Mobile cuts LTE roaming in Canada and Mexico to 5GB

T-Mobile cuts LTE roaming in Canada and Mexico to 5GB

The change affects all customers on T-Mobile One, Simple Choice, and legacy rate plans. Once that 5GB limit is hit, speeds will be throttled down to 128kbps (or 256kbps if you have T-Mobile ONE Plus).

T-Mobile offered Mobile Without Borders Un-carrier plan which introduced free calling texting and LTE plans for travelers in Mexico, Canada, and US. After 5GB of high-speed data is used in Mexico and Canada (or your high-speed data allotment is reached, whichever comes first), customers will stay connected with unlimited data at Simple Global speeds (up to 128kbps for most plans or 256kbps with T-Mobile ONE Plus). The users would not run into overages but they will have to compromise with the speed as it'll automatically slow down the speed to 128 Kbps on being exceeding the given high-speed allotment. However, Canada and Mexico were special cases where you'd get full-speed LTE data on most plans.

Go from NY to Canada, or from California to Mexico; it's just like going from Idaho to Texas, from Georgia to Kentucky.

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The mobile carrier has announced that you can now call anywhere in the US, Canada and Mexico and you will not be charged any extra, the calls will be part of your plan. Though once the user gets billed, it'll go back to the same 5 GB cap. T-Mobile has been chief among those trying to quash their rivals, making some very competitive moves in order to secure subscribers.

One of the things that helped T-Mobile to grow so fast was the reintroduction of unlimited data plans. Also, the customers with the limited data plan can no longer make use of their Data Stash if he is in either of these two nations, though the unconsumed data will carry over.

Starting in November, there will be a new limit added to the carrier's T-Mobile ONE and T-Mobile ONE Plus plans. 12, the company will put a 5GB limit on 4G data and speed will be reduced thereafter. Is 5 GB more than enough anyway?

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