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T-Mobile unveils "Magenta Max," a 5G wireless plan with no data caps


Why it matters: Most wireless unlimited plans throttle data speeds after a certain threshold. The cost of such plans have also risen due to 5G rollouts. T-Mobile is hoping to continue its "Uncarrier" moves by unveiling a 5G plan that doesn't reduce speeds. Hopefully this will spur competing carriers to emulate T-Mobile's strategy.

T-Mobile, the carrier that has repeatedly branded itself as the "Uncarrier," announced a new 5G data plan that promises to be truly unlimited. Called Magenta Max, T-Mobile claims they've designed it for a new 5G reality where data will no longer be throttled -- a tactic that carriers use to discourage extensive bandwidth use while still claiming to be "unlimited."

The new plan sounds great on the surface at least. You get unlimited 4G and 5G data including 4K streaming. The company is also extending its "Netflix On Us" promotion to single lines and family ...


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