Connect your tablet to T-Mobile’s network in two ways: add it to your existing plan or purchase a prepaid data-only package.
T-Mobile tablet plans
Add a Tablet
If you have a T-Mobile cell phone plan, you can add a table or hot spot for an additional $20 or $25 per month, depending on your plan. You can save $5 per month, per device if you sign up for automatic payments.
Prepaid plans require no commitment or credit check and let you purchase daily, weekly or monthly data packages. These plans include unlimited music streaming via select services and unlimited 2G data, which kicks in after you use up your high-speed data allotment. Simple Choice North America plans automatically renew every 30 days; passes don’t.
simple choice north america
- 2GB: $10.
- 6GB: $25.
- 10GB: $40.
- 14GB: $55.
- 18GB: $70.
- 22GB: $85.
- 500MB (1-day pass): $5.
- 3GB (30-day pass): $30.
How T-Mobile’s tablet plans compare on price
The table below compares data-only tablet plans, including postpaid and prepaid plans for some of the major carriers. The device access fee is included where applicable.
Some carriers, including Sprint, do not offer data-only plans. Others charge more for data-only plans when used to connect a mobile Wi-Fi hot spot.
Some carriers allow data access for more or less time than the usual monthlong period, which is indicated in the footnotes for this table.
|2GB or less||3-5GB||6-14GB||15-30GB||Unlimited|
|* Data usable for less than one month|
† Data usable for more than one month
|AT&T||$50 (10GB)||$70 (15GB)||$29.99|
|AT&T Prepaid||$14.99 (1GB)|
|Boost Mobile||$25 (1.5GB)||$50 (10GB)|
|MetroPCS||$15 (2GB)||$25 (4GB)||$35 (6GB)|
|Straight Talk||$15 (1GB)|
|T-Mobile Prepaid||$5 (500MB)*|
|$30 (3GB)||$25 (6GB)|
|Verizon||$30 (2GB)||$40 (4GB)||$50 (6GB)|
|Verizon Prepaid||$35 (6GB)||$45 (16GB)|