Bring Back $20.00 Plan for customers who bring their own phone.

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Make Post Paid better then Prepaid. $20 for unlimited text and 50 mins. OR $20 for unlimited text and evening's and weekends.
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Sami Yuskiw

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Posted 4 years ago

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Daniel Kim, Mobile Master

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I would actually like to see something like this since i don't talk much over the phone. :)
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More people would be on monthly plans versus prepaid if they brought the low value plans back. :)
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I agree. I wanna see at least a $25 plan with low minutes (50) and maybe even evenings/weekends but it wouldn't be necessary. Or perhaps even cut out call display/voice mail since teenagers who almost never call won't need it. It needs unlimited texting and that's about it. Take the Moto G for free on Tab S and go home. Easy sales.
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I'm using $20 postpaid plan released last year to keep basic communication. It fits me perfectly.
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That's nice, but that's not available anymore. We're talking about bringing it back for today's plans.
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That is super great to hear, Everett, but really there is no real need to tell us the very same thing in 5 or 6 different threads - though as I said it's certainly nice to know you're happy with your plan :D
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OP has a point. Cheap plans are needed. No, $29 is not cheap. It's affordable, but not cheap.

I've been having thoughts about the 3 last (still recent) monthly plan price hikes, and if there's one positive thing about it, it would be that it will finally change people's perception of prepaid.

I know (shallow) people who would never touch prepaid plans with a 20-foot pole because it would make them look "poor", or show others that they have bad or no credit history.

Those same "poor" folks on prepaid now look like "smart" folks. Money in your pocket is still better than unused data and minutes that go to waste at the end of the month. With the cheapest monthly plan now being $29 (wayyyy back in 2012 you could have a $15 plan), prepaid is starting to look not only like a cheap alternative, but also a desirable one.

As good as it sounds though, it's sadly only a matter of time before the carriers realize that and kill or deface the current prepaid offerings.

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