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Simple Mobile Ups Data to 10GB on $60, $70 Plans

TracFone's Simple Mobile has doubled the amount of high-speed data included with its two top plans from 5GB to 10GB. 

The $60 Unlimited Plan now includes unlimited talk. text (including international) and data with the first 10GB at high speed and the rest throttled to an unspecified speed. 

The $70 Unlimited International Plan includes the features of the $60 Unlimited Plan plus unlimited international calls to up to 10 unique numbers in 51 countries (covered countries). 

Simple Mobile uses the T-Mobile native network with no roaming. High-speed data includes LTE.

Related:Prepaid Operator Profile: Simple Mobile

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  1. Not to belabor T-MOBILE coverage issues, but no roaming of any kinds seems rather harsh.

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    1. If you need coverage, then T-Mobile is not for you. For many people, native T-Mobile network is sufficient and therefore represents a great value.

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  2. T-Mobile coverage facts, not FUD:
    1. T-Mobile covers 96% of US residents, more than 301M people, when you include the free roaming.
    2. T-Mobile native network covers more than 285M US residents.
    3. T-Mobile now has 260M people covered with LTE, ahead of schedule.
    4. T-Mobile has deployed Band 12, 700 Mhz spectrum in Long Island and Houston, and sells a few devices to support Band 12.
    5. T-Mo owns 700MHz spectrum covering 185 million POPs in 24 of the top 30 U.S. markets. T-Mobile says they will release a “significant” number of Band 12-capable devices next year and “will be aggressive in rolling out low-band [spectrum] next year.”

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    1. Sure, a lot of people live within the coverage area, but to me that is irrelevant. I need a phone that works when I am not at home where I have wifi. I find the POP numbers totally misleading. I need a phone that works when I have a flat tire in the middle of nowhere or when on vacation visiting the mountains. When I am at home or at work I have multiple means of communication, but when I am away from those places I don't and that's when I need the phone the most.

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    2. Free roaming on AT&T and other regional carriers covers a LOT of mountains and other rural areas. In the middle of nowhere, a SPOT Satcom Module for your smartphone is the only way to guarantee service.

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    3. According to information its 17th "Mobile Wireless Competition Report," the FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau says 97% of Americans can choose from at least three different major carriers.
      So, only about 3% of Americans have to pay extra for service in their area with Verizon or AT&T.

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  3. So their plans now include 1GB, 3GB or 10GB of data. Does this seem odd to anyone?

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  4. Just like cricket and the others. I don't understand why anyone would want this plan over Metro PCS 60 dollar unlimited plan that has zero throttle.

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    1. Good point. But MetroPCS isn't available everywhere for some reason.

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  5. Metro pcs uses the Same network as simple mobile, so Why have a cap when you don't have to?

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    1. Not exactly the same seeing as Metro includes voice/text At&t roaming. That is why Metro would be a better choice than native T-mo network Simple Mobile only.

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  6. It can be used for internal calls ?

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    1. If you mean international calls, Simple Mobile supports international calls and has fairly low international calling rates. Check the Simple Mobile site for details.

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