T-Mobile is introducing a plan later this week that can nearly fully do away with throttling. Its new Magenta Max plan contains unlimited premium data and unlimited video streaming at 4K. It additionally comes with 40GB of high-speed tethering data (T-Mobile will throttle your gadgets to 3G speeds after you go over that restrict), along with perks like complimentary Gogo in-flight WiFi and worldwide roaming in 210 nations.
All so-called “unlimited” plans within the US (and another components of the world) at the moment throttle clients after they go over their month-to-month data allotment. T-Mobile claims it will not do this with Magenta Max, whether or not you are utilizing the plan to entry a 5G or LTE connection to its community. The company says it is rolling out the plan to “show what a truly powerful 5G network can do for consumers.”
Magenta Max will exchange the service’s present Magneta Plus plan on February twenty fourth. For a restricted time, T-Mobile says you may get the plan for $47 per thirty days — however that is you probably have three strains in your account already and also you benefit from its autopay promotion. Single-line clients can stay up for paying $85 per thirty days with autopay. Alongside the plan, the service is introducing a promotion for many who wish to change. If you come with your personal system to the service, it is going to port your telephone quantity without cost. Additionally, present AT&T and Verizon (Engadget’s mum or dad company) clients can rise up to $650 within the type of a pay as you go card once they change over.
Regular Magenta clients can even stay up for one thing new. The plan now comes with 100GB of premium data, up from the 50GB it has come with since 2017. It now additionally contains 5GB of high-speed tethering data, up from the 3GB it got here with beforehand.