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Uncarrier 8.0 takeaway: T-Mobile’s network announcements were far more important than rollovers

T-Mobile’s Data Stash may – in the words of John Legere – be “arguably the biggest thing we’ve ever done since Uncarrier 1“, but other announcements caught my attention more. I’m not belittling the new data rollover scheme. Simply re-emphasizing the truth: Without a killer network, a great offer isn’t worth anything. Sprint has found that out to its own detriment.  In a blog post, T-Mo’s network guru, Neville Ray [read full article]

John Legere’s Uncarrier 8.0 interview with David Pogue now available to watch [video]

As part of yesterday’s Uncarrier 8.0 announcement, T-Mobile CEO (and wireless legend) John Legere sat down for an exclusive interview with David Pogue, chief and founder of Yahoo! Tech. During the course of the interview, Legere goes over the Data Stash program announced yesterday. According to the T-Mo chief, this is “arguably the biggest thing we’ve ever … [read full article]

T-Mobile Uncarrier 8.0 event live tomorrow, December 16

In a surprise announcement, T-Mobile revealed that it’s Uncarrier 8.0 movement is set to be unveiled tomorrow, December 16th at 10:30am Eastern/7:30am Pacific. The announcement will be made via live on Yahoo! News in a webcast hosted by David Pogue. The link will be made available on newsroom.t-mobile.com tomorrow morning. The last few Uncarrier events have proven popular. But to announce one right before Christmas certainly is an unusual, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Wideband LTE goes live in New York City

Today, T-Mobile announced that its faster LTE network has gone live in the Big Apple. We started hearing of sightings in Brooklyn and Manhattan a few weeks back, and T-Mo officially confirmed that its Wideband LTE is now officially active in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and greater Jersey City. Other areas will be added soon. The company notes in its press release that all of Westchester County and … [read full article]

Google Nexus 9 now available from T-Mobile online

The moment has arrived! Google’s Nexus 9 tablet has now available to buy on T-Mobile’s online store. The latest tablet showed up on the store this morning along with the long-awaited “buy now” button. It costs $599.76 full retail price, or $24.99 per month on EIP with $0 down payment. This news comes as something of a surprise after T-Mobile informed its staff that the device launch was [read full article]

T-Mobile kicking off huge promos from tomorrow: $100 of Galaxy S5, 2 unlimited Simple Choice lines for $100 and more!

Recently T-Mobile brought an end to its unlimited data refer-a-friend offer, promising that exciting new plans were just around the corner. If our conversations with multiple sources are anything to go by, you will not be disappointed. The carrier is about to launch a number of new offers from tomorrow. Until we get official word from T-Mobile, treat this as a rumor. However, the … [read full article]

RootMetrics: T-Mobile behind Verizon on maximum observed download speeds

T-Mobile loves to boast about how its network is the fastest LTE network around. This claim is based on averaging out actual user-observed download speeds. And there’s nothing wrong with it. In fact, average download speeds shows us a much more accurate view of what to expect from a carrier when we sign up to one of their plans. But how about maximum observed speeds? In partnership with RootMetrics, Fierce Wireless published a … [read full article]