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T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray Drops Hint That Las Vegas LTE Market Launch Happening Before End Of January

Your eyes aren’t deceiving you, T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray just dropped word during the Citi Global conference in Las Vegas that his company’s first LTE market will go live in the next “two to three weeks.” Given the importance of Las Vegas with events like the Consumer Electronics Show, it’s not surprising that “Sin City” will be the first market to get the green light. If you recall, Las Vegas was … [read full article]

(Update) T-Mobile CEO John Legere Says 100,000 New iPhone Activations Every Month

Update: A brief point of clarification here, my wording of “new activations,” does not mean new subscribers, just customers activating the iPhone. No breakdown was provided between new and existing customers, but I’m betting the overwhelming majority are existing customers. I’m listening in on a live conference happening at the Citi Global Internet, Media and Telecommunications conference in Las Vegas right now where T-Mobile CEO John Legere just dropped some interesting stats … [read full article]

Rumor: T-Mobile Stores Receiving Nexus 4 Inventory As Early As Tomorrow?

We’re chalking this up as a rumor until we can get more confirmation, but I’m getting word that T-Mobile stores will begin selling the Nexus 4 as early as tomorrow. That’s not to say that all stores will receive inventory right from the start, but with T-Mobile expanding the number of stores selling the Nexus 4 — we expect those sales to begin as early as tomorrow. For now, we’ll chalk this … [read full article]

Verizon, AT&T Continue To Watch T-Mobile’s Move Away From Subsidies

It will come as little shock or surprise that T-Mobile’s competition is watching their move away from subsidies, a point reiterated by Verizon and AT&T execs in Las Vegas this week. T-Mobile may not pose a large threat to the dominant telecommunication positions of Verizon and AT&T, but it’s foolish to think the latter companies wouldn’t eagerly move away from subsidies. Subsidized pricing on mobile devices has long been a catch-22 for the … [read full article]

Huawei Drops 6.1″ Ascend Mate, T-Mobile 4G Ready

At 6.1″, the Huawei Ascend Mate takes the honors of the largest smartphone, tablet lovechild to date. Equipped with a quad-core Huawei made 1.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 4050mAh battery (good for 2 full days usage) and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. There’s split-screen multitasking, and it’s going to come in handy for a display that takes up 73% of the device. Here’s the full spec and feature breakdown followed by a video from … [read full article]

As T-Mobile Deal Looms, Steep Competition Leads To Subscriber Loss For MetroPCS

In the prepaid race, MetroPCS has always been at the forefront of competitive offerings, which makes its unfortunate that the company reported a net loss of 93,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter. As Metro faces increased competition, the company dropped to 8.9 million subscribers overall. The dip in subscribers this morning comes as the company prepares for its merger with T-Mobile … [read full article]

As Samsung And HTC Post Vastly Different Financial Results, Can HTC Survive?

There’s little question that Samsung is the globally dominant smartphone manufacturer outside of Apple these days. In fact, to call it anything other than a two-horse race would be putting it mildly. At this point, it looks like LG, Nokia, HTC and the rest of the smaller manufacturers world-wide are just fighting for Samsung and Apple table scraps. Preliminary results for Samsung quarterly numbers show a profit of $8.1 billion, thanks in some … [read full article]

Consumer Reports Rates The Top 3 Phones For T-Mobile

I’ll readily admit that I don’t place nearly the same emphasis on Consumer Reports buying decisions as millions of other shoppers. That said, the three devices Consumer Reports picked will come as no surprise at all, nor will the neck and neck results in their ratings. Samsung Galaxy S III — 78 HTC One S — 77 Samsung Galaxy Note II — 76 Without access to the full article, it’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile CES 2013 Preview, What Will We See?

The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is about to get underway and T-Mobile may be one of the few carriers to have some major announcements. As companies cut their dependency on CES launches and plan their own events throughout the year, we still expect T-Mobile to take advantage of having the worlds greatest tech audience all in one place. I’m saddened that for the first time in five years I’m not on … [read full article]

T-Mobile Deal Round-Up, Galaxy S III $49 At Staples Through End Of Day

A quick little roundup of the latest deals on T-Mobile devices leads up first to Staples brick and mortar locations where you will find the Pebble Blue 16GB Galaxy S III for $49.99. The pricing is good for both new and qualifying upgrade customers and lasts through the end of today. It’s unfortunate that we didn’t know about this deal sooner, but you do still have the rest of the afternoon and … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Unlimited Data Plan Coming Soon To Monthly4G

Some good news for Monthly4G customers as your opportunity to take advantage of T-Mobile’s Unlimited 4G data plan finally arrives on January 9th. T-Mobile’s Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data plan is “Perfect for video chat, streaming music/movies/TV and playing online games” with all the pleasures of a no-contract environment. The new $70 Unlimited plan will replace the current $70 Unlimited talk/text … [read full article]