Liveblog: T-Mobile’s Special UNcarrier Event For March 26th

Update: If you’re having trouble viewing the liveblog, just hang tight, I’m bumping capacity!

We may not be attending, but you better believe we’re watching it as it goes down through a specialized media livestream!

  • sapphiraa

    david to the rescue! i was wondering where i could watch it at ^^

  • thepanttherlady

    Woot!!!

    Thanks for the hard work on this, David. It just can’t be said enough.

    • just me

      Yes, thanks very much for this. Is this going to be a live video stream?

  • just me

    Wait, who is this being run by? Is it an official stream?

  • S. Ali

    Where is this event?

  • ebo

    are we able to watch the stream?

  • HeatFan786

    Please say the S3 T999 will get LTE via a software update.

  • Antdog

    What happened to the other one?

  • Whitney

    Thank you david

  • Freddyornot

    David, I see your message…the page seems to be in “load” mode but looks good.

  • Dion Mac

    So we will just be looking at a chat box right? No live footage?

  • dkbnyc

    Did it start? I’m not seeing anything.

  • just me

    Darn it, I was in once, then I reloaded and now I can’t get in :(

  • Bolthead

    Event full? Increase capacity please

  • thepanttherlady

    Still better than nothing, David. :)

  • rob

    i just got kicked off of the stream and came back now. it wont let me view

  • rob

    please help?

  • Sam

    Somebody know if I will get Lte in orlando fl. and when ??

  • Joe

    I would like to join but it says I have to ask :/

  • just me

    I can’t get in :( I keep getting a message that the capacity set by the host has been reached. I should never have reloaded D:

    • Excited for the change

      I keep getting that message too, I’m not sure why I’m worried, I go into work in about an hour so I’m sure ill find out everything then lol.

    • dkbnyc

      go to cnet.

  • Jon

    can’t get in =(

  • Rob

    Event is full…blah

  • FIX IT :(

  • Kartheek

    David, Can you please increase the capacity?

  • Dion Mac

    Does anybody know if CMod 10.1 4.2.2 is LTE friendly for the Nexus 4? I updated to it thinking that they killed the google LTE fix. Blonde moment perhaps?

    • Joshua Wise

      You will need to flash a previous radio.

    • MaseW

      You have to “downgrade” your radio firmware to the version that came with the phone originally. Go to the N4 XDA forum, they have the firmware and instructions on how to flash it.

      • Dion Mac

        thanks!

  • RaguMaster

    If you go over to cnet it hasnt started yet so no worries guys

  • S. Ali

    Event has reached capacity??

  • just me

    Has anyone found a video stream? I’m only finding “live” blogs.

    • The stream is for media only.

    • Guest

      There’s no live video stream.

  • Excited for the change

    Darn capacity full!

  • rob

    i guess no live stream. how do we get back in though. its kicking people off line

  • Joe

    Here is another live blog at Cnet. Everyone to Cnet! http://live.cnet.com/Event/T-Mobile_Uncarrier_press_conference

  • j smith

    i want to join in the live stream

  • Bradley mudd

    Unfortunately, this event has reached
    the capacity set by the host,,Please let the host know you would
    like to join and check back to see if
    more space opens up!

  • PK

    let me in

  • Bradley mudd

    Unfortunately, this event has reached
    the capacity set by the host.Please let the host know you would
    like to join and check back to see if
    more space opens up!

  • rfgenerator

    According to another live blog on this event, T-Mobile made the decision to not allow any live stream available to the public. More smoke and mirrors with this “uncarrier” song and dance.

    • Guest

      Because no one is going to report on what’s happening at the event. Smoke and mirrors indeed.

  • Turb0wned

    Can’t get in nether!

  • just me

    Capacity has been bumped, I was able to get in now. Thanks, David! Anyone know of any live video streams of this event?

  • eli

    engadget has a cast also guys

  • Torry

    If you cant get it, don’t refresh the page. Instead, refresh the coveritlive widget only by pressing the refresh button in the bottom right. It worked for me.

  • NickS

    Anyone
    What site r u guys using to see it?
    If someone can post it please..

  • HeatFan786

    Apparently the GS3 has LTE according to the T-Mobile website. Compare the different colors and you will see an option for LTE and it is checked off. Creates some confusion on the consumer’s part.

    • there are two versions of the GS3 . one with LTE and one without.

      • HeatFan786

        Not according to the site. Nothing official on the T999L.

        • well TMO online is known to lag behind and barf on things … eventually you’ll see the proper listing.

        • HeatFan786

          Honestly, I am fed up with T-Mobile. I think I am leaving. I got a bad Galaxy S3 replacement and it is my third device. I got a bad IMEI and they have tried to unblock it three times. I just want my money back and I am going to Straight Talk or Metro PCS. $760 lost in a month. It took me 4 months to save up for the S3. (Had other pressing needs.)

    • Trevnerdio

      The new GSIII does…

      • HeatFan786

        But this isn’t the new S3. Look at the specs, still the same. They are going to refresh the new S3.

        • Trevnerdio

          Oh I didn’t know that hadn’t refreshed yet

  • Torry

    the iPhone5 is coming April 12th https://explore.t-mobile.com/iphone-5

  • Freddyornot

    Iphone on TMO! My wife is finally going to let me switch back to TMO! She hates VZ. HOTNESS!!!

  • LC

    I love how John gave you a shout out, David!

  • Tulio M. Mesa

    Damn david ._. didnt make enough room! if anyone cant see it go to Cnet

  • Freddyornot

    Any idea when preorders will start for the Iphone 5 for TMO?

  • Nick Gonzalez

    Son of a biscuit! I was in but accidently closed my browser. I no smart today

  • dkbnyc

    T-Mobile finally gets the iPhone: iPhone 5 available April 12 with $99.99 down payment

  • Locked out

    don’t click refresh……you’ll never get in. My mistake.

  • J McB

    same here. still can’t get in

  • Dion Mac

    Thats crazy how they mention you in the event but didn’t actually invite you…

    • how did they mention him?

  • Jerry Sciacchitano

    Any chance can get in?

  • Joseph Tongret

    I’ve never been so impressed with a wireless company CEO! John is an in your face, kiss my a$$, let’s step outside, CEO! LOL, I love this guy! I just can’t get enough of his gritty persona! This really makes things interesting!

  • Jerry Sciacchitano

    How do you get in?

  • impasse

    so the question now that they’ve finally updated the extremely old my tmobile upgrade process..how do us grandfathered contract folks figure out how much of a discount we can get on a phone? the new upgrade site doesn’t show any difference on an upgrade-eligible line vs. non-eligible, just that the latter can’t use the monthly payments. i’d be pretty okay with not having a subsidy if it meant taking $10-$20 off my monthly bill, though..

  • Guest

    Galaxy S4 will arrive on May 1 on T-Mobile!

  • Guest

    Reporter asks what T-Mobile would do if you leave after a month or two after buying a phone. Response: you pay off the device however you’d like, turn it in for trade-in value, etc. Essentially, deal with the phone cost and then you’re done.

  • Guest

    Another asks about phone locking. Phone unlocking will occur only when phone is paid off or traded back.

  • anon812

    I just called t-mobile to see if I can switch to the new plans..guess what they dont tell u, u have to pay $200line as migration fees upfront. And they say you make it up in no time with savings..blaaah..

    • thepanttherlady

      If you’re on a classic plan trying to move to the value plan, yes a migration fee will be incurred unless you are at 18 months into your contract. This isn’t a secret and has been this way for a very long time.

    • marsdta

      In my case they wanted 150 per line. Though one Customer rep told my sister that they would waive it for us since we have been with them for years. BUT a rep i spoke to said that was not the case. Not sure who to believe. Im going to have to go to a tmo store to get something more concrete, dont want to get surprised with 300 bill next month

  • mnaz105

    T-Mobile will assist in getting locked phones unlocked to bring over to T-Mobile. They’ll even call up former carrier reps to deal with it.

  • Kamil Czerniak

    Please, bump capacity! I’m entirely sick of CNET coverage. Every sentence in their liveblog has to have “i” word.

  • Eric H.

    If we are on a cheaper grandfathered plan, can we buy the iPhone 5 for $579? Or will it be more? Or will we have to come off of our grandfathered plan to buy it?

  • chris

    Can I see the event replay anywhere?

  • Joseph Tongret

    Thank you Neil/Conan for your work to keep us all up to the minute on the press conference! You did an amazing job!