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The long goodbye – by David Beren

This is a post I never wanted to write, never dreamed of writing and hoped would never come to pass. Alas, my time at the head of the site I founded some 5 years ago will come to end. My time at TmoNews has been one of the most memorable experiences of my life and I wouldn’t trade it for the world. Unfortunately, change is in the air and my position as the pre-eminent T-Mobile … [read full article]

Will T-Mobile’s Momentum Begin Chipping Away At Their Rivals? Analyst Magic 8 Ball Says Yes

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As the days tick down to T-Mobile’s third quarter financial report, thanks in part to the bold action of their CEO, analysts are continuing to make bold predictions. According to an average estimate of seven analysts contacted by Reuters, T-Mobile is expected to report another 444,000 net additions when they release their third quarter financial results on November 5th. In fact, some analysts Reuters spoke with called those numbers conservative. By comparison, AT&T … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces UnCarrier Phase 3 Part II, Tablets, Tablets And More Tablets

As anticipated, T-Mobile is announcing free 200MB of data every month for life. With the announcement of the new iPad mini with Retina and iPad Air, the timing couldn’t be more intentional as T-Mobile finally joined the club of LTE-ready iPad cellular data partners. “We’ve been waiting for a while to get in this game and stop this silliness,”said T-Mobile … [read full article]

Apple Announces New iPads, T-Mobile Finally Gets In On The Fun

T-Mobile’s CEO wasn’t teasing when he promised a Magenta announcement coming out of todays Apple iPad special event. For the first time, T-Mobile is now a cellular data partner with Apple’s iPad line and will support LTE on the UnCarrier. While the practice of data coverage on a tablet isn’t “new” news for T-Mobile customers (see: Android tablets), there is one thing that makes todays announcement something special. T-Mobile is offering … [read full article]

T-Mobile Is Bringing The World A little Closer With “Simple Global” International Unlimited Data Plans

T-Mobile’s UnCarrier Phase 3 is kicking off into global gear with the announcement of “Simple Global” as T-Mobile looks to bring the world a little closer together. T-Mobile is making it simple and easy in the global arena by introducing unlimited global data at no extra charge in 100+ countries. “The cost of staying connected across borders is completely crazy,” said John … [read full article]

T-Mobile Boosts LTE Network To 202 Million POPs, 233 Metro Areas

T-Mobile’s Simple Global plan may steal the headlines tonight but not to be out-shined is a brand new set of LTE announcements. T-Mobile’s announcing 202 million people are now covered in 233 metro areas covering 91 of the top 100 largest markets by population. T-Mobile’s LTE market announcement is almost one month to date from their earlier news of 180 million POPs covered in more than 154 markets. Let’s just be … [read full article]

T-Mobile Retiring Classic Plans In National Retail Channels Beginning November 1st

In a move that I firmly believe has been a long time coming, T-Mobile sent out an alert this morning informing employees that they were stopping Classic Plans at national retailers. Unfortunately, the image doesn’t say what is forthcoming for the company’s national retail partners, but I imagine this may have something to do with the third phase of T-Mobile’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile Sets September 18th As Galaxy Note 3 Pre-Order Day, Available For $199 Down

In a bit of good news to start the week off right, T-Mobile just dropped word the Galaxy Note 3 will go up for pre-order on September 18th. The device itself will launch on October 2nd alongside the Galaxy Gear smart watch, but you can get your orders in early and make sure you are one of the first with Samsung’s newest flagship device. Pre-order shipments are expected to “start shipping … [read full article]

T-Mobile Improves Unlimited Data Smartphone Hotspot Bundles, Begins Today

Well, this is a good way to end the day as T-Mobile improves their unlimited data hotspot bundles beginning today, September 10th. Beginning today, T-Mobile customers on their Unlimited high-speed data plans can add new hotspot packages for as little as $20. Beginning September 10, our postpaid customers will get more tethering for less with our Unlimited data features! Now customers can enjoy Unlimited high-speed data and a substantial amount of Smart … [read full article]