Sprint is excited to announce that it’s making its mobile plan worse


The extra $10 for Unlimited Plus (compared to the old Unlimited Freedom plan) only nets you an additional 5GB of LTE hotspot data and a TIDAL subscription. Global roaming for text and data is free for 185 destinations - travelers to Canada and Mexico will get unlimited talk, text and data with up to 5GB of LTE speeds.

The nation's fourth-largest wireless carrier, awaiting a merger with No. 3 T-Mobile, on Thursday unveiled two unlimited data tiers to replace its single Sprint Unlimited Freedom plan.

Sprint isn't the first company to rejig its unlimited plans to push heavy users towards more expensive offerings. Hulu is included, but not Tidal. This is similar to its rivals' unlimited plans. Video streaming is also capped at 480p (DVD-quality). In an email to The Verge, a Sprint spokesperson claimed that if a customer brings in their own device or buys a new one, Sprint will reduce the Plus plan's monthly single-line price to $50. The pricing is worse if you're a couple, however, as two lines of Unlimited Freedom costs $90, and two lines of Unlimited Basic is $100. If there's any consolation to this price shuffling, it's that LTE data throttling when you're connected to a congested cell tower will happen after 50GB instead of 23GB. For $32 per month per line, you still get Hulu, but its hotspot speeds will get throttled after only 500MB. Here are Sprint's Unlimited plans: Unlimited Plus: A feature-rich plan that includes unlimited data, talk and text with more mobile hotspot data, TIDAL Premium music streaming and the TV you love, with Hulu, HD streaming and additional global roaming options - all at the industry's best price.1 Unlimited Basic: Perfect for customers who may not need additional features but who still want unlimited talk, text and data and Hulu, at a great value.2 Unlimited Military: Designed especially for veterans, active duty and reserves of the US armed forces.3 Unlimited 55+: A distinct Unlimited plan designed for people over 55 that provides exceptional value.4 And this is only the start. A second line costs $50 and following lines are $30. That's also true when roaming in Canada and Mexico.

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How much does Sprint Unlimited Plus cost? The latest carrier to muddy the unlimited data waters is Sprint.

From tomorrow, Sprint will launch a revamped, more expensive unlimited data plan that it has been testing for several months and introduce a new, restricted plan at its current price point. "Add all of this up and there's literally never been a better time to switch to Sprint", said Draper.