GIV Mobile (855-448-6624), a T-Mobile MVNO that donates 8% of plan payments to the user's favorite charities, has updated its plans, Two plans got price cuts and there are a couple of new plans. The new lineup is:
- $29/month - unlimited talk, text and 2G data plus a $2.50 international calling credit. This plan is new
- $35/month - unlimited talk, text and data with first 500MB at high speed plus a $5 international calling credit. This plan was $40
- $45/month - unlimited talk, text and data with first 2GB at high speed plus a $5 international calling credit. This plan was $50
- $65/month - unlimited talk, text and data with first 4GB at high speed plus a $10 international calling credit. This plan is new
GIV's 2G speed is approximately 128 Kbps. When the high speed data allowance on the $35 and higher plans is used up, data speeds are reduced to the same 128 Kbps for the rest of the plan month.
GIV is part of PTel Mobile and the plans are the same as PTel's except that the equivalent of the $45 GIV plan is priced at $50 on PTel while Giv's $29 plan is $25 from PTel. Plan features are identical to PTel's including unlimited international texting and support for conditional call forwarding and non-premium short codes. LTE data is available on the $35 and higher plans.
GIV's unique feature is charitable GIVing. GIV donates 8% of each user's monthly plan price to one or more charities that the user selects. You can choose from dozens of well known organizations including the American Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders, American Cancer Society and The Wilderness Society.
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