T-Mobile today announced the launch of a new “Test Drive” Internet program designed to allow users to try out T-Mobile 5G Internet at home. T-Mobile will send users a gateway to try for free for a period of 15 days, with users able to keep their existing internet connection during the test program.


To encourage customers to switch to T-Mobile Home Internet, T-Mobile is paying up to $500 in termination fees for customers who cancel their existing plans.

According to T-Mobile, subscribers see typical download speeds of 33 to 182 MB/s, which it says is sufficient for video streaming, web browsing and most types of online gaming. Download speeds are between 6 and 23Mb/s.

As for costs, T-Mobile Home Internet is priced at $50 per month, and T-Mobile says it comes with a permanent “Price Lock” feature that won’t see prices go up over the years. no additional cost.

Customers who have a family plan with T-Mobile can get discounted home internet access. Magenta Max family subscribers will pay $30 per month for broadband as part of their family plans.

All customers who subscribe to T-Mobile Home Internet will have access to T-Mobile Tuesday deals. Next week, that will include a free TV streaming device worth up to $50 (Chromecast, Fire TV or Roku) and 50% off a YouTube TV package.

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