Archive | July, 2013

ISIS Mobile Payment System Finally Said To Go Nationwide Later This Year

ISIS, the mobile payment system back by AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile said yesterday it would expand its (very delayed) payment system nationwide later this year. ISIS allows consumers to make payments by waving their phones at a check-out terminal in lieu of a credit card. ISIS uses NFC technology that will allow to redeem coupons and use loyalty “with a tap of their smartphone.” ISIS originally was set to launch in the first … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces August 7th Release Date For LG Optimus F3

T-Mobile has gone and made the release of the LG Optimus F3, a phone we’ve already seen through a series of leaks official. Coming August 7th, the Optimus F3 will be available on the company’s Simple Choice rate plan offerings for $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $10. The Optimus F3 includes a 4″ IPS display, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, LTE capability, up to 32GB expandable memory … [read full article]

T-Mobile Rolling Out New Website Design With Cleaner Look, Lots Of Free Space

I wouldn’t say a new website design for T-Mobile is monumental news but as someone who appreciates simple and clean websites, the new look is something I’m digging. For some there may be a too much white/empty space, but the site is definitely simplifying the number of options one must choose to move through T-Mobile’s smartphone and rate plan selection. Gone are the scrolling “featured” sites and replaced with one HUGE section promoting T-Mobile’s JUMP! … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says 2×10 MHz Coming to 90% Of Top 25 Markets By End Of Year

T-Mobile Towers Logo (Hi-res)

We know T-Mobile is working hard and fast to do as much with their LTE network before year’s end which makes a new report unsurprising, but welcome. According to Light Reading, T-Mobile is ready to upgrade its 4G LTE market to 2x10MHz service in 90% of the top 25 market by the end of 2013. So David, what does that mean? Well, a good part of T-Mobile’s markets are 2x5MHz channels which … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces “Unprecedented Deal” This Summer With Zero Dollars Down For All Devices

Hello back-to-school special offer from T-Mobile as the company announces an “unparalleled promotion” this summer as it drops the down payment price on its entire lineup of devices in stores nationwide to zero down. This promotion allows both new and existing well-qualified customers to get the latest 4G LTE smartphones, tablets, mobile hotspots and feature phones at the upfront price of $0 down with monthly device payments. Still, there’s a bit of a catch … [read full article]

LG G2 Passes Through The FCC, T-Mobile HSPA+ And LTE In Tow

Anytime a device passes through the FCC halls T-Mobile compatible HSPA+ and LTE bands, we’ll always get a little hopeful and it’s happening once again with the passage of the LG G2. While the device is set to be officially unveiled by LG in New York on August 7th, the device hit the FCC yesterday complete with AT&T and T-Mobile compatible LTE, HSPA+ frequencies. I’d like to think that means a multi-carrier … [read full article]

T-Mobile Boosts MetroPCS Coverage With 15 Additional Markets, New Plan And Smartphones

  T-Mobile is making good on its promise to expand MetroPCS coverage with the launch of 15 additional markets less than three months after finalizing their merger. MetroPCS will introduce two new smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 521 and LG Optimus F3 in the new cities along with six additional models and the company’s bring your own device option. Wait, that’s not all as MetroPCS also introduces a “$40, period” rate plan that includes … [read full article]

T-Mobile Branded LG Optimus F3 Press Shots Leak On Twitter

It’s been almost two months since we last heard anything about the upcoming LG Optimus F3 for T-Mobile. Well, @evleaks is back with some unofficial press shots providing us with another look at the hardware and LG customized software. A quick rewind to June 2nd shows a T-Mobile branded “F6 NewCo” being tested in the wild, but we knew better than to call it the F6. There’s still no word … [read full article]

He’s At It Again: T-Mobile CEO John Legere Tweets Simple Choice Is Bringing Over AT&T Customers

  At this point, if you’re on Twitter, a fan of T-Mobile and by extension TmoNews and not following T-Mobile’s CEO then stop whatever you are doing and go find @john_legere. The man just loves stirring up trouble as a new tweet hints that AT&T switchers are up “3-fold” since the launch of the company’s Simple Choice and Uncarrier … [read full article]