T-Mobile is adding new options for customers, including pushing up the launch of a cheaper $15-a-month plan and a new T-Mobile Tuesdays promotion to help those staying at home. On Monday the carrier, which is in the , announced that it's speeding up one of the promises of the merger and launching a new cheaper plan called Connect that offers unlimited talk, text and 2GB of high-speed data.
Originally announcedof what T-Mobile would do if the merger was approved, given the economic issues that have arrived amid the , the carrier is rolling out the cheaper plan starting Wednesday.
For those on its pricier unlimited plans, T-Mobile is also adding a new perk. On Tuesday it will be offering two months of free YouTube Premium, YouTube's ad-free option, as part of the company's T-Mobile Tuesday's app. The offer must be redeemed by May 1 and if it isn't canceled before the end of the free period you'll be charged YouTube Premium's regular $12-a-month rate.
The carrier also has a $25-a-month option that bumps the high-speed data to 5GB per month, with the plan also offering what T-Mobile calls "Annual Data Upgrade" that gives users "an additional 500MB of monthly data, every year, at no additional cost, for the next five years."
Similar to T-Mobile's cheapest Essentials unlimited plans, which start at $60 a month for one line, taxes and fees are not included in the monthly price of either new Connect plan.