facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

T-Mobile to end grandfathered plans, move customers to new plans

Oct. 15, 2013 at 5:03 PM   |   Comments

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Wireless provider T-Mobile says it will end grandfathered plans, moving customers to new plans "at a comparable price."

Legacy plans will be terminated and subscribers will be moved to comparable current plans, Engadget reported Tuesday.

Existing customers reportedly may be offered special rates not available to newer subscribers, with prices beginning at $20.

T-Mobile's cheapest current individual offering -- its Simple Choice Plan --costs $50 a month.

T-Mobile issued a statement, saying it was "reducing the number of older plans in our systems.

"We're giving customers on these plans the opportunity to choose a plan that best meets their needs. For the vast majority, their plan will provide similar or better features at a comparable price," the company said.

In March, T-Mobile announced a major change to its plan structure, eliminating device subsidies but offering unlimited data, voice and texting at reduced rates.

The end of grandfathered plans would take place Nov. 1, T-Mobile said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Harvard scientist startled by giant bird-eating spider on rainforest walk Harvard scientist startled by giant bird-eating spider on rainforest walk
2
Wisconsin shuts down three wolf hunting zones, two remain open Wisconsin shuts down three wolf hunting zones, two remain open
3
Soda drinkers may be slowly killing themselves Soda drinkers may be slowly killing themselves
4
Peaking Orionid meteor shower to be obscured by nor'easter Peaking Orionid meteor shower to be obscured by nor'easter
5
Earth's magnetic field may soon flip, according to new data Earth's magnetic field may soon flip, according to new data
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback