T-Mobile announces major expansion of Binge On service

T-Mobile’s Binge On Brings More Cowbell: Now Over 80 Video Services Stream Free Without Using Your Data

T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced this morning that T-Mobile was adding several new video streaming services to their Binge On platform. Binge On is the carrier’s option to not have video data from partner platforms count against a user’s monthly data allowance for high speed data. Binge On is similar to Music Freedom which does the same thing for streaming music services. With the latest additions, T-Mobile now has over 80 video services participating in Binge On. Read more

Republic Wireless is finally adding some decent phones to its plans and picking up a second carrier


Republic Wireless is an innovative phone service, but one of the biggest pain points for the carrier has been its lack of high-end phones. Currently your only options on phones are the Moto E and Moto G, and while those aren’t bad phones by any stretch, you’re extremely limited in your options. If you want to plop down the cash for a high-end device, you’re simply out of luck. Read more

European Commission rules against Three UK’s proposed merger with O2

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After BT acquired the UK’s largest network, EE, all eyes have been focused on whether CK Hutchison (owner of Three UK) would be allowed to buy O2 from Spain’s Telefonica. The question has been answered, and while it isn’t good news for the companies involved, it could be some welcome news for UK consumers. The European Commission has ruled against allowing the deal on the grounds that it would have reduced customer choice and likely seen prices increase. Read more

T-Mobile launching new round of deals for family plans


If you are in the market for a family plan, T-Mobile is hoping to entice you to jump over to their network with a new Simple Choice family plan launching on May 11th. Consumers do have to sign up for at least four lines of service, but if they do they will get 6GB of LTE data on each line at a cost of $30 per line per month, or $120 per month for a family of four. Additional lines can be added for only $20 per month. Read more