T-Mobile and Sprint announce new unlimited data plans


T-Mobile and Sprint have each announced new unlimited data plans. Take a look at what’s on tap, according to FierceWireless.com:

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T-Mobile One

Launch date: September 1

Price: $70/month

What you get: A single line of unlimited voice, text and LTE data with auto-draft from your bank or credit card account. A second line will be $50. Beyond that, you can have an additional six lines for $20 each. Add a tablet for $20.

Caveats: You’ll be throttled at peak use times if you gobble up more than 26 GB of data during a billing cycle. Meanwhile, video delivery is limited to 480p and tethering is limited to 2G speeds.

As always, if you’re happy with your current T-Mobile plan, there’s no need to switch or modify your existing plan.

T-Mobile One Plus

Launch date: September 1

Price: $25/month additional on top of your T-Mobile One plan

What you get: Premium connectivity experience includes unlimited 4G LTE mobile hotspot; unlimited data in 140+ global destinations at twice the speed; and unlimited HD video day passes for free.

Caveats: As always, you are under no obligation to switch or modify your existing T-Mobile plan if you’re happy with it.

Sprint Unlimited Freedom

Launch date: August 19

Price: $60/month


What you get: A single line of unlimited unlimited voice, text and LTE data. A second line will be $40.

Caveats: Video delivery is limited to 480p, music is limited to 500 Kbps and gaming is limited to 2 Mbps. No tethering support at all.

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