Tempted by T-Mobile’s recent ‘uncarrier’ push, but have yet to make the move to their network? Now could be the perfect time! Today T-Mobile announced a new summer promotion where they will offer up a large variety of smartphones, feature phones, tablets and mobile hotspots through their device payment plan with no down payment required (starting tomorrow).
“The number of reasons not to switch to T-Mobile this summer is ZERO,” states John Legere in an official press release. “This is a fantastic offer and we’re making it easier than ever for customers to get the latest amazing devices. Adding Zero Down in addition to JUMP!, and Simple Choice with no contract is all about making wireless work for consumers and shaking up this industry.”
From the sounds of it, any device offered by T-Mobile is eligible with their new offer, though the chart below specifically points out the monthly payments for just a few select mobile devices:
While the deal is likely targeted at bringing in more converts from other networks, existing subscribers are also eligible for this promo, provided of course they aren’t already locked into device plans for all of their existing lines.
For new customers, this is certainly a great way to get started with T-Mobile’s new Simple Choices plans without paying a bunch up fron
While no official end-date is given, a T-Mobile spokeperson speaking to CNET commented that their promos tend to last days or weeks, as opposed to months. In other words, if you want to get your hands on a new handset for zero down, you better act quickly.
BELLEVUE, Wash. — July 26, 2013 — In time for back-to-school, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) will drive an unparalleled promotion this summer, dropping the upfront price on its entire lineup of devices in stores nationwide to zero dollars down. With this promotion, new and existing well-qualified consumers and small business customers will get affordable and hassle-free access to the latest 4G LTE smartphones, tablets, mobile hotspots and feature phones at the upfront price of $0 down with monthly device payments.
This limited-time promotion is available starting tomorrow, July 27, 2013. In addition to the promotion, customers also cantake advantage of T-Mobile’s groundbreaking upgrade program, JUMP!™, which enables them to sign up to upgrade their phones when they want, up to twice a year as soon as six months from enrollment.
“The number of reasons not to switch to T-Mobile this summer is ZERO,” said John Legere, president and chief executive officer, T-Mobile US. “This is a fantastic offer and we’re making it easier than ever for customers to get the latest amazing devices. Adding Zero Down in addition to JUMP!, and Simple Choice with no contract is all about making wireless work for consumers and shaking up this industry.”
The hottest devices of the summer at the lowest upfront cost combined with T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Plan, unlimited data on a nationwide 4G network and no annual service contracts gives customers an opportunity that’s tough to beat. The promotion will be available nationwide at participating T-Mobile retail stores, via customer care, and online at http://www.T-Mobile.com. A selection of the devices included in the promotion is as follows:
JUMP!, only from T-Mobile, offers customers the freedom to upgrade to a new device more frequently and affordably, and it includes handset protection that helps to protect against malfunction, damage, loss or theft – all for just $10 per month, per phone (plus taxes and fees). Customers can upgrade to a new phone, financed through T-Mobile’s Equipment Installment Program (EIP), twice every 12 months after they’ve been in the JUMP! program for six months. Simply trade in an eligible T-Mobile phone in good working condition at a participating store location. Any remaining EIP payments will be eliminated, and current customers can purchase new phones for the same upfront pricing as new customers, with device financing3 and a no-annual-service contract Simple Choice Plan.
Simple Choice Plan
T-Mobile’s Simple Choice and Simple Choice for Business Plan start with a base rate of $50 per month for unlimited talk, text and Web with 500MB of high-speed data. Customers can get 2.5GB of high-speed data for $10 more per month per line or unlimited data for an additional $20 per month per line. Customers can add a second phone line for $30 per month, and each additional line is just $10 per month. There are no caps and no overages on T-Mobile’s network, and no restrictive annual service contracts.
When small business customers activate a new line or renew an existing line of service with a Simple Choice for Business plan (min. 500 MB data required), they can access T-Mobile’s Business Extras bundle for added value. Business Extras customers with capable devices may opt into a free year of 24/7 remote IT support from a well-recognized, third-party service provider and a year of T-Mobile North American Flat-rate Data feature, allowing free monthly access to up to 150MB of overage-free, high-speed data across North America, including Canada and Mexico on our partner networks. Other benefits include two free paper-to-mobile form conversions, waived activation fees, Business Care support, Wi-Fi Calling on enabled devices, and free Smartphone Mobile Hotspot on select rate plans.
T-Mobile’s 4G LTE Network
T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network now reaches more than 157 million people across the United States and is live in 116 metropolitan areas. T-Mobile remains on target to deliver nationwide 4G LTE coverage by the end of the year, reaching 200 million people in more than 200 metropolitan areas. In addition, T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ service is available to 228 million people nationwide. By combining 4G HSPA+ and LTE network technologies, T-Mobile can provide customers with a strong, seamless nationwide 4G network experience.
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T-Mobile is the most hated company in Croatia. They bought out the state owned phone company that had 100% of the market and they didn’t lower their prices since. At this time their prices are 2-3 times that of the competition. Since many people don’t like the hassle of switching to someone else they still hold somewhere around 50% of the country. Making a killing in the process. So i personally consider them the root of all telecommunications evil. I figure if they offer you something for free you will most likely pay for it in the end. If not twice that.
So if I buy an s4 $0 down but $25×24=$600 vs previous offer of $99 down+$20×24=$579. How is this better?
If only this would last until the Note 3, Honami or Xperia ZU come to T-Mobile.
Bait and switch
T-Mobile $0 down is not $0 down for everyone
Went in last week looking at the galaxy s4 and Experia Z they were going to be $149 down plus tax or $99 for the experia z. I was undecided between the two phones so waited to read some more reviews. By the time I made up my mind they changed to this special $0 down promotion and now for me it is $300 down plus tax.
The sales person confirmed that last week it would have been only the $149 + tax but this promotion changed it. When I said I wasn’t paying $300 down they suggested I wait until this back to school promotion it’s over and it will probably go back to the way it was. But they didn’t know when the promotion would end.
Been a customer for years, I don’t have the best credit but wasn’t a problem until now. The credit is from past, I have always paid T-mobile on time but apparently being a good and loyal customer doesn’t mean anything.
this “promo” will bank on preying on the ideal consumer who most likely make the “jump the gun purchases” and/or do not think and just buy, consume, buy (“They Live” anyone?) because who cares since you can always worry about it later… and like what aznmode1 pointed out, this “promo” is actually worse than what was offered before this fresh steaming pile of shit. pass, how about no phone for once, if not just one day? but as long as we have another day, it will always be more and more tens of thousand of “promos” and disgraces to mankind being marketed and eaten up by the masses with no hesitation. it’s crazy how society has manipulated the public into thinking that we cannot live without these brain cancer inducing devices, which is clearly affecting a big enough percentage of the population already.
this “promo” will bank on preying on the ideal consumer who most likely
make the “jump the gun purchases” and/or do not think and just buy,
consume, buy (“They Live” anyone?) because who cares since you can
always worry about it later… and like what aznmode1 pointed out, this
“promo” is actually worse than what was offered before this fresh
steaming pile of shit. pass, how about no phone for once, if not just
one day? but as long as we have another day, it will always be more and
more tens of thousand of “promos” and disgraces to mankind being
marketed and eaten up by the masses with no hesitation. it’s crazy how these obsessive corporations(obvious little man syndrome) have manipulated
society into thinking that we cannot live
without these brain cancer inducing devices, which is clearly affecting a
big enough percentage of the population already.
This deal does not apply to everyone like the article states. This is only for new customers. Existing customers wishing to add a new line have to pay the down payment.