T-Mobile Drops the Cost of Family Plans to $100
T-Mobile today announced a promotional plan that undercuts AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon's offerings dramatically. T-Mobile says a family of four can sign up for a T-Mobile Simple Choice plan with 10GB of LTE data for $100 per month. T-Mobile says each line receives 2.5GB of data in addition to unlimited talk, text, free 2G international data, and unlimited streaming music. The promotional price is good until January 2016 and is available beginning July 30 through September 30. AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon all charge $160 per month for similar four-line plans.
The days of bad T-mo coverage are numbered
Many phones that are being released already support LTE 700 for that spectrum as well.
I haven't been able to find a phone yet that supports LTE on band class 12 (Lower A Block [the specific block of...
Apples and oranges
Yes there are advantages, including music streaming and overseas 2G data, but most users are going to read 10GB and four lines and not realize that this is a fundamentally different than the other carriers offerings.
For many young people this will be better because they use up all their data music streaming, but for others this plan will be problematic.
Save 1/3 the cost, for 1/3 the coverage
Maximum number of lines: 5
It will not be available to a 2-line account, unfortunately.
...I have just confirmed. It is NOT available for 1 - 3 lines. Absolute minimum is 4.