Posts by David Beren

Sprint Prepares T-Mobile JUMP! Competitor With Its “One Up” Early Upgrade Program

  I really can’t wait to see how T-Mobile CEO @john_legere tweet reacts to the news that Sprint is preparing to launch its very own JUMP! competitor. Calling it “One Up,” Sprint is the last of the national carriers to echo T-Mobile’s early upgrade program after AT&T and Verizon launched their own programs soon after T-Mobile went live with JUMP! While it’s safe to argue that AT&T Next and Verizon EDGE … [read full article]

T-Mobile Lowers Pricing On Older iPhone Devices As It Clears Inventory Ahead Of New Apple Launches

In a move that will shock no one, T-Mobile quietly lowered the prices of its existing iPhone hardware last week. The iPhone 5 dropped from $149.99 and 24 monthly payments of $21 to $99 down and 24 monthly payments of $18.75 per month. That’s a $100 price drop to a total cost of $549 for the 16GB iPhone 5 variant. The pricing on the 32GB and 64GB models also drop $100 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Sets September 18th As Galaxy Note 3 Pre-Order Day, Available For $199 Down

In a bit of good news to start the week off right, T-Mobile just dropped word the Galaxy Note 3 will go up for pre-order on September 18th. The device itself will launch on October 2nd alongside the Galaxy Gear smart watch, but you can get your orders in early and make sure you are one of the first with Samsung’s newest flagship device. Pre-order shipments are expected to “start shipping … [read full article]

T-Mobile Updates LTE City List, Highlights 180 Million POPS And 154 Markets

After a yesterdays low-key announcement of another round of LTE market launches, T-Mobile has updated its full city list to show their entire LTE coverage area. Up from 116 markets and 157 million people, T-Mobile enow highlights 180 million POPs covered with the full list of available cities. If you know you’re already live with LTE, this might not be of much interest, but for those … [read full article]

T-Mobile iPhone 5c Pre-Order Goes Live At 3:01am ET Tomorrow, September 13th

Quick update for all your iPhone 5c fans as T-Mobile has confirmed a 3:01am eastern time pre-order for the iPhone 5c. The device will also be available directly from Apple at the same time, but only at the full retail price. T-Mobile’s pricing will start at $0 specified and 24 monthly payments of $22 for a total of $528. Get your 10 cups of coffee ready to stay up late and get … [read full article]

T-Mobile Updates LTE Coverage Numbers In AllThingsD Report

In the minutes following our uncovering of the T-Mobile iPhone 5s/iPhone 5c pricing, AllThingsD went on record with T-Mobile executive Andrew Sherrard. The AllThingsD report and related confirmation of the iPhone pricing isn’t what caught my eye, what did catch my eye is new numbers on T-Mobile’s LTE rollout. Sherrard told the publication that the company now covers 180 million people in 154 markets … [read full article]

T-Mobile iPhone 5s/5c Pricing Revealed Via Pre-Registration Pages

While T-Mobile sent out a short press release announcing support for the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c,  it lacked any information regarding pricing, especially Simple Choice pricing.  However, as it turns out, the pricing information has been right in our face thanks to the pre-registration pages. With the internet turning upside down that the iPhone 5c doesn’t show … [read full article]

Newly Published FCC Images Show Clearest Look At Purported Nexus 5 Hardware To Date

Newly published documents on the FCC website show us what could be the clearest look at the upcoming “Nexus 5” to date. It’s still speculation that this device is in fact the next-generation Nexus, but for the most part there’s plenty of agreement across the tech world that this is a Nexus smartphone. The listing, first spotted by Phonescoop was submitted as a “class 2 permissive change” of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Begins Selling LG G2 Online, In Stores September 25th

Some good news this morning as the LG G2 goes up for pre-order ahead of schedule through T-Mobile’s website. The LG flagship which features a 5.2″ Full HD display, 13 megapixel camera, rear-key functionality, 3000mAh, 2.26 Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core CPU and 2GB of RAM. The device will hit T-Mobile retail stores, select dealers and national retail sores on September 25th. Through T-Mobile’s Simple Choice plan, the G2 will cost “well-qualified” buyers … [read full article]