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Braxton Carter: T-Mobile will be “aggressive in rolling out low-band spectrum next year”

  According to T-Mobile’s CFO, Braxton Carter, the carrier is going to continue its low-band spectrum acquisitions in to next year. The Chief Financial Officer was speaking at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference. Currently, T-Mo owns 700MHz spectrum covering 185 million POPs in 24 of the top 30 U.S. markets. And that’s down to the major deal with Verizon earlier this year, and several other purchases from smaller companies across the … [read full article]

T-Mobile prices its public offering of 17.4M shares

In a press release published this morning, T-Mobile announced the pricing of its registered public offering. The carrier is offering 17.4 million shares of 5.50% mandatory convertible preferred stock at a price of $50 per share. T-Mo hopes to raise around $854 million from the public offering. It’s also giving underwriters the opportunity to buy up to an additional 2.6 million shares of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock. As with any public offering, T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicking off huge promos from tomorrow: $100 of Galaxy S5, 2 unlimited Simple Choice lines for $100 and more!

Recently T-Mobile brought an end to its unlimited data refer-a-friend offer, promising that exciting new plans were just around the corner. If our conversations with multiple sources are anything to go by, you will not be disappointed. The carrier is about to launch a number of new offers from tomorrow. Until we get official word from T-Mobile, treat this as a rumor. However, the … [read full article]

RootMetrics: T-Mobile behind Verizon on maximum observed download speeds

T-Mobile loves to boast about how its network is the fastest LTE network around. This claim is based on averaging out actual user-observed download speeds. And there’s nothing wrong with it. In fact, average download speeds shows us a much more accurate view of what to expect from a carrier when we sign up to one of their plans. But how about maximum observed speeds? In partnership with RootMetrics, Fierce Wireless published a … [read full article]

Miami becomes 25th T-Mobile wideband LTE market

This morning, T-Mobile announced that the 25th market to receive its faster wideband LTE network is Miami, Florida. Customers in the Ft. Lauderdale and Pompano Beach areas can also now experience the faster download speeds, with some speed tests reaching as high as 75Mbps. Wideband LTE increases the bandwidth and capacity of T-Mobile’s LTE network to help deliver faster peak speeds. It is like adding more lanes to a freeway for all LTE customers to … [read full article]

What was the best phone launched on T-Mobile this year? [Poll]

We’re approaching the end of the year, and as new product releases and plan changes slow down, it’s about time we started reflecting on 2014. I’ll be publishing some end of year thoughts at a later date. Either in several posts or one big mammoth all-encompassing article, I haven’t decided yet. As part of the process this year, I wanted to ask your thoughts on several aspects. First up: Phones. We all love … [read full article]

T-Mo will present at the 42nd Global Media and Communications Conference

  T-Mobile’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Braxton Carter is going to be speaking at the 42nd annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference on Wednesday, December 10th at 10am Eastern Time. The event takes place in New York. T-Mobile regularly sends its chiefs to speak at a number of conferences, and the presentations can often be enlightening, especially if there’s a Q&A session. If you fancy tuning in and listening … [read full article]

San Diego becomes the latest T-Mobile Wideband LTE market

Just a couple of days back, T-Mobile announced that San Diego (or the greater San Diego area) is the latest to have wideband LTE switched on. “In addition to the greater San Diego area, LTE customers in the Carlsbad area are also experiencing super-fast download speeds, making access to their favorite mobile content seem almost instantaneous. In November, T-Mobile customers in the San Diego area observed download speeds as high as 76 Mbps.”[read full article]