Posts by Kickstar13

(Updated: All Is Back To Normal) T-Mobile Outage In Houston, Texas

Houston, we have a problem! We’ve received word from our readers that there seems to be an outage in the Houston area, and just now T-Mobile has confirmed the outage via Twitter. T-Mobile states that they are indeed aware of the issue and their engineers are working hard to restore service to the Houston area as quickly as possible. We’ll let you know more on the outage when we hear more! Are both data and phone services down for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Lights Up HSPA+ 42 Mbps In Las Vegas, New York and Orlando

You would think after the AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile deal, Magenta would stop investing in its network, right? Wrong. T-Mobile continues to firmly hold its place as America’s largest 4G network, and its about to get faster…a lot faster. Today, T-Mobile announced the first major markets where it will double the speed of its HSPA+ 4G network, which will achieve theoretical download speeds of 42 Mbps. Those markets include Las Vegas, New York and Orlando, Florida. Customers … [read full article]

Will An AT&T Acquisition Of T-Mobile Really Happen?

A lot of T-Mobile subscribers are dreading the fact that AT&T has officially struck a deal with Deutsche Telekom to acquire T-Mobile USA for $39 billion. Heck, even Sprint is pissed off. But, while the companies have signed a definitive deal, it still has to be approved by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This process can take up to 6 months or more. Credit Suisse analyst Jonathan Chaplin … [read full article]

Sprint Releases Statement Expressing Thoughts On AT&T Acquisition of T-Mobile USA

Its about time! Sprint has officially voiced its opinion on the $39 billion AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Earlier this month, discussions between Deutsche Telekom and Sprint were heating up for a possible acquisition of T-Mobile USA by Sprint and it was almost certain that Sprint would purchase Magenta. It looks like it didn’t turn out the way Sprint wanted. Sprint’s statement is as follows: “The combination of AT&T and T-Mobile USA, if approved … [read full article]

HTC Pyramid In The Wild?

Taking a step back from all the shocking T-Mobile acquisition news, it looks like good ‘ol Mr. Blurrycam has found the HTC Pyramid. Just recently, the HTC Pyramid had been found roaming the Chinese badlands, and the image above looks awfully similar to the one that was leaked last week. Nothing new is revealed from the image other than the Pyramid will sport a dual-LED flash along with a large curvy backing. As a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts Question & Answer On AT&T Acquisition

Following today’s announcement of AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile USA, T-Mobile has posted a Q&A answering several frequently asked questions. And one question a majority of you might be wondering is whether T-Mobile will be getting the iPhone. All the answers to your questions below! Leave your thoughts in the comments! An agreement was announced under which AT&T will acquire T-Mobile USA. The agreement is the first step in a process that, including regulatory approvals, is expected to be completed in approximately 12 … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Considering T-Mobile USA Sale To Sprint?

If you may recall, just last week, Deutsche Telekom CFO Timotheus Hoettges ruled out rumors of DT selling its U.S branch. But now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests that Sprint is in talks with DT to acquire T-Mobile USA. According to people with knowledge of the matter, Sprint Nextel Corp. and Deutsche Telekom are holding meetings to discuss a possible acquisition. Citing multiple anonymous sources, Bloomberg states that discussions have been on … [read full article]

Google Rolling Out Android 2.3.3 To Nexus S & Nexus One

Just moments ago, Google announced via Twitter that the Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3) update is now rolling out to Nexus S and Nexus One users. While Nexus S owners already got a taste of the scrumptious gingerbread treat, Nexus One owners are (finally) receiving their promised Gingerbread update. For Nexus S owners, Google states that the Android 2.3.3 update will put an end to those random reboots users were experiencing, as … [read full article]

Customer Care Closed For President’s Day

If you were planing on getting that overdue bill fixed or getting an extra discount from the Loyalty Dept., you might want to do it before President’s Day. T-Mobile states that most Customer Service and Sales will be closed for the upcoming holiday between 10 p.m PT on February 20th and 3 a.m PT on February 22nd. If you try to reach General Care, Customer Loyalty, Financial Care, or FlexPay between the hours … [read full article]

HTC 50% Off Promotion Ending Early

Remember the 50% off HTC promotion T-Mobile was running back in January? Well, it looks like T-Mobile is ending the promotion a little earlier than expected. We reported in mid-January that Magenta would be running a promotion in which qualified customers with an eligible 2-year upgrade, would receive 50% off their HTC smartphone purchase when they opted for the Unlimited Web plan. The promotion went into affect on January 19th and was supposed … [read full article]