Posts by Cam Bunton

T-Mobile Q2 earnings conference call subject to time change

T-Mobile announced this morning that its financial earnings conference call for Q2 2014 will be pushed back 30mins. The call was originally scheduled for Thursday, July 31st at 8:00am Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), but has been changed to 8:30am EDT. That’s 5:30am Pacific, or 7:30am Central. As usual, you’ll also be able to tune in to the call online. The live webcast will be available to stream over at [read full article]

T-Mobile announces new limited-time family plans: 4 people get 10GB LTE for $100, from July 30

T-Mobile has just announced a new, competitive family plan which it’s going to launch on July 30th. A family of four will be able to get 10GB of LTE data (2.5GB each) until 2016 for $100 per month. The plan includes all the usual Un-carrier benefits, including unlimited talk, text, free international data and unlimited music streaming. John Legere announced the new offer in a blog post this morning and – in his usual … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers can now text-to-911 in Collier County, Fla

Collier County has become the first in Florida to switch on the text-to-911 system for T-Mobile customers. Initially in Collier, it was only available to Verizon customers, but now T-Mo subscribers can also shoot a text message to 911 in emergency situations. It’s expected to roll out to other carriers’ users in the near future. Since mid-June when the service launched first, 2 reports have been taken via text. The first was a … [read full article]

Cell phone unlocking bill passed by Congress

Ever since a specific exemption in the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) made phone unlocking illegal earlier this year, a movement has been underway to make sure consumers had the right to unlock their devices once their contract period is up. A bill was proposed to make it legal, and was passed by the Senate fairly recently. Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the bill, making phone unlocking … [read full article]

Masked gunmen rob T-Mobile store in NW Harris County, make off with $30k in devices

Whenever I’ve written in the past about stores being robbed – whether they’re Apple or T-Mobile stores – it’s almost always been a case of smash and grab, in which nothing much is taken, and no one got hurt. I was taken aback then, when I read a report over at the Houston Chronicle detailing a robbery at a Harris County T-Mobile store at 11260 West FM 1960. At 1:20pm local time on … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q2 2014 earnings call scheduled for July 31

T-Mobile US has officially confirmed that its financial earnings report conference call will take place on July 31, 2014 at 8am Eastern Daylight Time (5am Pacific). A couple of hours before that, the company will also issue a press release with all the ins and outs published in it. You can listen in to the call by heading over to the T-Mobile investor site, and logging in to the publicly available … [read full article]

Details and pics of T-Mobile’s upcoming 4G LTE Cel-Fi ‘RS3 Duo’ signal booster

T-Mobile’s been planning an update to its current Cel-Fi home signal boosters it seems and your curiosity regarding the RS3 should be satisfied now. At least for the short term. Uncovered by a Reddit user Bulls729, both the new Windows Unit and Coverage Unit filings have been published by the FCC. As you can see, there’s been something of a redesign. In my mind, it’s by far the most visually appealing. … [read full article]

Rural 2G in Texas set to be upgraded to 4G [Update: Maybe not?]

As part of its ongoing commitment to building a “Data Strong” network, T-Mo has stated that it will be upgrading several 2G areas to 4G/LTE before the end of this year. This move joins others like building up wideband LTE in major metro areas, and rolling out 4×2 MIMO in others to offer the best, fastest network available. However, the 2G to 4G upgrade is by far – in my mind – of biggest … [read full article]