T-Mobile Drops 200MB Entry-Level Data Plan
T-Mobile USA is no longer offering its low-cost 200MB data plan to new post-paid smartphone customers. The least expensive option is now a 2GB Classic Unlimited Plus plan, which costs $20 per month. The 200MB plan had cost $10 per month. According to T-Mobile, the change will not impact existing customers who already have the 200MB plan. The 200MB plan will be available only to customers who choose to pay full price for their handset (or supply their own) and enroll in one of T-Mobile's Value plans. T-Mobile believes the change will protect its smartphone customers from overages and throttling. The change went into effect October 10.
AT&T to Raise Unlimited Plan Pricing by $5 in February
AT&T today confirmed reports that it plans to increase the cost of its old, grandfathered unlimited plan early next year. The rate will change from $30 per month to $35 per month, and marks the first increase this plan has seen in seven years.
Verizon to Raise Unlimited Data Plan By $20
Verizon Wireless intends to increase the price of its grandfathered unlimited mobile data plan by $20 per month to a total of $49.99. The change affects only 1% of Verizon customers, who've held onto these unlimited plans for some time.
T-Mobile Increases Mobile Hotspot Allowance
T-Mobile has given its unlimited data customers 2 more gigabytes of data just for mobile hotspot use. The unlimited plan costs $80 per month and had included 5 GB for mobile hotspots; now customers have access to 7 GB of data for mobile hotspots.
Sprint Intros 2GB Plan for Those Not Interested in Unlimited Data
Sprint recently added a low-cost 2 GB service plan to its offering. The plan costs $45 per month for a single line ($40 with autopay) and includes unlimited talk and text and 2 GB of data.
Protect the customers, more like protect its investment
Tmobile's realized people are doing this and want to protect their investment in a handset.