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Sprint Adopting “Wait And See” Approach To T-Mobile’s Efforts To End Phone Subsidies

Sprint is the newest T-Mobile competitor to sound off on the Magenta approach to ending the subsidy model in the wireless industry once and for all. According to senior execs at Sprint, Sprint will take a cautious approach and look at the economics of the move before determining their own path. “We have thought about it and we are going to take a kind of a wait-and-see approach,” Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said … [read full article]

Google Finally Launches Wireless Charging Orb For Nexus 4 Smartphone

ZOMG I’ve been waiting for this accessory to launch for a while now, and it’s here, it’s really, really here. If I needed a reason to buy a Nexus 4, it actually might just be to relive the days of Palm’s Touchstone glory and grab the Nexus 4 wireless charging orb now on sale through Google’s Play Store for $59.99. Shipping times are quoted as around one week, which is probably … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launching Family Add-A-Line Promotion Beginning February 13th

Beginning Wednesday, February 13th T-Mobile will offer a promotional family plan add-a-line option with $0 Value and $5 Classic add-a-line offers. This add-a-line promotion represents a $5 savings each month until January 2nd of next year. Existing customers can take advantage of this opportunity by switching to the Classic or Value family promo rate plan, which does come with a contract extension however. The $5/$0 add-a-line offer is available on shared limited bucket … [read full article]

AT&T CEO Admits Poor Execution Doomed T-Mobile Deal

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In a move that will surprise no one, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has finally admitted that poor execution doomed his attempt to take over T-Mobile. During an interview with Phil Weiser, dean of the University of Colorado Law School, Stephenson admitted that the failed deal was one of his worst moments as CEO. “I wouldn’t say it was a bad decision, but it was a decision that didn’t go the way I wanted,” … [read full article]

Google Shows Off The Nexus 4 And Google Now In Brand New TV Commercial

All it took was 61 seconds during last nights Grammy Awards, but Google has totally won me over with their new television spot. Aptly titled “Nexus 4: Live in the Now,” Google shows off not only the Nexus 4 hardware, but also how useful Google Now can be in the “real world.” No matter where you are in the world, Nexus 4 with Google Now gives you just the right information at just the right time. … [read full article]

Walmart Offering $50 Gift Card With The Purchase Of Any Samsung Smartphone

  With Walmart offering up some great deals with a $98 Galaxy S III and $278 White Galaxy Note II, there’s another reason to pick up your next smartphone at the worlds largest retailer. Beginning today, February 10th and running through March 2nd, Walmart is offering a $50 gift card with the purchase of any Samsung smartphone. This special offer is good on both new activations as well as qualifying upgrades, … [read full article]

Two T-Mobile Mobile Virtual Network Operators Confirm LTE Network Support

With T-Mobile’s LTE network set to begin rolling out any day now, at least two MVNO companies are confirming they will offer support for T-Mobile’s LTE network once it launches. Executives from both Ready SIM and Solavei told FierceWireless they expect to offer LTE speeds as T-Mobile turns the network on. Emir Aboulhson, senior vice president of business development for … [read full article]

Deal Of The Day: Nexus 4 Just $49 On T-Mobile.com Through February 18th

Whoa, talk about the deal of the deal — this $49 price tag even after a $50 mail-in rebate is easily the best price we’ve ever seen for the Nexus 4. This deal is geared specifically to attract new customers so don’t count on upgrade pricing looking quite as beautiful — it’s still regular price. Still, I’d totally add a line just to take advantage of this offer. This limited time special … [read full article]

New Estimates Place Nexus 4 Sales Over One Million Since November Launch

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Last month a group of savvy XDA Developer forum users established a method to guesstimate the Nexus 4 production run using the device’s IMEI numbers. Original estimates last month pegged sales around 400,000 units all totaled. Now, a new XDA post by member draugaz indicates the company has already passed one million devices sold. While Google has declined to talk sales numbers for the Nexus 4 directly, TechCrunch reports that … [read full article]

MetroPCS Investor Signals Intent To Vote Against T-Mobile USA Merger

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An investment advisor holding 7.5 million shares of MetroPCS stock has signaled their intent to vote against the company’s proposer merger with T-Mobile USA. P. Schoenfeld Asset Management which now holds around 2% of MetroPCS shares has sent a letter to the boards of both T-Mobile USA parent Deutsche Telekom and MetroPCS on January 30th detailing their complaints. For its part, MetroPCS responded by saying it still recommends the T-Mobile deal but will … [read full article]

Newest JD Power Customer Care Awards Released, T-Mobile Continues Last Place Run

With the newest JD Power study out and with T-Mobile taking another fourth place finish, there are two separate issues here. The first is taking fourth place and why with all the changes T-Mobile exec team has attempted to instill over the last six months internally, hasn’t the needle hasn’t moved at all? The second question is how on earth does T-Mobile lose out to AT&T? Save for Comcast, I’ve never dealt … [read full article]