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Galaxy S6 Edge and HTC One M9 more popular than S6 among TmoNews readers

Back on March 27th, we published a poll as pre-orders kicked off for three new devices. Those were – of course – the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and HTC One M9. Most who ordered their new smartphones on opening day will more than likely have received their shiny new gadgets by now. And so it seemed a good time to look back at the poll and see which devices you – … [read full article]

In case you missed it, somehow – John Legere and Donald Trump battle it out on Twitter

We all know John Legere takes no prisoners on social media. He tweets what he wants, when he wants and will quite happily antagonise his competition. But you can be sure he will never criticize his own customers. In fact, when it comes to CEOs on Twitter, there aren’t many that measure up to John’s engagement with his company’s subscribers. So, when Donald Trump decided to call out John for T-Mobile’s “terrible” service, … [read full article]

18 months later, Sprint copies T-Mobile international roaming feature

It’s become something of a pattern since the Uncarrier movements started a couple of years back: T-Mobile unleashes a program or plan, and another carrier copies it. Whether that’s separating the plan and cost of the phone in to two separate deals, or offering early upgrade plans. T-Mobile does it, and the rest follow suit in a bid to remain competitive. One of those moves – launched by T-Mobile in October 2013 – … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 sales already “nearly double” Galaxy S5 sales at T-Mobile

Tomorrow is the big launch day. The HTC One M9, Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be available officially in stores and online. And while T-Mobile has been offering them already on pre-sale, tomorrow is the first time you can walk in to a store and walk out with one in your hand. T-Mobile reminded us of this fact in an early press release, but more importantly, let us in … [read full article]

Analysts convinced on T-Mobile overtaking Sprint, just not sure when

If T-Mobile’s controversial CEO, John Legere is to be believed, T-Mobile has already overtaken Sprint as the third largest carrier in the States. This is down to the fact that Ol’ Yeller has been counting its inactive customers for much longer than is normal. Or at least, that’s what Legere claims. Regardless, most analysts are singing from the same hymn sheet now, … [read full article]

T-Mobile quietly discontinues Sony Xperia Z3

Sony just can’t seem to catch a break in the mobile market. Whether it’s because people are no longer excited by the brand, or because of its lack of marketing, the company’s attempts at competing in the mobile industry are a far cry from days gone by. And its presence in the U.S. just took another major hit. T-Mobile confirmed on Twitter last night that it no longer sells the Sony Xperia Z3. … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s new “next gen”coverage maps: Hit or miss?

T-Mobile fan or not, you can’t escape the carrier’s influence on the modern market. Before the company’s Un-carrier moves, the only discussion about network operators were generally complaints about signal strength (or lack of it). It takes something special for people to actually care about a carrier, and take notice of what it’s doing. Having recently launched Uncarrier 9.0, the carrier promises it’s not done yet and is moving confidently forward with its … [read full article]