AT&T's pre-paid GoPhone service adds two new plans including one offering unlimited high-speed data

AT&T's pre-paid GoPhone service adds two new plans including one offering unlimited high-speed data
Unlimited plans are now in vogue, even for pre-paid service. AT&T's GoPhone brand has added two new plans, including one that offers unlimited high-speed data. Let's start with the latter plan first. Starting today, sign up for AutoPay and you'll be receiving unlimited 4G LTE data for $60 a month. The plan offers unlimited talk, text and data cruising at a maximum speed of 3Mbps. Video streams at a DVD-quality 480p definition at a maximum speed of 1.5Mbps. Exceed 22Mbps inside of a month, and you'll find your data speed throttled. Calls and texts sent in and between the U.S., Mexico and Canada do not get hit with extra charges.

If $60 a month is too pricey for you, GoPhone has a new plan that comes with 6GB of high speed data (a 50% hike from the old plan), and costs $40 a month. You will have to agree to AutoPay. Once you've consumed the 6GB, for the rest of the month you'll be browsing at 128kbps. The good news is that you can rollover unused high speed data from one month to the next. There are no extra charges for calls and texts made in Mexico and Canada, and for calls and texts made between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

With GoPhone's Multi-line discounts, companies and families can add or subtract lines without a penalty. They both also receive discounts of as much as $150 a month for service on up to 10 lines. And through April 20th, GoPhone is offering $20 off on select smartphones.

If interested, you can visit GoPhone by clicking on this link.


source: AT&T

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10 Comments

1. phonehome

Posts: 812; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

PhoneArena should have a poll on how much data use commenters here average per month (and also what is the 'abusing limit' hehe). (For me would be 60GB and 1TB.) Sorry if I missed any polls like this.

2. diggie32

Posts: 388; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

I use less than 1gb a month

6. sissy246

Posts: 7083; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Same for me. Way less then 1

3. jcarmstrong23

Posts: 35; Member since: Apr 27, 2014

I consistently use between 7-9 gb/month

4. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

i use 7-15 a month 1TB?? no wonder phone companies took away unlimited and when they supposedly brought it back they slow us down after 20 something gigs cuz of people like that abusing it.

5. Foxgabanna

Posts: 587; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

Exactly. People like that mess it up for everybody.

7. KingSam

Posts: 1425; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

I can live with 10 GB. Although unlimited data is not in my country i currently use 3-4 while being "conservative".

8. DnB925Art

Posts: 1167; Member since: May 23, 2013

Or for $55/month (after autopay) you sign up with Cricket Wireless which gives you unlimited data as well using AT&T's network but at least they throttle at 8 Mbps instead of 3 Mbps.

9. diggie32

Posts: 388; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

Im staying away from AT&T/Cricket until they add on all their prepaid plans: data rollover, mobile hotspot, wifi calling, and volte. I switched to Verizon prepaid cause they offer all that on any plan.

10. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Was curious how this affected current GoPhone customers, such as myself, who are on the older $60 plan with 8GB of data. I'd rather have access to full data speeds and a cap, rather than unlimited data with LTE capped at 3Mbps. Granted, I'm sure that speed is enough to do most things, but I don't nearly use that much data to warrant switching to the $65/mo plan. As it turns out, I am still on the old $60/mo plan, which is fine by me. I'm surrounded by Wi-Fi 95% of the time, so I'm good with where I'm at.

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