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Bloomberg Reports The Shareholders Have Spoken And “T-Metro” Is A Go

Bloomberg is reporting that MetroPCS shareholders have spoken, and the deal has received their blessing. The vote marked the last in a series of steps both companies were going through in order to finalize the combination of the two companies. With all regulatory approvals behind them, the deal is now free to close and add 9 million MetroPCS customers to the T-Mobile ranks. With the original vote … [read full article]

HTC One Now Available In “Select” Company Owned T-Mobile Stores

After a week of ups and downs with online ordering, the HTC One is now officially available in “select” T-Mobile stores. Let’s be clear about one thing however, when T-Mobile says “select” stores they aren’t kidding about it being a limited release through company-owned retail channels. The bottom line is that I’d highly encourage calling your local stores first and make sure they have inventory before trekking all over town. The One … [read full article]

(Updated: Delayed Till April 29th) Has T-Mobile Pushed Back Online Availability Date For The Galaxy S 4?

Update: T-Mobile just sent official word that the Galaxy S 4 online ordering won’t start until April 29th: We know customers are really looking forward to getting their new Samsung Galaxy S 4 soon. However, due to an unexpected delay with inventory deliveries, the Galaxy S 4 will not be available on www.T-Mobile.com as planned on Wednesday, April 24. Instead, online availability is expected to begin on Monday, April 29. We apologize for any … [read full article]

Public Service Announcement: MetroPCS Shareholders Vote On Proposed T-Mobile Merger Tomorrow

Just a quick reminder for everyone out there that tomorrow marks D-Day for the T-Mobile USA/MetroPCS merger. Widely expected to go through after Deutsche Telekom upped the offer, MetroPCS shareholders will begin voting at 8am Central Time tomorrow. Results are expected later in the day and I expect we’ll hear from both companies sometime tomorrow evening. Stay tuned for the final vote tomorrow! @dt_ir  

Will T-Mobile Be The First Carrier To Offer An LTE-Advanced Network?

With T-Mobile the last national carrier to launch their LTE network, they are setting their sights on being the first to have  LTE Advanced technology in place. In an interview with VentureBeat last week, T-Mobile’s head of radio network and evolution strategy Yasmin Karimli told the publication they believe they can move fast with existing hardware already in place. “I think we’ll probably be able to move faster [to LTE-Advanced] because we … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Weekend Outage, Carrier Says “Demand” Caused System Hiccups

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T-Mobile acknowledged late Monday that its website and computer systems inside its retail stores went down this week as part of increased demand from customers. Speaking to Fierce Wireless, T-Mobile didn’t offer a specific explanation, but said they would “like to thank customers for their patience.” “While it was great to be in demand, we want to apologize that … [read full article]

T-Mobile Will Begin Bundling Unlimited Plan And Tethering Feature On Wednesday

In a move I truly believe should have been made right from the get go, T-Mobile will change their Value and Classic Simple Choice Plans to “bundle” the tethering feature with unlimited data plans right from the start. As 500MB is already included on Unlimited Plans, the addition of 2.5GB of unlimited data with tethering will now be priced at $30 for 2.5GB of allotted tethering data as opposed to $20 for … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s New Marketing Spot Trades Carly For Frankenstein, Simple Choice And AT&T

T-Mobile’s newest Simple Choice marketing spot will air during the NBA playoffs tonight and it’s a far cry from the days of Carly. In fact, we’re trading Carly in for Frankenstein, Simple Choice and pot shots at AT&T. It’s clear that T-Mobile’s primary focus is convincing AT&T customers the grass is much greener on this side of the SIM card fence. As Dr. Frankenstein works to explain that T-Mobile’s service is faster, Frankenstein picks … [read full article]

LG Optimus L9, Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G Jelly Bean Updates Incoming

Some unexpected but welcome Jelly Bean updates making news this morning as the LG Optimus L9 and Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G are receiving Android 4.1.2. The standard fare of Jelly Bean enhancements are onboard, most notable of course being the inclusion of Google Now and a revamped notification system. Both updates begin today, April 22nd and in the case of the LG Optimus L9 is an Over-The-Air update only. … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Website, Retail Store Systems Go Down For Better Part Of Day

Unfortunately this issue went on for hours before I was able to report it this evening as there were numerous reports of a major T-Mobile system issue today that led to crashed computers inside company-owned retail stores. Along with the troubles affecting T-Mobile’s retail store computers, customers attempting to place orders on T-Mobile.com were unable to do so. As it stands now, it seems that most systems have come back up late into the … [read full article]

Taking An In-Depth Look At The HTC One, International Edition

Without an opportunity to properly review, unbox or at least go hands-on with the HTC One now available from T-mobile, I’m doing the next best thing. So here’s Cam, our TodaysiPhone.com Managing Editor who is taking a look at the international edition of the HTC One in fine detail. Missing from this review will be some dedicated T-Mobile bloatware, speed tests and a pretty picture of the T-Mobile box. Otherwise, what you see is what you … [read full article]