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T-Mobile’s 700MHz deals with Actel and I-700 approved by FCC

Back in August, several transactions between T-Mobile and a number of spectrum holders were revealed in public FCC filings. Most of which were incomplete or shown as “pending”. That is until very recently. If you check over at the constantly-updating Google sites page, you’ll notice an update for November 4th showing that T-Mobile has completed two of the purchases. One of which was with Actel (a CenturyLink company) for 700MHz … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus 6 stock to be constrained at launch

A number of sites have picked up on a supposed leak from Android Police purportedly showing that’s T-Mobile’s stock of the upcoming Nexus 6 will be constrained at launch. His source tells him that only 1 out of every 3 stores will have them in stock on release day. The staff community system has a message detailing that “due to inventory constraints” only some stores will have the Nexus 6 in … [read full article]

HTC One M8 for Windows quietly launches on T-Mobile [Update: Or not]

Earlier today, T-Mobile quietly launched the device online, showing the price as $585.60, or $0 down and 24 monthly payments $24.40. Since then, the listing changed, and now shows “COMING SOON”. However, if you go to the cell phones store page and hit the “info” icon on the HTC One M8 for Windows listing, you can hit the “Buy Now” button and order it that way. [read full article]

DT chief: Uncarrier branding “one of the most impressive marketing stories I have ever seen”

A lot of change has happened for T-Mobile over the past couple of years. At one point it was rock bottom and hopeless after the attempted buyout by AT&T fell flat. Then Uncarrier happened. And it has to be one of the biggest turnarounds in telecoms history. As well as breaking down customer pain points, getting the iPhone on its store shelves and offering fantastic deals, the company has been rolling out its LTE … [read full article]

RootMetrics network report: Verizon and T-Mobile share 1st place in Philadelphia

T-Mobile regularly states that its data network is the fastest in the country, proudly using its “Data Strong” brand promise as often as it can. But it wasn’t until earlier this year that RootMetrics’ independent reports started catching up with what the carrier already knew. Perhaps a reason why – in the past – the company’s chiefs have mocked the RootMetrics results for being out of date and not being truly independent. In one of its … [read full article]

Nexus 6, by far the most popular new ‘droid among TmoNews readers

A couple of weeks back, I published a poll to see which of T-Mobile’s upcoming Android devices was the most exciting to our readers here on TmoNews. Giving you the choice between the Sony Xperia Z3, Galaxy Note 4 and the Nexus 6. And – surprising to me – the most popular by far was the Nexus 6. Over 3,700 of you voted (huge thanks for that, you’re awesome), to help … [read full article]

Detailed report shows how T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint compared in Q3

It seems an age since T-Mobile announced its results for Q3 of this year, having added a record number of branded postpaid additions. It also posted double digit service revenue growth. In fact, in virtually every measurable performance indicator, T-Mobile showed incredible statistics. Jan Dawson, a knowledgeable and respected wireless industry analyst at Jackdaw, has teamed up exclusively with Fierce Wireless to publish his third quarter slides which show how T-Mobile stacked up … [read full article]

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note Edge available from November 14th

Earlier today, Samsung published a press release announcing that the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge would be available on sale in the U.S. from November 14th. It will be available on all four major carriers, and the price is set to be astronomical. Although T-Mobile is yet to announce pricing, the Galaxy Note 4 Edge landing/pre-registration page on T-Mobile.com clearly displays the 11/14 date. Confirming information revealed [read full article]

T-Mobile wideband 15+15 LTE spotted in New York City

Good news for Big Apple dwellers on T-Mobile’s network! Over the past week we’ve received a number of emails telling us that New York City has finally got some wideband LTE network love. T-Mobiles “fatter data pipes” increase data download speeds significantly over LTE connections and help deal with higher traffic in major metro areas. And it’s been spotted in Brooklyn, NYC. It’s not yet been announced by T-Mobile officially, but we’ve received … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Verizon and Dish among 70 companies allowed to bid at AWS-3 auction

The FCC’s upcoming AWS-3 auction will be the biggest spectrum auction in the U.S. since 2008, and the list of companies qualified to bid has 70 names. The auction is set to begin on November 13th. T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T are all on the list, as is Dish Network. But perhaps the biggest absence is Sprint. Old Yeller decided to sit this one out. Alongside the major companies are a … [read full article]