Friday, United States wireless carrier Sprint kicked off a new promotion offering customers up to ten lines of shared unlimited talk and text and twelve gigabytes of LTE data in exchange for $90 per month.
Also, the data access charge for phones on the $90 Family Share Pack plan went from $25 to $15.
The aggressively priced plan, Sprint insists, is a better value than comparable offerings from rivals AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile. The carrier says the promotion is available until March 12, 2015.
“For customers switching their number to Sprint from another carrier, Sprint is waiving the access charge for handsets, tablets and mobile broadband devices on 12GB or higher data allowances for up to 10 lines for one year,” said the company.
Caveat: all devices must be purchased through Sprint Easy Pay or the Sprint iPhone for Life Plan. Waving of the access charge ends on March 31, 2016.
Price-wise, Sprint’s offer is competitive to T-Mobile, especially compared to AT&T’s and Verizon’s pricey $160 per month offerings. The firm calculated that a family of four will save $720 in data access fees for the year.
On the downside, the carrier does not treat you to unlimited international texting like Verizon and AT&T do nor does it match T-Mobile’s unlimited international data and text.
Non-Sprint customers are further motivated to switch away from their current carrier by activating a 12GB or higher Family Share Pack plan to get an American Express Reward Card worth up to $350 per line.
The switching offer is available at Sprint stores, Sprint.com and Sprint Telesales.
You must first register at sprint.com/join2015.