Archive | August, 2011

(Updated With T-Mobile USA Statement To Employees) Deutsche Telekom Responds To Department Of Justice Lawsuit

Not to be outdone by AT&T, Sprint and FCC responses Deutsche Telekom has just released a short statement regarding the Department of Justice announcement earlier this morning. Executive Vice President of Deutsche Telekom Philipp Schindera had this to say: On August 31, 2011, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) informed Deutsche Telekom that it will file a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking a … [read full article]

(Updated 2x With PDF Of DOJ Lawsuit) AT&T Responds To Department Of Justice Injunction, Sprint Statement Added

Update: The full PDF text of the DOJ lawsuit can be found here. Update 2: Sprint has just released their own statement courtesy of senior vice president of government affairs Vonya B. McCann: The DOJ today delivered a decisive victory for consumers, competition and our country. By filing suit to block AT&T’s proposed takeover of T-Mobile, the DOJ has put consumers’ interests first. Sprint applauds the DOJ for conducting … [read full article]

Blackberry Bold 9900 With 4G Now Available For $299.99 After Rebate

On a news day that will undoubtedly by overshadowed by the news of the Department of Justice moving to block the AT&T/T-Mobile takeover the Blackberry Bold 9900 with 4G is now available through T-Mobile.com. T-Mobile’s first 4G Blackberry arrives for $299.99 with a two year agreement after a $50 mail in rebate. Immediate feedback has been less than pleasant regarding the launch price of this device so we’re hoping that T-Mobile … [read full article]

(Updated With FCC Statement, Full Text Of DOJ Statement) Department Of Justice Moving To Block AT&T/T-Mobile Takeover

Updated: Thisismynext received a statement from FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and it’s not looking good for AT&T: By filing suit today, the Department of Justice has concluded that AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile would substantially lessen competition in violation of the antitrust laws. Competition is an essential component of the FCC’s statutory public interest analysis, and although our process is not complete, the record before this agency also raises serious concerns about the … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Introduce 7″ Huawei Tablet Later This Year

We’re back with another upcoming table ninja tip that finally puts a Huawei tablet on the T-Mobile network after so many months of rumors. We’re hearing that a T-Mobile variant of the current Huawei Mediapad is coming to T-Mobile the first week of November and as our ninja put it, it’s a “high end” version for Magenta. So how high end? Well the specs won’t blow your socks off but a 7″ IPS … [read full article]

T-Mobile Didn’t Show Galaxy S II Device Because Of Processor Changes?

While I expressed a great deal of disappoint that T-Mobile didn’t show off their Galaxy S II device last night at the Samsung Press Event, I clearly wasn’t alone. A number of sites have begun speculating and all seemingly agreeing on the “real” reason T-Mobile wasn’t keen to show off their own version. Both the AT&T and Sprint versions of the Galaxy S II have the Samsung Exynos 4210 processor … [read full article]

AT&T To Add 5,000 Customer Service Jobs Upon Completion Of T-Mobile Deal

AT&T is taking the large step of making some significant promises regarding jobs pending the conclusion of the T-Mobile takeover talks with a pledge to create 5,000 wireless call center jobs in the US. AT&T is pledging to bring these jobs back home away from outsourced countries and bring the jobs back to the United States. AT&T says that these new 5,000 wireless call center jobs will be offer highly competitive wages … [read full article]

“Hands On” With The T-Mobile Galaxy S II

Our excitement peaked to a point it hasn’t seen in some time for a phone launch with the T-Mobile announcement of the Galaxy S II arriving “this fall” this evening. Unfortunately, as the Samsung press event wore on we were completely let down by the lack of a true “hands on” experience by the T-Mobile folks. While the AT&T and Sprint versions of the Galaxy S II were fondled on camera, the T-Mobile variant was … [read full article]

Samsung And T-Mobile Announce The Galaxy S II, Coming “This Fall”

We’re watching this event unfold live but T-Mobile has just announced the availability for the Samsung Galaxy S II live “this fall!” We’re updating this post as more details develop! Exciting news! The Samsung Galaxy S II is coming to T-Mobile this fall! T-Mobile’s Galaxy S II promises to keep customers entertained and connected while on the go via America’s Largest 4G Network. It also has a beautiful 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus touch screen — … [read full article]

T-Mobile Responds To Reuters Story Regarding Call Center Job Cuts

In response to last weeks report about Deutsche Telekom cutting almost 2,600 jobs at their American arm, T-Mobile USA has now responded with their own statement that hopes to clear the confusion. What is apparent is that T-Mobile believes this “rumor” was spread by the Communication Workers of America union and that the information provided simply isn’t true. The recent rumor spread by the CWA that T-Mobile has cut call center jobs … [read full article]