Metro by T-Mobile's new plans are released with double data, unlimited extras


T-Mobile renamed its most famous subsidiary from MetroPCS to Metro by T-Mobile not long ago, and today the promised new plan prices are kicking in, complete with options for everyone and at every price point. Moreover, the new Metro will be the first prepaid offshoot to offer 5G network access come 2019 and its 5G flagships, tipped T-Mobile.

The overhauled website lists several options that are better than what we had until now, chief among which is the $60 unlimited one with 15GB of mobile hotspot data included at full speed. The new extra perks to the top-shelf unlimited option are free Amazon Prime video streaming and Google One with 100GB of cloud storage for the duration.

Metro also doubled the gigs on its $40/month plan from 5GB to 10GB, but this one doesn't come with hotspot tethering at this price. Still, it is a great pick for piggybacking on the fast T-Mobile network and ten gigs are usually enough if you don't go overboard with streaming vids.

Metro by T-Mobile's new plans are released with double data, unlimited extras

There is one more unlimited option, at $50/month, which, however, sports 5GB of mobile hotspot data at full speed included in the price. It is, however, an entry-level introduction to the new unlimited perks that include 100GB of cloud storage via Google One. 

For the penny-pinchers, Metro by T-Mobile leaves the popular $30/month option that gives you a basic 2GB plan of high-speed LTE data allotment per line, though we doubt there will be many takers at that amount.

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7 Comments

1. haydenb

Posts: 111; Member since: Nov 24, 2011

Wish they would have increased the amount of data on the $30 plan to maybe 3gb

2. SyCo87

Posts: 262; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

Pretty good deal.

3. markusinfinite

Posts: 70; Member since: Aug 05, 2016

I am glad to pick the $78 for 3 lines unlimited before all these!

4. Blazers

Posts: 683; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

That's a way better deal then the T-Mobile One plan that I'm currently on. So what's the benefit of being a T-Mobile customer now? Just equipment installment plans? We might as well all switch to MetroPCS....

5. Quicksword_Phantom

Posts: 180; Member since: Jun 15, 2015

Prioritization. You will come second always to T-Mobile customers.

6. markusinfinite

Posts: 70; Member since: Aug 05, 2016

You know what? The bad thing for Metro is becoz we need to spend 10 mins to switch between phones as the sim card is not free to switch at any time like Tmo/Att/Cricket.... this is not a problem for many people as far as they do not switch phones a lot. I do have multiple devices, that's why I sometimes feel frustrated by the process.

7. skwy1963

Posts: 50; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

i thought about tmobile one until this came out.

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