| | Re: PagePlus raises unlimited plan next month.
On 20/04/10 9:04 PM, Todd Allcock wrote:
> I received a dealer email from PagePlus today- the $39.95/month unlimited
> Talk/Text plan will be increasing to $44.95 next month (May 18th.) As a
> consolation prize, it'll now include "unlimited" MMS (data transfer isn't
> included and will presumably come out of the 20MB then become overages.)
> There will be no pro-rating- unlimited customers will pay $44.95 on
> their first billing cycle that starts on or after May 18th.
> Now for the weird loophole- I'll quote the email directly so I don't
> misinterpret it:
> "All Unlimited Talk n Text hard cards and PINs currently in the
> distribution channel will automatically convert to a $44.95 value the
> evening of May 18th. After this time they will carry the value of $44.95
> when they are replenished, regardless of when they were purchased..."
> Unless I'm misreading this, it sounds like you can stall the rate hike by
> stocking up on $39.95 Unlimited cards and applying them after 5/18, when
> they'll magically increase in value..
Sad to see PagePlus going down the same road as the old TDMA prepaid
carriers like Beyond Wireless. Must be pressure from Verizon.