T-Mobile switches 'unlimited' to voice only- data plans now capped

T-Mobile switches 'unlimited' to voice only- data plans now capped

Summary: T-Mobile announced new smartphone plans that seem to be positioning it for membership in the AT&T family soon.

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T-Mobile announced new smartphone plans that seem to be positioning it for membership in the AT&T family soon. The new plans now offer a bucket of minutes for voice calls that can be paired up with a different bucket of data usage for smartphones.

The new voice plans are available with 500, 1000 or unlimited minutes, with unlimited texting adding $10 per month. Customers choose the desired voice plan and then add on the data plan. The unlimited voice plan with the various data plans are priced as follows:

200MB- $69.99

2GB- $79.99

5GB- $89.99

10GB- $119.99

T-Mobile is also offering these plans in family packages. These data plans are without overage fees, the carrier simply throttles bandwidth back to "2G" speeds when the caps have been reached. These plans all require a 2-year contract to get this pricing, along with handset subsidies.

Also introduced today, T-Mobile is launching the Monthly4G plans which are contract-free. These monthly plans are pay as you go and run from $50 - $70 depending on the data cap desired.

Topics: Mobility, Hardware, Smartphones

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  • RE: T-Mobile switches 'unlimited' to voice only- data plans now capped

    Well, I rather have throttled speeds than pay a exuberant amount of overage fees.
    mgaul
  • RE: T-Mobile switches 'unlimited' to voice only- data plans now capped

    I think the ant-trust police should stop this merger in its tracks.
    Elwood Diverse
    • RE: T-Mobile switches 'unlimited' to voice only- data plans now capped

      @ewyatt

      AntiTrust? In this day? We haven't had anything even close to that since the first Bush administration.

      We are a nation of the people, governed by the Corporation for the Corporation. Get used to it, world; it's coming to your neighborhood soon.

      mnem
      Welcome to the Corporate States of America.
      mnemennth