T-Mobile Amps T-Mobile One Speeds And Unlimited Data Starting September 1st

T-Mobile earlier this month dealt what it hoped would be a major blow to Verizon and AT&T, the two top dogs in wireless, by eliminating data plans altogether and introducing T-Mobile One, an unlimited everything plan for one low monthly price. It generated a lot of buzz, and now T-Mobile is amping things up with faster mobile hotspot data and a One Plus, a premium connectivity add-on.

To start with, T-Mobile is quadrupling the speed for mobile hotspot data on its One plan to 3G, which effectively bumps up the transfer rate from 128kbps to 512kbps. It's still unlimited, so you don't need to keep track of how much data you're consuming, it's just no longer dog slow, it's only regular slow (by 4G standards).

T-Mobile also announced a 24-hour HD pass at $3 a pop. With an HD pass, One customers can stream all the HD video they're able to in a 24-hour period. Without the HD pass, video streaming is limited to 480p over 4G LTE.

T-Mobile One

"We’ve ended data buckets, gone unlimited and now we’re amping up T-Mobile One to make it even better," said John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile. "Listening to customers is at the core of the Un-carrier. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – the best way to run your company is to shut up, listen to your customers, and then do what they say! That simple formula has made T-Mobile the fastest growing wireless company in the US for three years running."

Got all that? Good, let's get back to the aforementioned One Plus add-on. For an additional $25 per line, T-Mobile's One Plus upgrade adds unlimited 4G LTE mobile hotspot data so you don't have to wait around for content on a 3G connection.

One Plus also gives access to free 24-hour HD passes. These have to be manually toggled on each day you use them, but you're free to do so without racking up any additional fees.

Finally, if you're traveling abroad, the One Plus upgrade will give you twice the data speeds (up to 3G) and data roaming in over 140 countries and destinations.

T-Mobile is pushing up the roll out of its One plan to September 1, five days earlier than previously announced. The One Plus upgrade will be available at the same time.