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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]

(Update: Legere’s in on the act) Mike Sievert teases Uncarrier 5.0, promises “big throw-down”

It seems like ages since we got the last major Uncarrier phase at CES in January this year. Three months can certainly seem like a long time in tech. But just to reassure us that phase 4.0 wasn’t the last, Mike Sievert, the company CMO teased the upcoming major changes last night. Uncarrier 5.0 is coming very soon: It’s time for another big throw-down from T-Mo. We’re changing wireless for the better, again. … [read full article]

(Update: John Legere blog post) T-Mobile Corporate Discount changes: Current customers will be grandfathered in

Well, talk about a change of heart. Just days after announcing that the monthly corporate discount would be disappearing for everyone except government and military workers, Mike Sievert – on his Twitter account – posted “Tomorrow we will announce that current (customers) can keep their corp employee discount.” The tweet was posted earlier this morning, and so we should expect a formal announcement tomorrow at some point. Good news. Tomorrow we will … [read full article]

T-Mobile Advantage Monthly Discount is disappearing – Full Details On Upcoming Changes (UPDATE: Legere announcement)

Yesterday we pulled together bits and pieces of information we had on the planned changes to T-Mobile’s Advantage Corporate Discount scheme. As part of those changes, we’d heard that customers who signed up before February 3rd were able to keep theirs. Turns out, that’s not the case. We were sent an internal documents with all the information set out for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Advantage corporate discount scheme in its current state set to end

T-Mobile is about to get rid of its current T-Mobile Advantage corporate discount scheme. At least in its current state. As it stands, various companies, education providers and organizations partner with Tmo to offer their employees cheaper plans at varying levels. Advantage offers a 15% monthly discount on plan rates. But that’s all set to change next month. First to tip us of these changes was @CellPhonius. Following his contact, our … [read full article]

CFO: $10 increase for unlimited required to make a return on network improvements

At the end of last week, T-Mobile surprised us all by rolling out an update set of Simple Choice plans. Replacing its three-tier system with four. Bumping up the data allowance on the two cheapest plans and adding Stateside international calling and texting would possibly have stolen the headlines had the changes not also bumped unlimited data at high speeds up by $10 per month. The reason for this price increase has been … [read full article]

Uncarrier makes its way to Puerto Rico

Almost a year after the Uncarrier wave started in the mainland US wireless market, it’s now hit the shores of Puerto Rico. Plans are very similar to those found in the mainland. For instance, there are three individual plans that’ll give the customer 500MB of high speed data, 2.5GB of high speed or unlimited for $40, $50 or $60 respectively. Each gives unlimited texting and calls. Essentially, the same as the Simple Choice … [read full article]

John Legere’s 2014 resolutions for T-Mobile to “transform the wireless industry”, hint at Uncarrier 4.0

Of all the CEOs in the wireless industry, there are few that provide the level of entertainment offered up by our very own John Legere. If he’s not dressing as Santa and putting pieces of coal in the other carriers’ stockings, he’s teasing the upcoming announcements and having a dig at AT&T on Twitter. Today, his image post hints at what’s up … [read full article]