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T-Mobile Readying Premium Handset Protection For Monthly 4G Handsets?

Chalk this up firmly in the rumor category as we’ve received two images straight from training programs for T-Mobile employees indicating Premium Handset Protection (PHP) may soon arrive for Monthly 4G devices. We don’t have any idea when or if PHP will actually arrive for Monthly 4G devices however, given the appearance in employee training, we have to assume T-Mobile is at least considering launching the feature. Coming in at $7.00 … [read full article]

Office Depot To Begin Sales Of T-Mobile Prepaid Devices Inside Their Retail Locations

Thanks to a partially leaked deck of slides we’re learning that Office Depot is set to launch T-Mobile’s Monthly 4G rate plans and partial device selection inside their retail locations in the very near future. With T-Mobile’s great lineup of Monthly 4G devices, large 4G network and affordable pricing, T-Mobile is a great fit for customers looking for a low cost offering with no strings attached. The device lineup is going to … [read full article]

Want To Accessorize Your Future Galaxy S Blaze 4G Purchase?

With the Galaxy S Blaze 4G preparing to launch in “select retail” locations tomorrow and nationwide on March 28th, the time has come to start thinking about how to protect your next T-Mobile purchase. Thanks to one of our ninjas, we’ve got a brief look at just some of the upcoming accessories being offered in-store for the Blaze 4G. We’ve got three different types of shells and protective covers that will … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Sidekick 4G Retirement, Says Sidekick Line Will Continue

In a brief follow-up to our story earlier this week on the discontinuation of the Sidekick 4G, T-Mobile sent The Verge a brief statement about the Sidekick 4G. While the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is being retired, it doesn’t mean we are discontinuing the T-Mobile Sidekick line. T-Mobile continues to update and expand its 4G product portfolio and we’ll keep you posted when we have news to share on T-Mobile’s latest 4G … [read full article]

T-Mobile Asks FCC To Make All 700MHz LTE Networks Interoperable

T-Mobile has requested that the Federal Communications Commission consider the idea of mandating the interoperability of all LTE networks in the 700MHz band. T-Mobile argues that such a move would encourage LTE roaming and help boost public-safety, which also plans to use the 700MHz band for a nationwide broadband network. Current LTE devices offered by both Verizon and AT&T cannot work on both networks because they use different bands. The interoperability problem comes … [read full article]

AT&T Version Of Samsung Galaxy Note Can Play Nice On T-Mobile With A Little Hackery

We first caught wind of this two days ago and took to Twitter to let the community know you can now run a AT&T Galaxy Note on T-Mobile, with some hacking. Thanks to the crazy smart members at XDA Developers, you can use the AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note (i717) and hack it to use T-Mobile’s 4G network, albeit with some caveats. There are actually two steps required to carry out this … [read full article]

T-Mobile Joins Rural Cellular Association, Boosts Reach Of Rural Carrier Group

T-Mobile USA has announced they are joining the Rural Cellular Association and becoming the latest Tier 1 wireless carrier to join their ranks. The addition of T-Mobile to the RCA helps bolster the position of the organization as a counterweight to the CTIA, AT&T and Verizon Wireless. The RCA welcomes T-Mobile less than a year after Sprint joined the RCA as an affiliate member. Sprint joined the RCA last April, after coming out … [read full article]

Attending SXSW This Weekend? You Best Be Hitting Up This Bobsled Party!

Any TmoNews readers heading down to South by Southwest (SXSW) this weekend in Texas should keep an eye out for the Tweet House After Dark party presented by Bobsled. Running from 9pm to midnight on Saturday, March 10th — you can see live performances from Tony Lucca (The Voice) and Roem Baur (opening for Lucca). The party is happening at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop at 400 Nueces Street and we’ve got the … [read full article]