Netflix Deal Comes With a Catch for T-Mobile Bargain Hunters

The Netflix Inc. application (app) is displayed on an Apple Inc. iPhone 5s including 'Orange is the New Black' series in this arranged photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

You can have your T-Mobile promotion of two unlimited-data lines for $100 a month or your free Netflix, but you can’t have both. 

Buried in the fine print of T-Mobile Us Inc.’s announcement Wednesday of free Netflix for unlimited customers is a caveat - customers who signed up for the $100 special price, offered since March, won’t be getting the streaming-video perk. If they want it, they’ll have to start paying the $120 list price for their plan. Since Netflix costs about $10 a month, that’s not such a hot deal for those customers.

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