Tag Archives: Data plan

T-Mobile Announces UnCarrier Phase 3 Part II, Tablets, Tablets And More Tablets

As anticipated, T-Mobile is announcing free 200MB of data every month for life. With the announcement of the new iPad mini with Retina and iPad Air, the timing couldn’t be more intentional as T-Mobile finally joined the club of LTE-ready iPad cellular data partners. “We’ve been waiting for a while to get in this game and stop this silliness,”said T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s ‘Samsung Holiday Sale’ Extended, Refocused On Value Plans

T-Mobile’s ‘Samsung Holiday Sale’ is being extended from this past weekend, with a twist that lends toward those of you already on or looking to move to Value Plans. I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again, Value Plans are T-Mobile’s future and I have complete belief that we’ll see more and more sales solely focused on Value Plans in the future. That … [read full article]

New Study Shows T-Mobile Customers Used A Lot Of Data Over The Past Six Months

A joint FierceWireless/NPD Connected Intelligence study conducted over the past six months tracked the data usage patterns of 1000 smartphones on the nation’s top four carriers. These 1000 smartphones are generally Android devices, however NPD recently added 100 iPhones to its survey database. The results are unsurprising as this is just the latest in a series of studies that show T-Mobile customers consume the most data. In fact, T-Mobile customers dipped … [read full article]

T-Mobile Changes Smartphone Data Requirements, Now 2GB Minimum

In an effort to clear up some confusion based on a number of emails that have come my way in the past few days, T-Mobile did change their data feature requirement for smartphones as of October 10th. Previously, T-Mobile allowed their 200MB data feature to meet the requirement with smartphone activation. As of October 10th however, the smallest data package required for smartphone purchase moves to the 2GB plan, though this has no … [read full article]

Verizon CFO Says Unlimited Data Is Just A Word, As T-Mobile Brings It Back

If you’re a person who believes that an unlimited data plan is a beautiful thing, Verizon’s Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo thinks you should know better. Speaking at an investor conference yesterday, Shammo claimed that “unlimited” is just a word causing a brief uproar around the internet. In fact, Shammo says: So what customers are understanding and through our good sales routine is once you explain to a customer their usage on a monthly … [read full article]

Poll: Will You Jump On T-Mobile’s Unlimited Data Plan?

With the resurrection of a truly unlimited plan by T-Mobile, we’re already eager to see how the company markets the plan as it approaches the September 5th launch. Before we concern ourselves with that, here’s my question for you — will you jump on this plan? Will you jump on it right away? Will you ignore it and continue with your current rate plan? With T-Mobile’s unlimited data option, T-Mobile plans to … [read full article]

Rumor: T-Mobile Testing Names For New Unlimited 4G Data Plan?

We’ve heard whispers of T-Mobile considering the idea of bringing back something resembling an “unlimited” 4G plan, but haven’t had any concrete proof that idea has made it out of the conference room so to speak, until now. Granted, this image of a survey going around to random T-Mobile customers isn’t a definitive sign it will come, but it’s the first “evidence we’ve seen that T-Mobile has moved beyond the “thinking about it” … [read full article]

T-Mobile Backpedals, Will Offer Credits For Unauthorized Pay Per Use Data Use

In a move that will be welcomed by T-Mobile customers upset by the addition of a pay-per-use feature to smartphone plans without a current data feature, T-Mobile has decided to credit any unauthorized data charges. This afternoon our report ran surrounding T-Mobile’s unwillingness to return any unauthorized charges due to customers being notified (through multiple methods) about the changes ahead of any data access on their smartphone. This is a welcome … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Add Pay-Per-Use Data To All Smartphone Accounts On September 15th

T-Mobile is set to make a sweeping change to 11.4 million smartphone accounts with the placement of a Pay-Per-Use data feature added to all accounts that do not currently have a data plan. Customers will receive a notification that the feature has been added prior to September 15th with additional details being sent out with September billing. It will take up to eight weeks after September 15th to ensure that all customer accounts … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Upcoming Change To 200MB Plan Overages

T-Mobile has confirmed in a short statement to the Wall Street Journal their intent to change the low-end data plan to incur overage charges rather than throttling customers who hit the limit. “Customers will incur overages of $0.10 per MB when they exceed 200MB of data ($10 for 10MB) up to a maximum monthly payment of $40 with Value plans or $45 with Classic plans for data including the 200 MB add-on … [read full article]