RingPlus' Free plan opened Saturday June 13 at 3 PM Pacific Daylight Time.
Update 6/16/2015: the free plan is still available.
The free plan is sponsored by audio advertisements that play, instead of the normal ringing tone, during the time between when a call is placed and the called party or voice mail answers. The free plan will have minimum usage guidelines requiring users to to make a minimum of outgoing call sso that they hear some ads.
Update: The only usage requirement for the current free plan is to make at least one outgoing call every 60 days.
- Used Sprint phones that have been completely paid off by the original owner completing the terms of their contract or equipment installment plan or paying an early termination fee.
- Phones from Sprint's prepaid brands (Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile or Sprint Prepaid) that have been used for at least 12 months on the Sprint brand they were sold for.
- Brand new Sprint postpaid phones that were purchased at full retail price from Sprint or a manufacturer store like the Apple Store for iPhones or Google Play for Nexus devices.
- Phones purchased from independent Sprint MVNOs like Ting or TextNow.
The details of RingPlus' free plans have been know to change to change at the last minute. Watch RingPlus' Discourse user forum, especially this thread for the latest news.
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