T-Mobile has captured the top spot in the news recently with reports about the carrier being considered for sale to Sprint by Deutsche Telekom, but while that is still just a possibility, the upcoming webConnect data plans on the U.S. fourth largest carrier should become a reality much sooner. T-Mobile will reportedly roll-out its new plans on March 13th. But the new data-centered reality is one of increased prices as the already existing 200MB will now cost $29.99 a month, up from $24.99. In addition, the 200MB has the caveat of overage prices of $0.1 for every megabyte consumed after the covered 200MB.
The 5GB package will run at $49.99 a month, which is a $10 increase over the current $39.99. Going with 5 gigabytes you won't have to pay overage fees, but as soon as you hit the 5GB threshold your speeds will decrease significantly.
Good news is that the carrier is adding a 10GB package for $79.99 allowing you to consume even more data on the go. The same overage policy applies here, with the threshold for speed reduction at 10GB.
Pooling each of the data plans with a voice plan will now also be possible, giving you a way to pay using a single account. At the same time, pairing a voice and a data plan will result in a 20% discount on the data rates. Check out all the details on the screenshot below leaked just days before the launch of the new rates.