Sprint has announced that their unlimited data plan will include iPhone 4S phone. Opting for such a popular device will surely bring more customers to Sprint network becouse of their relatively cheap rates. In comparison to AT&T and Verizon’s rates (which do not have an unlimited cap), the rate for an iPhone is simply amazing on Sprint.
To be more specific, Sprint has a plan that allows their customers to have an unlimited usage of voice, data and messaging for $99.99. Of course, they do offer discounted rates for lower-end usage, which include a $69.99 plan with 450 minutes and a mid-tier $89.99 plan with 900 minutes. And also all of the mentioned plans require a $10 Premium Data “add-on” to access Sprint’s Now Network.
As many of you may know, both Verizon and AT&T have removed their unlimited data plans to their new customers and only those who signed up prior to the drop can have it. This is also known as “grandfathering.”
What are the prices of Sprint’s new iPhone devices? The iPhone 4S will start at $199.99 for the 16GB model, $299.99 for the 32GB, and $399.99 for the 64GB (same as AT&T and Verizon). There’s no surprise that all of the networks share the same prices on the Apple devices. Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T are now proud owners of the iPhone and plan to succeed with it.
AT&T originally had an unlimited data plan available for its users for quite some time. However, AT&T eventually capped that to 2GB, and then added a 4GB support with tethering. When Verizon entered the scene, they introduced the iPhone 4 with unlimited data at a $30 fee per month. A few months later, during the summer of 2011, this plan diminished. Now that Sprint has taken some action, what will happen to their current unlimited data plan? Will that diminish as well? The unlimited plans usually are removed because due to the bandwidth consumption. Although it has been studied that the majority of smartphone users do not exceed 2GB of data, most users fancy the idea that they can freely use their devices without the concern of an overage of data.
No one knows at this point how successful any of the mentioned companies will be subsequent to the new iPhone 4S. We could only imagine that numerous users from all of the companies are switching between one carrier to the other because some they want to find the perfect conditions: signal strength, 3G coverage, etc.d