Tag Archives: Plans

Is truly unlimited data going to disappear?

Looking at the U.S. wireless industry over the past couple of years seems to be indicating one thing to me: At some point in the future, truly unlimited data plans will die. Speaking at the Re/code conference yesterday, Sprint’s CEO Marcelo Claure stated that – although unlimited works really well for Sprint now – at some point, it will stop offering unlimited data plans. As the carrier partners to offer more content to … [read full article]

MetroPCS intros $30 unlimited talk, text and data prepaid plan

Today, MetroPCS – T-Mobile’s primary prepaid brand – announced a brand new promotional plan for customers who walk in to its stores. For $30 per month (including taxes/fees) subscribers can walk out with unlimited talk, text and data with 1GB 4G data. This is an in-store exclusive which means, sadly, you can’t grab it online. You have to go to a brick-and-mortar MetroPCS branded store to get it. And you’ll need a compatible … [read full article]

T-Mobile plan fees and taxes being adjusted from March 22nd, small RPF increase

In T-Mobile’s support pages, the company has announced that from March 22nd it will be changing some of the taxes and fees on its plans. The carrier states that this should result in a bill decrease for the majority of its customers, but for some, bills will remain the same or increase by no more than 1-2% of the total bill. “As part of regular government program compliance reviews, we will adjust the … [read full article]

Univision Mobile adds international calling, texting and roaming to its plans

Last year, T-Mobile teamed up with Univision to create a new prepaid brand aimed at the Hispanic market. Today, the company announced a new benefit to choosing its affordable price plans. Depending which plan you choose, you’re allotted a specific amount of international calling and roaming. The new plans break down as follows: $30 plan – No 4G LTE data – Unlimited international texting plus … [read full article]

MetroPCS launches new $50 unlimited 4G LTE plan

MetroPCS this morning announced that it’s launching the “undisputed best Unlimited LTE data plan” in the prepaid industry. For a limited time, customers can sign up and get unlimited LTE data for $50 per month. And if you sign up by April 5th, there’s no “pre-planned end date”, so you keep it. As well as kicking off these new unlimited plans, MetroPCS is offering a discount on a couple of budget smartphones. Customers … [read full article]

Update on legacy plan to Simple Choice switch confusion: You shouldn’t be losing data

A week ago, we pushed out an article asking how you felt about T-Mobile strategy in switching customers from older, legacy plans to new Simple Choice offers. It became clear beforehand that a number of customers weren’t happy about moving to a new plan and potentially losing allowances, or being pushed on to a plan without their permission. Having … [read full article]

T-Mobile in 2014 – A year in review

Having had such a good year in 2013, I wasn’t all that optimistic about 2014. After all, following up an industry changing year with another is as difficult as releasing a great second album or movie sequel. I mean, you’ve all watched The Matrix Reloaded, right? But, being the ever-persistent Un-carrier, T-Mo decided not to pay any attention to the script. Instead, its 2014 was so memorable I’ve virtually forgotten everything it did … [read full article]