T-Mobile Says Select Music Streaming Services Won’t Run Up Your Data Usage

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With so many streaming music services, it's yet another way for customers to run up their data usage. Although T-Mobile offers unlimted data, a portion of that data is offered at 4G LTE speeds. So while having 'unlimited', users are still left to manage their usage if they wish to maximize their return. That's going to get a bit easier, thanks to changes in T-Mobile's handling of some streaming music services. … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Test Drive Lets You Try iPhone 5s For 7 Days

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As part of their UN-Carrier 5 event, T-Mobile tonight announced Test Drive, a new program that will let customers test an iPhone 5s for 7 days. By allowing prospective customers to experience T-Mobile's network, they wireless carrier hopes to convert fence sitters from AT&T and Verizon. During the 7-day period, customers will be allowed unlimited calls, texts, posts, likes, streams and downloads. Should you decide that T-Mobile isn't right for you, you simply return the iPhone 5s to your nearest T-Mobile retail store. … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Offering WiFi Pricing On LTE Enabled iPads With Plan

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T-Mobile is on a self-imposed three day tear of initiatives related to their 'un-carrier' program intended to distance themselves from what consumers expect from a carrier. Today they have announced an interesting program specific to tablets and the iPad. T-Mobile wants your business and they are willing to offer new customers an LTE capable iPad at the price of WiFi only models. Apple's iPad pricing requires a $129 up-charge for LTE compatibility, which leaves many customers wondering if it's worth it. T-Mobile is hoping this new pricing structure removes that hurdle, but does require a customer activate a 1GB or more mobile plan.As we've come to expect from T-Mobile, the Internet plans for tablets don't require an annual service … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Offering 200MB Free To iPad Air, iPad mini Customers

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Continuing on their 'uncarrier' crusade, T-Mobile is going to offer iPad customers up to 200MB per month free, provided you purchase a compatible iPad Air or iPad mini. This is an industry first, a wireless carrier offering something for nothing. The next lowest plans are from AT&T who charges $14.99 for 250MB and Sprint who will sell you 1GB of monthly data for $14.99. … [Read more...]

T-Mobile To Offer Unlimited Global Data In 100+ Countries

T-Mobile hosted a big event in NYC tonight to announce unlimited global data in over 100 countries would be part of their existing plans at no extra charge. Rates for U.S. customers calling overseas are now capped at 20 cents, provided the subscriber has the Stateside International Talk and Text feature, an option that will be made available to Simple Choice customers for $10 per month. Locally, the carrier said that its 4G LTE network is now nationwide, with coverage in 233 metro areas across the US. T-Mobile has entered into a multi-year partnership with singer Shakira.This is the latest move in T-Mobile's efforts to distance themselves from traditional carrier practices, part of what they call their Un-carrier consumer … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Reports First Month iPhone 5 Sales of 500,000

T-Mobile today announced their earnings for Q1, 2013. The fourth ranked US carrier recently stirred up the wireless industry with their contract-free plans, which they started offering on March 26th amid a far share of buzz. Last month also represented the beginning of the carrier starting sales of the iPhone 5, along with the older iPhone 4S. In what amounts to less than a month, with the launch date being April 12th, T-Mobile sold roughly 500,000 of the iPhone 5 to new and existing customers. … [Read more...]

How T-Mobile iPhone Plans Compare To AT&T & Verizon

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T-Mobile today started accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 5, as part of their new contract-free wireless plans. The T-Mobile plans require you pay for the phone over a span of 2 years and requires a down payment. In the case of the 16GB iPhone 5, that's $99, with a $20 monthy payment for 24 months. The total outlay is $579, not including your wireless charges. If at any time you decide to leave T-Mobile, you are still responsible for the cost of the iPhone, but they will at that point unlock the phone. … [Read more...]

T-Mobile iPhone 5 Available April 12th for $99, $20 Monthly Payments

T-Mobile today announced the iPhone 5 would be available for purchase on their network beginning on April 12th for $99 down and 24 monthly payments of $20. The net cost over the duration is $579. Their CEO took a rather unconventional presentation style, using expletives to bash the traditional carrier pricing structure that relies heavily on contract based subsidies. Using the iPhone 5 as an example, you would pay $100 more going to AT&T or Verizon. This $199 price for the phone is subsidized through the life of a 2-year contract. T-Mobile’s iPhone 5 is technically contract-free, so you can leave the service, but still need to cover the cost of your monthly payments for the hardware.The T-Mobile iPhone will support their growing LTE … [Read more...]

T-Mobile iPhone To Finally Become A Reality Tomorrow

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It seems as if we’ve been talking about a T-Mobile iPhone since 2007 and that appears to be on the verge of happening tomorrow at the carrier’s “Uncarrier” event. CNET cites a person familiar with T-Mobile’s plans who indicates the iPhone will play a prominent role in the event tomorrow, when the company ushers in a radical change to their cellphone contract structure. Late last year, both Apple and T-Mobile confirmed that the carrier would at some point, offer the iPhone. … [Read more...]

T-Mobile To Drop Subsidized iPhone Prices

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Just yesterday we head that T-Mobile is finally going to start offering Apple products — but will that be enough to stand out from the competition? It turns out the carrier has one more trick up its sleeves: it won't subsidize your phone anymore. Hopefully, that should mean more money for the device, but less out of your pocket each month in fees. … [Read more...]