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New Moto X now available to pre-order from Motorola

  Just beating Apple by a whisker, Motorola has just made its Moto X available for pre-order, and it’s available in T-Mobile flavor right from the off. That said, as an early warning, I’ve been getting “internal server errors” on all browsers when trying to access the Moto Maker page on both the US and UK site. Seems Motorola is less prepared for the pre-order traffic than T-Mo was for the iPhone 6. … [read full article]

Legere talks Sprint’s new CEO and iPhone “trickery” in CNET interview

Over at CNET, Roger Cheng sat down with T-Mo’s chief to chat a number of topics including Sprint’s new CEO and the iPhone launch. It was a fairly informal chat, but Legere’s thoughts on Sprint’s current position remains: It’s bleeding customers, and we’re going to overtake it as #3 soon. Sprint’s challenge – as we all know – is getting its new network up and running, but until it does, customers are leaving … [read full article]

JUMP! customers getting priority as iPhone 6 pre-order shipment dates get hazy

iPhone 6 pre-orders didn’t exactly go to plan for T-Mobile yesterday. First off, they didn’t go live until much later than expected, then when they did the company’s systems didn’t cope with demand. Many customers tried more than a handful of times to get their orders through, with many opting to speak to Customer Care instead of proceeding with the online store. In … [read full article]

“Test Drive” iPhones to be upgraded to iOS 8 from next week, switch to iPhone 6 in future?

Earlier this summer, T-Mobile launched its “Test Drive” as the major driving force behind Uncarrier 5.0. It essentially enabled customers with other carriers to try out an iPhone 5s on T-Mo’s network free for 7 days. And the motivation was two-fold: Boosting confidence in the fast-growing LTE network, and letting consumers know that T-Mobile actually sells the iPhone. To ensure that customers … [read full article]

Legere: “We’re on fire!”

Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference with Braxton Carter and Neville Ray, John Legere revealed more details of the company’s August performance. Having already announced at the Uncarrier 7.0 event that last month was the company’s best month ever, the popular CEO was keen to dig deeper in to figures, stating that the company “is on fire”. From the event on Wednesday, we already knew the company had [read full article]

T-Mobile iPhone 6 pre-orders are live, but not trouble-free

While customers on other carriers, and Apple store visitors could pre-order their iPhone 6′s from 3am Eastern (12am Pacific), T-Mobile customers have been forced to wait. Not exactly fun for those staying up until 3 to get their orders in promptly. But, T-Mobile has finally made its pre-orders available. Head on over to T-Mobile.com and push that “pre order” button to be one of the first to get your hands on … [read full article]

August was T-Mobile’s biggest month ever with 2.7 million gross adds

Right at the beginning of last night’s Uncarrier event T-Mobile’s enthusiastic CEO, John Legere gave a sneak peak at the 3rd quarter’s financial performance. And the figures he revealed make for very, very exciting reading. T-Mobile added 2.75  million gross subscribers during August alone. Just one single month. In what is normally a quiet period, T-Mo had its biggest month ever. It’s also the biggest postpaid adds month in the history of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile iPhone 6 pricing announced, both models from $0 down

  T-Mobile today finally announced the pricing for its iPhone 6. It’ll stock both models of the new Apple smartphone, and will sell them both from $0 down. T-Mo, in its typical Uncarrier mentality, has made pricing really simple. The down payment is based on the storage capacity and not screen size. So, your 16GB iPhone 6 will be the same down payment as 16GB iPhone 6 plus. Of course, your monthly payments … [read full article]

T-Mo opening “enrollment window” to let customers JUMP! to Wi-Fi calling phones

As part of the Uncarrier 7.0 announcement a couple of hours back, T-Mobile announced that it would be making it easier than ever for customers to take advantage of one of its best services: Wi-Fi calling and texting. Not every single customer has a Wi-Fi calling capable phone, and to make it easier for customers to get one, the company will open what it calls “an exclusive enrollment window.” During this window, customers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Personal Cellspot specs: Dual-band, 1900 Mbps wireless AC router

About 5 days ago we leaked information about an upcoming ASUS-made Personal Cellspot. Like I said at the time, the device turns your home broadband connection in to a 5-bar signal in your home (sort of). You can read up on what we speculated then. What we didn’t know was that it was going to be a major part of the Uncarrier 7.0. Update #1 – There’s absolutely nothing in the … [read full article]

Uncarrier 7.0 Wi-Fi Unleashed – Wi-Fi calling and texting for every Simple Choice customer, from anywhere

T-Mobile has just taken the wraps of its latest Uncarrier phase. Uncarrier 7.0 is all about being a mobile internet company an unleashing its customers from current restraints. A big part of Uncarrier 7.0 is offering up Wi-Fi calling and texting for every Simple Choice customer on every new smartphone it sells. 100% of new smartphones in store will be Wi-Fi calling and texting capable, and if you have one that isn’t, T-Mo’s … [read full article]