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Project Fi just launched a highly competitive $80 unlimited plan called ‘Bill Protection’

One less caveat to deal with on Google’s carrier.

Project Fi has always been a great solution for those who use less than about 4GB of data per month, but now Google’s giving the nod to people who want more. A new feature called “Bill Protection” effectively gives Project Fi users an unlimited data option, taking on the big carrier competition that has swung back to heavily promoting unlimited data plans.

So here’s how it works. From  [Read More…]

Verizon raising monthly fees, lowering deductibles and adding new benefits for Total Mobile Protection plan

There are a few changes coming to Verizon’s Total Mobile Protection that you need to know about.

For a lot of us, phone insurance of one sort or another is a must-have. If your phone gets stolen or lost, or even if you bust the screen (and you will) getting a replacement at a fraction of the cost is easier on the pockets than just buying another phone or parts outright, and hey, who doesn’t like easier, right?

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These 5 Apps Are Almost Guaranteed To Help You Save Money On Your Cellphone Plan

There’s an app for everything — even saving some money every month on your phone bill!

Everyone likes to save a little cash when it comes time to pay the monthly cell phone bill. Once you’ve done all your homework and found the plan that’s best for you from the company that offers the best service there are still a few things you can do to make sure you’re not spending too much on things you don’t  [Read More…]

Cricket vs. Straight Talk: Which has the better prepaid phone plan?

See how Cricket and Straight Talk measure up against each other.

Cricket and Straight Talk have a few things in common. Both operate on AT&T’s network (although Straight Talk also operates on Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon networks) and each do unlimited plans differently than any other pre-paid carrier.

Cricket offers a cheap unlimited plan but caps your network speeds at 8 Mbps or 3 Mbps (depending on the plan), and Straight Talk requires you to buy a phone through  [Read More…]

AT&T brings free HBO to its cheaper unlimited plan

AT&T is responding to T-Mobile’s free Netflix with more free HBO.

AT&T is taking seriously the continued existential and financial threat that is T-Mobile. After the instigator carrier announced that starting September 12 it would offer free Netflix to all customers on its T-Mobile ONE plan with two or more lines, AT&T has fired back with a free HBO offer for its cheaper Unlimited Choice plan.

AT&T began offering free HBO in April to its customers on  [Read More…]

Forget about massive cell phone bills with FreedomPop’s $49 Annual Plan

If you want to put some distance between you and expensive carrier plans, maybe you’d like to hear about Mobile Virtual Network Operator’s (MNVO), FreedomPop latest offer. The company just introduced a new Annual Plan with a very affordable price tag attached to it. The plan will set you back with just $ 49 (about $ 4/month) […]

Verizon muddles its unlimited plan, will begin throttling all video

Video throttling is back for all Verizon subscribers, and it seems here to stay.

Back in February, Verizon rolled out a decent new unlimited plan, saying that mobile videos would be presented at the quality the services offered them at. Today, alongside the announcement of new unlimited plans, it has gone back on that, saying that video will indeed be throttled to 720p for most customers, and in some cases to 480p, starting August 23. Some users started noticing  [Read More…]

T-Mobile ONE Unlimited 55+ plan discounts unlimited talk, text, and high speed data for customers 55 years or older

While most major wireless carriers offer dedicated plans for senior citizens, the options are usually limited in scope or come with caveats. Some plans don’t include much data, if at all, and others restrict the handset selection. T-Mobile’s newest rate plan, the ONE Unlimited 55+, aims to disrupt that space. Right now, there are more than […]

MetroPCS rolls out two-line unlimited plan for only $75 per month

T-Mobile’s prepaid brand MetroPCS has just introduced a new two-line plan for customers looking for unlimited data. Priced just $ 75 per month it includes unlimited talk, text, and high speed data. In essence the plan is like taking one line for $ 50 per month and adding a second line for $ 25 per month. Moreover, if customers would […]

Verizon’s Unlimited plan: Everything you need to know

A complete breakdown of Verizon’s Unlimited plan and everything else you can get when you sign up for service.

In the United States, there are a lot of companies that can get you and your phone online, but most people use one of the four biggest: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Choosing between them can be difficult. Your first priority should be what service works best in the places you spend your time. It’s not worth saving  [Read More…]