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T-Mobile added an impressive 8.3 million customers in 2014, preliminary earnings announced

T-Mobile normally leaves it at least three weeks after a quarter has ended before announcing any financial figures. But for Q4 2014, the company has decided to give us an early sneak peak at its final quarter earnings. As well as an overview on 2014. As suspected – last year was huge for our favorite carrier. In a press release published this morning, T-Mobile announced its preliminary full year 2014 … [read full article]

Apple starts selling iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with wider LTE support

Today, Apple started selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models unlocked and contract free with support for 20 national and international LTE bands. Just like the T-Mobile model, pricing starts at $649. Just a few months ago, Apple started selling the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. They were firsts for T-Mobile fans for a couple of reasons: They supported Wi-Fi calling and VoLTE. What’s more, Apple has been selling the T-Mobile version … [read full article]

T-Mobile outlines plans to use unlicensed 5GHz spectrum in trials “in the near future”

In a blog post published earlier today T-Mobile’s network chief, Neville Ray outlines the company’s plans to integrate new spectrum in to the company’s existing arsenal of airwaves. And while 2014 was the year of 700MHz low-band spectrum, seamless handover between VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling and wideband LTE, 2015 is something new. As we wrote about in a post just a … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Braxton Carter and Neville Ray to present at the 2015 Citi Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference

Although T-Mobile isn’t making any official Uncarrier announcements at CES this year, the carrier is sending one of its executives to present a keynote speech in Las Vegas, at the Citi Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference. Braxton Carter, the carrier’s Chief Financial Officer and Neville Ray, the Chief Network Wizard will deliver the keynote presentations at 12:30pm Eastern (9:30 Pacific) on Wednesday, January 7th. If you want to tune in to the presentation, … [read full article]

Happy New Year from TmoNews!

2014 was an amazing year for T-Mobile, and a great year for TmoNews. We’ve had so much to talk about, get excited over and get annoyed at with T-Mo. Whether it was all the fantastic Uncarrier moves like offering to pay of ETFs, giving everyone free music streaming or a 7-day test-drive, the carrier has been at the forefront of competitive moves in the wireless industry. It’s why we’ve seen it grown to … [read full article]

John Legere on 2015: The wireless revolution is speeding up to warp speed

I couldn’t help but think of Star Trek when reading John Legere’s forward-looking post for next year. Published a short while ago, T-Mobile’s CEO outlines what he sees happening over the next twelve months in the wireless industry. It’s certainly worth a read and doesn’t stop with just mobile phones and carriers. Of particularly interest to us though is his take on the state of the wireless industry. With T-Mobile having … [read full article]

Update on legacy plan to Simple Choice switch confusion: You shouldn’t be losing data

A week ago, we pushed out an article asking how you felt about T-Mobile strategy in switching customers from older, legacy plans to new Simple Choice offers. It became clear beforehand that a number of customers weren’t happy about moving to a new plan and potentially losing allowances, or being pushed on to a plan without their permission. Having … [read full article]

T-Mobile in 2014 – A year in review

Having had such a good year in 2013, I wasn’t all that optimistic about 2014. After all, following up an industry changing year with another is as difficult as releasing a great second album or movie sequel. I mean, you’ve all watched The Matrix Reloaded, right? But, being the ever-persistent Un-carrier, T-Mo decided not to pay any attention to the script. Instead, its 2014 was so memorable I’ve virtually forgotten everything it did … [read full article]