Tag Archives: Binge On

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler weighs in on T-Mobile Binge On and net neutrality

Right after Binge On was announced, there were concerns that it might be a violation of net neutrality. Some folks say that it could change how people use video streaming services and reduce a provider’s user base or cause them to miss out on gaining users simply because they’re not included with Binge On. Now FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has weighed in on the matter. During [read full article]

MetroPCS getting its own versions of Music Freedom and Binge On

Hot on the heels of T-Mobile’s Binge On announcement, T-Mo is showing some love to its MetroPCS customers. MetroPCS is adding Music Unlimited and Data Maximizer features starting November 19. Think of these like the Metro equivalents of Music Freedom and Binge On, with the former letting you stream music without tapping into your monthly data allotment, and the latter optimizing video … [read full article]

T-Mobile sheds some light on YouTube’s absence from Binge On

When T-Mobile announced Binge On earlier this week, it said that the free video streaming supported 24 different services, including big hitters like ESPN, Hulu, and Netflix. One glaring omission was YouTube, one of the largest video sites on the Internet. And now a report has shed some light on why YouTube is absent. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, T-Mobile VP of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Simple Choice Amped plan pricing details

UPDATE: John Legere sent out a handful of Tweets tonight to try and more clearly explain the new Simple Choice Amped plans. He confirms that current customers can keep their plans and get Binge On video optimization or switch to the new Simple Choice Amped plans and get additional data. Additionally, T-Mobile has told me that its limited time fourth line free promo applies to all plans. So, for example, … [read full article]

Binge On will let T-Mobile customers stream video without using their high-speed data allotment

UPDATE: One note about Binge On and Data Stash is that if you want to use Binge On, a 20GB limit will be imposed on your Data Stash. If having an unlimited Data Stash is more important than Binge On’s free video streaming, you can opt out of the 20GB Data Stash limit here. Thanks to Chuck E Cheese and @madhatman for the heads-up!   Un-carrier X is official, … [read full article]