T-Mobile announced a new promotion today for its prepaid brand MetroPCS. Available immediately, any new or existing customer that adds a line of service to their account will be eligible to get 4 lines of unlimited talk, text and LTE data for $100/month. All taxes and fees are included in the price.
In addition to the phone plan offering, MetroPCS will also be giving away a free phone to anybody that ports in. The following phones will be available free of charge:
- Alcatel Fierce 4
- Alcatel Fierce A30
- Coolpad Defiant
- LG Aristo
- LG K20 Plus
- Motorola Moto e4
- Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime
- Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
- ZTE Blade Z Max
- ZTE Avid TRIO
Customers will only be responsible for paying any sales tax that may be associated with each device.
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So with the two offers combined, new customers that port in will get unlimited talk, text and LTE data for just $100/month plus four new and free phones.
T-Mobile points out that the same plan with AT&T's prepaid brand Cricket Wireless will cost you $180/month with taxes and fees included. Cricket Wireless is also giving away free phones to port ins.
MetroPCS's promotion also beats an online offering from Sprint's prepaid brand Boost Mobile. A family plan with 4 lines on Boost Mobile is going for $140 with taxes and fees included. Boost Mobile continues to offer free phones to those who port in.
The Fine Print
Like all unlimited data plans, there is a data prioritization policy in effect. Those that consume more than 35 GB of high speed data in a month may notice their data speeds temporarily reduced during times of network congestion.
Video streaming is limited to 480p.
Those that port in with a number that is already active on the T-Mobile network are ineligible for this offer. All new activated lines must stay on the unlimited plan, or everyone loses their promotional pricing.