Boost Mobile®, the prepaid division of Sprint, today introduced the Motorola i290 handset, priced at only $49.99 without a contract or credit check. Also available starting today is the new Boost Mobile "Monthly Unlimited" plan offering unlimited anytime nationwide calling, text messaging, wireless Web and walkie-talkie services with a national calling area for only $50 a month.
Featuring a lightweight and thin design with services such as multimedia messaging, GPS and wireless Web, the Motorola i290 is the latest addition to Boost Mobile's expanding portfolio of wireless phones for 2009.
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Featuring a lightweight and thin design with services such as multimedia messaging, GPS and wireless Web, the i290 is the latest addition to Boost Mobile's expanding portfolio of wireless phones for 2009. Boost Mobile phones are affordable, durable and come standard with features such as Nationwide Walkie-Talkie, GPS and text messaging. With the new Boost Mobile 'Monthly Unlimited' plan, wireless consumers can now enjoy flat-rate, unlimited service with no roaming, traveling or long distance fees in more than 15,800 cities throughout the U.S. on the Nextel National Network.
"People are really feeling the economic pinch right now and are looking for products and services that will offer them value, financial flexibility and control," said Neil Lindsay, vice president of marketing, Boost Mobile. "Both the i290 and the Monthly Unlimited plan are the perfect choice for consumers who want a phone and service plan that delivers all the necessary communication tools without burning a hole through their wallet."
-- Nationwide Boost® Walkie-Talkie
-- GPS Enabled
-- Text Message and Multi-Media Messaging(1)
-- Wireless Web Enabled(1)
-- Hands-Free Speakerphone with Voice-Activated Dialing
-- Downloadable Games, Wallpapers and Real Music Ringtones(1)
-- Call Tones
-- 600 Entry Phonebook
To sign up for Monthly Unlimited customers need a compatible Boost Mobile phone and will need to activate their account. If a customer is already a Boost subscriber, they can also change their current plan to the Monthly Unlimited plan via 'My Account' on their handset or at boostmobile.com and can keep the same phone number. To sign up for Boost Mobile Monthly Unlimited visit www.boostmobile.com or call customer care at 1-888-BOOST-4U.
The i290 handset from Boost Mobile is available at participating wireless dealers and at www.boostmobile.com for a suggested retail price of $49.99 (excluding taxes). In addition, there is no charge for shipping when purchasing phones at www.boostmobile.com.
In order to add money to their account, customers have the option to prepay for service with cash, Re-Boost® Card, or credit/debit card and may pay in person, online, or over the phone. Boost Mobile recommends customers sign up for Auto Re-Boost so their phone stays running all the time. To keep the account active, the total monthly payment amount must be prepaid each month. Boost Mobile will continue to support Unlimited by Boost customers on the CDMA network.