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T-Mobile rolls out $0.01 per minute charge for calls to ‘out-of-plan’ phone numbers

If you ever make conference calls with your T-Mobile phone, there’s a new policy that you need to be aware of. T-Mobile recently rolled out a $0.01 per minute charge to “out-of-plan phone numbers.” This charge applies to services like conference calls, chat lines, and radio broadcast lines, but T-Mobile says that the charge only affects calls to a “limited number of services.” Focusing specifically on conference calls, T-Mo says that “most” conference lines used by employers … [read full article]

T-Mobile now offers roaming in Cuba

After striking a Cuba roaming deal back in May, T-Mobile today enabled its customers to roam in Cuba. Starting today, T-Mobile customers can talk, text, and use data while in Cuba using their phone number and device. Pricing is set at $2.00 per minute for calling, $0.50 per sent SMS and MMS (free to receive), and $2.00 per megabyte. T-Mo also notes that Wi-Fi Calling is free. If you’re in the US, you’ve been able … [read full article]

MetroPCS promotional plan offers 8GB of LTE data for $50 per month

MetroPCS is now running a promotion that bumps up one of its data buckets in a big way. MetroPCS typically offers a $50 plan that includes 5GB of 4G LTE data along with unlimited talk and text. Thanks to Metro’s new promo, though, that bucket is being bumped up to 8GB of LTE data each month for $50. If you’d like to add more lines, you can get up to four more lines of … [read full article]

T-Mobile execs talk T-Mobile One plan, call it ‘second phase of Un-carrier’

We’re now a few weeks out from the launch of T-Mobile One, and a few T-Mo execs have taken the opportunity to give us an update on the new plan. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Communicopia investor conference, T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray, and T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter touched a bit on T-Mobile One. “It’s going incredibly well. That’s one of the reasons we updated on how our quarter is going,” … [read full article]

T-Mobile One promo will give you a fourth line for free

After teasing a T-Mobile One promo yesterday, T-Mo has now fully detailed the offer. Starting today, Sept. 8, customers can sign up for a T-Mobile One family plan of four and pay $140 per month with Auto Pay. That’s $20 less than it’d normally cost for a family of four on T-Mobile One, so you’re getting the fourth line for free. This promo is available in T-Mobile stores, by calling 611 or 1-877-533-2533, or through … [read full article]

T-Mobile doling out data plan upgrades to select customers

Heads up, folks, because T-Mobile is sending out data plan upgrades to select customers. Many T-Mobile customers have received a text message from T-Mobile that says that their data plan is being upgraded. The size of the upgrade varies depending on which plan you were originally on. For example, customers with 2.5GB of high-speed data each month are receiving an extra GB of data, as are customers on the 5GB plan. However, customers with a … [read full article]

T-Mobile One and One Plus officially launch today

Following its announcement in mid-August and then its refresh later that month, T-Mobile One is now available. T-Mobile One offers unlimited talk, text, and high-speed data. Also included is unlimited mobile hotspot at data speeds that top out at 512kbps; unlimited 480p video streaming; unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data in Mexico and Canada; and unlimited text, unlimited 128kbps data, and $0.20 per minute calls in more than 140 countries and destinations. T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile One undergoing changes, gaining new T-Mobile One Plus add-on

T-Mobile One has received a lot of criticism since its announcement earlier this month, and so in response, today T-Mobile announced that it’s making some tweaks to the original plan. First up, T-Mobile One is now launching on Sept. 1, five days earlier than it was originally slated to. When it launches, T-Mobile One will have increased mobile hotspot speeds. The plan originally offered unlimited mobile hotspot at 2G (128kbps) speeds, but now T-Mobile says … [read full article]

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]