A Year With the Cheapest Unlimited Phone Plan You've Never Heard Of

Remember Republic Wireless? Those guys who promised to change the world of mobile with a $19 per month unlimited talk, text, and data plan? Remember how it sounded too good to be true? I dove in head first when it came out as a beta last year, and I can tell you from experience that it both is and isn't. Republic is… » 2/20/13 11:00am 2/20/13 11:00am

Study: There Is No Difference in Usage Between Unlimited Data Plans and Tiered Data Plans

Hey Carriers. We need to talk. You know how you said you were going to start throttling high data usage users in hopes to preserve bandwidth? That's bullshit, apparently. It's only because you want to get us onto tiered data plans so you can charge us overages. With hate, everyone. » 2/23/12 6:20pm 2/23/12 6:20pm

Another One Bites the Dust: Virgin Mobile Will Soon Throttle Unlimited Data Users

It seems like all the carriers have banded together to kill the angel known as unlimited data. Even little 'ol Virgin Mobile has joined the murder party, informing their customers that as of March 23rd, Virgin Mobile will throttle users who pass the 2.5GB data threshold. That supposedly effects 3% of their customers.… » 1/19/12 9:25am 1/19/12 9:25am

That Unbelievable $19 Unlimited Data/Voice/Text Plan Is Truly Unlimited

Republic Wireless gained some notoriety a few months back for offering a $19/month phone plan for unlimited-ish data, voice and text. The only hang up before was that Republic Wireless limited you on what unlimited truly meant. Not anymore though. Now, unlimited TRULY means unlimited. And it still only costs 19 bucks. » 12/23/11 9:01am 12/23/11 9:01am

Verizon to Announce Unlimited Web $10 Connect Plan

One of our Verizon sources have also told us about a new plan called Connect, which is basically aimed at web-enabled cellphones » 11/07/08 4:45pm 11/07/08 4:45pm, but smartphones. According to him, the Connect option will be available on November 16 and it will be cheaper than the Vcast service, providing with unlimited mobile web for just $10 on…

Sprint's Shared Plans Also Getting the Unlimited Treatment

Sprint's sort of following in T-Mobile's unlimited family plan footsteps when they rejiggered their plans to include unlimited options for shared plans. Now, if you add an additional line onto one of their $99 Simply Everything Talk Share plan for $9.99, each line will be able to share unlimited messaging, email,… » 6/13/08 5:30pm 6/13/08 5:30pm

T-Mobile's Unlimited Family Plan Lets Families Annoy Each Other Unlimitedly

T-Mobile's better-than-average rate plans continue with their new unlimited family plans, which costs $99 for the first line, and $49 for each additional plan after. You get up to four extra lines, but each line has unlimited calling, roaming, SMS, MMS and IMing. The more lines you get, the more cost effective each… » 6/04/08 1:28pm 6/04/08 1:28pm

Sprint Call Plan Only $89.99, Loses Inclusive Data

We seemed to have missed this in the recent unlimited call plan-gasm, but Sprint is apparently offering a call plan that rings in at $89.99/month and includes unlimited voice, messaging and push to talk. The plan is cheaper because it does not include any data usage in the price. Still, it is $10 less than Verizon and… » 3/02/08 6:10pm 3/02/08 6:10pm

Sprint Finally Offers $99 'Simply Everything' Flat Rate Calling Plan

It's not the super cheap $59 plan everyone was hoping for, but it has finally joined the other three carriers in offering a $99 unlimited plan. Sprint's version includes unlimited voice, data, text messages, Sprint TV, Sprint Music, GPS, Direct Connect and Group Connect. This seems like it's even better than most of… » 2/28/08 12:11pm 2/28/08 12:11pm