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T-Mobile making minor adjustments to its credit requirements for EIP

If you’ve listened in on any of T-Mobile’s earnings calls this year, a recurring theme is the quality of customers the carrier is attracting. At least it is during the Q&A section. For Wall Street to be confident in TMUS stock, it needs to be confident that the millions of customers signing up to join #TeamMagenta are generating income for the company. But it’s not just about Wall Street. T-Mobile doesn’t want to … [read full article]

Galaxy Note Edge units arriving at T-Mobile stores ahead of launch [pics]

Samsung’s unusual innovative dual monitor-equipped smartphone is due to launch on T-Mobile in two days time, on November 14th. And as expected, the devices are now arriving in stores in preparation for going on sale. Once available, it will cost $870 full retail, or $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $36.25, making it one of the most expensive devices available from the carrier. … [read full article]

Nexus 6 launch delayed by T-Mobile until 11/19, thanks to failed Motorola delivery

T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 was scheduled to launch this week. Tomorrow, in fact, on November 12. But it became clear – thanks to some internal leaks and our conversations with sources – that stock would be very constrained at launch. Only 1/3 of all stores were going to have them available at launch. We’ve been given some further background information by our sources, and it … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 700MHz deals with Actel and I-700 approved by FCC

Back in August, several transactions between T-Mobile and a number of spectrum holders were revealed in public FCC filings. Most of which were incomplete or shown as “pending”. That is until very recently. If you check over at the constantly-updating Google sites page, you’ll notice an update for November 4th showing that T-Mobile has completed two of the purchases. One of which was with Actel (a CenturyLink company) for 700MHz … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus 6 stock to be constrained at launch

A number of sites have picked up on a supposed leak from Android Police purportedly showing that’s T-Mobile’s stock of the upcoming Nexus 6 will be constrained at launch. His source tells him that only 1 out of every 3 stores will have them in stock on release day. The staff community system has a message detailing that “due to inventory constraints” only some stores will have the Nexus 6 in … [read full article]

HTC One M8 for Windows quietly launches on T-Mobile [Update: Or not]

Earlier today, T-Mobile quietly launched the device online, showing the price as $585.60, or $0 down and 24 monthly payments $24.40. Since then, the listing changed, and now shows “COMING SOON”. However, if you go to the cell phones store page and hit the “info” icon on the HTC One M8 for Windows listing, you can hit the “Buy Now” button and order it that way. [read full article]

DT chief: Uncarrier branding “one of the most impressive marketing stories I have ever seen”

A lot of change has happened for T-Mobile over the past couple of years. At one point it was rock bottom and hopeless after the attempted buyout by AT&T fell flat. Then Uncarrier happened. And it has to be one of the biggest turnarounds in telecoms history. As well as breaking down customer pain points, getting the iPhone on its store shelves and offering fantastic deals, the company has been rolling out its LTE … [read full article]

RootMetrics network report: Verizon and T-Mobile share 1st place in Philadelphia

T-Mobile regularly states that its data network is the fastest in the country, proudly using its “Data Strong” brand promise as often as it can. But it wasn’t until earlier this year that RootMetrics’ independent reports started catching up with what the carrier already knew. Perhaps a reason why – in the past – the company’s chiefs have mocked the RootMetrics results for being out of date and not being truly independent. In one of its … [read full article]

Nexus 6, by far the most popular new ‘droid among TmoNews readers

A couple of weeks back, I published a poll to see which of T-Mobile’s upcoming Android devices was the most exciting to our readers here on TmoNews. Giving you the choice between the Sony Xperia Z3, Galaxy Note 4 and the Nexus 6. And – surprising to me – the most popular by far was the Nexus 6. Over 3,700 of you voted (huge thanks for that, you’re awesome), to help … [read full article]