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T-Mobile Announces The Galaxy S Blaze 4G, Expands HSPA+ Network To 12 More Cities

T-Mobile is announcing at CES the addition of its next 4G smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, their third HSPA+ 42Mbps capable smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor running a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, Super AMOLED display. The Galaxy S Blaze 4G is expected to be available sometime later this year, like most every phone announced at CES. Additional details will follow closer to availability, … [read full article]

Financial Times Report Indicates Deutsche Telekom Is Talking To Banks Looking To Boost T-Mobile USA

Here’s a new turn of events as a Financial Times report indicates Deutsche Telekom is reportedly talking with bankers hoping to keep their USA branch competitive in the United States. Besides selling T-Mobile USA towers, which could raise between $1 to $2 billion, T-Mobile could also raise additional funds by issuing bonds. Deutsche Telekom is expected to offer more detail on its strategy when it reports its quarterly results in February. According to … [read full article]

TmoNews Reviews The Nokia Lumia 710

Ever since it was announced, I looked forward to reviewing the Nokia Lumia 710 Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” smartphone, which arrives on January 11th to T-Mobile for $50. My expectations for Nokia hardware is always high and I have very fond memories of its cell phones from days gone by. There are days I’d happily rock a Series 40 Nokia 6230 and be the happiest T-Mobile blogger on the Internet. All in all, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces “New Year, New Phone” Sale, Rings In 2012

While we always feel that the week leading up to CES is a silly time to buy a new smartphone, we can’t stop you from having your heart set on something T-Mobile currently has in their lineup. With that in mind, T-Mobile has formally announced their “New Year, New Phone” promotion. The details are exactly what was leaked yesterday with the promotion running from Friday, January 6th through Sunday, January 8th. Almost … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s “New Year, New Phone” Value Plan Sale Kicking Off This Weekend

T-Mobile’s “New Year, New Phone Sale” is ready to kick off this weekend and it’s bringing the Value Plan goodness. So what’s the offer? “All smartphones and select Mobile BroadBand devices in T-Mobile stores will be available with a new down payment of $49.99 or less, when purchased with a qualifying new Unlimited Value Plan.” In other words, this sale sounds exactly like the previous sales that have been geared toward the Value … [read full article]

The TmoNews Top 10 Biggest Stories Of 2011

Hello, TmoNews readers! I hope you all had a fantastic holiday weekend and now we are kicking off our second end- of-the-year post with a look at the top ten posts in 2011. Mind you, these posts have little to do with how much traffic hit the website on any particular day. Instead the posts made the list because they were the most looked at posts of the year. Trust me, they are … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom CEO Comments On Need For LTE Network In United States

Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann spoke to the Deutsche Telekom official corporate blogger on December 20th in Germany about the need for a LTE network on T-Mobile USA. In this two minute video, Obermann states the need for T-Mobile USA to move toward a future that involves a focus on LTE technology and finding more spectrum to meet that goal. For Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA to achieve that goal, spectrum will … [read full article]

Editorial: Why T-Mobile Should And Will Deploy LTE (The Technical Edition)

In the comments of the article about the analyst positing $9 billion for LTE deployment, many people were puzzled on why everyone is so focused on T-Mobile needing to deploy LTE. The obvious marketing answer is that everyone else has it, so T-Mobile needs to be competitive and deploy it to be able to say that they’ve got it too. By itself, that is an incredibly stupid reason to spend billions of … [read full article]

Your Vote For The Best T-Mobile Phone Of 2011

With just a little over a week left in 2011, a rough year for the T-Mobile faithful is finally coming to a close. Pushing aside all the recent doom and gloom of late, let’s turn our attention to one simple question we’d like to ask…what is your vote for the best phone of 2011? We’ve included a list of the most likely suspects, however, you should feel free to add an unlisted choice … [read full article]

Samsung Says No To Ice Cream Sandwich On Original Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab 7″ Line

Samsung has just dropped some news that is likely to upset a lot of original Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab 7” owners unhappy. The company is arguing that because both devices lack sufficient RAM and ROM to run Ice Cream Sandwich, they cannot be expected to receive the update. This is a disappointing blow to owners of the original Galaxy S, who had expected their 1GHz Hummingbird processor and available memory … [read full article]