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T-Mobile’s #NeverSettleforVerizon trial promotion extended through June 27

Just a few weeks back, T-Mobile launched its latest promotion to target competitor customers. The #NeverSettleforVerizon promotion was launched with Verizon’s customers in center focus. Apart from a snappy hashtag, a “backfiring” Twitter ad and support from everyone’s favorite celebrity watcher, the promotion offered Verizon customers a free two-week test-drive. Customers could sign up to a plan then … [read full article]

Uncarrier 9.0 for consumers: Device payment plans paid off, promotions made permanent

Along with its new simple pricing and offers for small business owners, T-Mobile announced a couple of new promotions for its regular consumers. Dubbed “Un-contract” and “Carrier Freedom”, they threaten to make T-Mo’s offers even tastier than they already were. The Un-contract In T-Mobile’s words, the Un-contract move is there so that business customers and regular consumers can be more certain about their … [read full article]

Tomorrow’s Uncarrier move will be live-streamed

T-Mobile announced this morning that – as is the norm these days – its next Uncarrier move will be available to watch via live web stream. A link to the stream will be published on its newsroom site. If you head on over to newsroom.t-mobile.com tomorrow, March 18th, before the event kicks off at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific, you’ll be able to catch a direct link to the live stream. John Legere, … [read full article]

T-Mobile sends out invites to a New York Event on March 18th

A short while ago, T-Mobile started sending invites out to an event in New York City on March 18th. Just 11 days away at 1pm Eastern. And, if the invitation is anything to go by, this is going to be a business-focussed event. Over the past few months we’ve been dropped tidbits of information from our sources suggesting that T-Mobile is working on bringing Un-carrier moves to the business market. Add that to … [read full article]

T-Mobile wants to give you a free tablet, from November 21st

T-Mobile announced just a short while ago that it’s kicking off a special offer in the run up to Black Friday, and plans to give customers the chance to grab a free tablet. Existing customers get Early Access and can get the free Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 from November 21st. Other customers can grab one from November 22nd. It’s a good job they did just announce it, because we were seconds away from leaking … [read full article]

Uncarrier 7.0 is coming – T-Mobile sends invites for September 10th event

Invites are out! T-Mobile’s next Uncarrier initiative is officially happening the day after Apple announces its next iPhone. The invitation simply states “This time it’s personal”, with the date set for September 10th at 12:30pm local time in San Francisco.  That’s 3:30pm Eastern time/2:30pm Central. Oddly enough, T-Mobile isn’t using an iconic theater or conference center to announce its next Uncarrier move. Instead, it’s taking place at the T-Mobile store at the corner … [read full article]

John Legere teasing further Uncarrier moves, coming next week

As some of you might know, I’m currently on a (working) vacation, visiting family in the land where broadband internet is still novelty, and where 4G and fibre are nothing but a pipe-dream. In that mentality, I may have missed something when reading through T-Mobile and John Legere’s announcements yesterday. Somewhere in his jibe at the state of the industry, and dissing Sprint for trying to be disruptive in a very old-school … [read full article]

iPhone 6 unveiling scheduled for September 9 [Rumor]

We don’t often bring Apple-flavored rumors to TmoNews, but when it comes to sources, it’s hard to dismiss anything written by the ever-reliable John Paczkowski at Re/code. His sources claim that Apple’s next big media event is scheduled for September 9th. “Apple has scheduled a big media event for Tuesday, Sept. 9 — a date to which Apple numerologists will strain to attribute significance. As with September events past, the focal point of this one … [read full article]

Tonight’s Uncarrier 5.0 event will be live-streamed [link]

T-Mobile’s next Uncarrier phase is going to be unveiled at a special event in the company’s home town of Seattle, at the Paramount Theater. It’s due to kick off at 6pm Pacific Time (9pm Eastern) and run for approximately 1 hour. More importantly, the event is going to be live streamed. If you want to tune in and watch the event as it happens, hit this link. As for what to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Uncarrier 5.0 event moves location, closer to home

T-Mobile has scrapped plans to host its June 18th Uncarrier 5.0 event in Los Angeles. Instead, it’s going to be held close to home, in Seattle. We’re still none the wiser as to what’s going to be announced. We’ve heard a couple of rumors here and there from our sources. But, still nothing anywhere near concrete enough to publish. Uncarrier moves are almost always intended to be permanent and industry changing. So, short-term … [read full article]