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Microsoft Lumia 435 heading to T-Mobile very soon

It looks incredibly likely that the budget Windows Phone from Microsoft is going to be making an appearance on T-Mobile store shelves very soon. The Lumia 435 is the latest low-end device that promises to be great value for money. T-Mobile’s support pages now list the device, and Microsoft has its own page dedicated to the T-Mo flavored version of the small smartphone. Thanks to the ever-perceptive … [read full article]

At least one T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge user has Android 5.1.1 update

According to one XDA-Developers forum member, T-Mobile has started its rollout of Android 5.1.1 for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. And by “rollout” we mean, one person has it so far, as far as we know. This strikes us as strange for a couple of reasons, primarily because T-Mobile devices generally don’t get software updates that quickly. Especially not skinned Samsung devices. (Galaxy Note 4, anyone?) Exactly how, then, this … [read full article]

User complaints of T-Mobile LTE speed “throttling” get John Legere’s attention

A couple of days back, a thread on Reddit started with a user complaining that they had experienced what they believed was throttling. As you’d expect, with a topic like that, the thread soon exploded and now has over 300 comments from people who are customers, fans and even employees of T-Mobile. Some are insinuating that customers are subject to throttling once they start reaching high levels of data usage. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q1 2015 earnings call reaction: It’s going to get even better

With the earnings call well and truly behind us I’ve had some time to think and ponder on some of the talking points. It’s easy when looking at numbers and figures to get bogged down by statistics and financials. I find it takes time, and a purposeful step back sometimes to get the big picture. And perhaps see what’s next. Thanks to a review I’m working on for PhoneDog and LG’s launch event, I was kept busy … [read full article]

Watch T-Mobile’s Q1 2015 earnings call livestream here

At 10am Eastern (7am Pacific) T-Mobile will launch in to its quarterly earnings call. And the third one in a row with a social element. Customers, media, fans and analysts can all get involved either through the usual call-in options or by tweeting questions to @TMobileIR using #TMUSearnings. And if you want to tune in and watch the entire call as it happens, fear not, we have you covered. T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q1 2015 results are in – 1.8 million total net adds, 1.3% postpaid churn

T-Mobile has just published its results for the 1st quarter of 2015 and – as it has done for the past few quarters – it’s looking very good for our favorite magenta-colored carrier. Among the highlights for the first three months of this year were record postpaid churn, strong postpaid subscriber growth and service revenue growth. . Subscribers There are number of key highlights when looking at the subscriber additions for the first … [read full article]

T-Mobile set to launch new budget Alcatel smartphone [Rumor]

T-Mobile and Alcatel OneTouch have worked together on a number of budget-friendly smartphones and tablets. That relationship, it seems, is set to continue. We’ve been sent a cheat-sheet detailing a new, cheap handset on its way to T-Mobile soon. The Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro – spec wise – fits somewhere in between the Evolve 2 and Fierce 2. It has a 4.5-inch qHD (960×540) display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM … [read full article]