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According to a tip received by TmoNews, the nation’s fourth largest carrier — T-Mobile — is readying a new, unlimited data-plan for launch later this year. The information comes courtesy of a training document, which reads:

"Please note that a [sic] an unlimited plan for more than 5GB of monthly data use will launch sometime this year."

Currently, users on T-Mobile’s unlimited, monthly data plan are subject to throttled downlink speeds after 5GB of use; presumably the new plan would up or remove the full-speed quota. The title of said document is “T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot†and it’s purpose is to educate T-Mo reps on how to prevent “third-degree bill-shock.†Nice.
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woohoo .........this will be awesome......i have the 4G usb for my laptop which i use for work......speed is awesome even while driving @ 65MPH but 5GB a month fills up pretty quick when using google maps, streaming DI.fm.......this will be a plus
    
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Looks like it's time to switch carriers. Thanks for the info. +Rep.
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I really wish the government would stop letting companies advertise unlimited when it isn't. Also, you should get the title changed to add the "?" from the original article, because, as the "?" implies, who knows what "unlimited" will mean for this new plan; all it says is "an unlimited plan for more than 5 GB," which could just as easily mean... 5.1 GB, 5.5 GB, 6 GB, etc...
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so they're going to bring it back
it was already true unlimited b4 sep 16 i believe
Or the cap was 10GB and they reduced it to 5GB? I forget
But if they charge more they can diaf
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T-Mobile is the best/cheapest phone provider. I dont get understand all the hate unless where you live just doesnt work well with them. I personally have never had issues and their phones/service has been great. I live near DC.
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Lastnight i got me a plan with one of there G2 phones.
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I'll stick with virgin mobile, unlimited data and 300 minutes for $25 a month. Cant beat that when you got a tight budget.
 
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Originally Posted by nagle3092 View Post
I'll stick with virgin mobile, unlimited data and 300 minutes for $25 a month. Cant beat that when you got a tight budget.
Virgin mobile has a 5gb cap too.
    
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post #10 of 34
don't they market their current 5gb plan as unlimited though? I know vzn does..
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