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T-Mobile Essentials is a new rate plan that’s launching August 10th

It’s not often that T-Mobile introduces a whole new rate plan, but today that’s exactly what the carrier has done. T-Mobile Essentials is a new plan that aims to offer just the basics of a smartphone plan. It’s got unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data, as well as some benefits like unlimited 3G mobile hotspot and T-Mobile Tuesdays. Customers also get unlimited talk, text, and 2G data in Mexico and Canada as well unlimited texting … [read full article]

T-Mobile not planning to raise the price of its unlimited plan, says CFO

We’ve seen AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon make changes to their rate plans lately, but T-Mobile says that it has no plans to increase the price of its unlimited plan. T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter said to CNET this week that T-Mo isn’t “pursuing a monetization path.” He added that “The benefits of creating more subscribers outweigh the shorter term benefit of tweaking (average revenue per user).” Carter went on to tease that T-Mobile is planning a special deal for … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching international high-speed data pass on August 1st

Last week we learned that T-Mobile will be raising the price of Simple Global roaming calling as well as adding more countries where Simple Global works. Now some more Simple Global news has come out. Starting August 1st, T-Mobile will offer a new international high-speed data pass. For $5 per day, customers can get 512MB of data up to 4G LTE speeds and unlimited calls in all Simple Global countries. Your pass will last for … [read full article]

T-Mobile raising Simple Global roaming calling price, also adding new supported countries

Heads up, international travelers, because T-Mobile is making some changes to its Simple Global roaming feature. T-Mobile is raising the cost per minute for calls within and between Simple Global countries and destinations as well as from Simple Global countries back to the U.S. Beginning on your first new bill cycle after July 31st, these calls will cost $0.25 per minute, which is an increase of $0.05 per minute. As for why T-Mo is upping the … [read full article]

T-Mobile to offer rate plan discount and half-off Samsung smartphones to military customers

T-Mobile’s latest initiative is all about the military. Starting April 22, T-Mobile One Military will be available to military and their families. This includes active duty military, Reserve, National Guard, veterans, and Gold Star families, as well as small businesses owned by military members, up to 12 voice lines. T-Mobile One Military offers 20 percent off the first line of service and up to half off additional lines. That means that the first line is $55 … [read full article]

T-Mobile One Unlimited 55+ plan price increase coming next week

A T-Mobile plan pricing increase is coming next week. T-Mobile says that the Unlimited 55+ plan will cost $70 per month for new customers starting March 15. That price is $10 more than the Unlimited 55+ plan currently costs. The $70 pricing will include taxes and fees and requires autopay. While the price will be going up, the Unlimited 55+ plan will continue to include two lines of unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE smartphone … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out Unlimited Talk & Text Only plan for $25 per month

T-Mobile today quietly rolled out a new rate plan that offers a cheap way to get onto T-Mo’s network, but with one big feature absent. T-Mobile now offers an Unlimited Talk & Text Only plan that costs $25 per line per month with taxes and fees included. As its name implies, this plan offers unlimited talk and text, including usage in Mexico and Canada. You also get Simple Global rates for voice and messaging in more … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 2 for $100 promo coming to an end on October 4th

Ever since T-Mobile launched Netflix On Us, it’s been pushing the plan that includes two lines for $120 and Netflix. Customers that want something a bit cheaper can still get T-Mo’s 2 for $100 deal, but not for much longer. T-Mobile’s 2 for $100 promo will end on October 4th, T-Mo confirmed to me today. After that date, customers will get two lines for $120 per month with Netflix included. It’s tough to find info about the 2 for $100 … [read full article]

T-Mobile JUMP! On Demand to require down payment for base model phones next year

Hot on the heels of news that T-Mobile was tweaking JUMP! On Demand to allow upgrades every 30 days, news of more JOD changes have surfaced. T-Mobile says that starting August 2018, base model phones will no longer be $0 down with JUMP! On Demand. For example, right now the Galaxy S8 is $0 down and $33 per month with JOD while the 32GB iPhone 7 is $0 down and $27 per month. Next year, … [read full article]