How Often Do Carriers Change Cell Phone Plans?

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Mobile carriers are always adjusting, dropping, improving, or introducing new cell phone plans.

The large carriers made dozens of adjustments to their plans over the last couple of months. We can’t blame you if you’re feeling overwhelmed by these changes.

It’s vital to be well informed with your carrier’s activities. So open your carrier’s emails, download and use their app, inspect your monthly bill, and, if you still have questions, call their hotline.

Check email notifications from your carrier

We know, promotional rubbish from your cell phone carrier provider is not the type of email you want to read.

However, we strongly recommend reading these emails. They often contain important notifications about the plans your carrier offers and you’ll (easily) notice any changes. We’re sure you’d like to know if your plan is being discontinued, or if features are being added, or if your carrier is adding a brand new plan that you’d like to try out. Going to the trouble of opening email notifications from your carrier can prove highly beneficial.

Use your carrier’s app

A carrier’s app can prove to be the ideal thing to keep you informed of changes to your plan.

It’s simpler to open an app than a flyer in the mail. It’s also a very good way to learn about changes to your plan and about benefits, and it helps you stay on top of your monthly bill.

Check monthly statements

No matter how you receive your monthly statement–paper or email –be sure to read it. The information in it can keep you up to date on your phan The details contained in it might even help you to choose a new mobile phone plan.

Call your mobile carrier

Perhaps you have a nagging feeling that you could be on a better plan, even though you’ve spent months reading digital and paper notifications from your carrier. It might be time to pick up your phone and call them.

It’s important to note that regardless of the level of their training, customer service representatives at the large carriers may not be as fully aware of the very latest promotions as those of smaller carriers, where news travels more quickly. That’s why it’s so important to pay attention to digital notifications and to download your carrier’s app.

 

Vik Palan

Vik Palan

Chief Editor - Ratestead.ca

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