Home » TracFone » Recent Articles:

TracFone’s NET10 Brings Back Unlimited Data on AT&T’s 3G Network

net10 TracFone customers signed up for NET10 Wireless prepaid service are getting word in e-mail the 1.5GB monthly data cap on AT&T-based SIM cards introduced in March has been removed and unlimited data has returned.

AT&T resells prepaid access to its 3G GSM network on gradually improving terms as AT&T’s postpaid, on-contract customers continue to abandon 3G in favor of AT&T’s 4G services. As 3G traffic loads diminish, AT&T is seeking to maximize return on its older network. Bringing back unlimited data service is expected to prove an attractive offering in the budget-minded prepaid marketplace.

TracFone acts as a reseller of all four major carriers’ networks under different brands. Geography and the specific phone model chosen usually determines on which network the service will operate. Only customers with AT&T SIM cards in their phones (the first line of the SIM card ID number will end in “SIMC4”) qualify for the unlimited data offer, although tethering is prohibited, according to an e-mail being sent to registered customers.

Net10-Unlimited-Data-confirmation

TracFone enacted a 1.5GB monthly usage cap for NET10 Wireless users back in March. But the cap never applied to TracFone’s Straight Talk customers. Straight Talk still offers unlimited data, but says streaming is not permitted.

Along with the return of unlimited data, TracFone has discontinued its NET10 Wireless usage measurement portal, which informed customers about their monthly data usage.

TracFone operates several prepaid calling plans under the brands TracFone, NET10 Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Straight Talk, Telcel América, and SIMPLE Mobile. TracFone is owned and operated by Mexico-based América Móvil.

Search This Site:

Contributions:

Recent Comments:

  • readeraway: 2nd paragraph, cap should be listed as 1,000 GB. 1,000 MB would not get most people through a single day....
  • your: Don't forget LTE is metered (consumption based) so you pay for what you use. Double ouch....
  • Gary Clark: What happened to the holiday music station it's horrible now...
  • Keagan: Paying $80.00 just for internet now.....!! Unbelievable...
  • Paul Houle: Sad! Classic movies are one of the best things on cable. Be it staying in a hotel room or hanging out with extended family, I think a ride range...
  • Super tech Magic Mike: Is there anything to the rumor that CenturyLink will be offering earlier retirement packages by the end of this year 2019...
  • Jon robinson: I can't believe still buy TV. Use a it's antenna and call it a day...
  • Jon robinson: TBH yes it's that important. Most would switch but some of us have 1 option. The second att is available I won't look spectrums way again for 10-15 ye...
  • Jon robinson: Drop to a lower package if you can't get it fixed. You are getting ripped off...
  • R Ritz: I wish Spectrum had ELP here in Wyoming. The lowest they offer is 120/12 at $66 per month. I really don't need that much speed and would be happy with...
  • Constance Burdine: Tell them to send your address to corporate headquarters....
  • Andy: Yes, everything is always danger for health when they advertising preachers got some ads they want you to see with their click-bait fake articles....

Your Account: