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T-Mobile Q3 financial results are in: Record 1.4 million net branded postpaid additions

T-Mobile just announced its third quarter financial results, and – as expected – it makes for great reading. The company set a new record for branded postpaid net adds, and entered “double digit percentage revenue growth.” In short: Q3 was great for magenta, and was the biggest growth quarter in T-Mo’s history. Here are a few key figures: 1.4 million branded postpaid net adds 1.2 million branded postpaid phone net adds Branded prepaid … [read full article]

T-Mo Xperia Z3 pre-orders arriving on doorsteps

Over the past couple of days, we’ve received a number of emails telling us that Xperia Z3 units were being shipped and arriving on doorsteps early. But, until today, we didn’t have any images. Thanks to one of ours readers, we now have physical confirmation that the Z3 units pre-ordered last week are already being sent to customers. I’ve already given you my [read full article]

FCC delays 600MHz TV spectrum auction until 2016

The FCC has decided to delay the 600MHz TV spectrum auction initially planned for 2015, due to an impending court case. Gary Epstein, Chair of the FCC’s incentive auction task force, announced the move in a blog posted just a short while ago. Earlier this week, the court issued a briefing schedule in which the final briefs are not due until late January 2015.  Oral arguments will follow at a later date yet … [read full article]

Rumor states Deutsche Telekom is seeking a buyer for T-Mobile (again)

A report published earlier today claims that Deutsche Telekom is looking for an alternative buyer for T-Mobile after the deal with Iliad proved to be a no-go. The publication, Manager Magazin, cites people familiar with the company and claims that DT is specifically looking for companies that aren’t direct competitors to T-Mo US. This report does come as something of a surprise, after another report (again, a rumor) claimed fairly recently that Deutsche … [read full article]

T-Mobile iPad Air 2 pre-order availability limited to 16GB models, integrated Apple SIM locked [Update]

An internal memo doing the rounds at T-Mobile reveals a couple of interesting tidbits regarding the upcoming pre-orders for Apple’s next generation iPad Air. As revealed earlier today, the pre-orders will launch tomorrow, with an expected shipping date of October 29th. But, unless you’re planning on pre-ordering a 16GB you could be in for a … [read full article]

FTC and T-Mobile in settlement talks over premium service charge lawsuit

T-Mobile and the FTC are in talks to settle a lawsuit which alleges the carrier added unauthorized charged to customer phone bills. Both sides asked for the lawsuit to be put on hold for 90 days while they work on a deal which suits both parties. “The parties are engaged in substantive settlement talks that they believe would resolve this matter and eliminate the need for further litigation,” lawyers for T-Mobile and the … [read full article]

Reminder: iOS 8.1 arriving for iPhone and iPad later today (Update: Here!)

UPDATE: iOS 8.1 has rolled out. Let us know how you get on installing it, and if you have any issues. Also, if you try Apple Pay. I’d love to hear how well it works, before it rolls out on my side of the pond.  If you have an iPhone or iPad on T-Mobile’s network, remember that a pretty major “dot” update is coming your way today. iOS 8.1 is expected to land within … [read full article]

Network update: T-Mobile LTE Sightings in Maine, rural Illinois and Pennsylvania

I have no idea what T-Mobile’s network engineers are eating for breakfast each morning, but if I had to guess from the rate of expansion and upgrades, it’s probably Red Bull-soaked Lucky Charms and three triple espressos. These guys are working incredibly quickly. Over the past 10-14 days, I’ve received a huge number of sightings and updates from readers across the U.S. noticing LTE in new markets, in many different areas. Illinois [read full article]