T-Mobile Debuts Plan for Those Over Age 55
T-Mobile today rolled out the T-Mobile One Unlimited 55+ offering, a wireless plan that includes two lines with unlimited talk, text, and LTE 4G data for a total of $60. That price includes taxes and fees, but requires autopay. T-Mobile says the plan includes its Simple Global, Mobile Without Borders (200 MB roaming max), Gogo Inflight, Digits, Mobile Hotspot, Un-contract, Carrier Freedom, and T-Mobile Tuesday benefits. There are some limitations. For example, video is streamed at 480p resolution, and T-Mobile will throttle users who exceed 32 GB per month when the network is congested. Mobile Hotspot is limited to 3G, not 4G, speeds. The plan only supports two lines and requires subscribers to buy a $25 SIM starter kit per line. The plan costs $5 more per line without autopay. T-Mobile says the T-Mobile One Unlimited 55+ will be available starting August 9.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Jun 21, 2017
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
T-Mobile Digits Lets You Call or Text from a Phone, Tablet, PC
May 25, 2017
T-Mobile said it Digits service, first announced last year, will go live May 31. Digits allows customers to use the same phone number across multiple devices, or multiple numbers on a single device.
T-Mobile Looks to Redefine the Phone Number with 'Digits'
Dec 7, 2016
T-Mobile today announced Digits, a new service that will let customers use the same phone number across multiple devices, or multiple numbers on a single device. The service makes use of T-Mobile's LTE network and works with virtually all connected devices, including phones, tablets, wearables, and computers.
Sprint Debuts Unlimited Plan of Its Own
Aug 18, 2016
Sprint today announced Unlimited Freedom, a service plan that provides unlimited talk, text, and data for two lines at $100 per month. Sprint says the Unlimited Freedom plan offers "optimized streaming" for "video, gaming, and music" and "unlimited LTE data for most everything else." Specifically, video resolution is capped at 480p resolution when streamed over the network, while games are capped at 2Mbps, and music is capped at 500Kbps.
This is Llama approved.