by Joe White
June 15, 2013
AT&T's GoPhone prepaid service is adding 4G LTE support from June 21, 2013, according to a recent press release. The carrier explains that from next Friday, "GoPhone customers can enjoy the affordability and simplicity of a prepaid wireless plan on the nation’s fastest 4G LTE network." New and existing customers can bring their own unlocked 4G-enabled smartphone - such as an iPhone 5 - to GoPhone, which offers a number of attractive price plans:
Mark Collins, AT&T Mobility senior vice president of data and voice products, said: "AT&T GoPhone customers can make the most of their smartphones on our fast 4G LTE network, and with our new prepaid plans, they’re getting even more value and data at an attractive price." In its press release, AT&T continues to explain some of GoPhone's most attractive features:
- $60 a month for 2 GB of data, unlimited nationwide calling, and unlimited messaging — now double the data at a lower monthly price. Additional data is available for $10 per 1 GB.
- $40 a month for 200 MB of data, 500 minutes of nationwide calling, and unlimited messaging. Additional data is available for $5 per 100 MB.
- $25 a month for 250 minutes of nationwide calling and unlimited messaging, with an optional data package of 50 MB for an additional $5 a month.
- All GoPhone monthly plans include international texts from the U.S. to Mexico, Canada and 100 other countries.
AT&T GoPhone monthly plans are also available for quick messaging and basic phones, with several plans to choose from. For $35 a month, basic phone customers can get 500 minutes of nationwide calling, unlimited data and unlimited messaging. AT&T GoPhone smartphone customers can also choose a $50 unlimited talk and text plan with Wi-Fi data only.Interested? We'll let you know once 4G LTE for GoPhone launches, so check back with us. In the meantime, see: EU Plans To End Mobile Roaming Charges In 2014, Canadian Carriers To Offer LTE-Enabled iPads, iPhone 5 Nano-SIMs, and AT&T Enables Government Emergency Alerts For iPhone Users.