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T-Mobile Announces MetroPCS Customer Migration To T-Mobile Network Ahead Of Schedule

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T-Mobile has just issued a press release indicating the migration of MetroPCS customer to T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G HSPA+ and LTE network is ahead of schedule. Just six weeks after completing the combination of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) today announced the migration of MetroPCS customers onto its 4G HSPA+ and LTE network is ahead of planned schedule. This migration will provide customers of both brands deeper LTE deployment … [read full article]

(Update) T-Mobile Set To Launch UNcarrier “Phase 2” On June 23rd?

Update: Well what do you know, as soon as this post goes up, word comes down that “Phase 2” has been delayed till July 14th. Still no additional details available.  There’s not a lot to go on here, but a number of sources have pinpointed June 23rd as the launch of T-Mobile’s UNcarrier “Phase 2” plan. In case you are wondering, we’re told there’s also a “Phase 3” though details are also unknown. One … [read full article]

Another Group Of LTE Sightings This Morning As Emails Pour In From Dallas, Denver And More

Chalk up another group of early LTE sightings this morning as emails have poured in from the Dallas and Denver areas. According to this new group of sightings, LTE is also coming alive in Wichita, Kansas and Indianapolis. This group of markets comes around a week after our latest group of sightings in Boston, Dayton/Akron, Ohio, San Diego, Anaheim, Fresno and across San Bernardino county. With T-Mobile’s goal for 100 million … [read full article]

MetroPCS Announces Bring-Your-Own-Device Program Opening Up Network To T-Mobile Devices

Looks like those rumors on T-Mobile supported devices heading to MetroPCS shelves on June 12th were spot on as the company launched a bring-your-own-device service this morning. The service, which supports GSM-based Android phones and specific versions of Apple’s iPhone. The news, which had leaked back on June 4th but was already confirmed by both T-Mobile and MetroPCS execs highlights T-Mobile’s plan to offer more than MetroPCS’ current line of … [read full article]

(Update) T-Mobile Changes Some Pricing Around, Drops Galaxy S 4 Down Payment To $99

Update: T-Mobile just announced the price drop, full announcement below! A bit of good news this morning for future Galaxy S 4 owners as T-Mobile drops the down payment to $99/$20 per month from $149. Oh but that’s not all as the Galaxy Note II drops to $169.99 down/$20 per month and the Galaxy S III to $49.99 down and $20 per month. The iPhone 4 (available in select areas) … [read full article]

T-Mobile Teases Xperia Z With New YouTube Clip, Promises More Detail Tomorrow

T-Mobile’s new YouTube clip shows the world a smartphone that can work under water. Whatever could that be? How about the Xperia Z? Ding ding ding! Word from my sources is that a joint press release by both companies is expected next week (the 18th to be exact)…but, the video caption promises “more details” tomorrow on T-Mobile’s Facebook page. The video itself is pretty limited in detail other than to show the person jumping into … [read full article]

What We Missed Last Weekend: AT&T Buried Changes To Their Upgrade Period

Nothing says major press event like a buried change “company y” hopes will go unnoticed. This is exactly what AT&T tried (and mostly failed) this past weekend with the internal announcement of some changes to their upgrade period. In the buzz leading up to Apple’s big press event, perhaps AT&T hoped these changes would go unnoticed by the world at large…instead chalk up one more reason not to be a AT&T customer and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Father’s Day Sale Offers iPhone 5 For $0 Down

T-Mobile’s Father’s Day sale will mark the last chance to grab the iPhone 5 for $0 down. The offer, first announced back on April 10th is the same promotion T-Mobile highlighted this past Mother’s Day. The offer, which lasts through June 16th allows well-qualified customers to bring in their iPhone 4S or iPhone 4 devices to get the iPhone 5 for $0 down plus monthly payments. Depending on the value … [read full article]

Apple Introduces A Completely Redesigned iOS 7 At Developer Conference

Any complaints about iOS being stale and in desparate need of a revamp got their wish today and in some ways, it’s truly Apple and something else entirely. First and foremost is the completley revamped design and I do mean everything…from the fonts, to the color schemes, to the icons themselves, it’s all very different. There’s no question this is a brand new iOS, for better or worse the moment you load this up on … [read full article]

BlackBerry Z10 Updated To BlackBerry OS 10.1, Improves Device Performance

BlackBerry Z10 owners take note as a new update is headed your way with a host of improvements, new features and more. BlackBerry OS 10.1 arrives as a over-the-air update or through BlackBerry Link and “improves device performance, provides additional security, and resolves several known issues.” The OTA update kicks off today by hitting Settings > About > Category > OS and view “Software Release.” There’s a change-log including the new features … [read full article]

SoftBank Eyeing T-Mobile As Plan B Option If Sprint Buyout Falls Through?

It’s about time another T-Mobile buyout rumor surfaced because we’ve clearly gone way to long without one of those. This time Reuters is reporting that SoftBank, the Japanese carrier is eyeing a possible deal with T-Mobile if their Sprint buyout falls through. SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom had been in talks last year about a potential deal and have had periodic discussions since then according to Reuters sources. The Sprint deal which was … [read full article]

LTE Sightings Ramp Up Nationwide As T-Mobile Looks To Meet Its Summer Goal

T-Mobile’s LTE sightings have ramped up again this week with a host of reports coming out of Dayton and Akron, Ohio; San Diego, Anaheim, Fresno and across San Bernadino county in California. Last but least are a few sightings popping up intermittently out of the Boston area. San Diego is the clear winner here as the lions share of emails I’ve received since Monday show off plenty of network activity across the … [read full article]