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Reuters: T-Mobile looking to spend $3B on acquiring Verizon’s unused spectrum

Yesterday evening a report broke on Reuters.com with some very interesting news regarding our favorite carrier. According to its sources, T-Mobile US is looking to buy spectrum from its rival, Verizon. As T-Mobile itself has said, the company is looking in to as many avenues as possible to boost its own coverage, with the main challenge being not owning enough spectrum to offer as much coverage as it would like. This … [read full article]

LG Flex could be on its way to T-Mobile

A few days ago, Engadget posted a rumor regarding the upcoming LG Flex, the competitor to Samsung’s curved glass-equipped Round. It had spotted an FCC entry for LG, and initially reported it to be compatible with AT&T only. Since then, the post has been updated and it appears the device will also be compatible with LTE Band 4 (AWS), making it a possibility for T-Mobile as well. Like I said when I dug … [read full article]

Nexus 5 could be set to land in T-Mobile stores on November 20th

We know you’re chomping at the bit to find out when the Nexus 5 is going to land in T-Mobile’s retail stores. The image above shows what is purportedly the retail planning guide for November. Clearly – in the planning – it shows that along with a few other bits and pieces (including some sales incentives and merchandising change out), Tmo appears to be preparing for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7. If the … [read full article]

Evleaks believes MotoMaker is coming to T-Mobile on Friday

    We’ve yet to hear any confirmation on this, but, @Evleaks - the serial leakers of tech info – has tweeted out today that the MotoMaker customization tool for the Moto X will be available to T-Mobile users from Friday, November 8th. Now, as you will undoubtedly know, the tool is currently an AT&T exclusive with the rest of the US’ major carriers on track to offer its services by November … [read full article]

T-Mobile Scheduling Employee Blackout Dates For September 20th-22nd?

I do love a good rumor and this one should make all you iPhone fans happy as I’m hearing whispers T-Mobile is planning blackout dates between September 20th and 22nd. Like all good rumors, we should take this with the standard “subject to change” warning but my sources suggest this could be iPhone related. Their confidence is supported by the rumor mill already highlighting September 20th as a potential launch day … [read full article]

Dish CEO Charlie Ergen Talks Challenges To Potential T-Mobile Merger

The sign in the lobby of the corporate headquarters of Dish Network is seen in the Denver suburb of Englewood

Rumors of a Dish Network, T-Mobile tie-up never seem to go away but a new sound bite from Dish CEO Charlie Ergen might quell some of those rumors. As Dish Network posted their second-quarter financial results, there’s plenty of lingering conversation about how Dish will break into the wireless space. When the topic finally turned to a potential T-Mobile tie-up, Ergen stated that any deal with T-Mobile “may be a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launching Dell Windows 8 Ultrabook On November 14th

We’ve been eyeballing a new Dell machine running on the T-Mobile network for a few months and can now confirm a Dell Windows 8 Ultrabook is on the way. Limited to just 338 stores, there’s no word on exactly which Dell Windows 8 Ultrabook T-Mobile will carry and power on their HSPA+ 4G network, but it will have pre-installed applications to manage data usage, billing cycle, self-help and more. The Ultrabook will … [read full article]

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy Note II Pricing Revealed In New Image

We’re hopefully starting to narrow down the list of unknowns regarding T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note II launch as a newly leaked documents provides some possible insight into rumored price points. Keeping in mind that like all good rumors, these prices are subject to change, it looks as if T-Mobile will launch the Galaxy Note II for $299.99 on Value Plans. Classic plan customers seem to be looking at a $419.99 price tag before … [read full article]

Rumor: T-Mobile Testing Names For New Unlimited 4G Data Plan?

We’ve heard whispers of T-Mobile considering the idea of bringing back something resembling an “unlimited” 4G plan, but haven’t had any concrete proof that idea has made it out of the conference room so to speak, until now. Granted, this image of a survey going around to random T-Mobile customers isn’t a definitive sign it will come, but it’s the first “evidence we’ve seen that T-Mobile has moved beyond the “thinking about it” … [read full article]