Boost Mobile prepaid brand. The beleaguered carrier seems to be going all out to make Boost more competitive. There's a whole raft of plan improvements coming to Boost Tuesday January 26. The changes have been leaking out bit by bit, yesterday we learned of and covered new three and four line family plans, domestic roaming for phones purchased at Walmart, phone discounts, a $50 port-in incentive and a $5/month Mexican roaming add-on.
Today a reader alerted me that Boost send him a new Boost Zone message proclaiming "BOOST JUST GOT BETTER New offers and promotions launching 1/26" and listing even more goodies.You can view the whole message online. Highlights include:
- Free Hotspot on all current Boost monthly plans. Hotspot usage is capped at 8 GB on the $60 unlimited plan.
- $5 /auto pay discount on all current monthly plans. It's not clear if the discount is available on the new family plans.
- A new two line family plan with unlimited talk, messaging and data including 5 GB of high-speed data per line for $70/month. Available at independent dealers only. Must sign up by 2/29, not available in Puerto Rico.
- Buy one phone, get one free for family plan customers. Available at independent dealers only. Free phone limited to the ALCATEL ONETOUCH Elevate, Motorola Moto E, LG Tribute, LG Tribute 2 or ZTE Speed.
- $5/month credit for downloading an Android app call Boost Dealz. The app must be keep active 30 days each month to receive the credit.
- Boost Premier Program: Free incoming calls and texts for up to 60 days for monthly plan customers who miss their plan payments.
- Customers who meet "certain qualifying requirements" and sign up at a Boost store can make their monthly payment up to 14 days late. Not available in Illinois and Florida.
Effective 1/26, the Boost Mobile plan lineup looks like this:
- $35/month ($30 with auto pay) - Unlimited Talk, Messaging and Data including 2 GB of high speed data which grows to 5 GB
- $45/month ($40 with auto pay) - Unlimited Talk, Messaging and Data including 5 GB of high speed data which grows to 8 GB
- $60 ($55 with auto pay) - Unlimited Talk, Messaging and Unlimited, Unthrottled high speed data