Posts by David Beren

Sprint Asking State Regulators To Review AT&T/T-Mobile Deal

If Sprint hasn’t already solidified their position as the greatest vocal opponent to the proposed AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile, yesterday’s West Virginia filing may cement it. Sprint has asked West Virginia state regulators to review the proposed $39 billion dollar purchase with Sprint expecting to file similar requests in other states as well. “Clearly the interest of the public in this state will be adversely affected by the proposed merger because it … [read full article]

Department Of Justice Asks For More Information On AT&T/T-Mobile Acquisition

The Department of Justice has extended its review of the AT&T proposal for its $39 billion dollar acquisition of T-Mobile due to requests for new information. This move could allow the Justice Department to extend it’s review of the proposed deal indefinitely. Along with the request for more information, two unnamed sources said that antitrust authorities have sent “civil investigative demands” to competitors of the two carriers. These … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces New 4G Cities, Launching Today

T-Mobile announces three new cities being added to the 4G arsenal giving T-Mobile 4G coverage in 170 markets. Fort Myers, FL; Pueblo, CO and Wilkes Barre-Scranton, PA are all formally inducted into the 4G fraternity. Welcome! If you’re living in one of those brand new 4G areas, don’t forget to take a look at the myTouch 4G deal for new and add a line customers going on now! @tmobile[read full article]

Early Look At T-Mobile G2x Running Gingerbread

I must admit to a little jealousy of Chris Ziegler of Thisismynext.com (formerly of Engadgetmobile) as he scored himself a preview of Gingerbread for the T-Mobile G2x. While T-Mobile promised it wouldn’t be a long wait for early G2x adopters, with no solid date given we’re going to eat up any previews of what to expect on the G2x when in fact the update does arrive. You can check out the video above or read … [read full article]

Blackberry 9900 Official On T-Mobile, Available “Later This Year”

Well that didn’t take long at all as T-Mobile just announced via Twitter and Facebook the arrival of the Blackberry Bold 9900 to the Magenta network later this year. It was only an hour ago that the Bold 9900 went official and there was indication of a T-Mobile possibility with an AWS variant. If only every phone announcement went as quickly as this. @twitter Full Specs: … [read full article]

myTouch 4G Gingerbread ROM Leaks, Official Version Close?

It was a little over two weeks ago that we first received word that the myTouch 4G was undergoing internal testing for a Gingerbread release. Now with the official ROM leaking out onto the internets, we’re hoping an official launch isn’t that far off. As usual the ROM made it’s way to the XDA-Developers forum as Android 2.3.3. One noticeable difference is the addition of the Quick Settings tab found in the pull-down notification screen. … [read full article]

Blackberry Announces Blackberry Bold Touch 9900

For any Blackberry fans, the announcement of the Blackberry Bold 9900 at Blackberry World this morning in Orlando will hardly come as a surprise. The Bold 9900 has been discussed quite a bit in recent months and even made a cameo appearance on Blackberry’s website accidentally a few day early. As Blackberry does so well with their devices the Bold 9900 will have a GSM variant that will support UMTS bands 1,4 … [read full article]

Reminder: T-Mobile 4G Is Taking On The iPhone 4 In Seattle Speed Tests

This message is for you Seattle residents as you all hopefully remember this is the weekend T-Mobile takes the iPhone 4 on in a no holds barred speed test. The prize? A one thousand dollar prize to any iPhone 4 owner who can beat the Samsung Galaxy S 4G two out of three times in a speed test at one of the T-Mobile retail locations mentioned on the flyer below. The contest runs through tomorrow, … [read full article]