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Reminder: New Simple Choice plans go live from today

As was announced a couple of weekends ago, T-Mobile is changing its Simple Choice plans from today. As part of the changes, there will now be 4 tiers at $50, $60, $70 and $80. Each of these will share unlimited global roaming texts and data, as well as Stateside international texting. As part of the global roaming, 122 countries and destinations are now included. That’s 7 up from the previous 115. New … [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]

New $35 unlimited talk and text prepaid plan coming on December 8th – UPDATE: Official Statement

When it comes to value for money, few carriers come close to offering what T-Mobile does. And that value spreads to the pay in advance plans, and is set to get even better. According a recent Field Sales News update, Tmo is set to offer a new plan for a limited time. For $35, from December 8th, you’ll be able to get unlimited talk and text. This plan is very much aimed at … [read full article]

Take-away from Q3 earnings call: “We’re not done yet”

In my short time here at TmoNews one thing’s become increasingly clear: Many of you are frustrated by the coverage in some areas. Some of those are only a short distance from major metro areas, who get the benefit of the carrier’s fastest available coverage. Incredibly frustrating for you guys, I’m sure. Others – more understandably – are in rural areas of low focus for any carrier. As I’m typing this, T-Mobile’s chiefs … [read full article]

T-Mobile Third Quarter 2013 Results: 1 million new customers, 254 metro areas covered by LTE

Our beloved carrier is set to have its quarterly earnings call at 9am this morning (Eastern Time) in which it’s planning to discuss all results from last quarter. All in all, the third quarter of 2013 has been a fruitful one for Tmo. The carrier added an impressive 1 million net customers, 648,000 of those were branded postpaid customers. What that means is that for the second quarter in a row, T-Mobile has … [read full article]

T-Mobile clears up and reiterates “Free Data For Life” 200MB tablet deal

Yesterday morning it became abundantly clear that consumers had become very confused over the iPad+free data offer on T-Mobile. We attempted to clear it up a little. Essentially, the confusion arose when new customers without pre-existing phone plans on Tmo thought they could walk in to a store, get an iPad on the “zero down” financing offer and get the 200MB free each month without signing up to any other plan. Today, [read full article]