U.S. Cellular Revamps Prepaid Ready Connect Plans, Adds New $25 And $75 Plans
Regional wireless mobile service provider U.S. Cellular revamps prepaid Ready Connect plans. The carrier adds two new plans, low cost $25/1GB plan for basic phones and smartphones and $75/10GB smartphone plan. Also, it changes the $35 plan. This plan that used to offer unlimited 1X data now includes unlimited data with 1GB at high speed. Also, the $55 plan that was $50 now includes 6GB of data instead of previous 4GB.
The $45 plan with 3GB of data remains unchanged while the $40 smartphone plan is discontinued. The $40 plan used to come with unlimited talk, text and data with first 1.5GB at high speed.
Prepaid Ready Connect Plans
Besides unlimited throttled data to 1X or around 100 Kbps, all U.S. Cellular Prepaid Ready Connect plans include unlimited international texting and mobile hotspot on smartphones. After the change, new Prepaid Ready Connect plans look like this:
- $75 smartphone plan – unlimited talk, text (domestic and international) and data with first 10GB at high speeds – new
- $55 (was $50) smartphone plan – unlimited talk, text (domestic and international) and data with first 6GB at high speeds (was 4GB at high speed)
- $45 smartphone plan – unlimited talk, text (domestic and international) and data with first 3GB at high speeds
- $35 feature phone and smartphone plan – unlimited talk, text (domestic and international) and data with first 1GB at high speed (was unlimited 1X data)
- $25 feature phone and smartphone plan – 100 minutes, unlimited text (domestic and international) and data with first 1GB at high speed – new
On the $45, $55 and $75 smartphone plans, customers can take advantage of auto pay discount. On the first two plans, discount is $5 per month while those who sign in to $75/10GB plan and enroll in auto pay, can get this plan for $10 less per month. All plans also come with voice roaming. U.S. Cellular Prepaid Ready Connect plans work only with Ready Connect phones which are listed on the carrier’s website.
Customers can also choose from U.S. Cellular’s Simple Connect plans. These plans include $30 feature phone plan with 500 minutes of talk and unlimited text and three smartphone plans. The $35, $45 and $60 plans offer unlimited talk, text and data with 500 MB, 2 GB and 5 GB at high-speeds, respectively. All smartphone Simple Connect plans also include unlimited international texts and mobile hotspot.
Source: U.S. Cellular