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T-Mobile today announced that it will offer its customers a free annual subscription to MLB.TV Premium, a $119.99 value, on Tuesday, April 4.

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T-Mobile customers will be able to claim the gift through its T-Mobile Tuesdays app until Wednesday, April 5 at 1:59 a.m. Pacific Time. Then, customers need to sign up for MLB.TV Premium by Tuesday, April 11 at 1:59 a.m. Pacific Time.

MLB.TV Premium allows baseball fans to stream every out-of-market game live or on demand on the web with supported devices, including the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, PlayStation 4, Roku, and Google Chromecast.

MLB.TV Premium also includes a free subscription to At Bat Premium, which unlocks high-quality streaming of select live MLB.TV broadcasts and highlight clips in the MLB.com At Bat app for iPhone and iPad.

Opening Day of the 2017 Major League Baseball season is Sunday, April 2. Spring Training wraps up this week.

T-Mobile customers must have a qualifying monthly rate plan, including "most consumer and business, postpaid, and prepaid plans." Government accounts and plans without high speed data are not eligible.

2017 marks the fourth consecutive year that T-Mobile has offered its customers a free year of MLB.TV Premium.

Article Link: T-Mobile Gifting Customers Free Year of MLB.TV Premium Ahead of 2017 Season
 

avanpelt

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Oh, T-Mobile...I have a love/hate relationship with you. I love that you're shaking up the industry but I can't stand the fact that where you have HSPA+ and LTE coverage, it typically works very well; but where you don't, the service is either terribly slow (2G) or service is completely non-existent.

Sometimes, the distance between having usable LTE coverage and no coverage at all is 10 miles or less. Unfortunately, T-Mobile's coverage still reminds me too often of the early days of cellular when you were lucky if you had cellular coverage more than 5 to 10 miles from either side of an interstate or other major road when you were away from a population center.

Don't get me wrong, I'm thankful for the 200 MB of free data I get from T-Mobile every month on two iPads. Without that, those iPads would be primarily used as Wi-Fi only devices. However, I'm also glad I have an iPhone on AT&T as a backup for those times when the iPads have 2G service or no service at all.
 

Kabeyun

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Gotta say, T-Mobile have made incredible progress in disrupting the mobile duopoly. Simpler more aggressive pricing, service bundles, and attractive promotions. Ideas seem to lead the pack. And most importantly, while I was sleeping they apparently made massive progress in both coverage and speed (where they now lead the pack in the northeast). Coverage still a little too spotty where I live/work but it's getting close. They used to be a scrappy also-ran but T-Mobile has definitively arrived and can stand shoulder to shoulder with Big Red and Big Blue. A few more towers around here and I'll probably switch. #GiveLegereABonus
 
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SupaDav03

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Not a baseball fan but can't see how anyone can complain about this. Definelty a worth while perk even if it's just to tune in a few times a year for the great pitching duals.
 

Chupa Chupa

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Saw this a few weeks ago on my app and anxiously awaiting to haul it in next Tuesday. Question for the veterans of this deal -- is this full MLB.TV, available on any device, or it is limited to your T-Mob phone?
 

Roy Hobbs

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Saw this a few weeks ago on my app and anxiously awaiting to haul it in next Tuesday. Question for the veterans of this deal -- is this full MLB.TV, available on any device, or it is limited to your T-Mob phone?
FULL...any device no restrictions. At least that's how it was last year
 
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nutmac

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Unfortunately, T-Mobile's coverage still reminds me too often of the early days of cellular when you were lucky if you had cellular coverage more than 5 to 10 miles from either side of an interstate or other major road when you were away from a population center.
I switched from AT&T to T-Mobile 3 years ago and I agree with your assessment.

In comparison to other major US carriers, T-Mobile has fantastic customer service, amazing pricing (I am paying $100 with taxes and fees included for 3 unlimited lines), tons of benefits, a charismatic leader, great international partnership, and among the very first to innovate.

But all of that is held by two things: coverage and billing.

T-Mobile has steadily improved coverage, particularly in outdoor metro areas. But coverage in rural and many suburban areas, as well as indoor where 700 MHz isn't fully deployed, is mediocre to mixed at best.

And billing. T-Mobile rolls out a promo every month or two and its antiquated billing system has trouble keeping up. It often results in billing errors and lags before promotional credits are issued.

Fix these two issues and you may have a perfect wireless carrier.

P.S. There's also minor issue of phone order system, which doesn't scale as well as AT&T and Verizon.
 

turbineseaplane

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Has anyone found a link anywhere that specifically mentions which rate plans will or will not be part of it?
 

Diode

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Has anyone found a link anywhere that specifically mentions which rate plans will or will not be part of it?

Download T-Mobile Tuesday on your phone now (it's Tuesday!).

Can you use it? If so you are golden. Generally speaking all postpaid, prepaid, and business lines are eligible.
 

Amazing Iceman

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It worked last year for me and I'm a free 200mb customer. I guess this year it won't work for these customers?
It should work if you have a phone with more data. Remember the promotion is a subscription to MLB so it doesn't really matter how you watch it. If it's on a T-Mobile device, it doesn't count against your data plan.
 

4jasontv

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Not a baseball fan but can't see how anyone can complain about this. Definelty a worth while perk even if it's just to tune in a few times a year for the great pitching duals.

Blackouts. (Not T-Mobiles fault, but, still a reason people will complain.)
 

dmylrea

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Hey John! How about some free NHL Center Ice for us hockey fans!!
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I don't know what's worse, this or the doctor offering to gift you a free enema.

Baseball, for sure. Now, compared to a colonoscopy, though... ;)
 
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