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T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to customers in the path of Hurricane Harvey

UPDATE 2: T-Mobile has extended its free unlimited data offer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Those customers will now receive free unlimited data through September 8th.   UPDATE: T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers affected by Hurricane Harvey will also get unlimited data from August 28th through September 1st to help them stay connected to loved ones.   ORIGINAL: With Hurricane Harvey approaching, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for customers in Harvey’s path … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out new prepaid plans

T-Mobile today unleashed a few new prepaid rate plans. There are two new Simply Prepaid plans that include unlimited talk, text, and data, with either 4GB or 6GB of 4G LTE data. Pricing for these plans is set at $45 or $55 per month, respectively. These new plans also include Wi-Fi Calling, mobile hotspot, Music Unlimited for streaming music that doesn’t count against your data usage, and Data Maximizer for optimizing your streaming video to 480p … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering 10GB prepaid plan for the price of the 5GB plan

If you’re in the market for new prepaid service, T-Mobile’s got a new offer that may convince you to hop onto its network. T-Mobile is now offering a Double Your Data promo for its prepaid service. With it, new customers can get 10GB of 4G LTE data for the price of 5GB. That means that you’re getting 10GB of LTE data along with unlimited talk and text for $50 per month rather than $60. This … [read full article]

MetroPCS kicks off free phone offer and bonus data for $50 plan

After launching the new all-in T-Mobile One plan and KickBack, T-Mo today revealed some offers for MetroPCS customers. First up, MetroPCS is now offering free phones to new and existing customers. New customers to Metro or existing customers that want to upgrade their phone or add a new line to their plan can get one of these phones for free: Samsung Galaxy On5 Samsung Galaxy Core Prime LG Aristo LG K7 LG 450 ZTE … [read full article]

T-Mobile sells Walmart Family Mobile to TracFone

Walmart Family Mobile launched as a prepaid mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) using T-Mobile’s network way back in 2010. Now, six years later, it’s got a new owner. T-Mobile has confirmed that it’s sold Walmart Family Mobile to TracFone. Terms of the deal weren’t given. Navigating to the Terms & Conditions page on Walmart Family Mobile’s site confirms the deal, too. The second sentence on the page reads “Your agreement for wireless service branded … [read full article]

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]

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]