Boost and Virgin Mobile Try to Copy T-Mobile

Today Boost and Virgin Mobile announced that it will allow unlimited music streaming to its mobile customers. Boost mobile customers have it a bit better, so long as they are using, 8Tracks, iHeart Radio, Pandora, Samsung Milk and or Slacker Rager without additional data charges. Virgin mobile made users, however, are limited to just two services, 8Tracks and Samsung Milk.

Boost Mobile Plans

Price $30 with Auto
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$35 $45 $60
Talk & Text Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Data3 Unlimited –
Includes 2GB of
high-speed data that grows to 5GB
Unlimited –
Includes 2GB of
high-speed data that grows to 5GB
Unlimited –
Includes 5GB of
high-speed data that grows to 8GB
Unlimited 3G/4G LTE high-speed data
Music Streaming Streaming music unlimited without data charges Streaming music unlimited without data charges Streaming music unlimited without data charges Streaming music unlimited without data charges

 

Fresh Tunes

Music partners include:

  • 8tracks delivers the right playlist for every taste, activity or mood. Pick from millions of playlists, each lovingly crafted by people who care about music. You’ll tune in for unmatched depth, non-stop discovery, and music you love with a human touch.
  • iHeartRadio is the only all-in-one streaming music and digital radio service that features thousands of live radio stations from across the country, interruption-free custom stations based on an artist or song, and on-demand podcasts available 24/7, everywhere listeners are – all for free.
  • Pandora streams more music than any other service in the world based on a simple, enduring focus: to effortlessly connect each listener to the music they love (and help them discover new favorites along the way). Create personalized stations on your favorite artist, songs or genres and then let Pandora do the rest.
  • Samsung Milk Music is a streaming radio service that offers a simple way to surface the music that is right for you. Try out the intuitive dial and enjoy over 200 stations curated by tastemakers.
  • Slacker Radio is next-generation personalized radio, allowing music lovers to choose from the broadest selection of human-curated music, news and sports stations that are personalized to their taste. Listeners can also create their own stations from a catalog of songs 10 times as large as the leading service. Slacker can be accessed for free from virtually any mobile device and most new car models.

 

Visit www.boostmobile.com/datafreemusic/ for updates as more music partners are added.

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Michael Reyes

30 something-year-old living in New York City. A passion for technology and writing. Published one book working on two mores.

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