Tag Archives: data usage

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]

We Love Unlimited Data, But Is It Necessary? New Study Says Maybe Not.

I believe it goes without saying that the prospect and return of an Unlimited Data plan to T-Mobile excites us to no end. Perhaps it’s psychological, but the comfort of knowing you won’t be throttled is both exciting and makes us remember why we’re happy our beloved underdog carrier had a change of unlimited data heart. Even with the return of Unlimited Data, the question turns to how many of us truly … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps Users Average 1.3GB Of Data Per Month

With T-Mobile Senior Vice President Dave Mayo coming out and discussing a bit on T-Mobile’s current network modernization project, we almost lost comments from T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer, Neville Ray. Ray dropped one very interesting factoid during a presentation at the NGMN conference in San Francisco — T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps smartphone users consume 1.3GB of data per month on average. This figure of course comes just two weeks after a T-Mobile “expert” … [read full article]

Opinion: Why T-Mobile’s “Unlimited Data” Plan Is A Play On Words

I’ve begun a number of my previous editorials with words like “staunch defender, supporter and biggest fan” when it comes to T-Mobile and their corporate decisions. I’ve used those words or something similar in an effort to show that what’s coming up is born out of love and frustration. A storm has been brewing in my eyes as of late with T-Mobile’s recent campaign on “unlimited” data. … [read full article]

Breaking Down Your Data Usage, What Kind Of A User Are You?

With our recent findings of T-Mobile’s upcoming revamp to their rate plans some of you have expressed both frustration and confusion regarding data usage. We thought we would try and help you out with some acquired ninja shots. First we’ll help determine what category you fit in. As you can see there are four categories to consider yourself, the low user, average user, high user and heavy user. Low user (200MB) someone … [read full article]

T-Mobile Introducing New Data Plans For Phones

Looks like T-Mobile is preparing some major changes to their current rate plan lineup with new Family Plans and now, new data plans for phones. The new data plans will start on May 22nd and bring along four new options: $10 for 200MB $20 for 2GB $30 for 5GB $60 for 10GB These changes bring absolutely no overages to T-Mobile customers although customers will be dropped to 2G speeds when they hit … [read full article]

T-Mobile Officially Launches New webConnect Plans

We had some pretty good indications that T-Mobile would be unveiling some revamped webConnect data plans today and they have gone and done just that. As we checked out T-Mobile.com this morning we found that the 10 GB plan priced at $84.99 is very much real and ready for your consumption. There were no other surprises as expected and we’re thrilled to see the arrival of a higher than 5 GB data … [read full article]