepaid is currently offering a ‘Double Data Promo’, including as much as 20GB of high speed, tetherable data for $60. In early May of 2018, we noted a ‘Double Data Promo’ available from Verizon Prepaid. While everyone loves ‘free’ data, this deal had a major sticking point: there was little […]

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Sprint Introduces ‘Unlimited55+’ – Smartphone Plan for Seniors

Sprint, perhaps anticipating its potential union to T-Mobile, is jumping on the 55+ unlimited cellular plan bandwagon.  The new plan pretty well matches T-Mobile’s own 55+ discounted plan, with a couple of noticeable differences. Sprints deal, advertised as a limited-time offer, provides up to two lines for $70/month total ($50/month for the first line & […]

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Verizon Adds New Parental Control Options

Verizon Adds New Parental Control Features - Web and App Monitoring

Verizon updated its parental control suite with a new name, a few new features, and a new price scheme.  The new option is called Verizon Smart Family and is available for most post-paid smartphone plans. The new option is now divided into two tiers – Smart Family for $4.99/month and Smart Family Premium for $9.99/month.  The […]

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