T-Mobile planning to launch a prepaid $50 Unlimited Talk & Text plan?

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T-Mobile planning to launch a prepaid $50 Unlimited Talk & Text plan?
Over the course of the last couple of years, the prepaid market in the US has seen an increase amount of customers jumping aboard thanks partly to the enticing and aggressive price plans they offer. Market leaders like MetroPCS and Boost Mobile may have benefited the most, but now T-Mobile is looking to throw its foot into the game. Rumor has it that the number four wireless carrier is expected to launch a new prepaid $50 unlimited talk and text plan that will attempt to compete in the prepaid market. There's no arguing that the carrier offers some of the most aggressive postpaid plan offerings, but they're equally going to match it in the prepaid realm as well. The one unique thing so far that's being heard is that you can choose any device from T-Mobile's lineup to work with this unlimited plan – it's yet unclear if there will be some kind of data add-on for smartphones. We'd suspect that customers would have to purchase the devices at full cost if they opt to go with this plan. So far there is no official word from T-Mobile, but the screenshot from a survey makes it look promising. As much as we'd like to say that a $50 unlimited talk and text plan is good, dropping it down a few notches will not only make it sweeter, but place some strain on the dominant prepaid players in the market.

source: TmoNews



5. tuminatr

Posts: 1193; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

basically its about cost and coverage

2. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

true..BUT this advantage would be from a REAL carrier..not a piggyback company as the ones you mentioned

3. Galen20K

Posts: 588; Member since: Dec 26, 2008


4. Mobile2Mobile

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 13, 2010

Wrong! Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile are NOT piggyback companies. Boost and Virgin are brands wholly owned by Sprint (they're not separate) - and they use Sprint's 3G nationwide networks! You can't compare those to, say a "piggyback" company that uses parts of networks (sometimes your data and MMS won't work with carriers like Cricket when they roam past their regional coverage areas). PLUS, T-Mobile's plan doesn't look like it's going to include web. Boost and Virgin's plans do include everything.

1. tuminatr

Posts: 1193; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

i thought they were doing this already, and honestly not a big deal anymore boost $49.99 unlimited virgin $49.99 unlimited walmart straight talk$45 unlimited talk and text (verizons network) page plus $39.99 unlimited talk and text (verizons network)

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