T-Mobile Had a Monster Year in 2014

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  1. dgstorm

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    It turns out that T-Mobile's Uncarrier plans for 2014 were even better than 2013. The next phases of their master plan to get competitive with AT&T and Verizon came into full swing during 2014 and gave them impressive results. It seems that customers where swayed by T-Mo's rollover data plans and offers to pay off rivals’ early termination fees.

    Here's a quote with the details,

    What do you think of T-Mobile's chances to really shake things up this year and overtake Sprint?

    Source: T-Mobile Q4 2014 earnings Another monster quarter BGR
     
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    I switched our plan to the 2 lines for $100 that gives unlimited voice/texts/LTE data. Rollover data is nice and would have used that if that $100 plan wasn't there. It actually saved us like $20 a month. Unlimited music streaming with no data cap usage is also nice. TMobile is doing a great job, hope they keep it up.
     
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    I think their aggressive upgrading of existing service areas to lte will continue to help but alas their rollout of new service areas still leaves a lot to be desired. Honestly I'd rather have 2g everywhere than 4g in some spots,0 in others. Crappy speed and call ability is better than no ability. Sprint and T-Mobile both lag far behind in coverage areas and neither seems to be in a race to change that.

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    T-Mobile's plan of rolling over data is great! Even though they are still lacking in "coverage", they continue to push the boundaries with their excellent pricing & data options, and that benefits us all!

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    Yup. I agree. I flat out LOVE what they do as far as plans and devices, they're unmatched.

    ...But their coverage areas are like jeans in the early 90s.

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    I just finished my "Test Drive" of the service-good enough at home and around to get by. I'll be making the switch from VZW as soon as I can get my hands on a Nexus 6. Moving the family will save me $80/mo.
     
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    We did the test drive as well. Only one of our family members had issues inside of their house.

    Tmo sent us a free signal repeater which I set up over there and now they have 4 bars inside.

    I'm on the unlimited plan as well. The free music streaming, unlimited LTE, 5 GB of tethering, and the fact that they still roam on AT&T towers (great for those out of the way areas) is keeping me happy.
     
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    Read your fine print for roaming. On my plan I only got 10MB(not a misprint) a day without overage charges when roaming.

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    Can you turn off or limit the data roaming?
     
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    Yes. I have mine set to not roam. On my Note Edge the setting is under Settings, More Networks, Mobile Networks, Data Roaming.
     
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    Yeah I found it odd that I get unlimited data usage for free while overseas, but they limited U.S. usage.
     
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    Color me unimpressed growing subscribers by giving away your service. Can they continue to gain subscribers when they start charging enough to actually make a profit? And when they raise prices to eke out a profit, will they be able to keep the customers they've gained?