After T-Mobile introduced a tariff plan for unlimited 55+ last year, Sprint will launch a similar offer, according to a new report.
Sprint will on May 18 a plan called Unlimited 55+ after Android Police . It is reported to include an unlimited number of conversations, text and data, unlimited mobile hotspot and global roaming service, allowing customers to read and use data at 2G speeds in 185 countries at 2G speeds.
Also video streams limited to 480p, music streaming at 500kbps and streaming games to 5Mbps. The unlimited mobile hotspot will also be limited to 3G speeds, and international data usage will be limited to 100MB at 2G speeds. Finally, in times of bottlenecks, customers' data usage is reduced if their usage exceeds a certain threshold.
As far as pricing is concerned, the Sprint Unlimited 55+ Plan is expected to cost $ 50 for one line and $ 70 for two lines. To compare, T-Mobile's Unlimited 55+ plan is $ 50 a month for one line and $ 70 for two lines when you sign up for Autopay.
Based on the details contained in this leak, Sprint's Unlimited 55+ plan does not sound like something that will change T-Mobile Unlimited 55+ customers. T-Mo's international data usage is less available in some 45 countries than Sprints, but T-Mo gives you unlimited international data usage at 2G speeds instead of 1
This Unlimited 55+ plan is a bit cheaper than Sprint's standard plan, especially if you sign up for two lines. The benefits are not quite as good as Sprint's "Unlimited Freedom" plan, but if you're 55 or older, the savings could be worth it. Stay tuned and we'll let you know when Sprint's "Unlimited 55+" plan will become official.