Not all of us want to be locked into a long term contract with a wireless carrier. Especially when it comes to data-only devices that might not get used on a regular basis. For those that want to grab a 4G dongle or a mobile hotspot and go, without the need sign their life over, T-Mobile is launching four new pre-paid data options. The 4G passes start at $15 for 300MB over the course of a week, all the way up to 5GB for $50 over the course of a month. The plans are available on the Sonic 4G and plain ol' T-Mobile 4G mobile hotspots as well as the Rocket 3.0 laptop stick, but tablet users can also hop on the bandwagon. The Galaxy Tab 10.1, 7,0 Plus and SpringBoard are all eligible for the No Annual Contract mobile broadband passes. You can start topping off your megabytes instead of your minutes on May 20th. For more details check out the PR after the break.
T-Mobile Introduces New No Annual Contract Mobile Broadband Service Passes
New Passes, Available May 20, Offer Flexible, More Affordable Access to High-Speed Internet on the Go on an Advanced Lineup of 4G Tablets, Mobile Hotspots and Laptop Sticks
BELLEVUE, Wash., May 17, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced that its new, flexible and worry-free No Annual Contract mobile broadband service passes will debut May 20, making it easier for customers to enjoy access to high-speed Internet on the gowhenever they want. With T-Mobile's new, more affordable No Annual Contract data passes, customers can experience T-Mobile's blazing-fast 4G network speeds across a variety of mobile broadband devices including tablets, mobile hotspots and laptop sticks -- with no strings attached.
Starting at just $15, T-Mobile's lineup of No Annual Contract mobile broadband passes delivers a pay-in-advance, overage-free solution that offers an allotment of mobile data, making it possible for customers to choose a pass that best fits their data needs without committing to a two-year contract:
-- 300MB 1-week pass for $15
-- 1.5GB 1-month pass for $25
-- 3.5GB 1-month pass for $35
-- 5GB 1-month pass for $50
"Although most of our mobile broadband customers choose postpaid rate plans for the best device prices and data rates, we know that many of our customers want the flexibility to be able to experience mobile broadband without committing to an annual contract up front," said Jeremy Korst, vice president of marketing, T-Mobile USA. "With better pricing and new features like an auto-refill option and a simpler purchase experience, T-Mobile's No Annual Contract mobile broadband passes make it easier and more affordable than ever to experience high-speed Internet on the go on a range of devices."
T-Mobile(R) offers a variety of 4G mobile broadband devices that, when connected to T-Mobile's high-speed 4G network, offer customers fast access to the Web, e-mail, gaming, movies and more, while on-the-go.
-- T-Mobile's lineup of mobile, connected tablets, including the Samsung Galaxy Tab(TM) 10.1, the Samsung Galaxy Tab(TM) 7.0 Plus and the T-Mobile(R) SpringBoard(TM) with Google(TM), deliver a premium on-the-go entertainment and Web experience, making it possible to stream movies on a road trip or shop online while the kids play at the park.
-- The T-Mobile(R) Sonic(TM) 4G Mobile Hotspot and the T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot are ideal for staying connected on-the-go with colleagues and clients or providing Internet on the go for the family on vacation. Providing simultaneous access to T-Mobile's 4G network for up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices, customers can use their mobile hotspots to connect their iPad(R) devices, laptops, music players, portable gaming devices and e-readers, among other devices, to T-Mobile's high-speed 4G network.
-- T-Mobile's laptop sticks, including the HSPA+ 42-enabled Rocket(TM) 3.0 USB Laptop Stick, are perfect for customers looking for a blazing-fast mobile Internet connection on their laptop.
T-Mobile's new No Annual Contract mobile broadband passes are expected to be available beginning May 20 at T-Mobile retail stores, select dealers, national retailers and online at http://www.t-mobile.com . More information on T-Mobile's mobile broadband offerings is available at http://mobile-broadband.t-mobile.com .
About T-Mobile USA:
Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile USA, Inc. is the U.S. wireless operation of Deutsche Telekom AG (otcqx:DTEGY). By the end of the first quarter of 2012, approximately 129 million mobile customers were served by the mobile communication segments of the Deutsche Telekom group -- 33.4 million by T-Mobile USA -- all via a common technology platform based on GSM and UMTS and additionally HSPA+ 21/HSPA+ 42. T-Mobile USA's innovative wireless products and services help empower people to connect to those who matter most. Multiple independent research studies continue to rank T-Mobile USA among the highest in numerous regions throughout the U.S. in wireless customer care and call quality. For more information, please visit http://www.T-Mobile.com . T-Mobile is a federally registered trademark of Deutsche Telekom AG. For further information on Deutsche Telekom, please visit www.telekom.de/investor-relations .
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SOURCE: T-Mobile USA, Inc.