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French telecoms company, Iliad makes bid for T-Mobile [UPDATE x2: Rejected]

A fresh report today from the Wall Street Journal claims that T-Mobile US has a new suitor in French telecommunications company, Iliad. The company has allegedly made a buyout offer for the carrier, in an attempt to compete against SoftBank/Sprint.  During the earnings call’s Q&A section earlier today, John Legere stated that T-Mobile was looking at various options for growing … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q2 earnings call takeaway: We don’t need merger to succeed

By now I’m sure you’ve all read, digested and formed your own opinions on T-Mobile’s Q2 earnings report published this morning. To round it up, T-Mo’s executives went over the highlights in one of its usual live-streamed conference calls. Among the highlights were: Tablet sales in Q2 were 5 times that of Q1 2014 6.2 million phones sold, 93% were smartphones 80% of postpaid customers are now on Simple Choice plans $7.2 billion … [read full article]

T-Mobile VoLTE reaches ‘nationwide’ status and 700MHz LTE is go!

T-Mobile CEO, John Legere, took to a blog post this morning to let us know a few key exciting tidbits of information. First off: VoLTE is now officially nationwide. Secondly: 700MHz is go! T-Mobile’s upgrades and expansions on the network side have been hugely impressive over the past 6 months. It wasn’t long ago the company officially announced the VoLTE service, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q2 2014: 1.5 million net adds, hits 50 million subscribers

T-Mobile has just published its Q2 financial report and it makes for good reading. Just as analysts had predicted recently, T-Mobile remains the fastest-growing wireless company in the States. T-Mo didn’t quite reach the heights of 2.4 million net adds reached in Q1, but another quarter with over 1 million net subscribers added is impressive. In Q2 T-Mo’s net adds reached 1.5 … [read full article]

WSJ: No rush for Sprint, T-Mobile merger announcement due to its public nature

Yesterday we read that any announcement of a T-Mobile and Sprint merger could be pushed back to September so those involved had enough time to prepare a robust case to put forward to regulators. Today, Wall Street Journal reports that there are many reasons for the purported waiting game.  In an enlightening article, it reveals code-names given to four parties and to the deal … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Avant available from today, costs $216

After weeks of speculation, T-Mobile has finally launched the mid-range Samsung Galaxy Avant. The device landed on retail store shelves today, and is available to buy online for just $216 full retail price. On EIP, that’s $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $9).  As per the press release:  The Samsung Galaxy Avant boasts a stylish, slim design housing a powerful Quad-Core 1.2 GHz processor, 1.5GB RAM, and a brilliant 4.5” … [read full article]

Deal: T-Mobile Lumia 635 plus Fitbit for $178.95

Only recently, Fitbit finally launched a Windows Phone app for its popular fitness tracking wearables. To coincide with the app launch Microsoft is offering up a great deal through its online store. You can pick up a T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 635 and a Fitbit Flex together for $178.95. (We’ll try to ignore the fact you can get the AT&T variant and Flex together for just $148.95). Still, it’s a decent offer … [read full article]

T-Mobile helps Rhapsody pass the 2M subscriber mark

  Today, Rhapsody announced that its recent partnership with T-Mobile has boosted its subscriber base to 2 million paying subscribers. That’s up from the 1.7 million it had in April. In its most recent Uncarrier announcement, T-Mobile unveiled a service it launched in partnership with Rhapsody International. Highest tier Simple Choice customers get the service included in their plan, while others get it for a discounted $4 per month (down from $5/m). The launch … [read full article]

Ownage Pranks targets T-Mo customer in its latest prank video

We all love a good prank to keep us entertained every once in a while. Something about the balance of power and knowledge makes watching or listening to a prank so entertaining and suspenseful. That feeling that we know more than the subject of the prank is delightfully cruel. On YouTube, one of the most popular prank-specific channels is Ownage Pranks, and in his latest call, the host turns his attention to an … [read full article]