My move to T-Mobile’s $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

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My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

I found T-Mobile's elusive $30-per-month prepaid plan, which proved to be a fine choice for my daughter's unlocked iPhone .

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I don’t mind my 13-year-old daughter using an unlocked, hand-me-down iPhone 4. It’s actually an ideal phone for her, as it lets her text and app to her heart’s content while allowing me to keep tabs on her whereabouts and app-tivities (she’s on the same iTunes account as me).

But I loathe the extra $60 or so the phone adds to my monthly AT&T bill. She subsidizes it, yes, but mostly with an allowance that comes from yours truly.

So it was with great interest that I read Danny Sullivan’s recent post, “Is this the best smartphone plan ever?” I’d considered switching the kid to a less expensive service like Solavei or Straight Talk, but I had a few reservations about both. And the savings were good, but not spectacular: around $11 and $15 per month, respectively.

But T-Mobile’s prepaid plan would literally cut her phone-service cost in half. For a very reasonable $30 per month, she… [Read more]

My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

 

My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

 

My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

 

My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

 

My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

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