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T-Mobile Takes HotSpot@Home National

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Jun 27, 2007, 12:13 AM   by (staff)

T-Mobile today announced nationwide availability of its HotSpot@Home calling service. This uses special Wi-Fi equipped handsets to transfer voice calls to designated HotSpots when they are in range. When calls are made over a wireless network instead of a cellular network, they do not count against the subscriber's monthly minutes, however they will have to pay a monthly flat fee to take advantage of the service. Two compatible phones, the Nokia 6086 and Samsung T409, are available for $50 with a two year contract. A $50 access point will be free after rebate. T-Mobile is launching the service at a promotional rate of $10 per month for individuals and $20 for family plans. The rates will increase another $10 per month after the promotion has ended.

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Jun 27, 2007, 12:09 PM


need i say more Laughing
Lots more. This service is gonna knock the pants of other services, especially when combined with their MyFaves offering.
BigHev said:
need i say more Laughing

Yes, unless you want to be seen as ignorant...

Jun 27, 2007, 8:15 AM


It's barely worth $10/month, never mind once the price goes up...

Good idea, bad implementation. As usual the customer gets screwed.
That depends on how you look at it. The idea is for this to replace the landline. You spend more than $20 a month on a landline so I don't think the intention is to screw the customer. Plus you're forgetting that T-Mobile still has to be able to ma...
Unlimited free calling on Wi-Fi costs an extra $10 a month for a single line, or $20 for a family plan with up to five lines. Those are, however, promotional offers. The regular price for each plan is $10 higher. The company hasn't said how long the p...
This is an excellent opportunity for customers with poor or no service at home, all they need is a high speed connection. Small Business customers can also take advantage of this. Saves hundreds of $$$ maybe.Ditch the landline. How is it barely worth ...
The thing is... consumers like to consolidate. Your regular home phone is upwards of $20 a month, especially if you don't have VoIP service. Even after the price goes up, its only $30 a month for up to five lines to use the service. And its unlimited ...
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