DALLAS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning April 25, AT&T1 GoPhone customers will benefit from enhanced smartphone plans, which now provide more data at no additional cost. And, the new plans give customers the capability to use their smartphone as a Wi-Fi hotspot – all with access to the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network and with no annual contract.2
With unlimited text, including unlimited international texts from the U.S. to Mexico, Canada and over 100 select countries,3 the new smartphone plan details include:
Increased data from 2 to 2.5 GB for $60 a month + enabled Wi-Fi hotspot capability + unlimited talk
Increased data from 200 to 500MB for $40 a month + 500 minutes of talk
Available at Wal-Mart stores nationwide, a new plan with 1GB of data for $45 a month + unlimited talk
AT&T GoPhone customers get more data, more flexibility and more value, all with access to the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network. Existing GoPhone customers on the $60 and $40 plans will automatically receive the increased data amount.
"Today's consumers expect great value and choice, which is exactly what we're bringing to our GoPhone customers," said Mark Collins, AT&T Mobility senior vice president of data and voice products. "By adding more data and enabling a Wi-Fi hotspot capability at no additional cost and with no annual contract, we're giving customers more for less, and making it even easier for them to enjoy their smartphones the way they want – all on a superior, reliable network."
In addition to adding value and options for existing GoPhone smartphone plans, AT&T GoPhone is also enhancing its lineup of basic/messaging phone plans with a new $45 a month option. This plan includes unlimited data, unlimited talk and text, and unlimited texts to Mexico, Canada and over 100 select countries.4
1AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand not by AT&T Inc.
2Limited 4G LTE availability in select markets. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. AT&T's 4G LTE reliability claim is based on analysis of independent third party data re national carriers' 4G LTE.
3 Unlimited messaging within the U.S. includes text, picture and video messages. Unlimited messaging from the U.S. to Mexico and over 100 countries includes text messages only. For a full list of countries available for messaging, visit att.com/gophoneIntlText.
4Unlimited data:First 2GB at speeds up to 3G. Basic and messaging phones are capable of 2G or 3G speeds. 4G speeds not available. After 2GB allowance is used, speeds are reduced to 128Kbps max. for remainder of 30 day period. Actual speeds vary be device capability and location.
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