Plan Prices – Price range? What is included?
Boost Mobile – Plans range from $30 – $50
Boost Mobile only offers two plans, one for $35/month and one for $50/month. Additionally, Boost offers family options for the unlimited data plan, where the first plan is $50/month and each additional line- on the same plan-is only $30/month. You can view the plans in detail here.
Ring Plus – Plans range from $3.99 – $29.99
Ring Plus offers a multitude of plans, most of which appeal to the low-data user. By enrolling in Member+, some discounted features become available, like tethering for $0.99 rather than $2.99. You can view the plans and features included in detail here.
Unlimited Talk/Text – Is it offered? What is the lowest price?
Boost Mobile – Yes, both the $35 and $50 plan on Boost Mobile include unlimited talk and text.
Ring Plus – Ring Plus’ cheaper plans include either 300 or 500 minutes and texts, while starting on the $9.99/month plan unlimited talk and text kick in.
Data Ranges – What is the most and least data available?
Boost Mobile – Boost Mobile’s $30 plan includes 2 GB of high speed data and unlimited data at 2G speeds, with additional GB’s available— 1 GB for $5 and 2 GB for $10. The $50 plan includes unlimited high speed data.
Ring Plus – Some amount of data is included in each plan, starting at 300 MB for $3.99/month and working up to 10 GB for $29.99/month.
Pay-As-You-Go Rates – What are the pay-as-you-go per minute rates?
Boost Mobile – N/A – no pay as you go options available.
Ring Plus – N/A – no pay as you go options available. In fact, most of Ring Plus’ plans require a “Top Up” balance that must be maintained or it will automatically charge you.
International Calling – What options are available? What does it cost?
Boost Mobile – While there are no international features included in Boost Mobile’s plans, the company does have a few international add-ons available for purchase, including a $5 card for Mexico and a $10 international card that includes more than 70 countries. You can view the international service options in detail here.
Ring Plus – No international features are included in the plans, and you can view international calling rates under the plans here.
Activation Fees – How much do they cost?
Boost Mobile – Boost Mobile charges a $10 activation fee for devices that were previously owned or do not have an activation PIN still.
Ring Plus – Most plans on Ring Plus include a $5 activation fee, while the most expensive plan has a $6.75 activation fee. Typically, the activation fee can be avoided by enrolling in Member+.
BYOD – Can you activate your own device?
Boost Mobile – Boost Mobile allows unlocked Sprint devices to be brought in for activation as well as previously used Boost devices. You can check compatibility here.
Ring Plus – Ring Plus allows compatible Sprint (CDMA) devices to be brought in for activation. You can check device compatibility here.
Network/Coverage – What network does it use?
Boost Mobile – Sprint | Coverage Map
Ring Plus – Sprint | Coverage Map]]>