PureTalkUSA has increased the amount of data included with their $43.95/month Unlimited Plus+ Plan from 600 MB to 1 GB. The plan also comes with unlimited talk and text and 600 MMS picture messages. Users will need to watch their data usage carefully however. According to the fine print on the PureTalkUSA site;
"Customers will automatically be billed an additional $10 at the end of the billing cycle once they use more than 1 GB of data OR 600 MMS. This charge will apply for each block of 100MB of data or 100 MMS exceeded by the customer. Customer is responsible for monitoring his/her own data/MMS usage and for any/all additional charges (in $10 increments) incurred by usage."
Monitoring data will be tricky however, as the site warns "Usage shown in the customer portal will have a 48-72 hour delay; the total will not reflect usage from this time."
PureTalkUSA requires users to set up auto pay with a credit or debit card so there doesn't seem to be anyway to prevent the $10 charge for data or MMS overages.
With this change, PureTalkUSA is now the least expensive AT&T based 1 GB data with unlimited talk and text prepaid option available. Here's hoping other AT&T MVNOs and/or AT&T itself follow suit.
Source Pure PureTalkUSA via HowardForums
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