“It turns out there’s an under-the-radar way to shave serious money off your monthly cellular bill — if you’re willing to make a sacrifice,” Alex Fitzpatrick reports for TIME Magazine.
“T-Mobile offers an unadvertised cellular plan that costs about $20 a month, the Wall Street Journal reports,” Fitzpatrick reports. “The catch? It only includes unlimited texting and 2GB of mobile data — no voice service. That’s right: It’s a phone plan that doesn’t let you make any calls. (911 is still available for emergencies.)”
MacDailyNews Take: Wait, we’re consistently under 2GB per month on our iPhone units and we hardly ever make voice calls – it’s all texting, some email, etc. – we only need mobile data, not voice.
“The plan is meant for the hard of hearing, who would otherwise have to pay for a service they don’t need,” Fitzpatrick reports. “But T-Mobile doesn’t require a doctor’s note or anything like that to sign up. Anyone can waltz into one of the company’s stores and get the deal.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Hold on, we’re off to the T-Mobile store…