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T-Mobile Adding 550 New Positions, Hopes To Soften Blow Of Job Loss Reports

T-Mobile has posted a few brief updates to the unfortunate job cut story that made the rounds yesterday. As it stands now, the job “reductions” will result in a total net loss of 350 positions — and T-Mobile adds that it has plans to hire 550 new positions in the future. The 550 new positions are in addition to the 1000 new B2B positions T-Mobile plans to add to “aggressively” pursue … [read full article]

Hope You Speak Italian As The Galaxy S III Gets Unboxed On Video

With a European launch of the Galaxy S III happening in just under two weeks time, it was only a matter of time before at least one unboxing video popped up online. Thanks to Nicollo Rolli, Editor-in-Chief of Italian blog HD Network, we’ve got our first look. More important than just the unboxing aspect of this video however, is the comparison look as Rolli puts the Galaxy S III against the [read full article]

HTC Sensation 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Now Available, HTC Amaze 4G Update Coming May 21st

Right on cue and beginning as early as 3:00am this morning, T-Mobile and HTC released Ice Cream Sandwich for the HTC Sensation 4G. Not to worry HTC Amaze 4G owners, you’re waiting just a few more days as T-Mobile announces your update for May 21st. As soon as Sensation 4G owners stop dancing around the room celebrating this release, just remember the end of free tethering as soon as … [read full article]

HTC One X, HTC EVO 4G LTE Shipments Held At US Customs Due To Apple/HTC Lawsuit

Well, this is an interesting turn of events as US Customs are holding back imports of the HTC One X and HTC EVO 4G LTE, as HTC is under investigation for patent infringement. Come on, take a guess who is behind this nonsense? Apple. Last year Apple won a patent infringement judgment set to ban all HTC handsets in an exclusion order. Phones, as you may have noticed were not pulled off the … [read full article]

Google To Release Nexus Devices From Multiple Vendors, Sell Through Google Play Store?

The Wall Street Journal is making quite the report this evening as they discuss Google’s efforts to partner with a variety of manufacturers to have up to five (yup, five) Pure Google (read: Nexus) devices available at one time. Better yet, the stable of devices will ship with Android 5.0 (Jelly Bean) and will be sold directly from the Google Play store, unlocked and direct to consumers in America, Europe and Asia. Can … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom CFO Says T-Mobile USA Can Stand Alone, Doesn’t Need A Partner

Deutsche Telekom CFO came right out today speaking at the 40th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom conference and said that T-Mobile USA is “not a problem” for the international carrier. “There’s always a perception that if these guys are selling an asset it must be a problem child,” Höttges said. “It is not a problem for us. And that is due to the fact that we have a clear path … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Future Job Cuts, Front-Line Staff Won’t Be Affected

Just a few weeks after T-Mobile announced the loss of close to 1,000 net job losses in their call centers, the company continues to move forward on their restructuring plans with a new round of layoffs. This time, T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm is working through some “difficult decisions” and that affected employees will receive notification this week. We are announcing a new structure that further aligns our costs with our revenue realities, … [read full article]

Confirmed: HTC Sensation 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Will End Free Tethering

Tomorrows upgrade of the HTC Sensation 4G to Ice Cream Sandwich ends a lengthy and often frustrating wait for owners of the much-loved T-Mobile smartphone. Sensation 4G owners should be aware of one warning before going through with tomorrows upgrade: the end of the T-Mobile’s (unofficially) free tethering plan. A T-Mobile representative told PCMag the company will begin enforcing it’s $15 per month wireless hotspot plan. T-Mobile has always officially charged $15 … [read full article]

American Consumer Satisfaction Index Says Smartphone Owners Love Apple Most, T-Mobile Tied With AT&T For Satisfaction

The American Consumer Satisfaction Index (ASCI) released their latest findings yesterday, revealing consumer satisfaction scores for cellphone manufacturers and wireless carriers. So who were the top two victors in their respective field? The first may not surprise you  one definitely will as Apple and Sprint take top honors. ASCI collects data from more than 70,000 customers from more than 225 companies in 47 industries and 10 economic factors. This is the first year … [read full article]

Samsung Updates Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade List To Include Specific T-Mobile Devices

Not some time ago came a day in April that saw Samsung release a list of eligible devices on their website indicating which devices would receive the upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. At the time, T-Mobile devices were mysteriously absent, with only a short statement available: “We are in close communication with T-Mobile…” the message went on to say in place of an actual device list. That is, until today. … [read full article]

More Details For Magenta Deal Days Arriving May 18th

We wanted more details on T-Mobile’s upcoming Magenta Deal Days and now we’ve got them. First, let’s make sure we’ve clarified that this is IS good for new activations, qualifying upgrades, family and individual plans, and add-a-lines. To qualify for the upcoming deal, customers must sign a new 2-year contract renewal or active on any voice plan with a qualifying 2GB or higher data feature or mobile broadband plan. Classic plan customers looking … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S III Confirmed Through First Test Pic Shot?

Well, what have we here? The boys at PocketNow have acquired what they believe are the first test shots for Galaxy S III US carrier units. There’s nothing here you can print and frame, but there is at least one picture labeled as the SGH-T999, which we’ve wholeheartedly believe is the Galaxy S III. Unfortunately, there isn’t much here to tell us anything that we really want to know, like a release … [read full article]