The promotion lets buyers get their hands on phones and other mobile gadgets without a down payment, but the devices must still be paid off in full via monthly installments.
A hack of Experian, the company that handles credit checks for the wireless carrier, results in the loss of T-Mobile customers' Social Security numbers, birth dates and names.
The carrier's "Smartphone Equality" initiative is meant to reward customers who pay their bills on time with deals ordinarily available only to those with solid credit.
The carrier is also guaranteeing that prices won't increase for customers on existing plans -- even if you're on a promotional program.
AT&T and T-Mobile will offer cellular-ready versions of the Samsung tablet in early September.
But there's a catch: You have to commit to a new smartphone as part of the new upgrade program. Also, only a select number of flagship phones are available for an upgrade.
The Uncarrier march continues to pick up steam, but the growth is coming at a cost as the wireless carrier posts another loss because of its aggressive promotions.
T-Mobile, GameStop, Firehouse Subs and Acme are among the retail chains now accepting Apple's mobile payment system, according to AppleInsider.
Can't afford the steep off-contract prices for Apple's new smartphones? T-Mobile joins other wireless carriers in aiming to make it easier for users to pay them off.
T-Mobile's version of the flagship smartphone comes with a year's access to the streaming video service.