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Mike Sievert being promoted to COO in T-Mobile executive re-shuffle

In an email sent out to all T-Mobile employees this morning, John Legere outlined a corporate re-shuffle taking place at the Un-carrier. Undoubtedly, the biggest news is Mike Sievert’s move from CMO (chief marketing officer) to COO (chief operating officer). In the memo to staff – which we’ve been able to look at (thanks to our sources) – Legere states that he has created the position for Sievert. His responsibilities will include guiding … [read full article]

Legere: “We are not an underdog brand”

T-Mobile has become the most talked about carrier in the U.S. wireless industry. Its bold Uncarrier moves have made it the talk of the town. Its growth and popularity since starting Uncarrier have been incredible. And many will put this boldness and success down to one person: John Legere. More often than not, tech reporters will come away from a T-Mobile press event with comments on the chief’s style and choice of language. … [read full article]

Android 5.0 Lollipop update now available for T-Mobile Galaxy S5

A couple of readers just got in touch with us to inform us that the long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update has landed for the T-Mobile Galaxy S5. And by the looks of things, it’s a fairly hefty update weighing in at almost 1GB in size. It’s available to download over the air, so if you haven’t received a notification yet, check your settings and update manually. If that fails, give Samsung Kies a … [read full article]

“New HTC One” March 1st reveal date confirmed officially by HTC

We had a pretty good idea that this was the case, but just to be sure there was no doubt, HTC has just tweeted an image with the tagline “let them stare”. The tweet, posted by the company’s UK presence confirms that the new device is going to be revealed on March 1st. Let them stare. The new HTC One revealed 01.03.15. pic.twitter.com/qehl2KFmdz — HTC UK (@HTC_UK) February 17, 2015[read full article]

Galaxy S6 or HTC One (M9) – Which upcoming device excites you most? [Poll]

In just under two weeks’ time, HTC and Samsung will be unveiling their next generation smartphones at separate events in Barcelona, the day before MWC 2015 officially kicks off. Surprisingly, other manufacturers haven’t been as quick to announce an unveiling during the convention. Both LG and Sony will have muted presences in Barca, leaving HTC and Sammy to scrap it out for the “best smartphone of MWC” award. Rumors have been rife regarding … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q4 and full year 2014 earnings call to take place on Feb. 19

Although the company has already announced preliminary financial results for the final quarter and full fiscal year of 2014, T-Mobile is set to announce full results officially on February 19th. Just six days from now. The call will run for approximately 90 mins and will be an “extended, open conversation” kicking off at 9:00am Eastern, and ending at 10:30am Eastern. That’s 6:00am to 7:30am Pacific. As with Q3′s entertaining earnings call, … [read full article]

T-Mobile-friendly Microsoft device shows up in FCC, new Lumia incoming?

If there’s one thing we’re short on in the world of T-Mobile devices, it’s big Windows Phones. But, there’s a small glimmer of hope shining from FCC filings which could indicate that’s about to change. In a filing made by Microsoft, there’s a device that’s been tested on a number of LTE and HSPA bands. All of which point to a device compatible with T-Mobile’s airwaves. The device was tested on band 2 (1900MHz) LTE and WCDMA,  Band 4 … [read full article]

New carrier phone unlock regulation active from today

Although the agreement made between carriers and the FCC was virtually finalized in 2013, carriers from today can’t say no to customer requests to unlock their phones. Providing they are no longer under contract, or have any installments to pay. Once unlocked, you’re free to use your handset on which ever compatible carrier your heart desires. Up until now, carriers only had to meet three of six criteria set out in the agreement. … [read full article]

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