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T-Mobile proves the little things matter with Q2 2016 results

T-Mobile has just recently shared its Q2 2016 results and judging on its numbers, things are looking up for the network. One possible reason for its immense growth could be attributed to its highly successful Un-carrier campaign, which managed to lure in new customers and even promote loyalty among those already using the network’s services. When T-Mo launched the freebie program a little over a month ago, it didn’t expect such a huge turnout of events. On … [read full article]

T-Mobile Beat Verizon in New Phone Subscribers in Q2 2015

The rankings are in and for T-Mobile, there’s a lot of reason to celebrate! Earlier today, Verizon reported its earnings online and based on this, T-MO was able to add two times as much new phone subscribers in the Q2 of 2015. This is the fifth consecutive quarter where T-MO rose to the top over Verizon in this highly acclaimed recognition. Sharing the link on Twitter, T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere boasted about the success … [read full article]

John Legere says Un-carrier Amped move coming Thursday, another one next week

After taking to Periscope last week to tease that he had “something great” coming the following week, John Legere again appeared on Periscope today to keep the hype train going. John Legere’s latest Periscope was held during a run in Central Park ahead of an investor dinner. He shed just a tiny bit more light on his plans for this week, saying that he has some “big news” … [read full article]

T-Mobile transparency report shows that it got more government requests than other carriers

T-Mobile recently posted its first transparency report, and while Magenta is either the third or fourth largest US carrier depending on who you ask, it actually received the most government requests in 2014. During 2014, T-Mobile got a total of 351,940 government requests for info on T-Mo and its customers. That includes 177,549 subpoenas, 97,440 emergency/911 calls, 34,913 court orders, 3,087 wiretap orders, 849 customer requests for their own info, and a total of 8 … [read full article]

Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston among major T-Mobile markets having their AWS 3G/4G networks shut down this summer

Some of you may be aware already that T-Mobile – as part of its network modernization process – is shutting down its AWS HSPA+ network in a number of markets this year. As it builds out its LTE network, T-Mo wants to recycle its older network technology. This move has actually been planned for some time now, but there are some pretty big markets having their AWS 1700/2100 4G/3G (U2100) networks shut-down now, … [read full article]

BlackBerry is back! T-Mobile to start selling the Classic from May 13

Not long ago, John Legere sent out a teaser featuring what looked like a picture of a black berry. And, true to the teaser, T-Mobile just announced that it will – once again – start selling BlackBerry devices. The BlackBerry Classic will go on sale online at T-Mobile.com and in participating stores from May 13. Time for a little fun! I’ve got some news, but maybe you can figure it out … [read full article]

T-Mobile named as one of the world’s most ethical companies

Ethisphere has just announced 2015’s most ethical companies, and T-Mobile makes the list. As one of only two global telecommunications companies to be honored – the other was Singtel – the carrier was recognized for its “success in areas of ethics and compliance, corporate citizenship and responsibility, culture of ethics, governance and leadership, and innovation and reputation.” “The World’s Most Ethical Companies embrace the correlation between ethical business practice and improved company … [read full article]

T-Mobile gives CEO John Legere a raise and extends his term of employment

There’s no question that T-Mobile had itself a pretty successful 2014, adding a total of 8.3 million new subscribers, expanding its MetroPCS prepaid brand, and rolling out LTE, Wideband LTE, and 700MHz spectrum. As a result of T-Mo’s big 2014, the carrier has given CEO John Legere a raise. A Securities and Exchange Commission filing reveals that T-Mobile has amended John Legere’s … [read full article]

Uncarrier 7.0 event will stream live, here’s where to listen in

This time it’s personal, apparently, and T-Mobile wants you to join in on the action tomorrow during its Uncarrier 7.0 announcement. The company announced today that a live webcast will be available during the event so we can all keep our ears on all the action as it goes down. Sadly, from the wording in the PR release this morning, it sounds like it’s going to be audio only: “For all the news … [read full article]

T-Mobile guarantees the best value device trade-ins ahead of iPhone 6 launch

T-Mobile this morning announced that it’s launching a new initiative to help customers get the best offers when they trade in their old devices. And if you find a better trade-in price at another national carrier, it’ll beat their price by $50. The move is being put in full swing ahead of a “huge wave of superphones and tablets coming to market”. These devices will undoubtedly include the iPhone 6 (or whatever Apple … [read full article]