T-Mobile Uncarrier X Brings Free Video Streaming to HBO, Hulu, Netflix & Others

T-Mobile Uncarrier X Brings Free Video Streaming to HBO, Hulu, Netflix & Others Image Credit: T-Mobile

T-Mobile, Tuesday announced that it will now allow free video streams from 24 popular Over-the-Top(OTT) channels, including HBO, Hulu, Netflix, SHOWTIME, Sling TV, STARZ and WatchESPN for some subscribers, without taking up their high-speed data. The offer, dubbed as 'Binge on' was launched as part of the operators' 10th Un-carrier program. T-Mobile users with 3GB data plans or higher are eligible for the plan.

Photo by Helen Sloan/Courtesy of HBO

T Mobile is also including Verizon’s Go90 and AT&T’s DirecTV streaming services on Binge On, so even the Duopoly’s video services stream without fear of overages.

Powered by new technology built in to T-Mobile’s network, Binge On optimizes video for mobile screens, minimizing data consumption while still delivering DVD or better quality (e.g. 480p or better), said T Mobile. The operator claims that its Simple Choice customers can watch up to three times more video from their data plan. 

John Legere, President and CEO of T-Mobile
Only T-Mobile would find a way for customers to watch unlimited HBO, Hulu, Netflix, Sling TV and more…without eating into their LTE data, while the Duopoly is squeezing consumers with overage fees and over-buying! T-Mobile is un-leashing entertainment and giving customers exactly what they want!

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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