"T-Mobile Unlimited with Netflix On Us" is the next Un-carrier move by the nation's third largest carrier

T-Mobile had hinted that it would be introducing its latest Un-carrier plan on September 6th. Sure enough, the nation's most innovative wireless operator has once again addressed a pain point and figured out a way for consumers to relieve the pain. This time, the agony comes from carrier bundles. Trying to get consumers to spend extra on mobile bundles explains why Verizon and AT&T have been seeking to buy companies that provide content such as AOL, Yahoo and DirecTV.

Starting on September 12th (hmm, something else is supposed to happen on that date), if you have a T-Mobile One account with two or more lines, you will receive a Netflix Standard 2-screen account. Put away your wallet; this is on T-Mobile and the carrier will save you $9.99 each month. Activate your free Netflix subscription online, in the store, or by making a call to T-Mobile. 

Customers on the Unlimited 55+ or 2 lines for $100 can get Netflix On Us simply by switching to the latest T-Mobile ONE plan. Netflix will be streamed at 480p (DVD quality). The top 3% of data hogs (those using 32GB of data monthly) could find their data speed throttled during periods of heavy traffic. T-Mobile One families who sign up for Netflix On Us will also receive T-Mobile’s Family Allowances for free. This allows parents to monitor their children's phone usage including talk time, text messages, download times and the numbers that they are allowed to call.

To celebrate the new Un-carrier move, starting tomorrow at 9am PDT (Noon on the East Coast) T-Mobile is hosting what it calls the Netflix Meme-a-thon. Every hour, T-Mobile's Twitter account (@TMobile) will answer questions with quotes from their favorite Netflix shows, GIFs and memes. Prizes will be given away each hour and include free smartphones (!!!), Netflix and T-Mobile swag including T-Mobile ONEsies and supplies for binging including popcorn and premium headphones. Entries need to include the hashtags #NetflixOnUs and #contest.

Those posting their favorite memes will have a shot at winning an all-expense paid trip to the the premier of Netflix’ Stranger Things season two! Eleven tickets are being given away and the winners will be announced when the Netflix Meme-a-thon ends at 5:30 p.m. PDT.


Check out a couple of videos related to the next Un-carrier move by clicking on the video slideshow below. Why is T-Mobile doing this? "Because we can," says T-Mobile CEO John Legere.


source: T-Mobile

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16 Comments

1. Quicksword_Phantom

Posts: 180; Member since: Jun 15, 2015

480p BS. GTFO Tmobile. Improve your coverage first.

6. razmahtaz001

Posts: 501; Member since: May 11, 2013

re: 1. Quicksword_Phantom (Posts: 134; Member since: 15 Jun 2015) 480p BS. GTFO Tmobile. Improve your coverage first. ================================ i have no issues with 480 streaming...480 on a mobile device still looks great...i dont know what your problem or other peoples problem that seem to have problem with 480 stream LOL complain when streaming is done at a slower rate, like lower than 360, then i will agree with you.

7. Quicksword_Phantom

Posts: 180; Member since: Jun 15, 2015

Firstly, stfu you're a tmobile nuthugging fanboy and don't tell me what I can or can't complain about. It's not a complaint. It's called being realistic and not having such low iq as yourself. Yea we have such great HD+ displays on our phones and tablets to settle for s**tty 480p? Eat a big one idiot.

10. g2a5b0e unregistered

You have some serious anger issues, bro. This is the internet. Get mad over something that actually matters.

12. Navyvet40

Posts: 9; Member since: May 01, 2017

I can't imagine if we all went back in time to at least the 1980s all you people would probably go insane without the internet and QHD+ displays, along with the all the advancements in technology. I was a happy little boy playing ColecoVision, Atari on my 480i huge tube tv. This generation of people got it made and act like they have to have everything handed to them on a plate. I can't imagine you all without cell phones. Do you even know what a beeper was? To Qucksword_Phantom get off your high horse, you are a conceited f@#$in as#h*&^. Can't you be appreciative that T-mobile is providing Netflix to you at either $2 a month or free?

15. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 966; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

480p lol way to fight the big guys T-Mobile.

8. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 576; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

That goes to every single carrier out there. Do check out everyone's current unlimited plan now.

2. apple-rulz

Posts: 2122; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

T-mobile coverage does suck, however these kinds of great deals benefit consumers of other carriers-credit has to go to T-mobile for forcing the hand of AT&T and Verizon into offering unlimited data plans again, for example, so hopefully T-mobile keeps ratcheting up the pressure, it benefits everyone.

3. talon95

Posts: 999; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Awesome move T-mobile, everyone is jealous so you're doing something right. And I would say that this could drive a lot of sales. Does someone know, I thought T-Mobile upgraded the unlimited streaming to 720p? (And you should probably state that obviously when they pay for your account you can still stream HD through cable to your TV.)

4. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1061; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

I think it's 480 on the standard One account, but 720 on One Plus account? And right? the users get free Netflix, stream that on your 4K TV

9. izim1

Posts: 1599; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Yeah according to Alan F. you get limited to 720p on the tmobile one plus, but according to tmobile the only limit on the one plus plans is whatever the streaming service provider offers. It's up to you on who you want to believe... Alan F. or T-Mobile. Who do you think knows more?

13. Alan01

Posts: 619; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Here we go again. Check out the actual words from T-Mobile: "Video typically streams on device at DVD quality (480p)." Regards, Alan F.

14. izim1

Posts: 1599; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

For the billionth time: thats the regular one plan. The one plus streams at whatever the content providers offer. There were 2 plans. 2. One offered lower quality, the plus option removed that restriction. Actual words from t-mobile: "By default, all T-Mobile One plans limit video resolution to DVD quality. Enabling HD allows video to stream at the original resolution set by each video provider" Not that hard to understand. Not sure why you refuse to admit you've been wrong this entire time. You think people here would think less of you? Because im not sure that would be possible... Regards, Izim1

16. izim1

Posts: 1599; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

"Plus Feature: Capable device required to experience HD resolution. Turn on daily. Video streams in native resolution; some content providers may not stream their services in HD" straight from the tmobile FAQs. Regardless of what alan f. tells you, that means if you have the "one plus" plan, it'll stream at native resolution unless you throttle yourself or hit the 32gb softcap.

5. threed61

Posts: 259; Member since: May 27, 2011

So people on single line plans, who already pay a higher price, don't get this.

11. Navyvet40

Posts: 9; Member since: May 01, 2017

I can't imagine if we all went back in time to at least the 1980s all you people would probably go insane without the internet and QHD+ displays, along with the all the advancements in technology. I was a happy little boy playing ColecoVision, Atari on my 480i huge tube tv. This generation of people got it made and act like they have to have everything handed to them on a plate. I can't imagine you all without cell phones. Do you even know what a beeper was? To Qucksword_Phantom get off your high horse, you are a conceited f@#$in as#h*&^. Can't you be appreciative that T-mobile is providing Netflix to you at either $2 a month or free?

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