T-Mobile Is Giving Everyone With A Tablet Free Data Every Month For Life With No Strings Attached


As yet another part of its Uncarrier strategy, America’s favorite underdog has announced yet another industry-shaking initiative: free wireless data for tablet users every month, whether you’re a T-Mobile customer or not.

The announcement came yesterday on Twitter with CEO John Legere. The deal goes something like this:

  • Activate a cellular-equipped tablet (iPad, Nexus 7, or any of the others out there) for free and get 200 MB of 4G LTE each month at no cost.
  • Additional data can be purchased in $10 increments.
  • Starting next month, you’ll be able to trade-in your WiFi-only tablet for a cellular model.
  • Tablets like the iPad Air and iPad mini are available from T-Mobile with $0 down and 24 monthly installment payments.

With your 200 MB of free data, T-Mobile says you’ll have enough to upload about 800 photos to Instagram, send/receive more than 2,500 emails or stream about 3.5 hours of music. That may not be enough to meet everyone’s needs, but it’s FREE.

Keep it up, T-Mobile. We love seeing everything you’re doing to shake up the industry.


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