Tag Archives: EIP

Calling Out T-Mobile report published by groups that allege false advertising, unfair debt collection methods

Earlier this week, we learned that several consumer advocacy groups were planning to attack T-Mobile for alleged false advertising. Now a website dedicated to this cause has launched. Calling Out T-Mobile is a site that’s largely backed by Change to Win, which identifies itself as a labor group that “seeks to strengthen consumer protections and workers’ rights as part of our … [read full article]

T-Mobile being targeted by several groups for alleged false advertising

The same day that T-Mobile was named to Ad Age’s 2015 Marketer A-List, it’s been discovered that Magenta is being targeted for alleged false advertising. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is looking to complaints that T-Mobile’s ads are misleading. Schneiderman has yet to offer an official statement on the matter, and spokesman Eric Soufer declined to share any comment … [read full article]

T-Mobile making minor adjustments to its credit requirements for EIP

If you’ve listened in on any of T-Mobile’s earnings calls this year, a recurring theme is the quality of customers the carrier is attracting. At least it is during the Q&A section. For Wall Street to be confident in TMUS stock, it needs to be confident that the millions of customers signing up to join #TeamMagenta are generating income for the company. But it’s not just about Wall Street. T-Mobile doesn’t want to … [read full article]

Accessories on EIP: A few more details [Update: $250 limit per line]

Last week we were informed by our sources that T-Mobile is planning to make accessories available on its Equipment Installment Plan (EIP). In its current state, customers can buy phones and tablets without paying anything up front, instead, spreading the cost over 24 months interest-free. And the same will be possible with premium accessories from July 20th, at least, if the memo … [read full article]

T-Mobile will begin offering accessories on EIP, starting July 20

Accessories have become a bigger part of the picture when it comes to smartphone sales in recent days. Particularly when it comes to smartwatches and audio products like Beats’ headphones. But they don’t come cheap. A pair of Beats Solo HD earphones will set you back $199 at a T-Mobile retail store, or online at T-Mobile.com. Likewise, a Gear Fit will cost you the same, as will the Gear 2 Neo. A Gear … [read full article]

Operation Tablet Freedom explained – Better for voice customers

As with most of T-Mobile’s announcements there are various questions. They are great offers, but sometimes need a little decoding to make full sense of everything that’s just been announced. So let’s tackle all the bullet points of today’s announcement piece by piece. . 1. Up to 1.2 GB of free data until the end of 2014 This is a combination of two different offers. Firstly, and to get it out the way, … [read full article]

T-Mobile clears up and reiterates “Free Data For Life” 200MB tablet deal

Yesterday morning it became abundantly clear that consumers had become very confused over the iPad+free data offer on T-Mobile. We attempted to clear it up a little. Essentially, the confusion arose when new customers without pre-existing phone plans on Tmo thought they could walk in to a store, get an iPad on the “zero down” financing offer and get the 200MB free each month without signing up to any other plan. Today, [read full article]

T-Mobile Changes Around iPhone 5 Pricing, Drops Down-Payment And Increases Monthly EIP

Beginning today, July 3rd T-Mobile is making some more changes to their iPhone 5 pricing with the reduction of the down-payment by $5 to $145.99 ($245.99 and $345.99 for the 32GB and 64GB sizing) and increasing the monthly equipment installment by $1. No reasoning was provided about why T-Mobile decided to make such a change or how long such a price would last. As for the “OTHER” pricing on the image, those … [read full article]