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T-Mobile to end overage fees for its customers, urges other carriers to do the same

The first of T-Mobile’s trio of new Uncarrier announcements was a Simple Starter plan with unlimited talk and text as well as 500MB of LTE data. T-Mo then followed that up with “Operation Tablet Freedom,” which knocks the price of LTE-enabled tablets down to equal their Wi-Fi-only counterparts and also offers 1GB of free data for voice customers. This morning T-Mobile has revealed its final Uncarrier announcement, … [read full article]

Analysts: Sprint and T-Mobile need to merge, “aren’t independently viable at the same time”

For the past few months SoftBank CEO, Masayoshi Son has purportedly been contemplating a move to buy out Deutsche Telekom’s controlling stake in T-Mobile U.S.  Things have gone a little quiet on that front in recent times. And it’s no surprise since both the FCC and DoJ have expressed concerns over any merger between major U.S. carriers. They want four network operators. Not three. Both agree that a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mo BlackBerry customers being offered up to $200 to upgrade to a Samsung

One of our readers just got in touch with us, forwarding a text they received from T-Mobile (pictured above). To begin with I thought it was a spam-text, but, turns out it’s a genuine offer. Head on over to this link and you’ll see a genuine offer from T-Mo offering you up to $200 to upgrade from your BlackBerry to a new Samsung device. If you’re due … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 and Samsung Gear available from today

Today is the day you’ve been waiting for! T-Mobile has finally made the HTC One M8 available for sale, launching alongside Samsung’s Galaxy flagship device. If you’ve already pre-ordered the Galaxy S5, you should have received it by now (unless you pre-ordered after April 6th). As for the One M8, it was never available on pre-order through T-Mo, but you can order it from today or go pick one up from your local … [read full article]

Operation Tablet Freedom explained – Better for voice customers

As with most of T-Mobile’s announcements there are various questions. They are great offers, but sometimes need a little decoding to make full sense of everything that’s just been announced. So let’s tackle all the bullet points of today’s announcement piece by piece. . 1. Up to 1.2 GB of free data until the end of 2014 This is a combination of two different offers. Firstly, and to get it out the way, … [read full article]

“Operation Tablet Freedom” – T-Mobile Tablets discounted to the price of Wi-Fi only models + free data

As predicted yesterday, T-Mobile’s 2nd of three days of announcements involves the discounting of tablets. Pricing has been designed in a way that the company’s LTE tablets now cost a similar amount to the Wi-Fi only models on the hight street. “If you’re stuck on Wi-Fi, you can now come to T-Mobile and upgrade to a 4G … [read full article]

T-Mobile competitors realize Magenta “cleaned their clocks” in first quarter

On May 1st, we’re expecting T-Mobile to announce its Q1 financial results. And, while we don’t have any official figures on sales, subscriber additions, revenues or profits, everything is pointing towards it having been a very successful three-month period for Magenta. In an interview with GeekWire, Mike Sievert claims that the carrier’s opposition know that T-Mo had a great quarter, … [read full article]

Simple Starter Plan just one of three phases: Next up, discounted tablets and buy-now-pay-later EIP?

A short while ago, T-Mobile announced a brand new Simple Starter plan, giving those with lower budgets and first-time postpaid customers the opportunity to get on the postpaid ladder. But, as T-Mo’s official announcement stated, this is just “Day One of Three”. Following the announcement we received information from our sources claiming that at least … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces latest Uncarrier phase – Simple Starter $40 plan, goes live on April 12th

T-Mobile just took the wraps off its latest Uncarrier move and it’s one I think you’re going to like. John Legere took to the company blog to announce the new Simple Starter $40 monthly price plan. “We start today with an all-new Simple Starter plan, a $40 monthly price plan specifically designed to deliver a predictable, affordable solution to millions of value-conscious Americans – and to provide a desperately needed alternative … [read full article]