COSTA MESA, Calif., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Mobile, the mobile operator known for keeping people connected with families and friends overseas, today announced a series of significant upgrades to its entire product portfolio that give subscribers more minutes of talk or data usage.
Ultra Mobile, which focuses on the estimated 40 million foreign-born people living in the United States who regularly call or text internationally, said it is adding 26 countries and three territories to its unlimited international talk bundle. The upgrade includes important international destinations such as Bangladesh, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Israel and Poland on all International Plans $29 and up.
The company said that subscribers who prefer Ultra Mobile's $34 and $44 Data Plus Plans – which offer a heavier measure of 4G LTE data – would also be upgraded. Users of the $34 plan will be converted from 1,000 minutes of nationwide voice to unlimited talk, while consumers who choose the $44 plan will see their available data plan upgraded from 2.5 gigabits of 4G LTE usage per month to 4 gigabits. Hong Kong was also added to the list of unlimited international destinations for the $19, $34, and $44 plans.
"The Ultra Mobile model works and it's been tremendously popular with international communities in the U.S. We are thrilled to be adding even more value for our subscribers," said Chris Furlong, Executive Vice President of Product and Marketing at Ultra Mobile. "What you are seeing now is our scale coming into play. We've always maintained that as we got bigger, we'd be able to give our subscribers even more."
"From a competitive standpoint, we know that as a leader in the international-calling industry we can never stand pat, so we're pleased that we can upgrade an already impressive offer by adding unlimited talk for subscribers who want to call family members and friends in these countries," he added. "And we fully understand our subscribers' need for more data, which is why we recently introduced our two Data Plus Plans."
Countries and areas covered by the upgrade announced today include Austria (M); Bangladesh (M); Belgium (M); Brazil (M); Bulgaria; Costa Rica; Croatia; Czech Republic (M); Denmark (M); Dominican Republic; Finland; France (M); Germany (M); the U.S. Territory of Guam (M); Iceland; Israel (M); Japan; Latvia; Lithuania (M); the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau (M); Morocco; Panama; Paraguay; Poland (M); Portugal (M); Slovenia; South Africa, and Spain (M). Destinations followed by (M) denote that unlimited calling is available to both landline and mobile phones.
In total, Ultra Mobile calling plans reach 59 countries and territories.
Ultra Mobile services are available for purchase and activation at more than 25,000 retail outlets across the United States. Hundreds of thousands of customers use its services monthly.
Retailers and mobile phone kiosk operators seeking to become Ultra Mobile dealers can visit www.UltraAgents.com.
About Ultra Mobile
Ultra Mobile is a nationwide mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in the United States that develops first-of-its-kind mobile phone services to improve the quality of life for customers. Its mission is to provide convenient and affordable solutions that connect people with their extended families living around the world, and to help make the American dream more accessible.
SOURCE Ultra Mobile