Shared Data

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Sprint takes aim at Verizon with data-heavy 'Better Choice' family plans

Sprint launched new shared-data plans that it claims "offer families more data than Verizon at a better value."

AT&T ends 15 GB promotion after 13 days

AT&T Mobility has ended its promotion that offered 15 GB of shared data for $100 per month. The company launched the promotion on Nov. 18 and ended it Nov. 30.

C Spire joins AT&T, Verizon in offering 4 lines, 10 GB of data for $160

Regional carrier C Spire Wireless is joining AT&T and Verizon Wireless in offering what is fast becoming an industry standard pricing for shared data plans: C Spire will now offer unlimited voice, texting and 10 GB of shared data for four smartphone lines for $160 per month.

U.S. Cellular launches new no-contract plans, installment financing

U.S. Cellular is introducing new no-contract plans, installment financing for devices and, for a limited time, will pay certain customers up to $350 if they switch to the carrier.

Confirmed: U.S. Cellular adds more data to shared data buckets

U.S. Cellular confirmed it is adding more data to its shared data plan buckets for the same prices, the latest in a wave of pricing tweaks from larger carriers.

U.S. Cellular loses 71,000 subs in Q3, apologizes for billing system errors

U.S. Cellular reported weaker financial and subscriber results for the third quarter and is also working to move beyond problems with its new billing system. While it is dealing with that, company is also rolling out new shared data plans and gearing up for the Nov. 8 launch of Apple's iPhone 5s, 5c and iPad Air, its first Apple products.

U.S. Cellular launches shared data plans, weeks later than expected

U.S. Cellular launched its own shared data plans, weeks later than expected, and as had been rumored beforehand, the plans largely conform to the share data offerings of larger carriers such as Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility.

T-Mobile takes no-contract 'Simple Choice' plans to B2B market

T-Mobile USA is bringing its new "Simple Choice" no-contract plans to the B2B market, hoping that its "uncarrier" rebranding effort will also translate into more enterprise sales. The plans are priced from $50 per month to $70 per month and are essentially exactly the same as what T-Mobile offers on the consumer side.

iPhone, shared data shine in wireless carriers' holiday quarter

As the end of the first quarter looms, it's worth taking a minute to see where the wireless carrier industry stands now and where it's headed. Here is a look at the main themes from the nation's top operators during their critical holiday quarter.

Sprint, in response to Verizon and T-Mobile, launches shared data for business customers

Just weeks after Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile announced shared data plans for business customers, Sprint Nextel threw its hat into the ring and said it too will offer the service. Sprint said that starting today and running through June 13, the carrier will offer shared data plans for small business users covering smartphones, tablets and other data gadgets.