T-Mobile is including a brand new plan to its lineup, this time designed for its most demanding information customers. Known as Magenta Max, the brand new plan will substitute the present Magenta Plus providing and change into out there beginning on Feb. 24. The brand new Max providing notably options no smartphone information throttling no matter how a lot 4G or 5G information you employ in a month.
Cellular hotspot information, nonetheless, shall be slowed to “3G speeds” in the event you exceed 40GB in a month. The Magenta Plus plan beforehand restricted high-speed cell hotspot information to 20GB in a month.
T-Cellular says the brand new plan will launch at a “restricted time” value of $47 per line per thirty days for 3 traces with computerized funds, a $10 low cost from its regular $57-per-line-per-month fee. A single line is $85 per thirty days with autopay, with all plans together with taxes and costs within the pricing.
Different options for Max embrace a subscription to Netflix’s Commonplace plan (usually $14 per thirty days), which permits for HD streaming when you’ve got two or extra traces, whereas a subscription to Netflix’s non-HD Primary plan ($9 per thirty days) shall be included for single Max traces. These with the brand new plan may have entry to limitless GoGo in-flight Wi-Fi and texting and be capable to reap the benefits of the identical quicker worldwide information speeds that had been supplied on Magenta Plus when touring overseas (although speeds are nonetheless capped at 256kbps).
You additionally will be capable to stream in your cellphone in 4K UHD (versus HD), as long as you’ve gotten the right content material and a cellphone with a high-resolution show.
Whereas it’s changing the Magenta Plus possibility, T-Cellular Chief Advertising Officer Matt Staneff tells CNET that the corporate will not robotically swap these with Plus onto the brand new Max plan. “They will have to decide on to get it,” he says, “and that is been a long-standing coverage of ours […] we do not change your plan, solely you may change your plan.”
To attempt to lure prospects from Verizon and AT&T the service shall be providing a “zero price to modify” promotion that can permit those that are financing a cellphone to modify to T-Cellular and have it cowl as much as $650 per line off of the remaining installment plan whereas letting you retain the cellphone. Just like the discounted fee the switcher supply is a “restricted time” deal, however Staneff would not disclose how lengthy the time interval would final, saying solely that it is going to be round “till we alter it going ahead.”
Past the Max change, these with T-Cellular’s essential Magenta plan may even see some enhancements while not having to regulate their plan, together with having as much as 100GB of high-speed month-to-month information on their cellphone and 5GB of high-speed cell hotspot information per thirty days.