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Premium Handset Protection Prices Rising June 15th

Starting June 15, 2011 T-Mobile Asurion users will find some changes to their Premium Handset Protection plan and pricing. The current $5.99 plan increases to $7.99. The increase in price also brings a $5.00 processing fee wit shipping times reduced from three business days to next business day. The current plan will cover one standard earpiece with the insurance replacement however the new $7.99 plan will only cover one standard battery, charger and … [read full article]

Sprint Says Competition Is “American,” AT&T Says Whatever, We Rule

Sprint is really pulling out the punches in their effort to stop the proposed AT&T merger ahead of next weeks Senate hearing. Sprint’s hopes to derail the battle took to the front lines today with a print ad running in a number of newspapers and journals around the country. In just 24 lines of text  laid out in an almost poetic like form Sprint makes no mention of T-Mobile or AT&T for … [read full article]

Gingerbread Rom Leaks Out For The G2x

Remember that G2x ROM that found its way into the hands of Chris Ziegler from Thisismynext.com? Well it just found its way into the wild and for those of you sporting the G2x you can get Gingerbread and all its glory right now. A couple of key points to remember before installing: This is likely a final release as the ROM is “release-key signed” This release doesn’t include an updated baseband, … [read full article]

HTC Sensation Passes FCC, For Certain This Time

So we’re back with some more FCC fun, as we are seeing the HTC Sensation return to the FCC approval process and this time we’re certain its the Sensation. How are we certain you ask? Well check out the image above with the clear “HTC Sensation XXXXX” writing on the label. That pretty much settles this as the FCC approval for the HTC Sensation. This time also brings a different model … [read full article]

Samsung “Exhibit 4G” Hitting T-Mobile Soon?

What’s this I see before us? The Samsung T759 running Android 2.3.3 on T-Mobile? I believe this phone will hit T-Mobile shelves as the Samsung “Exhibit.” We don’t know much about the phone but our ninja said he expected the Exhibit to sport a 3.7″, 480 x 800 AMOLED display and is running Gingerbread 2.3.3 as the image shows. Rumored but unconfirmed specs include a 1.4GHz ARM11 processor, 5 megapixel camera with 720p … [read full article]

Certain Stores Only: T-Mobile Mothers Day Promotion Offering $100 Credit?

With mothers day coming up it was inevitable that my inbox would be filled with inquiries as to what T-Mobile might be doing as a promotion. Well as it turns out, we’ve learned that certain store locations (check with your local store) are offering a $100 credit per line for new customers signing up for a new individual line or family plan with a two year agreement. On a family plan the credit … [read full article]

T-Mobile Releases “Black” Motorola Defy

Coming in under our radar was the launch of the Motorola Defy in Black, not to be confused with the current Defy model which has a White shell. This black model has a completely blacked out body (did I mention it’s black) hence the Black moniker. Right now the Motorola Defy in Black is on sale via a web-only special on T-Mobile.com for just $49.99. The price is good through September 1st … [read full article]

T-Mobile Reports First Quarter 2011 Results

T-Mobile reported their first quarter 2011 results this morning ending up with a net customer loss of 99,000 in the first quarter compared to 77,000 in the first quarter of 2010. T-Mobile USA now serves 33.63 million customers at the end of Q1 2011 down from 33.73 million at the end of the fourth quarter of 2010. Contract customer losses of 471,000 in the first quarter were the “primary driver” as T-Mobile suffered … [read full article]

Deal Alert: T-Mobile.com Offers Blackberry 9780 And Samsung Galaxy S 4G For Free With New Lines Of Service

If the myTouch 4G sale through T-Mobile.com earlier this week didn’t grab your attention, perhaps the Samsung Galaxy S 4G or Blackberry 9780 will. The very same deal applies requiring the opening a new line of service or adding a line to an existing account with a two year contract to qualify. This offer is only good through T-Mobile.com and lasts through Sunday May 8th. T-Mobile.com

AT&T And T-Mobile Senate Hearing Bringing CEO’s Together

On May 11th, the AT&T / T-Mobile acquisition deal fight begins with an appearance before Senate lawmakers to argue both for and against the deal. As expected, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and T-Mobile USA CEO Philip Humm will appear before the Senate committee to argue in favor of the merger. As expected a main point of their  argument will be that a combined company will be able to provide broadband access to more … [read full article]