AT&T Wireless has quietly updated its Prepaid Plans page. Everything is the same except that there's a new $35/month plan with unlimited voice, messaging and data, with the first 1 GB of data at high speeds and the rest throttled to 128 kbps. The plan also includes unlimited international text messaging.
Here's the new GoPhone plan line up.
25¢ per minute - 25¢/min, 20¢/SMS, 25¢/MMS, no data on smartphones, feature phone data 1¢ per 5 KB ($2/MB).
$2/day - unlimited voice and messaging, $2 fee only charged on days where a call in made or received or a message is sent. 100 Mb of data, good for 24 hours ,can be added for $1/day.
$30/month ($25 with AutoPay) - unlimited voice and messaging, no data. 250 MB of data can be added for $5
$35/month ($30 with AutoPay) - unlimited voice, messaging and data. First 1 GB of data pr month at high speeds, rest at 128 kbps (New)
$45/month ($40 with AutoPay) - unlimited voice, messaging and data. First 6 GB of data pr month at high speeds, rest at 128 kbps.
$65/month ($60 with AutoPay) - unlimited voice, messaging and 3 mbps data (video at 1.5 mbs), data subject to de-prioritization after 22 GB.
Multi-line discounts are available on plans priced at $30 and higher. The second line gets $5 off.
The third line gets $10 off for a total discount of $15 for 3 lines. The fourth line gets $15 off for a total discount of $30 for 4 lines. The fifth line gets $20 off for a total discount of $50 for 5 lines.
All plans except the 25¢/minute plan include unlimited international texting. The $45 and $65 plans also include unlimited calls to Mexico and Canada as well as unlimited roaming in Mexico and Canada. Hotspot is allowed on all monthly plans except the $65 unlimited data plan.
I can't say that I'm very excited about the new $35 plan. There are better deals available from Pure Talk USA, H2O, MetroPCS , Boom Mobile and others. See our The Best US Prepaid Phone Plans For Data Users post for details of those plans. For more about GoPhone see our Prepaid Operator Profile: AT&T GoPhone.