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T-Mobile to Offer Cheaper Plans for Full Price Phones

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T-Mobile announced new Value plans for customers who sign up for service and pay the full price of a new phone or bring their own device. 

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Beginning on July 24th, customers will have the option of paying for a new device at an unsubsidized cost upfront or in monthly installments. 

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T-Mobiles cheapest Value plan is a $39 monthly option that provides 500 minutes and unlimited texting, but the carrier will also offer 2GB, 5GB, and 10GB data packages. Family lines will start at $49.99 per line, and customers will have the option of signing up for value mobile broadband plans, too. 

The new plans will be particularly attractive to customers who take hand-me-down phones from friends, but theres a small catch. Its typically attractive to buy a phone at full price to avoid being locked into a two-year agreement. If you sign up for a Value plan, however, youll still be locked into a contract. 

T-Mobiles current Even More plans will be rebranded Classic when the Value options make their debut. Read on for the full press release from T-Mobile.

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