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T-Mobile Calls For “All Hands Day” For September 24th

Details are sketchy at best but we’ve just received a huge number of emails indicating that T-Mobile has called an “All Hands Day” meeting for September 24th for unknown reasons. Could this be a pre-iPhone launch meeting? Could this be related to the AT&T takeover or could this be related to T-Mobile discovering water on Mars? In any case, mark your calendars down for September 24th because something is going down.

AT&T Responds To Sprint Lawsuit

As expected AT&T has fired back with some less than flattering words toward Sprint on the news of Sprint attempting to legally block their T-Mobile takeover. An AT&T spokesman said  “This simply demonstrates what we’ve said all along – Sprint is more interested in protecting itself than it is in promoting competition that benefits consumers. We of course will vigorously contest this matter in court as AT&T’s merger with T-Mobile USA will: … [read full article]

Sprint Files Suit To Block AT&T/T-Mobile Transaction

In a move that continues to indicate Sprint’s desire to see the end of the AT&T/T-Mobile takeover transaction they have filed suit against AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA to block the acquisition. Claiming the deal violates Section 7 of the Clayton Act the lawsuit was filed in the District of Columbia as a related case to the Department of Justice’s own lawsuit against the proposed deal. “Sprint opposes AT&T’s proposed … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Says Break-Up Fee Not In Danger If AT&T Deal Fails

Since the announcement of the AT&T/T-Mobile deal the press and mobile industry at large has been under the impression that should the deal fall through, AT&T was on the line for up to $6 billion in cash and spectrum. A Reuters report from yesterday indicated that the break-up fee as it has been dubbed isn’t as certain as the deal itself just being nullified, closed, killed or destroyed by the … [read full article]

T-Mobile G2x Free With New Or Add-A-Line Accounts Through Wednesday, September 7th

Looking to score a free T-Mobile G2x between now and tomorrow? Well if you’ve been thinking about opening a new line or adding an additional line of service to an existing T-Mobile family plan you can take advantage of this offer good through tomorrow. The G2x offer is good as a web-only special now through September 7th. It’s free, it’s dual-core, it’s Android. Any questions? T-Mobile

Blackberry Torch 9860 Appears In T-Mobile System

Rumors of the Blackberry Torch 9860 arriving on T-Mobile have been going on behind the scenes for some time. The passing of the Blackberry Torch 9860 with AWS bands through the FCC at the end of July pushed the rumor mill even further into the camp that this could very well arrive on T-Mobile. Now some internal screenshots offering up trade-in information regarding Blackberry devices T-Mobile carries currently or will carry … [read full article]

(Updated With Deutsche Telekom Statement) AT&T Might Not Be Required To Pay T-Mobile Break-Up Fee After All?

Update: Deutsche Telekom has stated it would consider “carving out some assets” from T-Mobile USA in order to continue the regulatory approval process for a deal with AT&T. Speaking to BusinessWeek Deutsche Telekom spokesman Philipp Kornstaedt says that DT is examining different scenarios and how they would play out in real life. With the report of T-Mobile needing to maintain a certain level of value in order to earn DT a … [read full article]

HTC Ruby/Amaze 4G Pictures Plus Specs Leak?

This isn’t what we call a T-Mobile leak per se, but the HTC Ruby/Amaze 4G model has leaked out of Thailand according to local site Droid Sans. According to the site HTC is testing a new Android device that is capable of DC-HSPA+ speeds in Thailand which further gives us hope that this device is capable of 42Mbps data speeds. The images in the pictures themselves match the ones we’ve seen … [read full article]

T-Mobile Roadmap Leak Shows Upcoming Launch Dates

Few leaks excite us more than a roadmap showing us upcoming launch dates for all the phones we could want and more. Unfortunately, this roadmap like the last one we previewed doesn’t link specific devices with their respective launch dates but we’ve got some pretty good guesses. The end of October is expected to see at least the Galaxy S II, HTC Ruby and at least the launch of one … [read full article]

Former FCC Chairman Says Government Will Prevail, Stop AT&T Takeover

Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt has voiced an opinion on the Department of Justice decision to sue AT&T in order to block their takeover of AT&T and T-Mobile fans are going to like what he has to say. “AT&T is certain to lose” Hundt said to SNL expressing that the acquisition was clearly anti-competitive. “It’s an extremely easy case. The Department of Justice will win the case in court. No Question about … [read full article]

AT&T Prepares Two-Track Plan Hoping To Save T-Mobile Takeover Deal

With the Department of Justice lawsuit setting AT&T back on their plan to quickly finalize their $39 billion dollar proposed takeover of T-Mobile, they are preparing a “two-track” plan to save the deal. AT&T hopes that any such two-track plan will allow them to find a settlement that will stop the lawsuit from reaching court. “AT&T is pretty determined that they can find a solution, and they are pretty confident,” one of … [read full article]