WiFi for T-Mobile users free is back

Old Oct 1, 20, 2:34 pm
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Is it free for everyone, or just Aviator Mastercard holders? I received a credit for both flights (2 days after), but there wasn't anything noted when I made the WiFi purchases.

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Old Oct 1, 20, 2:44 pm
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Originally Posted by mvoight View Post
It depends on what kind of TMobile Account you have
Magenta - 1 hour
Magenta Plus - Unlimited

More Plus benefits
3G vs 2G speed for free international data (unlimited)
20GB of LTE tethered speed vs 3 GB
HD streaming vs SD streaming
2 devices on Netflix vs 1
https://www.t-mobile.com/offers/gogo-inflight
I see. I always saw it pop up as 1 hour on the landing page .

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Old Oct 1, 20, 4:50 pm
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On the Aviator refund, I suspect that is an Aviator thing, unrelated to the TMobile thing
For TMobile you don't see any charge.

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With the AAdvantage® Aviator® Red World Elite Mastercard®, you'll get up to $25 back as statement credits on inflight Wi-Fi purchases every anniversary year. The AAdvantage® Aviator® Silver Mastercard® doubles that credit to $50. With in-flight Wi-Fi starting at $10, it helps to get access on a few flights for free.
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Old Oct 27, 20, 3:37 pm
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Does anyone know if the T-Mobile unlimited free wifi for magenta plus would work on a gogo AirFrance or KLM flight to/from USA-CDG/AMS? Such a scenario would be (1) gogo enabled, (2) on a nonstop flight to/from the USA, which seems to satisfy T-Mobile's policy. That's how I read the T&C, but I get a stinking suspicion that they meant to say originating/flying to USA on a US based carrier. Just curious if this benefit applies to all gogo flights to/from the US, which could be Hainan, AF, KL, VS, etc.)
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Old Oct 29, 20, 8:18 am
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if you have twitter...I would ask them there.,,, I immediate thought would be yes..
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Old Oct 29, 20, 9:52 am
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I switched to T Mobile a couple months back. I noticed yesterday while flying a LUS 319 that had GoGo I was getting texts. Now whether I want to see those texts in mid air is another matter onto itself.
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Old Oct 29, 20, 10:48 am
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Originally Posted by MiamiAirport Formerly NY George View Post
I switched to T Mobile a couple months back. I noticed yesterday while flying a LUS 319 that had GoGo I was getting texts. Now whether I want to see those texts in mid air is another matter onto itself.
Understood, as I recently read an article about Ballistic Missile submarines and personal communications.
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Old Oct 29, 20, 11:19 am
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So does one have to actually have a full service from T-Mobile or could I go pick up a burner phone, load $10 on it, and start using free wifi?
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Old Oct 30, 20, 10:03 pm
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Originally Posted by cmd320 View Post
So does one have to actually have a full service from T-Mobile or could I go pick up a burner phone, load $10 on it, and start using free wifi?
you need to be an a qualified post paid plan to qualify for free gogo WiFi. My plan gives one hour per flight of free WiFi. Then plan above mine gives free WiFi for the duration of the flight. I haven’t flown since Jan, but prior to that, the gogo enabled planes were few and far between.
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Old Oct 31, 20, 9:14 am
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Originally Posted by Reetmafreen View Post
you need to be an a qualified post paid plan to qualify for free gogo WiFi. My plan gives one hour per flight of free WiFi. Then plan above mine gives free WiFi for the duration of the flight. I haven’t flown since Jan, but prior to that, the gogo enabled planes were few and far between.
The $10 add on gets you unlimited in flight wifi, 2x international roaming speeds, and a few other things. Well worth it for the frequent traveller - but you are right, Gogo flights are getting harder and harder to find. So far I can still count on the regional flights to have it.
I keep hoping Tmobile will make a similar deal with Viasat since that's the new thing, but haven't heard any rumors about that.
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Old Oct 31, 20, 10:25 am
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I haven’t seen the free 1 hour of WiFi again since I made that post.
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Old Oct 31, 20, 11:40 am
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It rather clearly says US-based airline.



Originally Posted by deltatrav View Post
Does anyone know if the T-Mobile unlimited free wifi for magenta plus would work on a gogo AirFrance or KLM flight to/from USA-CDG/AMS? Such a scenario would be (1) gogo enabled, (2) on a nonstop flight to/from the USA, which seems to satisfy T-Mobile's policy. That's how I read the T&C, but I get a stinking suspicion that they meant to say originating/flying to USA on a US based carrier. Just curious if this benefit applies to all gogo flights to/from the US, which could be Hainan, AF, KL, VS, etc.)
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Old Oct 31, 20, 1:03 pm
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Originally Posted by bchandler02 View Post
The $10 add on gets you unlimited in flight wifi, 2x international roaming speeds, and a few other things. Well worth it for the frequent traveller - but you are right, Gogo flights are getting harder and harder to find. So far I can still count on the regional flights to have it.
I keep hoping Tmobile will make a similar deal with Viasat since that's the new thing, but haven't heard any rumors about that.
I do it for a month I have foreign travel, because the faster speed helps with navigation or ordering Uber
I am cheap and don't pay the extra $10 when I am not going anywhere
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Old Oct 31, 20, 1:55 pm
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Originally Posted by Yoshi212 View Post
It rather clearly says US-based airline.
oops - Duh - thanks
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