WebQuest: What’s New With Cell Phone Plans?

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Tectonic shift occurring with cell phone plans.  Here are a few stories that your students could read and summarize (or you can send them out to the web to look for recent stories on this trend also) with the focus on understanding how this change will impact consumers:

  • Cell phone contract era is so dead (Fortune Magazine)
  • How you buy cell phones is about to change forever (Time)
  • A simple guide to buying cell phone service in 2015 (Washington Post)
  • New cell service pricing strategies show how industry is changing (LA Times)

Given these changes, how do students think they should shop for these plans in the future?