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Plan types most teens have family plans paid by

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Unformatted text preview: erican Life Project Pew Internet & Each of these variations phones. can influence how teens and adults useTeens and Mobile Phones | 31 their mobile ability to share minutes? Does he or she have an unlimited or pay -as -you -go text messaging plan? And regardless of who pays, what type of plan does the teen have? A shared family plan, an individual plan with a contract, or a contract -less pre -paid phone? Each of these variations can influence how teens and adults use their mobile phones. Plan types: Most teens have family plans paid by parents. Cell phone owners have usage plans for their phones that can be divided broadly into three types. First is a plan that has an ongoing contract to cover a single phone and requires a monthly fee each month until the terms of the contract have been met (often one or two years). A second type of plan is also an ongoing contract, but one that covers multiple people and multiple phones. This is often called a family plan. In these types of plans, members covered under the same contract often...
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