C Spire Wireless has recently introduced a new promotional deal that doubles the data allotments of two of its existing mobile plans. The carrier’s $40 a month plan used to come with 3 gigabytes of data every month, but that data allowance has been bumped up to 6 gigabytes. As for the company’s $55 a month option, the previous 8 gigabytes of data has been boosted to 12 gigabytes.
Cricket Wireless, the prepaid brand of AT&T, has recently announced that beginning on November 5th, it will be adding more data to its most in-demand mobile plans. As stated in its official press release, the high speed data buckets for users with the carrier’s $30 a month plan will be adjusted automatically to 2 gigabytes of data from the previous 1 gigabyte. As for the $40 a month plan, what was once 4 gigabytes of data will soon become 5 gigabytes.
Alcatel’s Idol 5 smartphone will be arriving in the United States mobile market exclusively through Cricket Wireless, the prepaid arm of major US wireless carrier AT&T, starting on October 27th, for a price of only two hundred bucks.
The prepaid brand of the second biggest wireless carrier in America has decided to debut a new unlimited plan, as well as new smartphone devices and some discounts. Indeed, AT&T’s Cricket Wireless is introducing a new promotional plan that is only made available for a limited time. Basically, the special offer promises a couple of lines of service that come with unlimited high speed data for $80 per month.
In recent months, various mobile operators have started giving away goodies in a bid to retain their existing customers. Some may remember that major US wireless carrier T-Mobile had started offering pizza last year (with mixed results), and rival AT&T joined in on the fun by official launching its own rewards program called AT&T Thanks.
The prepaid brand of the number two biggest wireless carrier in America has decided to boost the data gigabyte inclusions on its $40 a month option. Indeed, starting today, mobile users who signed up for Cricket Wireless’ Basic Plan can now expect to enjoy 4 gigabytes of 4G LTE data on a monthly basis, which is up from the previous 3 gigabytes of data allowance. For those not familiar with the Basic Plan, apart from the 4 gigabytes of 4G LTE data, this option also comes with unlimited domestic voice calls, text messaging, and unlimited slowed data.
The unlimited plan offered by AT&T’s prepaid brand, Cricket Wireless, offers better than average coverage, a reliable network, affordable pricing, and pretty adequate connection speeds at 8 mbps. But because it does not come with mobile hotspot tethering, it might have trouble distancing itself from what other competitors are selling.
It was only a matter of time actually, and now it really is happening -- the unlimited wars are now on prepaid, thanks to AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. T-Mobile and Sprint, of course, fired the first shots back in August of last year when they launched their respective unlimited data options, effectively igniting a war over who has got the better unlimited offering.
This recent piece of news may not be a welcome one for customers of Cricket Wireless who are availing of unlimited data -- apparently, the prepaid arm of major US wireless carrier AT&T has plans to implement a new network management policy that will affect customers under the Cricket Unlimited plan, especially those who consume over 22 gigabytes of data each month. Starting on April 2nd, it is quite possible that these customers will be experiencing throttled data speeds particularly in times of network congestion.
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