Wireless Operators' Efforts to Retrieve New Customers
are built on deals that sometimes sound good, but do not always give up to consumers. Nevertheless, these deals continue to come.
Currently Verizon, the largest carrier, with allegedly 153 million
Customers, and T-Mobile, the third largest, by half, invite consumers to compare, contrast and possibly make changes.
On Wednesday, Verizon beat the price
Prepaid plans of $ 65 (from $ 75) for unlimited use, and offered some other new prices for a variety of plans.
However, just after the Verizon agreement became known, T-Mobile revealed its
unlimited prepaid plan, for only $ 50 a month, down from an unlimited plan that previously cost $ 70.
This deal is, cheaper than Verizon. The prepaid amount is most
It is also available for a limited period of time, and T-Mobile does not say when it ends. And that
comes with some limitations.
T-Mobile notes in small print that the unlimited plan applies only to households and warns that a "small fraction" of consumers like
use more than 500GB a month "notice lower speeds" in periods of "overload". Video is usually streamed at 480p.
Verizon plan comes with fewer
limitations, and is not a time-limited agreement.
Because it tries to be so different, T-Mobile is called "Un-Carrier" and relies on a loose business style. A Fortune
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annoying overage fees they generate-force their larger rivals to follow. "
The recently announced T-Mobile One plan offers unlimited talk, text and data, unlimited
streaming, an agreement for texting on flights, mobile hotspot data, and free Netflix, among other things, at a price the Research Analytics Research Company said last week, giving $ 1,550.71 a year
savings per line over competitors.
Offers like this keep T-Mobile attractive, especially for heavy users. It usually works well in urban areas, but it is dogged by a reputation for
spotty service in New York City and inland, but the carrier has worked to improve this perception.