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EFF says T-Mobile One seems to violate net neutrality

One day after the announcement of T-Mobile One, the new plan is giving some people concerns that it could violate net neutrality. EFF senior staff technologist Jeremy Gillula told the Daily Dot that, based on what his group has read about T-Mobile One so far, “it seems like T-Mobile’s new plan to charge its customers extra to not throttle video runs directly afoul of the principle of net neutrality.” He added that T-Mobile One’s video … [read full article]

Un-carrier 12 is T-Mobile One, the end of data buckets and arrival of one unlimited plan

  Surprise! Turns out that that mysterious conference call that T-Mobile scheduled for today was to discuss Un-carrier 12. Today T-Mobile unveiled T-Mobile One, a new data plan that brings an end to data buckets. The new plan includes unlimited talk, text, and high-speed 4G LTE data, as well as the Un-carrier benefits like Simple Global, Mobile Without Borders, and T-Mobile Tuesdays. Unlimited mobile hotspot is included, too, but at 2G speeds. Pricing for T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tourist Plan is a $30 offer for travelers visiting the US

Summer is a popular time to travel, and that includes folks visiting the US from other parts of the globe. For those vacationers, T-Mobile is rolling out a new plan. The T-Mobile Tourist Plan will be available starting June 12. Priced at $30, it includes 1000 minutes of domestic calling within the US, unlimited data with 2GB of high-speed data, and unlimited texting to the US and more than 140 other countries and destinations. One other … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s new family plan offers 4 lines with 6GB of high-speed data each for $120 per month

Yesterday a leaked document suggested that T-Mobile was prepping “an unbeatable rate plan offer” to replace its 2 lines for $80 promo plan, and now that new rate plan is official. Starting tomorrow, May 11, T-Mobile will offer a family plan with 4 lines of unlimited talk, text, and data as well as 6GB of high-speed data per line. Pricing for the rate plan is $30 per line, or $120 per month, and you can … [read full article]

Leaked docs show T-Mobile ending 2 lines for $80 promo, Match Your Data Mobile Internet

Earlier today, we learned that the Samsung Galaxy J7 and LG K10 may launch at T-Mobile next week. Now some rate plan changes have leaked, too. First up, some internal documentation shows that T-Mobile is planning to end its promo that offers 2 lines with 6GB of data each for $80 per month. The promo plan launched in early April and is expected to come to an end at the close of business tomorrow, May … [read full article]

T-Mobile strikes Cuba roaming deal, will offer cheaper calls to the country

T-Mobile today announced that it has struck a roaming deal with Empresa De Telecomunicaciones De Cuba, S.A., which enables T-Mo to offer cheaper calling to the country as well as roaming while there. Specifically, Simple Choice customers can make calls to both landlines and wireless phones in Cuba from the US for $0.60 per minute with the $15 per month Stateside International Talk add-on. That’s 65 percent less than it costs today. T-Mobile’s deal will also … [read full article]

T-Mobile feels comfortable with its $95 unlimited plan price

Late last year, T-Mobile made some waves when it bumped up the price of its unlimited LTE plan by $15, bringing it to $95 per month. Fast-forward to today and T-Mo has chimed in on the price of its unlimited LTE offering. According to analyst firm Jeffries, T-Mobile is “comfortable” with the pricing of its unlimited plan. T-Mo management met with Jeffries and talked a bit about its pricing, saying that it doesn’t view itself … [read full article]

T-Mobile quietly introduces data-only wireless plans without voice call inclusions

T-Mobile Quietly Introduces Data-Only Wireless Plans Without Voice Call Inclusions

A typical smartphone plan includes the ability to make or take voice calls, send and receive text messages, and browse the Internet via unlimited or capped data allowances. For T-Mobile, however, it may be time to start introducing wireless services that minimize voice call inclusions, or remove them altogether. Yesterday, we obtained information that the wireless carrier was planning to launch today Simple Choice rate plans that are data-only, plus unlimited text messaging. As … [read full article]

T-Mobile to launch Simple Choice Data-Only plans on March 30, leak shows

While a lot of people still make cellular voice calls, many others rely on VoIP options — like Skype — or just use text-based chat to keep in touch with others. Those folks typically have to buy some amount of voice minutes with their cell plan, but it looks like T-Mobile may soon give them another option. T-Mobile is planning to launch Simple Choice Data-Only rate plans on March 30, according to an image shared … [read full article]