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T-Mobile is offering its 5G gateway as a backup option for internet outages

Picture of T-Mobile home internet gateway on a magenta background.
Internet for when your internet goes down. | Image: T-Mobile

T-Mobile’s big home internet push continues, now with a new way to sign up for the service: as a backup option.

The company is offering a new Home Internet Backup plan starting at $30 per month (including an autopay discount) that’s designed to supplement your cable or fiber internet connection in the event of an outage. Seems handy if your internet is down a lot! But it also seems like overkill for most people, especially considering that most of T-Mobile’s phone plans already come with plenty of mobile hotspot data.

Like T-Mobile’s standard home internet service, the backup plan comes with a gateway router that connects to T-Mobile’s cellular data network. The backup internet plan comes with up to 130GB of 5G data each month, which…

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