Product Overview: Mint Mobile T-Mobile MVNO (Cellular Data Plans)

Mint Mobile (formelrly Mint SIM) is an MVNO that offers a T-Mobile plans with tetherable data on smartphones.

Mint Mobile allows you to bring your own device, and will send your purchased plan on the appropriately sized sim card.

Mint Mobile sells plans in 3, 6, or 12 month increments, with your chosen data allotment refilling at the end of each month.

Speeds slow after your data bucket for each month is used.

Policies & Perks:

  • Domestic Roaming: Based on coverage maps, domestic roaming does not appear to be available.
  • Throttling: Speeds are 4G/LTE until your data bucket is used, then they are throttled for the remainder of the month.
  • International: International data is available but per-megabyte fees apply.
  • Mobile Hotspot Use: Mobile hotspot / tethering is allowed on all plans.
  • Data Roll Over: Unused high-speed data does not roll over.
  • Overage Charges: There are no overage charges - if you'd like more high-speed data you can upgrade mid-cycle; you cannot, however, downgrade to a smaller package mid cycle.
  • Additional Fees: State taxes, a regulatory recovery fee, and shipping and handling are added after base plan costs.
  • Streaming: There are no restrictions on streaming video on this plan.
  • Unlimited Plan: No unlimited plan is available, although you do have access to slowed unlimited data after you use your high speed bucket.

Testing Status: We are not currently testing, or planning to test an Mint Mobile plan.

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Mint Mobile offers multi-month prepaid plans with tethering capabilities on the T-Mobile network.

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