Tag Archives: EIP

T-Mobile announces new trade-in deal, expands 36-month EIP to more devices

T-Mobile’s newest deal will kick off this Friday. Starting October 19th, customers can trade in their existing smartphone and get a new flagship smartphone for as low as $10 per month. The phones that are eligible for this deal include the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8, LG V40 ThinQ, LG G7, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. With this deal, T-Mobile will give you $360, $250, or $150 via 36 monthly … [read full article]

T-Mobile testing 36-month payment option for Equipment Installment Plan

T-Mobile’s Equipment Installment plan lets you spread out the cost of a new smartphone over 24 months, but some customers are now seeing a slightly different EIP payment option. TmoNews reader P Doobs recently noticed that when viewing the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 on T-Mobile’s website, T-Mo offered them a 36-month EIP option at $24.17 per month. The 36-month EIP option showed up for me too, but wasn’t available on any other devices. T-Mobile hasn’t made any official … [read full article]

Calling Out T-Mobile report published by groups that allege false advertising, unfair debt collection methods

Earlier this week, we learned that several consumer advocacy groups were planning to attack T-Mobile for alleged false advertising. Now a website dedicated to this cause has launched. Calling Out T-Mobile is a site that’s largely backed by Change to Win, which identifies itself as a labor group that “seeks to strengthen consumer protections and workers’ rights as part of our efforts … [read full article]

T-Mobile being targeted by several groups for alleged false advertising

The same day that T-Mobile was named to Ad Age’s 2015 Marketer A-List, it’s been discovered that Magenta is being targeted for alleged false advertising. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is looking to complaints that T-Mobile’s ads are misleading. Schneiderman has yet to offer an official statement on the matter, and spokesman Eric Soufer declined to share any comment due to … [read full article]

T-Mobile making minor adjustments to its credit requirements for EIP

If you’ve listened in on any of T-Mobile’s earnings calls this year, a recurring theme is the quality of customers the carrier is attracting. At least it is during the Q&A section. For Wall Street to be confident in TMUS stock, it needs to be confident that the millions of customers signing up to join #TeamMagenta are generating income for the company. But it’s not just about Wall Street. T-Mobile doesn’t want to … [read full article]

Accessories on EIP: A few more details [Update: $250 limit per line]

Last week we were informed by our sources that T-Mobile is planning to make accessories available on its Equipment Installment Plan (EIP). In its current state, customers can buy phones and tablets without paying anything up front, instead, spreading the cost over 24 months interest-free. And the same will be possible with premium accessories from July 20th, at least, if the memo … [read full article]

T-Mobile will begin offering accessories on EIP, starting July 20

Accessories have become a bigger part of the picture when it comes to smartphone sales in recent days. Particularly when it comes to smartwatches and audio products like Beats’ headphones. But they don’t come cheap. A pair of Beats Solo HD earphones will set you back $199 at a T-Mobile retail store, or online at T-Mobile.com. Likewise, a Gear Fit will cost you the same, as will the Gear 2 Neo. A Gear … [read full article]

Operation Tablet Freedom explained – Better for voice customers

As with most of T-Mobile’s announcements there are various questions. They are great offers, but sometimes need a little decoding to make full sense of everything that’s just been announced. So let’s tackle all the bullet points of today’s announcement piece by piece. . 1. Up to 1.2 GB of free data until the end of 2014 This is a combination of two different offers. Firstly, and to get it out the way, … [read full article]