T-Mobile offering unlimited data without contract starting tomorrow

T-Mobile offering unlimited data without contract starting tomorrow
T-Mobile has been pushing hard to draw in customers recently. The company has been building out compatibility for iPhones and other unlocked devices, and dropping the price on its unlimited plans, and today moves forward that second item. T-Mobile has announced that starting tomorrow, it is going to offer unlimited data plans without a contract.

Combine that with T-Mobile's push to get rid of subsidies and you can see why T-Mobile is trying to brand itself the "Uncarrier". The new plans will offer unlimited data on the carrier's 4G HSPA+ network nationwide. Beginning Jan. 9, T-Mobile’s Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data plan will be available with no annual contract for $70 per month. 

source: T-Mobile

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20 Comments

1. GoBears

Posts: 456; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Damn, too bad their coverage sucks in my area.

5. bparkerson unregistered

My exact thoughts...If I could I'd sell my gnex on verizon and buy nexus4 on Tmobil.Being this is my communication life line I can't chance the poor coverage in my area.

2. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Don't have a problem with Tmobile voice or text features, data, now that's a whole different animal. Inconsistent speeds and coverage in the same geographical area, are the norm.

3. papss unregistered

They have terrible coverage in my area or I might look at them.. Sham too, that's pretty enticing considering my AT&T bill is 180.00 per month between my wife and I and we have unlimited talk and text but 6 gigs between us both.

7. metalpoet unregistered

my vzw is $220 for 2 smartphones and 1 basic

14. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

VZW - 3 smartphones, unlimited 4g data, unlimited text, 1400 minutes shared (unlimited to vzw and 10 numbers of my choice) - $180/month including insurance on all three.

17. troutsy

Posts: 382; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

*Your experience may differ.

4. mydi.maus unregistered

Yeah that's more like it t-mo.

6. Lboogey6

Posts: 281; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

seems like once the new network launches they'll be in a good spot its great to see the drive is still there

8. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

Sucks they basically don't exsist in the North West

16. rickywinataa

Posts: 262; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

in seattle and washington area ?

20. 19and6

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

T-Mobile is headquartered near Seattle. They most definately exist.

9. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Here in the UK it's great, I'm paying £25 for unlimited data with throttle and tethering and minutes.

10. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Meh. $30 for 5GB and 100 min is still better for most...on Tmob prepaid.

15. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Thats the plan I have my son on for his first smartphone. Coupled with the Nexus4, it can't be beat.

11. idroidwindow

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 08, 2013

Their coverage sucks in my area. I always liked gsm networks more than CDMA and Ive managed to stick with Att, though their customer service sucks, their coverage and speeds is to my liking and thats good enough for me.

12. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

It's nice to see non contract users on tmobile get the opportunity to enjoy the unlimited data on tmobile. They will get to enjoy the use of their devices with worry or being slowed down. People better get use to hearing plenty from t-mobile and me in 2013....

13. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

I think there a study shows that the money american pay for their phone bills and the service they get is very expensive compare to the rest of the world. europe have faster speed and asia has cheaper plans, most ppl have off contract phones. in the us we have high phone bills

18. suneeboy

Posts: 201; Member since: Oct 02, 2012

I don't understand why anyone goes for phone subsidies and 2 year contracts these days. Prepaid is the way to go. It's simple math.

19. Rayvelynn

Posts: 124; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

I pay $70 for my prepaid with T-Mobile for unlimited mins, text & data is at 5GB which I never go over perfect plan for a low cost.

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