New Aio plan includes unlimited talk and text for $25 per month
AT&T’s prepaid brand Aio Wireless has recently added a new plan to its prepaid offering. The new Aio plan includes unlimited talk and text only for $25 per month. The plan does not include any data or picture and video messaging whatsoever. It is compatible with feature phones only. In addition, the new Aio $25 plan comes with unlimited voicemail, call waiting and call forwarding features.
A $5 discount for enrolling in auto payment option, available with other Aio plans, does not apply to new Aio $25 unlimited talk and text plan. Also, add-ons as Aio Gig (adds 1GB of high-speed data for $10 a month), Aio Passport (adds international calling and texting to select countries) or multi-line discounts cannot be used with $25 monthly plan.
Aio Wireless has recently revamped their prepaid plan offerings so customers can now choose from $40, $50 and $60 monthly plans. All three plans are $5 off each month if customers opt for automatic payment. The $40 plan includes unlimited voice minutes, unlimited messages and 500 MB of high-speed data. The $50 plan includes unlimited voice minutes, unlimited messages and 2.5 GB of high-speed data while the $60 plan offers 5 GB of high-speed data in addition to unlimited voice and messaging. After high-speed data allotment is reached in a month, data are throttled to 256 Kbps. Aio LTE data is limited to a maximum of 8 Mbps and HSPA+ to 4 Mbps. There is also a tablet plan for $15 per month that includes data only, 250MB of high-speed data.
AT&T will combine Aio Wireless and Cricket ones AT&T completes the acquisition of Leap Wireless, Cricket’s parent company. The new entity will continue to function under Cricket brand. The acquisition should be finalized sometime in the first quarter of 2014.