T-Mobile intros new tablet data option and expanded family plans

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For the second time in this short week T-Mobile has announced changes to its rate plans. And, as you might have guessed, these are to the benefit of the consumer. Effective September 3, new and existing subscribers can add a tablet to their Simple Choice rate plan for only $10 per month. But, ...

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T-Mobile announces $45 Simple Starter plan with 2GB data for September 3

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T-Mobile is at it again, unveiling yet another industry-undercutting rate plan. The Un-carrier on Monday announced a new option for its Simple Starter customers in the form of a $45 2GB data plan that also includes unlimited talk and text. As is the case with the other plan this one ...

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Sprint to announce $50 unlimited plan this week, says WSJ

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Sprint could take the fight directly to other provider’s doors this week in offering a $50, all-you-can-consume rate plan, says the Wall Street Journal. Reportedly, the carrier is set to introduce a plan that gives users access to unlimited talk, text, and data for a mere $50 per month. ...

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Verizon now offering 500MB Share Everything option for $40 per month

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Right on the heels of a new plan from AT&T, Verizon sneaks in a costly entry-level option.

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Sprint announces ‘Sprint Unlimited Guarantee’, new data plans

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Sprint confirmed on Thursday that new rate plans will take effect for its customers effective July 12. Called  the Unlimited, My Way, and My All-in plans, these are designed to let new and existing customers choose the right plans and data options with lifetime guarantees. Specifically, those ...

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Virgin Mobile intros $5 daily data plan

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Virgin Mobile USA is adding another option to its mobile Broadband2Go service today, kicking off a new special “Daily Plan”.  Priced at only $5 per day (24hrs), users will find they get up to 200MB of 3G data or where available, unlimited 4G service. Plan options now include: ...

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T-Mobile turns 10 today, begins offering Unlimited 4G data plans

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T-Mobile turns ten years old today, did you remember to buy a gift?  The nation’s fourth largest carrier is celebrating the event by offering up its unlimited data plans. Unveiled back on August 22, the Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data plan cost $20 per month when added to a Value voice and ...

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Sprint TV spots dig at rival’s shared data plans

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Sprint, no fan of shared data plans, has started airing commercials which poke at the idea of pooling data together for families.  OK, maybe not so much at the plans, but more how one determines who gets the bulk of the bucket.  Seems like it could be maddening, no? The video, embedded below, ...

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POLL: Would you consider a shared data plan?

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Do I add my tablet or netbook? Should I add my two teenage children to my plan?

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T-Mobile intros four prepaid data-only options

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T-Mobile today announced four data-only plans for consumers who don’t like to commit to contracts.  Available come May 20th, the plans will provide access to the carrier’s “blazing fast” 4G data speeds across tablets, laptop sticks, and mobile hotspots.  Prices range ...

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Verizon to give users time to evaluate their data choices

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The carrier issues a statement on the upcoming data rate plan switch.

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Verizon to end “grandfathered” unlimited data plans this summer

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As consumers move from 3G to 4G LTE devices, Verizon will migrate consumers away from the unlimited data plan.

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Verizon’s shared data plans due in summer, aimed at multi-device users

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As it sounds today, the plan will be friendly to multi-device users and family users alike.

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Verizon to offer family data plans by the middle of the year

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Later this year, Verizon will be offering family data plans, which should help heavy data users by bringing multiple caps under one umbrella. Of course, this also has the potential to screw some people out of data usage, depending on how they implement it. We shall simply have to see. At an ...

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Virgin Mobile to implement ‘data speed reduction’ (throttling) on March 23

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Speeds will drop down to 256kbps for anyone who exceeds 2.5GB in a month.

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