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House Intelligence Committee Says Huawei, ZTE May Be Under Influence Of Chinese Government

A new report written by the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee has concluded that both Huawei and ZTE, two Chinese smartphone manufacturers should be prevented from expanding their business in the US. The report and findings follow an 11-month investigation into both companies, as reported via Reuters which saw a draft of the House report saying that both companies may be subject to the influence of the Chinese government, possibly representing an espionage threat. “U.S. network providers and system developers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces The Samsung Galaxy S III As The Company’s Best Selling Phone Of All Time

I’m not sure if I’m surprised or shocked by the tweet T-Mobile sent out around 6pm tonight announcing the Galaxy S III as the carriers all-time best selling device. That definitely places sales well over the one million mark and then some given the figures that leaked for previous Samsung handsets T-Mobile sold during the Apple/Samsung trial. I admit, the Galaxy S III sounds like an obvious choice, but it wouldn’t … [read full article]

Leap, T-Mobile Complete Spectrum Swap Announced Last April

Leap Wireless just announced the completion of their spectrum swap with T-Mobile announced earlier this year. The spectrum swap included Leap receiving spectrum in Phoenix, Houston, Galveston, and Bryan College Station. T-Mobile received spectrum in various markets throughout Alabama, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin. T-Mobile and Leap also exchanged spectrum with Cook Inlet, a joint venture T-Mobile has a non-controlling majority stake within the markets of Philadelphia, Wilmington, Atlantic City and … [read full article]

MetroPCS Considering Potential Suitors, T-Mobile Among Them

A new report puts T-Mobile right back into the mix for potential suitors for MetroPCS as an “unnamed source” says MetroPCS is having “off and on” conversations with possible merger partners. None of the parties would comment, which include T-Mobile, Dish Network, and Sprint Nextel according to DealReporter.  The source says that any potential deal would include both stock and cash, though they urged caution as the conversations have not yet hit … [read full article]

Flashback: Four Years Ago Today, T-Mobile Introduced The G1

T-Mobile wants to wish Android a very happy fourth birthday and so do we. If we said Android had come a long way in four years, we all know that wouldn’t even be close to telling the full story. It’s been a long road with highs, lows, troubles and greatness all culminating in Android’s current lion share of the world smartphone market. So, let’s celebrate four years by asking what’s your fondest memory … [read full article]

T-Mobile Readies SIM Card Release For ISIS Mobile Wallet System

With the announcement yesterday that the mobile payment program ISIS has been pushed back into October, T-Mobile is still continuing to make preparations for the platform launch in both Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah. ISIS head of marketing, Jaymee Johnson declined to comment about why the project had been delayed for the second time this year. Johnson did however state that the project had made continued progress. “We are wrapping … [read full article]

JD Power Releases New Wireless Smartphone Customer Satisfaction Study

A brand new JD Power Wireless Smartphone Customer Satisfaction Study for the first six months of 2012 shows Apple as the highest ranked company in customer satisfaction among smartphone manufacturers. In a move that may or may not surprise some of you, HTC edged out Samsung as the highest ranked Android manufacturer with Motorola and LG following up in third and fourth place. The Wireless Smartphone Customer Satisfaction Study measures satisfaction in several … [read full article]

Walmart, T-Mobile Partner For $299 Galaxy S II On Monthly4G Plans

T-Mobile and Walmart have announced a brand new promotion pairing up the Galaxy S II for a special price of $299 with T-Mobile’s Monthly 4G plan. Choose any no annual contract Monthly4G plan of $30 per month or higher and score the Galaxy S II for that very sweet price. The offer is available at more than 2,600 Walmart stores nationwide and the offer extends to Walmart’s own Family Mobile service, … [read full article]