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T-Mobile And Nokia Officially Announce The Nokia Astound

While the Nokia Astound won’t be the biggest handset news from T-Mobile at CTIA, it’s the second T-Mobile phone to deliver an 8 megapixel camera. For a small handset however, its packing quite the punch! As expected the Astound will arrive on T-Mobile shelves on April 6th for $79.99 after rebate. The Nokia Astound will feature a 3.5″ capacitive touch AMOLED display with a dual-LED flash on board an 8 megapixel camera. … [read full article]

Will T-Mobile Customers Have To Replace Phones After Merger Completes?

We touched on this in the wrap-up of this mornings AT&T Press call but apparently it’s causing such a stir we’re going to try and clarify a few things: With AT&T planning to use T-Mobile’s existing 1700 MHz spectrum for future LTE rollouts, AT&T execs are saying that T-Mobile customers will have to replace their current 3G/4G phones once the merger is completed. This will be a mandatory upgrade unless of course … [read full article]

T-Mobile G2X Poster Spotted Inside CTIA Halls

As expected the T-Mobile and LG are set to unveil by the T-Mobile G2X, the first dual-core phone for T-Mobile. We had a pretty good premonition that this would be taking place but with the above posters being set up around the LG booth as spotted by the folks. We expect T-Mobile to officially announce the device in the coming hours and get our own hands on tomorrow evening! PhoneDog[read full article]

HTC Pyramid Specs Hit The Inbox, Launching In June With Android 2.4?

I know there is a lot of confusion regarding the AT&T/T-Mobile deal but what seems to be forgotten is that life goes on. The deal could fall apart, the government could reject it or a thousand other things could take place that causes it to not happen. With that in mind, T-Mobile is running business as usual which means phones will still launch. Thankfully, to try and smooth the masses I’ve received … [read full article]

Poll: What Is Your Take On AT&T’s Acquisition of T-Mobile?

So unless you’ve been sleeping for the past 24 hours you likely know AT&T is purchasing T-Mobile. Understandably so, there is a population of readers up in arms and want T-Mobile to stay T-Mobile and those who see the benefits of an AT&T deal. Here is your chance to sound off, T-Mobile reads this blog every day so they’ll see your vote. Will it affect anything, probably not. … [read full article]

Listening In To The AT&T Investor Call On T-Mobile

We’ve been listening to the AT&T Press Event this morning regarding the AT&T/T-Mobile agreement and it’s a doozy.  First and foremost, let’s be real clear.  AT&T is going after T-Mobile spectrum in a big way.  Complementing AT&T’s own 700 MHz LTE spectrum with T-Mobile’s 1700 MHz AWS frequency will help AT&T deploy LTE to 95% of the American population.  That’s 46 million more people than AT&T had hoped to be able to roll … [read full article]

Will An AT&T Acquisition Of T-Mobile Really Happen?

A lot of T-Mobile subscribers are dreading the fact that AT&T has officially struck a deal with Deutsche Telekom to acquire T-Mobile USA for $39 billion. Heck, even Sprint is pissed off. But, while the companies have signed a definitive deal, it still has to be approved by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This process can take up to 6 months or more. Credit Suisse analyst Jonathan Chaplin … [read full article]

Sprint Releases Statement Expressing Thoughts On AT&T Acquisition of T-Mobile USA

Its about time! Sprint has officially voiced its opinion on the $39 billion AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Earlier this month, discussions between Deutsche Telekom and Sprint were heating up for a possible acquisition of T-Mobile USA by Sprint and it was almost certain that Sprint would purchase Magenta. It looks like it didn’t turn out the way Sprint wanted. Sprint’s statement is as follows: “The combination of AT&T and T-Mobile USA, if approved … [read full article]

HTC Pyramid In The Wild?

Taking a step back from all the shocking T-Mobile acquisition news, it looks like good ‘ol Mr. Blurrycam has found the HTC Pyramid. Just recently, the HTC Pyramid had been found roaming the Chinese badlands, and the image above looks awfully similar to the one that was leaked last week. Nothing new is revealed from the image other than the Pyramid will sport a dual-LED flash along with a large curvy backing. As a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts Question & Answer On AT&T Acquisition

Following today’s announcement of AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile USA, T-Mobile has posted a Q&A answering several frequently asked questions. And one question a majority of you might be wondering is whether T-Mobile will be getting the iPhone. All the answers to your questions below! Leave your thoughts in the comments! An agreement was announced under which AT&T will acquire T-Mobile USA. The agreement is the first step in a process that, including regulatory approvals, is expected to be completed in approximately 12 … [read full article]