Virgin Mobile's new $20 plan available today from Walmart; customers must choose either talk or text

Starting today, Virgin Mobile is offering a $20 monthly payLo plan that asks you to look deep within yourself to come to a conclusion. Are you a texter, or are you a voice caller? The plan, offered at Walmart only, is for cellphone users who are not interested in monthly data plans. The $20 you pay each month will provide you with either unlimited texts (and 50 minutes of voice calls) or unlimited calls with 50 extra texts. The decision is yours...
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30. RoundhouseMcGee

Posts: 188; Member since: May 25, 2014

They are cheaper, that is true, but you get what you pay for. Tmobile has terrible in building reception, and unless you live in a large city LTE still is not an option. Nor are the Speeds the same on the way mart or target $30 plans. They are cheap, but let's not pretend you are getting the same service as you do with a contract provider.

31. Augustine

Posts: 1043; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Google Voice does use plan minutes. I don't know why, but it says so in the app description: "When using Google Voice for Android, both domestic and international calls are placed through a US-based Google Voice access number, and will use the standard minutes from your cell phone plan." So, don't count on it to save minutes from the $30 plan from T-Mobile. Rather, the Vonage app offers free calls to the USA without subtracting minutes from the phone plan.
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