Boost Mobile introduces new 12-month unlimited data plan for $25 per month

Boost says it can save customers up to $400 a year compared to bigger carriers.

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Unlimited data now costs just $25 with Boost Mobile.

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Boost Mobile is offering a new unlimited voice, text and data plan -- and it will cost you just $25 a month if you prepay for a year, the carrier said Thursday. According to Boost, this could save customers up to $400 a year when switching from the bigger carriers.

"Boost's Carrier Crusher plans offer Americans a new reality where customers can get unlimited data, voice and text for less than 50% of what they pay on the nation's largest carriers," said Stephen Stokols, Boost Mobile CEO, in a statement. "Boost believes that wireless service should be affordable to all."

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Under the plan, data speeds will be capped after using 35GB, and the hotspot is offered at 12GB per month. If you don't prepay for a year the carrier will charge $50 per month for this plan. 

Other Boost Mobile plans introduced Thursday include $15 a month for 5GB of data when paid every three or six months; $14 a month for 5GB of data when paid every 12 months; and $30 a month for unlimited data when paid every three months.