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Cricket Wireless tempting customers to leave T-Mo, Sprint, MetroPCS and others with $100 credit

Right at the outset of this year, T-Mobile unleashed a revolutionary Uncarrier phase. Dubbed Uncarrier 4.0, they promised to pay off your early termination fee and give you money for your old phone if you joined Team Magenta. It wasn’t a short term promo. It’s an Uncarrier move which – by its very nature – is one released to change the industry. One that’s here to stay. Since then – and even before … [read full article]

Braxton Carter: T-Mobile will be “aggressive in rolling out low-band spectrum next year”

  According to T-Mobile’s CFO, Braxton Carter, the carrier is going to continue its low-band spectrum acquisitions in to next year. The Chief Financial Officer was speaking at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference. Currently, T-Mo owns 700MHz spectrum covering 185 million POPs in 24 of the top 30 U.S. markets. And that’s down to the major deal with Verizon earlier this year, and several other purchases from smaller companies across the … [read full article]

T-Mobile prices its public offering of 17.4M shares

In a press release published this morning, T-Mobile announced the pricing of its registered public offering. The carrier is offering 17.4 million shares of 5.50% mandatory convertible preferred stock at a price of $50 per share. T-Mo hopes to raise around $854 million from the public offering. It’s also giving underwriters the opportunity to buy up to an additional 2.6 million shares of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock. As with any public offering, T-Mobile … [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]