Friday, November 12, 2010

T-Mobile Announces Sunday, Nov. 14 Availability of Tethering and Mobile Data Plans

Bellevue, Wash. — Nov. 12, 2010 PST

Today, T-Mobile USA, Inc. announced that on Sunday, Nov. 14 the previously announced new mobile data plans and the Tethering and Wi-Fi Sharing plan will be available to consumers.

4G Mobile Data Plans

T-Mobile recently announced two new mobile data plans that now have official names: The 4G Web – 200MB plan and the 4G Web – Unlimited plan. These plans will be available for all T-Mobile phones1 beginning Sunday, Nov. 14 and the details of the plans remain the same - the 4G Web – 200MB plan is $10 per month with a new two-year service agreement or contract extension for a limited time or $15 per month with no contract extension, the 4G Web – Unlimited plan is $30 per month.


Tethering and Wi-Fi Sharing

T-Mobile also announced that the upcoming availability of a Tethering and Wi-Fi Sharing service plan that enables select smartphones to function as wireless modems for connecting devices, such as laptops, tablets and netbooks, to the Internet through the T-Mobile network. Starting Sunday, Nov. 14 T-Mobile customers can add the Tethering and Wi-Fi Sharing plan to their 4G Web – Unlimited $30 monthly Even More plan or 4G Web – Unlimited $25 Even More Plus no contract monthly plan for an additional $14.99 per month.

T-Mobile customers will have access to the T-Mobile 4G network, where available, regardless of whether they have a 4G device. T-Mobile’s 4G network is backward compatible with several 3G devices, which allows these devices to benefit from a speed boost in areas of 4G coverage without paying a premium for faster wireless service as some competitors charge.

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