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TechnologyAltice adds a $20 mobile plan to its cable service

05:41  06 september  2019
05:41  06 september  2019 Source:

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Altice USA, Inc. is an American cable television provider/multiple system operator with headquarters in New York City, with broadband, pay television, telephone services , Wi-Fi hotspot access, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million residential and business customers in

Altice USA Inc. is preparing to launch a mobile service likely to cost between $ 20 and a phone, according to people familiar with the matter. The company plans to test the service with its employees in the coming weeks, the people said. Altice , which has 3.3 million TV subscribers and 4.1

Yet another US cable provider is attempting to shake up the wireless market by launching a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). This time, it's Altice with Altice Mobile and a $20 plan that is unprecedented in the US market. The plan includes unlimited data alongside unlimited nationwide talk and text. It also features unlimited video streaming at 480p and international roaming in 35 countries.

Altice adds a $20 mobile plan to its cable service

Moreover, unlike Comcast's Xfinity Mobile, you don't need to be a customer with Altice's Optimum or Suddenlink cable services to subscribe. But you do at least need to live near where those services are offered. The plan also costs $30, instead of $20, per month if you're not a current cable subscriber.

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Altice USA Inc. is offering its cable customers unlimited mobile -phone service for $ 20 a month, less than what its pay-TV peers and the major Altice expects its mobile business to be profitable within a year. It has deals with handset makers and wireless-network owners, including T- Mobile US Inc

Today's reports show that Altice hopes to make its mobile wireless service cost half the price that major As reported by the Wall Street Journal, the cable company plans to let its own employees test out the new The report also shows Altice 's pricing, which will be between $ 20 and per month.

As an MVNO, Altice Mobile plans to offer service through Sprint and AT&T's networks. In an interview with CNET, the company said if Sprint and T-Mobile complete their merger, Altice Mobile subscribers will also gain access to the Uncarrier's network as well. Notably, Altice Mobile is operating as an infrastructure-based MVNO. That means while subscribers will connect to cell towers from Sprint and AT&T, any traffic will ultimately go through Altice's own switching infrastructure. It's a big part of the reason why the company is able to offer a $20 plan. Since it's not expecting AT&T and Sprint to do all the heavy lifting, it was able to strike a more favorable agreement.

To put Altice's plan in perspective, the closest offer from competitors like Xfinity Mobile and Spectrum costs approximately $45 per month. While an unlimited plan with similar features from a traditional wireless carrier like T-Mobile costs $40 per month.

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Altice Mobile has better deal than Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile.
East coast based cable company offering too good to be true unlimited data/text/voice for $20 to subscribers, $30 to the rest. Best deal we've seen.

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