Tag Archives: PrePaid

High school student discovers method to get free data on T-Mobile

T-Mobile has been white-listing speed test apps from data allotments for a while now, letting you test the speed of T-Mo’s network without using your monthly data allowance. Now one high schooler has found an interesting loophole related to T-Mobile and speed tests. Jacob Ajit was recently playing around with a T-Mobile prepaid SIM with no active service and discovered that he could use it to get free data on T-Mo. Ajit explains that, after … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching free prepaid phone promo on February 3

T-Mobile today kicked off a new promo aimed at helping prepaid customers get a shiny new cellphone. Starting this Wednesday, February 3, customers that sign up for a prepaid plan of $40 per month or more will get a new smartphone for free. This offer is good on Simple Choice Prepaid, Simple Choice No Credit, and Simply Prepaid, which just got some refreshed plans. The four phones that prepaid folks … [read full article]

MetroPCS adds Cuba to World Calling Add-on

News from the prepaid side this afternoon, as MetroPCS has announced that it’s adding another country to its World Calling add-on. The $10 add-on now includes Cuba. For those unfamiliar, the $10 World Calling add-on is available to any MetroPCS customers on the $50 or $60 plans. For ten bucks you get the following: While You’re in the U.S. · Unlimited calling to land-lines in over 75 countries · Unlimited mobile texting to … [read full article]

Legacy MetroPCS CDMA network to be completely shut down by June 21st?

  Since combining with MetroPCS, T-Mobile has been steadily shutting down the prepaid carrier’s old CDMA network in a number of markets. The aim was always to get its customers on to T-Mobile’s more modern, faster LTE network and re-farm the old spectrum and integrate it in to T-Mobile’s network. With progress so far being quick and efficient, it looks like the legacy network could be shut down sooner than we expected. T-Mobile … [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]

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]