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T-Mobile Takes Jabs At New AT&T Shared Data Plans

With T-Mobile already hitting Verizon on their recently announced Share Everything plans, they’re turning their attention to AT&T’s morning announcement of their own shared data plans unveiling in late August. Penned by T-Mobile’s Direct of Product Marketing, Harry Thomas, T-Mobile points out that AT&T’s plans are costly, complicated and overall just not good for the customer. Read the statement below: Slashgear   Full Statement:   “Unlike AT&T and … [read full article]

(Updated x2) T-Mobile Suffering Data Outage Says Early Reports?

Update: T-Mobile has confirmed the outage via Twitter Update 2: T-Mobile now says full data services are restored. We’re receiving early word on Twitter that T-Mobile may be suffering a data outage in some areas across the country. As it stands, we can’t pinpoint an exact location as reports are popping up in random spots across the US with T-Mobile users suffering data connection issues. Others, like … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces New Set Of Business Oriented Data Plans

T-Mobile has just announced revamped mobile broadband data plans for business users allowing them to choose whether they or not they want to be throttled when reaching their data cap. T-Mobile is now offering “overage-free” and “high-speed” data plans for use with its tablet, mobile hotspots, and USB data stick lineup. The “overage-free” data plans allows businesses to control the cost of monthly data usage with plans that slow data speeds down when … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps Users Average 1.3GB Of Data Per Month

With T-Mobile Senior Vice President Dave Mayo coming out and discussing a bit on T-Mobile’s current network modernization project, we almost lost comments from T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer, Neville Ray. Ray dropped one very interesting factoid during a presentation at the NGMN conference in San Francisco — T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps smartphone users consume 1.3GB of data per month on average. This figure of course comes just two weeks after a T-Mobile “expert” … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says ‘No Thanks’ To Family Shared Data Plans

As Verizon ramped up their own planned shared data plans earlier this week, T-Mobile’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, Andrew Sherrard has taken to T-Mobile’s own blog to lay down the company’s position on shared family data plans. According to Sherrard’s posting, we shouldn’t expect to see shared family data plans on T-Mobile anytime soon and that’s just fine with me. It’s an interesting position and yet, Sherrard brings up some key points … [read full article]

RootMetrics: T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42 Network A Great Choice

Hey HSPA+ 42Mbps doubters, RootMetrics says learn to love your T-Mobile 4G network because it’s pretty damn good. According to their study, T-Mobile is closer to AT&T’s LTE network than you might expect and definitely belongs in the top tier with Verizon’s and AT&T’s LTE networks. Their most recent study took a look at 42 markets for a combined 320,000 drive and indoor location data tests, using off-the-shelf consumer phones you can already … [read full article]

T-Mobile Considering Video Channel That Doesn’t Require Data Plan?

T-Mobile Senior Vice President, Brad Duea sat down in an interview this morning and hinted at a new effort by T-Mobile to expand video content for your smartphone. The data plan under consideration by T-Mobile (Verizon hinted at the same style plan as well) would allow for a new video channel that would be available on T-Mobile smartphones carrying T-Mobile ads and device tips alongside entertainment programming. The cost of the data plan … [read full article]

T-Mobile, AT&T Win Top Honors In PC World Speed Test Report

T-Mobile and AT&T have taken top honors in PC World’s most recent 13-city study breaking down the speeds of the nation’s top four wireless carriers. The study involved “snapshot measurements of wireless service in 13 cities — Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle and Washington, D.C.” T-Mobile’s HPSA+ 21 network took the crown on the 3G side, reaching average download speeds … [read full article]

T-Mobile Raising Price On Classic Unlimited 5GB and 10GB Data Features Beginning April 4th

Beginning April 4th, T-Mobile will increase the price of the Premium 5GB Promotional Bundles and Ultra – 10GB Promotional Bundles Classic data features by $5 per month. The currently available Classic 5GB and 10GB promotional bundles will be replaced with new plans and a $5 monthly rate increase. This price will not affect any customers who have added the 5GB or 10GB promotional bundles prior to April 4th. There is no change to … [read full article]

Editorial: I Still Think Throttling Data Sucks, There I said It

I’ve long thought T-Mobile’s loose definition of “unlimited data” has needed to change and now, with AT&T at the center of a throttling data news cycle, “unlimited” is once again called into question. In fact, one AT&T user successfully sued AT&T in small claims court winning $850 after the judge agreed AT&T had sold the customer an unlimited plan and then purposely slowed him down. AT&T has justified throttling by claiming it … [read full article]