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Sprint adds bite-sized 3G, 4G tablet plans with no … |

Next month, Sprint (s) will begin offering data plans for tablets in lower capacities and prices, hoping to attract tablet owners who don’t need much data in a given month. On Nov. 11, the carrier will add both a 100 MB and 1 GB data plan as a special contract offer and is waiving any activation fees for the new plans. Sprint says that the new plan offerings — priced at $10 and $15 per month, respectively — provide 20 percent more data than a comparably priced plan from either Verizon or ATT.

The news follows Sprint’s quarterly investor call, where it reported quarter sales of $8.7 billion for the quarter, coupled with a net loss of $767 million or 26 cents per share. On the earnings call, Sprint CEO, Dan Hesse was asked about raising rates and said, “We certainly would be in a better position to do so if we felt we

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