Consumer Cellular Unveils New Rate Plans

Offers Simple, Affordable Convenience With New $15 Voice Plan, Additional Minutes and Increased Bandwidth

PORTLAND, Ore.--()--Consumer Cellular ( the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, is providing additional value to consumers by enhancing its rate and data plans. Effective today, the company is increasing minute and bandwidth for each voice and data plan, as well as adding a new $15 voice package to its lineup.

“Consumer Cellular is committed to providing absolute value and superior service, and we are constantly evaluating our offerings to ensure they best serve our customers,” said John Marick, CEO of Consumer Cellular. “We recognized that our voice customers desired a lower entry price point that included minutes, and our Connect! subscribers requested additional megabytes, so we’ve altered our plans to reflect that.”

New and existing Consumer Cellular customers will benefit from the following enhancements:

Voice Plans

Consumer Cellular offers six voice plans, all designed to fit specific needs and budgets. Because there are no long-term contracts, customers may change their plans at anytime for any reason.

Plan   Monthly Fee   New Minute Allotment   Previous Minute Allotment
Anywhere Casual   $10   0   0
Anywhere 100   $15   100   n/a
Anywhere 300   $20   300   250
Anywhere 700   $30   700   500
Anywhere 1200   $40   1200   1000
Anywhere 1800   $50   1800   1500
Anywhere 2400   $60   2400   2000

Messaging & Data Plans

Consumer Cellular’s Connect! data and messaging plans include full access to the Internet combined with text and picture messaging, reducing the total price for both services. Now, Connect! customers can enjoy additional megabytes at no additional cost.

Plan   Monthly Fee   Messages  

New Data (MB)



Previous Data

(MB) Allotment

Connect! Lite   $2.50   100   4   2
Connect! Ready   $5   500   20   15
Connect! Active   $10   1000   40   30
Connect! Complete   $20   2000   100   75

For customers on family plans, there is no additional cost to share a Connect! package. It remains $10 per month to add a line to any account and new lines can be customized to each subscriber’s preference.

For more information about Consumer Cellular rate plans and product offerings, visit

About Consumer Cellular

Consumer Cellular, the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, was founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have affordable access to the safety and convenience of cellular service. The company provides its customers with simple, affordable cell phones and calling plans, guaranteed satisfaction and top-ranked customer support staff all located within the United States. Plus, Consumer Cellular customers never have to sign a long-term contract in order to start service.

The Portland, Ore.-based company is privately held and utilizes the nation's largest voice and data network, covering more than 296 million people - or 97 percent of the U.S. population. Consumer Cellular is one of the nation's leading wireless wholesalers and differentiates itself from its competitors providing its customers with an unparalleled understanding of the mature marketplace, great low rates and the best cellular network available. For more information: visit or call (800) 686-4460.


Jane Taber, 503-546-7888


Jane Taber, 503-546-7888