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The Best Of The Rest From Deutsche Telekom’s Investor Conference: LTE, Network Modernization, Customer Service

  Wow, what a day for T-Mobile, its employees, it’s customers and the promise for its future. Even with the iPhone and Value Plan announcements, there’s still more to cover from todays investor conference: Let’s talk LTE for a moment as T-Mobile’s CEO stated that coverage will expand to 100 million LTE pops for the first half of … [read full article]

LG Says It’s Struggling To Keep Up With “Huge Demand” For Nexus 4

If you’re struggling to get your hands on the Nexus 4, LG says there’s a very good reason as the company’s they are struggling to keep up with “huge demand” for the device. Asked by CNET UK why Google is running low on Nexus 4 stock, Andy Coughlin, the head of LG UK said the phone “had proven extremely popular, and as such retailers have been met with huge demand…we are … [read full article]

Did T-Mobile’s CEO Accidentally Hint At iPhone Pricing, Marketing Campaign?

T-Mobile’s CEO may have confirmed Apple products were coming to T-Mobile next year, but he never hinted at exactly what products T-Mobile would carry, or did he? During the Investor conference which saw the announcement, T-Mobile CEO John Legere hinted that T-Mobile could heavily finance “the most iconic device in the world” by selling it on a Value … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Three New Markets Live With Network Modernization

The news train continues todays with another quick set of announcements as T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray took the stage today along CEO John Legere and announced three new modernized markets. T-Mobile customers in Seattle, Minneapolis and Atlanta are now refarmed and ready for the 1900MHz band. That marks 18 total markets for T-Mobile thus far, with more announcements expected before year’s end. With the [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Challenger Strategy Continues With 100% Move To Value Plans In 2013

I’ve been saying this for months, but T-Mobile has made it official as the company will move 100% to Value Plan offerings in 2013. While many of you will be shocked by this move, I’m thrilled to see the company removing the two rate-plan scenario which confused far more customers than necessary. As the company sees 80% of all post-paid activations in stores as Value Plans, it makes sense for this … [read full article]

Apple, HTC Hand Over Licensing Agreement To Samsung Per Judge’s Orders

The details of Apple and HTC’s settlement agreement are now available, in some capacity at least thanks to the ongoing dispute between Apple and Samsung. The document is heavily redacted and the information pertaining specifically to the covered products and the fees paid by either side are all blacked out. So what is legible? How about Apple’s design patents and trade dress being unavailable to HTC. By all accounts, it looks as though Apple was willing … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Online Coverage Maps Improve With RootMetrics Support

T-Mobile’s efforts to promote coverage are moving beyond fancy commercials featuring Carly and Helicopters, and moving into independent coverage comparisons on their website. The addition of RootMetrics, an independent research company that is “dedicated to helping improve your mobile experience.” The use RootMetrics data provides current or future T-Mobile customers with an opportunity to easily compare coverage in the markets the company has … [read full article]

Blockbuster Video Stores To Begin Selling T-Mobile, Sprint And Verizon Phones?

While Dish Network continues to fight the FCC over the use of their spectrum, they are set to begin selling mobile phones in their rental locations as a test for Dish’s entry into the wireless market. Blockbuster had already begun selling phones on their website under the name “Blockbuster Mobile,” with devices from Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile. Now, Dish is said to be expanding the effort to their remaining 850 Blockbuster … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Commercial Highlights 220 Million Covered With Four-Gee

T-Mobile’s newest promotional spot is circling back to focus on coverage as the 30 second advertisement highlights the company’s 4G coverage for over 220 million people. This is the second spot in recent memory completely dedicated to coverage, with the first commercial airing back in July featuring Carly crisscrossing the country and visiting all the places T-Mobile covers with 37,000+ towers. This time around, we’re getting helicopters and lots and lots and lots of Magenta lights. … [read full article]

MetroPCS Will Launch Three New Markets If T-Mobile Deal Is Approved

Taking the stage at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference earlier today, MetroPCS Chairman and CEO Roger Linquist and CFO Braxton Carter discussed the pending deal with T-Mobile. Specifically, Linquist discussed that 2013 will be a year of stabilization for T-Mobile’s postpaid customer base and a year of growth for MetroPCS. In fact, Carter says that MetroPCS will expand its service to 3 additional markets if the T-Mobile deal is approved. … [read full article]