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10gb of share data isn't shit bro
Maybe to some people lol...but I have wifi where I work and at home, same with wife

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10gb of share data isn't shit bro
You need to settle down. You've been going full retard a lot lately.

We have 15gb with rollover between 3 devices and it's always more than enough. $160/month for 4 smart phones, unlimited minutes, unlimited text and 15gb on AT&T.
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Rollover is like cancer in remission, it has a good chance of coming back and killing you (going over a data limit)

No limits, no caps, no rollover.
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Good god bro, slow down on the porn!
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Ookla Reporting T-Mobile US’ LTE Network Fastest In USA





T-Mobile US are one of the smaller North American national carriers, which means that they have a slightly different business compared with the two larger carriers, AT&T and Verizon Wireless. The larger carriers have a substantive network and a larger customer base. The smaller carriers often have a smaller network and customer base and rather than offer such a comprehensive network, they offer cheaper prices to encourage customers to join. Those smaller carriers that are focusing on customer growth are typically paying for this growth in one way or another and in the case of T-Mobile US, their recent focus has been on customers. We’ve seen this with their recent call, where T-Mobile management put investment analysts’ noses out of joint by explaining that the business was less concerned with free cash flow and other business metrics, and more concerned with customers.
Another area where T-Mobile US have been making a lot of noise is in networking, where the carrier has both been working hard on expanding their current network by building in additional LTE frequencies and on keeping data speeds high. They have also not been afraid to invite the FCC, Federal Communications Commission, to reconsider the established way of doing things for the 600 MHz auction, especially where in T-Mobile’s opinion, it favours the larger carriers. It’s encouraging to see that T-Mobile’s efforts are being rewarded: Ookla, the developer behind the popular Speedtest application used to check network transfer speeds, has named T-Mobile as the fastest mobile network. This award joins a J. D. Power Wireless Customer Case award and overtaking Sprint as the third largest carrier in the United States.
Ookla’s testing shows T-Mobile’s LTE network has an average download speed of 19.62 Mbps with an average upload of 9.9 Mbps. Verizon Wireless is the second quickest carrier, showing a creditable 18.52 Mbps download and 7.27 Mbps upload. AT&T are third quickest, showing 14.61 Mbps down and 6.04 Mbps up, with Sprint trailing a distant fourth at 10.44 Mbps down and 4.12 Mbps up. Ookla said this about the results: “T-Mobile has poured money into LTE network upgrades recently, and the work shows. Its ‘wideband LTE,’ which improves LTE speeds without requiring new handsets, now covers 185 markets. The carrier is strongest in the urban Northeast and in Western cities.” The data was compiled from more than five million speed test results and averaged by user and device in the locations, in order to try to improve accuracy in the overall assessment. Ookla deliberately excluded HSPA and GPRS / EDGE results from the testing, because this would remove any bias towards those networks with a lot of older, non-LTE devices in service. It would be interesting to see the results including the other networks available, because not all devices and carriers can reliably connect to a high speed LTE network all of the time.
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John Legere: We’re Going After Tethering Data Thieves






John Legere is not exactly a person who tends to run with the flow, he usually says what’s on his mind. T-Mobile’s CEO has been quite actively speaking about various T-Mobile dealings in the past, and he decided to publish another post, an open letter if you will, addressing data thieves basically. This is actually a follow-up to his Periscope broadcast which took place on a Sunday. Anyhow, let’s see what T-Mobile CEO had to say, shall we.
So, John Legere didn’t exactly call these people ‘data thieves’, but that’s surely what he meant. If you’re a T-Mobile customers, and buy the unlimited 4G LTE plan the company offers, you’ll get a fixed amount of LTE for tethering for free. Sounds good? Well, some people actually found workarounds which let them steal more LTE tethered data. Not many people are doing that, but Mr. Legere says that some of them actually consume more than 2 terabytes of data a month, which is a problem.
T-Mobile’s CEO has said that the company is going to address this issue, here’s a direct quote from the blog post: ”These abusers will probably try to distract everyone by waving their arms about throttling data. Make no mistake about it – this is not the same issue. Don’t be duped by their sideshow. We are going after every thief, and I am starting with the 3,000 users who know exactly what they are doing. The offenders start hearing from us tomorrow. No more abuse and no risk to the rest of our customers’ experience. It’s over.”
So, what exactly will happen? Well, T-Mobile will contact the abusers, and if they don’t clean up their act, the company will put them on a standard limited data plan, which is something they surely don’t want. Mr. Legere didn’t exactly explain how did they detect these ‘abusers’, but I don’t think we can expect the company to share information like that. Judging the John Legere’s words, T-Mobile actually knew about this for a while, but didn’t act on it until now. The company’s CEO didn’t exactly mention this, but it seems like he’s mostly bothered by the sheer amount of data these data thieves are using. The limit of such usage is usually 7GB, so bypassing the system and using over 2TB of tethering data is plain wrong. Either way, we’ll keep you posted, stay tuned.
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I think it's BS that people are hitting anything over 100GB in a month. If you're doing that, you're abusing the program and fucking it for everyone else. I could use my phone to give Internet to my PS4, download several PC games and use it for all of my streaming and still never break 100GB. I can't imagine what people are doing to use 2TB in a month.
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T-Mobile is betting big on their network with their latest promotion. They’re so confident that you’ll be satisfied with their coverage and speed that they’ll give you a refund on service and a superphone bought through the company’s JUMP! program for the life of the commitment.
Here’s exactly how it works:
  • New or existing Simple Choice™ customers sign up for JUMP! On Demand with an eligible device.
  • If at any time you aren’t completely satisfied with T-Mobile’s coverage and want to switch, we’ll reimburse up to a full month’s service and completely refund your device OR unlock it so you can use it somewhere else:
    • If you aren’t satisfied with your service within 30 days, you can return your device for a full refund, and we’ll reimburse any service costs.
    • After the first 30 days, if you want to leave and continue making interest-free device payments with JUMP! On Demand, you simply need to call us or visit one of our stores and we will have your device unlocked so you can keep it and use it elsewhere. And you’ll receive a refund of your current month of service.
    • As not all devices may be fully compatible with other wireless networks, customers should consult with T-Mobile’s customer care or retail sales team to understand with which networks their device is compatible.
  • You must call us or visit a participating T-Mobile store to enact your Lifetime Coverage Guarantee benefits before cancelling or porting service to another company
  • Customers who cancel service and remain on a T-Mobile financing program will lose any promotional pricing credits and return to standard JUMP! On Demand pricing for their phones.
The FAQ goes into a bit more detail about the program and which devices are eligible for the promotion. All JUMP! phones which support Extended Range 4G LTE are supported, business customers are eligible, the guarantee lasts as long as you’re using your phone and service, and if you leave before your device is paid in full you can continue to make interest-free payments without service and T-Mobile will unlock your phone so it can be used anywhere.
T-Mobile is still considered to be a tier lower than AT&T and Verizon when it comes to coverage, but they’ve been doing major work to turn that around in speedy fashion, and this guarantee shows they’re serious about becoming one of the most reliable carriers in the nation. With all the other Uncarrier benefits there’s no reason not to give Magenta a go if you’ve been needing a chance of pace. Let us know if you’ll be doing just that.
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T-Mobile Expands Simple Global, Roam in 20 More Countries






With Uncarrier 3.0, T-Mobile announced Simple Global. This was an attempt to get rid of the traveling pain point that users often have. If you’ve ever traveled internationally and tried to use your smartphone, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. You either get hit with massive roaming fees, or have to pick up a local SIM, which in some countries, it can be tough, if you don’t already live there. This is why Simple Global is such a great perk for T-Mobile customers. Plane lands, turn on your phone and you can use data at no extra cost. Sure it’s slower, but that’s better than getting charged per megabyte. T-Mobile does also offer high-speed data packs as well.
Today, the nation’s third largest carrier announced some enhancements to Simple Global. With the addition of 20 more countries. Which means you can now fly anywhere in Europe and in South America and use your phone at no extra cost. This brings the total number of countries for Simple Global up to 145. For the most part, the entire world is covered, except for Africa, a few countries in Asia and the middle east. Not bad at all. You can check out the source link below for the entire list of the countries that are part of Simple Global.
“We’ve just made your traveling even easier in 20 more destinations around the world, expanding Simple Global to cover all of Europe and all of South America,” said John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile.
With Simple Global you get unlimited data, however that data is capped at 128Kbps. As we mentioned above, you can buy data packs at 100MB, 200MB and 500MB. Calls are going to cost you twenty-cents per minute. Although if you do calls over WiFi, like Google Voice users do, that won’t be charged, as you’re using data or WiFi.
Without a doubt, the biggest headache for wireless customers is the roaming fees. Especially for those that travel often. And for T-Mobile to pretty much get rid of that headache is a big deal. Sprint has since followed in their footsteps, but they don’t offer unlimited data in as many countries. At least not yet. Hopefully other carriers will follow suite.
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Is Legere Teasing Movie Freedom With UnCarrier 10.0?






T-Mobile U.S.A.’s approach to wireless service has become the revolutionizing force of the carrier market in the states. The reason being that the company’s CEO, John Legere, has the idea that people should have the best of everything and from a wireless service provider. It’s not safe to call T-Mobile a carrier anymore, especially because their larger steps to advance customer freedoms are dubbed ‘UnCarrier X.0’ events. We’re currently sitting at UnCarrier 9.0, which aimed squarely to benefit small businesses, with previous moves allowing streaming music to not count against your monthly high-speed data amount, the removal of contracts and their replacement by installment plans, Wi-Fi calling for all customers, and free roaming data in over a hundred countries globally. But, since ten is a big number, what could T-Mobile and Legere have planned for the big one-zero?
At this past week’s Communicopia Conference put on by Goldman Sachs, Legere spoke on T-Mobile’s status among the carriers in the U.S., and shared both some current standings and statistics, but also might have hinted at what the UnCarrier 10.0 move could be. We’ve covered the statistics before, but the bottom line is that T-Mobile is making more waves as time goes by. The source, an audio-only recording of Legere’s presentation and speech, is a lengthy 45 minutes, but about eleven minutes in, we hear Legere say “By the way, UnCarrier 10 is coming soon to a theater near you”, and that holds really only one reasonable implication.
UnCarrier 10.0, if the hint dropped is to be taken as-is, could very well be focused on another facet of mobile entertainment, which is streaming movies and TV shows to your smartphone for on-the-go watching. Could T-Mobile be looking to make your pocket the most affordable movie theater seat there is? Well, perhaps. Previously, UnCarrier 6.0 focused on allowing the data used for streaming online radio and music to be counted, then disregarded, separate from the customer’s allotted high-speed data for the payment cycle. 6.0 even allowed some apps to run ad-free as well as not consume user data limits, so the streaming movie and TV approach is very plausible. But, what about possible? T-Mobile takes feedback straight from customers from all across the Internet and social media, and one thing many people do nowadays is stream movies and TV shows. Perhaps this isn’t for all device types, just for the data-enabled tablets, or it could be for every capable device on T-Mobile’s network. We’ll have to wait and see once an official announcement is made.
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T-Mobile Relaunches their ’10Gigs4All’ Plan





T-Mobile has made the news a lot in the past year or two, for changing up their plans and getting rid of customer pain points. Like contracts. T-Mobile a great plan before for families, which allows you to get four lines of service, with 10GB for each line all for $120. With the fourth line being free. Now that means each line will cost an average of $30 per month. Kinda crazy considering each line gets 10GB of high-speed data. This plan brings T-Mobile back in line with Sprint, who is also offering 4 lines for $120, and 40GB of data over the entire account. However, Sprint is charging overage fees for data, instead of throttling your data once you hit the cap. Which some people like, others don’t.
Additionally, this plan is eligible for Data Stash. Which means whatever data is not used can be stashed and used at a later date. Your data stash is only good for a year though (still better than the month AT&T gives you for data rollover). You will also get all of the other Uncarrier benefits including unlimited roaming outside of the US, as well as 4G LTE roaming in Canada and Mexico. There’s also music freedom, so streaming music on approved services won’t affect your data cap. Which will also help ensure that your data cap will last the entire month.
The Uncarrier says that the #10Gigs4All is available beginning today and will be available for a limited time only. However we are unaware of how long it will last, hopefully T-Mobile will share that information a bit later on. So everyone can get their hands on this promotional plan before it’s going forever. It is available today through T-Mobile’s website as well as participating T-Mobile locations. Which means that the authorized retailers may not have the deal, but more than likely the corporate stores will. It’s still a good idea to ask.
Now, one has to wonder, which carrier will be next to offer a deal for family plans similar to this? Price wars have been pretty fierce between Sprint and T-Mobile lately, with Verizon and AT&T caving a bit.
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They're not as "uncarrier" as they want you to think anymore. We're still on an original Simple Choice plan where the plan is $80 then data is $10 and Jump! is $10. A couple weeks ago I was looking at their new plans and it looked like they were the same price ($100 but included data and Jump!) so I went ahead and moved us to the new plan. New bill came out a couple days later and what do ya know, the bill was ~$30 higher than the previous one. The hell? Called them up to ask WTF was going on. "Oh, sorry. The new plans do not allow discounts to be used on them like the old plans." Screw that. Had them move us back to our old plan.
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I moved to the new 10gb family plan bcause it should have been a significant reduction in cost, bill after the change it was higher, so after a few weeks of calling i finally got everything straightened out. was a reduction in cost, just not as much as it should have been.

What discounts did you have on your account? Also they are not correct, those grandfathered discounts can absolutely be added to the plans.

I've discovered that t-mobile phone support has gone so far downhill it's crazy. I do all of my communication with t-mobile via twitter.
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I moved to the new 10gb family plan bcause it should have been a significant reduction in cost, bill after the change it was higher, so after a few weeks of calling i finally got everything straightened out. was a reduction in cost, just not as much as it should have been.

What discounts did you have on your account? Also they are not correct, those grandfathered discounts can absolutely be added to the plans.

I've discovered that t-mobile phone support has gone so far downhill it's crazy. I do all of my communication with t-mobile via twitter.
It was just a standard employer discount. Our bill went from $185.xx (still too high IMO for two lines) to $215.xx with the change. Eff that. I'll give them another call when I have time.
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when we used our jump to get into the note 4s, they asked us about changing our plans. We are on the older choice or whatever, I use a lot of pandora, which is not free data on our current plan. Even paying for the extra 10g our bill was still cheaper than upgrading. These new plans are only good for new customers. We get the shaft it seems.
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It was just a standard employer discount. Our bill went from $185.xx (still too high IMO for two lines) to $215.xx with the change. Eff that. I'll give them another call when I have time.
Aww, T-mobile doesn't offer corporate discounts AT ALL anymore.

Edit: Why aren't you on the 2 lines for 100 deal?
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since when? I still have my corporate discount of 15% on our account.
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since when? I still have my corporate discount of 15% on our account.
https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-4791

I found this out when trying to add UMB's discount for my wife.

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If you enrolled in the Advantage Program on or after April 1, 2014, you'll receive a $25 T-Mobile Advantage Reward Card every time you purchase a new phone, device, or tablet. You can use your reward card at any T-Mobile store toward the purchase of a new phone or accessories, or apply it to your bill. For more information, read how to get your T-Mobile Advantage Reward Card.
As for the newer plans being more expensive than legacy plans, it's very dependent on amount of lines and what plans, as well as when you buy things for promos.

If you only have 2 phones, it is hard to beat the 2 unlimited for 100$ plan they had going on last year, and most people will never change from that.
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T-Mobile Customers Will Also Get Number Sharing Feature





It looks like AT&T isn’t the only carrier planning to offer their customers an option to use one phone number across different devices. Following AT&T’s initiative, T-Mobile has confirmed its plans to provide their own customers this option. But without going into any specifics, T-Mobile promises they will go beyond what AT&T will be offering.
On Wednesday, AT&T made an announcement that they were working with different manufacturers to make this new feature a possibility. Once they are successful, they will be able to allow their customers to use a single phone number across different devices; whether it’s a tablet or a wearable. The company has been working hard on this new offering and has now called it NumberSync technology. A year ago, it was still a plan they had given a codename for Cascade.
It seems their hard work has paid off quite well as AT&T is ready to announce the first device to support the new technology. They plan to make the announcement soon as more devices start supporting the NumberSync technology. In the future, AT&T plans to provide support for connected cars and also be able to share different smartphones with one phone number.
Mike Sievert, T-Mobile’s operating chief, has confirmed that their company is also working hard to provide this option to their customers. Taking a look at the different strategies employed by each company, Sievert shares that T-Mobile continues to “ask customers” on what they what and need before they start building it. They compare this with AT&T’s strategy of building things before doing their best to convince their customers that they asked for it in the beginning. With regards to the NumberSync technology, T-Mobile promises that what they will offer will make AT&T’s look small.
Out of all the four major carriers, it is interesting to take note that T-Mobile is the only one that doesn’t offer shared data buckets across multi-device accounts. While both AT&T and Verizon pushes shared data plans for their customers, Sprint only offers shared data options for their family plans with an unlimited plan available for individuals. By being able to share data across several devices and use just one phone number, it definitely looks like a strategy to get customers to have more devices.
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The Incentive Auction is Looking good for T-Mobile

Next year, the FCC will hold it’s last big auction for spectrum, for quite a while. Many analysts are saying this will be the last bit of low-band spectrum auctioned off for the next decade. Which is going to make this a very, very important auction for T-Mobile. Seeing as they have very little low-band spectrum (for those unaware, low-band spectrum is important for penetrating walls as well as covering more area with less towers), with only just acquiring 700MHz spectrum from Verizon in the past few years and they are now rolling it out in markets where they have licenses.
T-Mobile has made a lot of noise regarding this auction. They have been afraid that the two bigger carriers, AT&T and Verizon, could squeeze them out. Especially considering they have much larger checking accounts compared to T-Mobile. But now, there’s word that many of the smaller or regional carriers might be opting out of this auction. And in fact, Sprint has already opted out and said they won’t be participating. This is good news for T-Mobile, less carriers to compete against for these licenses.
The rules that the FCC made for this spectrum auction greatly benefit T-Mobile, especially with these smaller carriers opting out of the auction. As Verizon and AT&T are unable to bid on the reserve spectrum in areas where they already have a significant amount of spectrum, allowing T-Mobile to bid a bit more aggressively in urban and suburban areas. As most of you are aware, T-Mobile’s service is great in bigger cities, but it lacks when you get into the suburbs and even into the country side. T-Mobile is hoping to grab plenty of 600MHz spectrum and pair it with their 700MHz and 1900MHz spectrum for LTE, which will not only provide some great coverage, but some pretty spectacular speeds. We are already seeing speeds of over 100Mbps from T-Mobile in some areas.
This auction is a huge deal for T-Mobile. While they have been adding millions of customers each quarter, there’s only so much they can do with their current spectrum and coverage. Vastly expanding their coverage with 600MHz spectrum will help them compete even tougher with AT&T and Verizon, who have the best coverage in the country, currently.
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T-Mobile Netherlands May be Up for Sale to Help T-Mobile US





An interesting report out of Bloomberg this afternoon regarding T-Mobile and it’s parent company Deutsche Telekom. It appears that Deutsche Telekom is looking at the options of selling their T-Mobile Netherlands business, which is said to be worth around $5.7 billion. According to a person familiar with the matter, it appears Deutsche Telekom wants to sell T-Mobile Netherlands in an attempt to clear up debt in the US and buy more spectrum in the US. You might be scratching your head right now. Because for years, Deutsche Telekom wanted out of the US. But it appears now, they want more business in the US. Currently there’s no word on if Deutsche Telekom will really sell T-Mobile Netherlands, but the idea is there, and being explored.
With the incentive auction set to take place in January, and being the last low-band spectrum auction for quite some time, it’s a very important auction for T-Mobile US. Braxton Carter has stated that T-Mobile wants to buy 600MHz spectrum to compliment the 700MHz spectrum they recent bought from Verizon, to help expand their coverage. They are also looking to grab 600MHz spectrum in metro areas to help bolster their existing coverage.
This really shows that Deutsche Telekom not only has faith in T-Mobile US, but also in CEO John Legere. Who has admittedly been a bit childish at times, but has done what is needed to turn around the company. Before Legere took over the CEO position at T-Mobile US, the company was losing over half a million customers per quarter. Since taking over, they have added at least 1 million each quarter, and has now become the third largest carrier in the US. Although still far behind the “duopoly” of AT&T and Verizon.
Deutsche Telekom looking to help T-Mobile US get more spectrum in upcoming auctions is a pretty big deal. It means that T-Mobile US will have a bit more help in terms of actually succeeding in these auctions, even with the likes of AT&T and Verizon there with their huge checkbooks. This is going to be a very interesting auction come January. One that all Americans should definitely keep an eye on.
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I'm leaving this shit carrier.

They talk a big game, but can't deliver. This last week I was in San Francisco and couldn't get signal anywhere in the city unless I was in the street. Go into a building, LTE went from 5 bars to 1, then in my conference room at the hotel, no signal of any kind. Meanwhile Verizon, Sprint and AT&T folks sitting at my table all had 3-4 bars.

Then go to the airport and I'm on extended network. WTF....the should have LTE at every airport...that's just unacceptable.
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I'm leaving this shit carrier.

They talk a big game, but can't deliver. This last week I was in San Francisco and couldn't get signal anywhere in the city unless I was in the street. Go into a building, LTE went from 5 bars to 1, then in my conference room at the hotel, no signal of any kind. Meanwhile Verizon, Sprint and AT&T folks sitting at my table all had 3-4 bars.

Then go to the airport and I'm on extended network. WTF....the should have LTE at every airport...that's just unacceptable.
We left T-mobile a few years ago for that same reason. Places you shouldn't even have to question your coverage, you couldn't get it. Places you figure you would have none, you did. Even with the coverage map (which did not seem accurate), it was a crap shoot.
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I went to San Francisco years ago and had the same issues as you did, I was also walking around the whole time I was there and it got better in some places and worse in others.

(also the reviews on google support the fact it is horrible)
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