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Pricing structure for T-Mobile's Project Dark made public?

0. phoneArena posted on 21 Oct 2009, 23:36

T-Mobile employees were told not to open the envelope with the documents until October 25th, but at least one person did not listen...

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:44

1. mulda71 (Posts: 42; Member since: 25 Jun 2009)

not a game changer. deal would have to be better than that to get someone (where i live anyways-ma) to switch to that kind of coverage (weak). and let me get this straight, its 80 bucks a month for unlimited everything on a single line, and its 180 bucks for 2 (family pack)? that makes a lot of sense.

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 07:07

2. Phullofphil (Posts: 805; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)

i was thinking the same thing. id would make mor sence to get two different accounts. you would think a 150 for two deal

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 08:38

3. k1ng617 (Posts: 264; Member since: 13 Oct 2009)

Yea i've been a T-Mob cust since 02 and my contract was up the 16th and have been waiting and waiting to see what this game changer is and if this is it...i'm thinking verizon here I come!

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 09:24

4. poe1222 (Posts: 7; Member since: 01 Dec 2008)

Based on these figures- I would be paying more if i switched to their new family plans. the 750- i would lose minutes and be paying more and 1500 is too many minutes and it would be $40+ more a month. I'd switch to another carrier when my contact is up... this is not groundbreaking....

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 10:43

6. tmobilefan (Posts: 3; Member since: 22 Oct 2009)

You failed to mention what you would be switching from.

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 10:40

5. tmobilefan (Posts: 3; Member since: 22 Oct 2009)

Let's just look at one point of comparison with the other carriers, a two line Family plan with everything. VZ = $269.99 per month AT&T = $268.99 per month Sprint = $189.98 per month T-Mobile = $179.99 per month I say that falls into the category of groundbreaking. These new plans are a way of simplifying cell phone choice for customers. No longer will they have to be inundated with a matrix of plans but can pick from three simple tiers and add what features they need. This also lowers the price point for their existing cost of unlimited messaging from $14.99 to $10 per month on individual plans.

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 12:02

8. MR521 (Posts: 47; Member since: 12 Jun 2009)

$269.99 for VZW??? ur on crack dude. It would be 199.99 (thats with data plan pricing added on both lines other wise it'd be $139.99), same as ATT i believe.

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 12:04

9. MR521 (Posts: 47; Member since: 12 Jun 2009)

Oh yeah i forgot to mention one last thing, on this new "groundbreaking" family plan (2 lines) it would be 229.99 if u added data plans for smartphones...how is this better than other carriers? Why would this make me switch to tmobile?

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 14:36

13. sinfulta (Posts: 278; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)

Pricing WITH Navigation since that's what Sprint Includes, so were comparing accurately. Verizon: $269.99 Unlimited Talk/Text/Non Smartphone Data/Navigation - TV Service $15/mo Extra per line. ATT: $269.99 Unlimited Talk/Text/Non Smartphone Data/Navigation - TV Service $15/mo Extra per line TMobile: $199.99 Unlimited Talk/Text/Non Smartphone Data/ Navigation Sprint: $189.99 Unlimited Talk/Text/Non Smartphone Data/ Navigation or With Smartphone and TV Services Incld. So just with Navigation added. Sprint has the best Value regardless here. Sprint for the money per month is giving you the best deal, maybe not the best coverage. But definitely the best deal. They do have a much larger voice coverage than TMobile and way larger 3G network. Heck they even have a way larger 3G network than ATT.

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 15:15

14. tmobilefan (Posts: 3; Member since: 22 Oct 2009)

MR521 check the pricing. The $25 add on is for Voice only plans. So, if you only have a Voice plan and want data for smartphones it would be $25 per month extra for Data. The $25 per month charge is not in addition to the Unlimited Everything plan.

posted on 23 Oct 2009, 11:21

17. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

there is no difference in data anymore from my understanding. be it a memoire or a mytouch, its all the same now. MR251, there is no unlimited everything for 2 lines on vzw for the price you stated. unlimited VOICE for 2 lines is 200 by itself.

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 11:36

7. jtilman84 (Posts: 3; Member since: 22 Oct 2009)

I don't really think this is as groundbreaking as sprints any mobile any time.... with that plan you can get 2 phones with pretty much unlimited everything for 129.99 a month plus ur NVP discount... or if u talk to land lines a whollllllllllllllllllleeeee bunch u can get the 3000 min plan with 2 phones for 149.99 plus a discount..... this is actually a complete copy of the plan matrix that sprint currently uses.... so yes its nice to see them making it easier for customers but this is far from groundbreaking

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 12:23

11. nalu808 (Posts: 39; Member since: 14 Jul 2009)

jtilman sprints 3000 anytime anymobile is $169.99 however sprints plaans still present a better valua nd a much better 3g network.

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 14:13

12. rath (Posts: 25; Member since: 14 Aug 2009)

It was all about the phone plans, how the coverage areas?

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 19:49

15. Wifey_Ma (Posts: 15; Member since: 13 Aug 2009)

There still going to have the 5 favs right?

posted on 22 Oct 2009, 20:12

16. therealdeal (Posts: 3; Member since: 22 Oct 2009)

Funny........... So much controversy on leaked, incomplete info/rumor/someone's unofficial interpretation. It's all about having the big scoop! All of you got it wrong! You just have to wait and see what T-Mo really has up its sleeve. What's really funny, 1 major carrier already made changes to it's plans. See ya, gonna go update my service plan with that da carrier.

posted on 24 Oct 2009, 10:24

18. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

looking at the cards that are shown, they are not showing for the same plans. the red card is the even more + pricing, while the blue card is just even more pricing. thats why the fam share prices on the blue card dont make much sence. remember, even more is just the redesigned standard 2 year contract and subsidised phones, so the plans are higher. the even more + is the no contract, unsubsidised, change phones as often as you want plan, with the cheaper monthly costs because there isnt any phone subsides to pay back. and it has no ETF. so the EM+ family share pricing is going to be even hotter than whats shown on that blue card.

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