If you subscribe to 3G/4G Mobile broadband service or have a Mobile Hotspot Add-on for your phone, you may have received a notification from Sprint that the data allowances for these services are changing. Please see below for details on the data allowances that will begin with your next bill following notification.
Data usage limits when using 3G/4G Mobile broadband devices
If you have a mobile broadband device such as a tablet, netbook, notebook, USB card, connection card or Mobile Hotspot device, effective beginning with your next bill following notification, your on-network monthly data allowance will no longer include unlimited 4G.
There are no changes to your monthly recurring charges, on-network overage rates, off-network overage rate, or off-network data allowance. For information on how much 3G and 4G data you currently use, visit sprint.com/mysprint.
Data usage limits when using the 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot add-on for your phone
Currently, if you use your phone's Mobile Hotspot add-on, the Mobile Hotspot data usage is combined with your phone data usage. Effective on your next bill following notification, your monthly mobile hotspot on-network data usage will be limited to 5GB of 3G or combined 3G/4G usage dependent upon device capability. Additional data use above 5GB is $.05/MB. Your monthly off-network data limit will continue to be 300MB, which is a combination of phone and Mobile Hotspot data usage.
There will be no change to your Mobile Hotspot add-on monthly recurring charge. Additionally, if your phone plan contains unlimited data, you will continue to enjoy unlimited data usage on your phone while on the Sprint network.
Charges exclude taxes, Sprint Surcharges [incl. USF charge of up to 15.3% (varies quarterly), Administrative Charge (up to $1.99/line/mo.), Regulatory Charge ($0.40/line/mo.) and state/local fees by area (approx. 5-20%)]. Sprint surcharges are subject to change. Details: sprint.com/taxesandfees.
Usage Limitations: Prohibited Network Use rules apply. Sprint reserves the right to limit throughput speeds or amount of data transferred; and to deny, terminate, modify, disconnect, or suspend service if usage exceeds 300MB/month while off-network roaming. 1024 KB equals 1 MB. 1024 MB equals 1 GB. See sprint.com/termsandconditions for details. Coverage is not available everywhere. Other restrictions apply. Additional information can also be found in stores or in other areas on sprint.com.