T-Mobile launches lowest priced smartphone plan for $15

T-Mobile announced it will launch T-Mobile Connect, its lowest priced smartphone plan – for $15 per month this week.
T-Mobile CEO during Q2 2017T-Mobile Connect will be available at half the price of the company’s lowest smartphone plan.

T-Mobile Connect, announced in November of 2019 as part of 5G for Good, represents a new level of value at $15 per month plus tax for unlimited talk and text plus 2GB high-speed smartphone data, including access to T-Mobile’s 5G network.

For $25 per month plus tax, customers will get 5GB of high-speed smartphone data. T-Mobile Connect also has an Annual Data Upgrade, giving customers an additional 500MB of monthly data, every year, at no additional cost, for the next five years.

T-Mobile Connect is available starting this Wednesday, March 25, the company said in a statement.

Meanwhile, Metro by T-Mobile is launching lower-priced plans and offers on March 25:

For the next two months, Metro is offering a $15 plan – that’s half the price of the current most affordable plan. For 60 days after customers activate, it’s just $15 per month for unlimited talk and text plus 2GB of high-speed smartphone data.

New and current Metro customers with any voice line can also get a free 8” tablet (via rebate redemption) with a $15 unlimited tablet data plan.

MetroSmart Hotspot devices will be half off, and the $35 per month data plan will include 20GB — double the normal monthly data — for the next 60 days.

“We knew we couldn’t wait for the merger to finalize to launch T-Mobile Connect, our lowest priced smartphone plan, so we’re rolling out ahead of schedule,” said John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile.

T-Mobile said it is also giving all current T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile customers as of March 13, 2020 who have legacy plans without unlimited high-speed data, unlimited smartphone data for the next 60 days (excluding roaming).