T-Mobile temporarily drops its prepaid unlimited data plan to $50

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T-Mobile is the latest carrier to discount its prepaid unlimited data plan. For a limited time, the company is offering unlimited talk, text and data for $50 per month, which is $10 less than its T-Mobile Essentials Prepaid plan. The move comes after rivals Verizon and AT&T both recently knocked a few bucks off of their prepaid unlimited plans. Last week, AT&T reduced its unlimited data prepaid plans by $20, bringing its two options down to $45 and $65. And earlier this week, Verizon followed suit by dropping its prepaid unlimited data plan to $65 for a limited time.


Speedtest Ranks The Fastest Mobile Carriers In The US

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Which mobile carrier is the fastest?Credit: Geralt/Pixabay There was a kerfuffle between T-Mobile and Verizon last Fall over a T-Mobile ad claiming its mobile network was faster than Verizon's. The National Advertising Division (NAD) recommended that T-Mobile stop saying it was faster, Verizon and T-Mobile quibbled about one thing and another, and T-Mobile pulled the ad but still claimed it had the faster network. This is now and Speedtest has released its annual report on the major mobile carriers in the US. T-Mobile is still the fastest. Before you follow the link to the report, be aware that Chrome labels the Speedtest website as "Not Secure" because it still uses the unprotected HTTP network protocol.


Why Sprint customers should hope the T-Mobile deal succeeds

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Here's how this mega-merger could be good or bad for long-time customers. T-Mobile and Sprint announced on April 29, 2018 that they reached an agreement to combine into a new company that would reshape the U.S. wireless landscape by reducing it to three major cellphone providers. The deal would help the companies slash costs and could make them a stronger competitor to the larger AT&T and Verizon. In this April 27, 2010 file photo, a woman using a cell phone walks past T-Mobile and Sprint stores in New York. The proposed union of Sprint and T-Mobile is no merger of equals: Over the last few years, T-Mobile's coverage and performance have leapt much farther ahead than Sprint's.


T-Mobile discloses security breach impacting prepaid customers ZDNet

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The US branch of telecommunications giant T-Mobile disclosed a security breach today that impacted a small number of customers of its prepaid service. The company said its cybersecurity team "discovered and shut down malicious, unauthorized access to some information related to your T-Mobile prepaid wireless account." Exposed data included details such as customer names, billing addresses, phone numbers, account numbers, rate plans, and plan features. T-Mobile said hackers didn't access any sensitive information such as passwords, financial information, or social security numbers. The telco said it notified law enforcement of the incident, and is now reaching out to customers.


T-Mobile Reveals A Security Breach Affecting Prepaid Users

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Adding one more to the count of data breaches this year, now joins the cellular firm T-Mobile. Recently, T-Mobile has disclosed a security breach impacting some of its customers. According to the security notice shared by T-Mobile, the firm has (once again) suffered a security breach. The incident has reportedly impacted prepaid consumers. As revealed, the firm's cybersecurity team noticed unauthorized access to their data, following which, they quickly contained the access.