Welcome!

News Feed Item

C Spire Wireless First U.S. Carrier to Introduce New SHARED Data Plans without Costly Fees to Monitor Data Usage and Avoid Overages

C Spire Wireless, the only U.S. wireless provider that offers a suite of personalized services, announced today that it will soon introduce new plans that allow customers to share data across multiple devices without the worry about surprise bills.

The SHARED Data plans allow customers to share a single data allowance on up to 10 devices without costly fees to monitor data usage and avoid overages. The plans include unlimited talk, text and picture messaging on the nation’s only personalized network. Video streaming and mobile hotspot service are included in the SHARED Data plans at no additional charge.

C Spire’s game-changing SHARED Data plans debut on December 3 and will be available to both new and existing customers who want the simplicity, convenience and hassle-free option of sharing one data plan on up to 10 feature phones, smartphones, tablets, modems and other connected devices with no subsequent bill surprises.

“As part of our long-standing commitment to keep the customer in control of their wireless experience and to offer competitive, no overage plans, our SHARED Data plans offer simple, easy and worry-free options to share data without concern about costly, surprise bills,” said Suzy Hays, senior vice president for Brand Management and Personalization. “Whether choosing our industry-leading CHOICE plans or SHARED Data plans, you know that you’re always getting the most personalized plan that best fits how you use your phone, smartphone or other wireless device.”

Using SHARED Data Plans

Customers can start using one of C Spire’s SHARED Data plans by selecting their devices and choosing a plan that includes unlimited talk, text, picture messaging and a shared data allowance that starts at 1 GB for $50. Monthly line access costs included $20 for USB modems, tablets and other connected devices, $30 for feature phones and $40 for smartphones. Customers can choose shared data allowances ranging from $50 a month for 1 GB up to $150 for 20 GB. Larger quantities of monthly shared data can be purchased if needed.

As with most of its personalized experiences and plans, C Spire conducted research with its Circle and Inner Circle forums, a community of customers who provide their opinion and help shape their wireless experiences, in developing the suite of new SHARED Data plans. “Now customers get the ultimate in personalization through the ability to choose up front the plan they want and the price that best fits how they use their phone along with the flexibility of sharing a single data allowance across multiple devices,” Hays said.

Unlike other wireless providers that charge customers $5 per line to monitor usage and automatically impose a $15 per GB charge each time users go 1 KB over their monthly shared data allowance, C Spire alerts customers and offers them simple and easy to understand options to purchase - or “top up” - their data allocation with more affordable shared data passes as needed throughout the month. The passes, unique to C Spire, start at $10 for 500 MB and range up to $75 for 5 GB.

Similar monthly shared data plans also are available for business customers ranging from 1 GB for $50 up to 70 GB for $600. Businesses who share a data plan with more than 10 devices are subject to monthly minimum data purchase requirements. Additional shared data passes also can be purchased as needed throughout the month, Hays said.

Switching to a SHARED Data+ Plan

In keeping with C Spire’s long standing policy, customers can add or switch to a new SHARED Data plan without additional fees as there is no fee or contract extension required to make the move. C Spire will help customers choose the best SHARED Data or CHOICE plan option.

Choice Plans Personalized for You

The Choice plan structure is an industry first, allowing C Spire customers the flexibility to personalize their individual voice and data plan based on their personal needs. “We’re staying true to offering fair and easy-to-manage plans that are created with our customers in mind,” Hays said. “Customers choose their personalized plan features up front and know their monthly bill in advance, giving them unmatched value and the freedom to use their phones without worry or overages.”

C Spire’s Choice D smartphone plans for individuals range from $60 to $80 a month for nationwide voice, text, pictures and mobile web. The Choice D+ plans, which range from $80 to $100 a month, include streaming in addition to the other features for individuals. Family plans are also available with similar features and personalized options.

For more information about C Spire’s industry leading CHOICE D and D+ plans or its new SHARED Data plans, go to www.cspire.com/plans.

About C Spire Wireless

C Spire Wireless is a diversified wireless communications company passionately committed to helping customers by personalizing wireless services designed just for them. The company is the first wireless provider in the U.S. to personalize customers’ experience by providing recommendations for apps, music, movies and books that fit who they are, services that anticipate their needs, and rewards for using their phone in new ways – all with seamless ease and at amazingly fast speeds. This news release and other announcements are available at http://www.cspire.com/news/. For more information about C Spire Wireless and its products and services, visit www.cspire.com or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cspire, Twitter at www.twitter.com/cspire or Google+.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today the Docker Meets Kubernetes – Intro into the Kubernetes World, being held June 9, 2016, in conjunction with 18th Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Register for 'Docker Meets Kubernetes Workshop' Here! This workshop led by Sebastian Scheele, co-founder of Loodse, introduces participants to Kubernetes (container orchestration). Through a combination of instructor-led presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants learn ...
The IoT is changing the way enterprises conduct business. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Hoffman, Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, discuss how businesses can gain an edge over competitors by empowering consumers to take control through IoT. We'll cite examples such as a Washington, D.C.-based sports club that leveraged IoT and the cloud to develop a comprehensive booking system. He'll also highlight how IoT can revitalize and restore outdated business models, making them profitable...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MangoApps will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. MangoApps provides modern company intranets and team collaboration software, allowing workers to stay connected and productive from anywhere in the world and from any device. For more information, please visit https://www.mangoapps.com/.
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Cole, Director of Solutions Engineering at Peak 10, will discuss how the newest technology advances are reducing the cost and complexity of traditional business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. Attendees will: Learn why having a full disaster recovery strategy is more important now than ever before Explore the key drivers of a successful disaster recovery solution Achieve measurable operational and business value from a disaster recovery ...
SYS-CON Events announced today the How to Create Angular 2 Clients for the Cloud Workshop, being held June 7, 2016, in conjunction with 18th Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Angular 2 is a complete re-write of the popular framework AngularJS. Programming in Angular 2 is greatly simplified. Now it’s a component-based well-performing framework. The immersive one-day workshop led by Yakov Fain, a Java Champion and a co-founder of the IT consultancy Farata Systems and...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in Embedded and IoT solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology, is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data, HPC and ...
How will your company move to the cloud while ensuring a solid security posture? Organizations from small to large are increasingly adopting cloud solutions to deliver essential business services at a much lower cost. According to cyber security experts, the frequency and severity of cyber-attacks are on the rise, causing alarm to businesses and customers across a variety of industries. To defend against exploits like these, a company must adopt a comprehensive security defense strategy that is ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hanu Software will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Leveraging best-in-class people, processes, and technologies, Hanu provides high-quality, high-value software development and business process outsourcing services to independent software vendors (ISVs) and enterprises.
What a difference a year makes. Organizations aren’t just talking about IoT possibilities, it is now baked into their core business strategy. With IoT, billions of devices generating data from different companies on different networks around the globe need to interact. From efficiency to better customer insights to completely new business models, IoT will turn traditional business models upside down. In the new customer-centric age, the key to success is delivering critical services and apps wit...
Join us at Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo 2016 – June 7-9 at the Javits Center in New York City and November 1-3 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – and deliver your unique message in a way that is striking and unforgettable by taking advantage of SYS-CON's unmatched high-impact, result-driven event / media packages.
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, will provide an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life ...
The initial debate is over: Any enterprise with a serious commitment to IT is migrating to the cloud. But things are not so simple. There is a complex mix of on-premises, colocated, and public-cloud deployments. In this power panel at 18th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will look at the present state of cloud from the C-level view, and how great companies and rock star executives can use cloud computing to meet their most ambitious and disruptive business ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MobiDev will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. MobiDev is a software company that develops and delivers turn-key mobile apps, websites, web services, and complex software systems for startups and enterprises. Since 2009 it has grown from a small group of passionate engineers and business managers to a full-scale mobile software company with over 200 develope...
SYS-CON Events announced today that BMC Software has been named "Siver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. BMC is a global leader in innovative software solutions that help businesses transform into digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive advantage. BMC Digital Enterprise Management is a set of innovative IT solutions designed to make digital business fast, seamless, and optimized from mainframe to mo...
As cloud and storage projections continue to rise, the number of organizations moving to the cloud is escalating and it is clear cloud storage is here to stay. However, is it secure? Data is the lifeblood for government entities, countries, cloud service providers and enterprises alike and losing or exposing that data can have disastrous results. There are new concepts for data storage on the horizon that will deliver secure solutions for storing and moving sensitive data around the world. ...