T-mobile has launched its nationwide prepaid GoSmart mobile service. GoSmart is now available at over 3,000 resellers in the United States.


The service plans are not changing from what was offered at its trials. The $30 plan will continue to be sold with unlimited voice and text messaging but no mobile internet service. The next plan is charged at $35 and includes unlimited voice, and text messages and mobile internet offered at 2G browsing speeds. Lastly the company is offering a $45 plan with 5GB of data offered at 3G browsing speed, along with unlimited voice and text messages. The service claims no hidden charges or caps on their plans and in their tag lines put it as “No DUM caps. No DUM overages ” — you know, “FreeDUM in wireless,”

Customers can buy a SIM kit worth $8 which they can use with their own mobile phone or they have the option to buy Alcatel feature phones or ZTE android phones that are low end.  Customers of GoSmart can also add unlimited international texting to 200 countries for $5 per month and unlimited text to 200 countries and unlimited landline calls for $10 per month.

T-mobile has now joined the ranks of Sprint, Virgin Mobile USA and Straight Talk. This move can have positive effects on competition and might bring even better priced prepaid plans from competitors.

Filed in Cellphones. Read more about Sprint and T-Mobile.

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