T-Mobile is including a brand new plan to its lineup, this time designed for its most demanding knowledge customers. Referred to as Magenta Max, the brand new plan will exchange the prevailing Magenta Plus providing and grow to be accessible beginning on Feb. 24. The brand new Max providing notably options no smartphone knowledge throttling no matter how a lot 4G or 5G knowledge you employ in a month.
Cellular hotspot knowledge, nevertheless, will likely be slowed to “3G speeds” when you exceed 40GB in a month. The Magenta Plus plan beforehand restricted high-speed cellular hotspot knowledge to 20GB in a month.
T-Cellular says the brand new plan will launch at a “restricted time” worth of $47 per line per thirty days for 3 strains with computerized funds, a $10 low cost from its regular $57-per-line-per-month price. 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 embody a subscription to Netflix’s Customary plan (usually $14 per thirty days), which permits for HD streaming you probably have two or extra strains, whereas a subscription to Netflix’s non-HD Primary plan ($9 per thirty days) will likely be included for single Max strains. These with the brand new plan can have entry to limitless GoGo in-flight Wi-Fi and texting and have the ability to make the most of the identical quicker worldwide knowledge speeds that have been provided on Magenta Plus when touring overseas (although speeds are nonetheless capped at 256kbps).
You additionally will have the ability to stream in your telephone in 4K UHD (versus HD), as long as you have got the right content material and a telephone with a high-resolution show.
Whereas it’s changing the Magenta Plus choice, T-Cellular Chief Advertising Officer Matt Staneff tells CNET that the corporate will not mechanically change these with Plus onto the brand new Max plan. “They’re going to 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 possibly can change your plan.”
To attempt to lure prospects from Verizon and AT&T the provider will likely be providing a “zero price to modify” promotion that may permit those that are financing a telephone 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 telephone. Just like the discounted price the switcher supply is a “restricted time” deal, however Staneff would not disclose how lengthy the time interval would final, saying solely that it will likely be round “till we alter it going ahead.”
Past the Max change, these with T-Cellular’s essential Magenta plan will even see some enhancements without having to regulate their plan, together with having as much as 100GB of high-speed month-to-month knowledge on their telephone and 5GB of high-speed cellular hotspot knowledge per thirty days.