Tag Archives: Unlimited Data

T-Mobile strikes $48 million settlement with FCC over unlimited data plan deprioritization

T-Mobile today entered into an agreement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding regarding disclosures about its unlimited data plan and deprioritization. In March 2015, the FCC began investigating T-Mobile over how it explained its policy of deprioritizing heavy unlimited data users. The FCC says that it received hundreds of complaints from T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers that were unhappy about the deprioritization and felt that T-Mobile wasn’t providing the unlimited data service that was being advertised. According … [read full article]

Un-carrier 12 is T-Mobile One, the end of data buckets and arrival of one unlimited plan

  Surprise! Turns out that that mysterious conference call that T-Mobile scheduled for today was to discuss Un-carrier 12. Today T-Mobile unveiled T-Mobile One, a new data plan that brings an end to data buckets. The new plan includes unlimited talk, text, and high-speed 4G LTE data, as well as the Un-carrier benefits like Simple Global, Mobile Without Borders, and T-Mobile Tuesdays. Unlimited mobile hotspot is included, too, but at 2G speeds. Pricing for T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile plans to pivot away from unlimited data, says CFO Braxton Carter

T-Mobile has touted its unlimited high-speed data plan in the past, and it’s currently running a promo that’ll give you four lines of unlimited data for $150 per month. According to CFO Braxton Carter, though, T-Mo is pivoting away from unlimited data. Speaking at a recent investor conference, Carter said that T-Mobile is sticking to its strategy of moving away from unlimited data. … [read full article]

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]

User complaints of T-Mobile LTE speed “throttling” get John Legere’s attention

A couple of days back, a thread on Reddit started with a user complaining that they had experienced what they believed was throttling. As you’d expect, with a topic like that, the thread soon exploded and now has over 300 comments from people who are customers, fans and even employees of T-Mobile. Some are insinuating that customers are subject to throttling once they start reaching high levels of data usage. It … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free unlimited data refer-a-friend deal from next week

T-Mobile has responded to Sprint’s “disruptive” offer with its very own offer for any T-Mobile Simple Choice customer and their friends on other carriers. In short, if a T-Mobile customer “throws a lifeline” to a Sprint, AT&T or Verizon customer, both will get 12 months of unlimited data free of charge. It’s a pretty amazing offer: Starting next week, whenever a T-Mobile Simple Choice customer throws a lifeline to a Sprint (or AT&T … [read full article]

T-Mobile Improves Unlimited Data Smartphone Hotspot Bundles, Begins Today

Well, this is a good way to end the day as T-Mobile improves their unlimited data hotspot bundles beginning today, September 10th. Beginning today, T-Mobile customers on their Unlimited high-speed data plans can add new hotspot packages for as little as $20. Beginning September 10, our postpaid customers will get more tethering for less with our Unlimited data features! Now customers can enjoy Unlimited high-speed data and a substantial amount of Smart … [read full article]

T-Mobile Will Begin Bundling Unlimited Plan And Tethering Feature On Wednesday

In a move I truly believe should have been made right from the get go, T-Mobile will change their Value and Classic Simple Choice Plans to “bundle” the tethering feature with unlimited data plans right from the start. As 500MB is already included on Unlimited Plans, the addition of 2.5GB of unlimited data with tethering will now be priced at $30 for 2.5GB of allotted tethering data as opposed to $20 for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Quick Ad Spot Highlights Monthly4G Unlimited Data

T-Mobile’s march toward wireless domination saw yet another boost with the introduction of their new Unlimited Nationwide 4G data plan for Monthly4G customers. The introduction of the plan itself combined with T-Mobile’s goal of 200 million LTE pops by the end of 2013 should have the competition taking notice. T-Mobile might be the nationwide underdog in the US, but their fighting spirit … [read full article]

Reminder: New Unlimited 4G Data No Annual Contract Plan Launches

Friendly reminder here for all you prepaid fans as T-Mobile’s Unlimited Nationwide no annual contract 4G data plan went live yesterday. The $70 plan pairs unlimited voice, data and text and replaces a similar $70 plan that offered unlimited voice, text and 5GB of data. “As the ‘Uncarrier,’ we’re doing the unthinkable,” said John Legere, president and chief executive officer of T-Mobile USA. “We’re directly confronting the frustrations of American consumers fed … [read full article]