NetZero Increases Cost Of Mobile Broadband Plans
Fixed and mobile broadband provider NetZero that uses Sprint network to provide service has increased the cost of its prepaid mobile broadband plans. NetZero increases cost of all mobile broadband plans without increasing the amount of data included in the plans.
The cost of the $9.95/500MB Basic plan, $19.95/1GB Plus plan and $34.95/2GB Pro plan have been increased for $5 per month while $49.95/4GB Platinum and $79.95/6GB Platinum Plus monthly plans cost $10 more per month. Only free NetZero broadband plan remained unchanged; it still offers 200MB of high speed data for $0.
After this change, NetZero mobile broadband plans start at $14.95 instead of $9.95 a month:
- $0 monthly plan – 200MB of high speed data
- $14.95 Basic monthly plan – 500MB of high speed data (was $9.95)
- $24.95 Plus monthly plan – 1GB of high speed data (was $19.95)
- $39.95 Pro monthly plan – 2GB of high speed data (was $34.95)
- $59.95 Platinum monthly plan – 4GB of high speed data (was $49.95)
- $89.95 Platinum Plus monthly plan – 6GB of high speed data (was $79.95)
In addition to the monthly cost, there is a $3.95 monthly access fee that customers need to pay. The cost of the monthly access fee has also been increased. Previously, it was a $1 cheaper, $2.95. Monthly access fee doesn’t apply to the Free plan.
Customers can purchase a mobile device from NetZero, certified pre-owned hotspot for $129.95 or 3G stick for $49.95. They can also bring their own compatible Sprint device and activate with NetZero’s service. The carrier doesn’t rollover unused data at the end of the monthly cycle, data expire. Customers can switch to other plans with more data at any time at no additional charges but need to contact NetZero. An upgrade to a different plan will go into effect the same day.