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RootMetrics: T-Mobile behind Verizon on maximum observed download speeds

T-Mobile loves to boast about how its network is the fastest LTE network around. This claim is based on averaging out actual user-observed download speeds. And there’s nothing wrong with it. In fact, average download speeds shows us a much more accurate view of what to expect from a carrier when we sign up to one of their plans. But how about maximum observed speeds? In partnership with RootMetrics, Fierce Wireless published a … [read full article]

Miami becomes 25th T-Mobile wideband LTE market

This morning, T-Mobile announced that the 25th market to receive its faster wideband LTE network is Miami, Florida. Customers in the Ft. Lauderdale and Pompano Beach areas can also now experience the faster download speeds, with some speed tests reaching as high as 75Mbps. Wideband LTE increases the bandwidth and capacity of T-Mobile’s LTE network to help deliver faster peak speeds. It is like adding more lanes to a freeway for all LTE customers to … [read full article]

What was the best phone launched on T-Mobile this year? [Poll]

We’re approaching the end of the year, and as new product releases and plan changes slow down, it’s about time we started reflecting on 2014. I’ll be publishing some end of year thoughts at a later date. Either in several posts or one big mammoth all-encompassing article, I haven’t decided yet. As part of the process this year, I wanted to ask your thoughts on several aspects. First up: Phones. We all love … [read full article]

T-Mo will present at the 42nd Global Media and Communications Conference

  T-Mobile’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Braxton Carter is going to be speaking at the 42nd annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference on Wednesday, December 10th at 10am Eastern Time. The event takes place in New York. T-Mobile regularly sends its chiefs to speak at a number of conferences, and the presentations can often be enlightening, especially if there’s a Q&A session. If you fancy tuning in and listening … [read full article]

San Diego becomes the latest T-Mobile Wideband LTE market

Just a couple of days back, T-Mobile announced that San Diego (or the greater San Diego area) is the latest to have wideband LTE switched on. “In addition to the greater San Diego area, LTE customers in the Carlsbad area are also experiencing super-fast download speeds, making access to their favorite mobile content seem almost instantaneous. In November, T-Mobile customers in the San Diego area observed download speeds as high as 76 Mbps.”[read full article]

T-Mobile Android and Windows-flavored HTC One M8 available with $50 discount

On Black Friday, T-Mobile cut the price of its Windows Phone HTC One M8 down to $537.60. Discounting it by $48, and offering a free Xbox DotView case. Now, the deal is even sweeter. Des Smith, the company’s well-known product guru, announced on Twitter that T-Mo is now offering both the HTC One M8 and One M8 for Windows with $50 discount. That takes the price down to $535.44 full retail, which … [read full article]

Unlimited data refer-a-friend offer extended to December 9

Earlier this week we were informed that T-Mobile was planning to end its current unlimited data refer-a-friend program on December 3rd (yesterday). However, plans have changed. The carrier has informed staff that it intends to extend the program for an extra week. Its new end date is scheduled for December 9th (5 days from now). In a message to its workers, T-Mobile posted the following update: … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s unlimited data refer-a-friend program ends tomorrow

T-Mobile staff are being informed that the limited time “lifeline” refer-a-friend unlimited data promotion is ending after tomorrow. In a memo to its employees, T-Mo states that “in order to make room for new and exciting programs, December 3 is the last chance for customers to take advantage of the Refer-a-Friend unlimited data promo.” The carrier initially launched its unlimited data promo back in August in response to Sprint’s “disruptive” plans. T-Mobile customers could rescue their friends … [read full article]