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Microsoft, Facebook Among Eight Technology Companies Supporting AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

Microsoft joined with Facebook and 6 other technology companies in a filing to the FCC last night in a statement of support for the AT&T/T-Mobile merger.  The deals supporters include Yahoo, Oracle, Research in Motion and VC firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Partners. Their argument is pretty much summed up by saying that the proposed deal is the best way for AT&T to expand their network capacity in order … [read full article]

FCC Asks Most Major US Wireless Carriers To Fill Questionnaire Regarding AT&T/T-Mobile

The FCC has sent formal requests to most of the major players in the US wireless market place asking them to complete a questionnaire regarding the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile acquisition. The FCC asks: “In order for the Commission to complete its review of the [merger] and make the necessary public interest findings … we require written responses, supporting documentation, and data, as applicable from other commercial wireless carriers against which the applicants compete.” … [read full article]

T-Mobile G2 About To Hit End Of Life

What we mean by end of life is that we noticed is that the T-Mobile G2 no longer on T-Mobile.com and instead of the usual “temporarily out of stock” message it’s just not there. So we checked in with a few ninjas and came up with this image showing the G2 is on its last legs. Of course it could be around for another couple months as it’s “nearing” end of life … [read full article]

AT&T Commercial Says They Are Planning To Combine With T-Mobile

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvKshjjk6zA[/youtube] It’s not like AT&T’s proposed merger of T-Mobile is a big secret so this commercial isn’t in any way a surprise though the leaving out of any T-Mobile logo is. That not withstanding quite a few of you have already caught this during the NBA Finals, Nascar races or various other times during the day but for some reason it has yet to appear on AT&T’s own YouTube page. It’s a pretty simple commercial that … [read full article]

Wirefly Posts Samsung Exhibit 4G Walkthrough Video

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-f8nMRCF0Aw[/youtube] The Samsung Exhibit 4G is scheduled to drop on T-Mobile shelves right around the 22nd the of this month but helping hold us over is this 9 minute video courtesy of Wirefly. Giving us a walkthrough of the device itself the Exhibit 4G just might be an undercard overshadowed by the release of the HTC Sensation 4G. The one major thing the Exhibit 4G has over the Sensation 4G, a 21Mbps HSPA+ radio … [read full article]

Samsung Exhibit 4G and Samsung Gravity Smart Launching June 22nd

When T-Mobile announced the Samsung Exhibit 4G and Samsung Gravity Smart they promised June availability without a specific date. Well you can mark June 22nd on your calendars if either one of these budget Android fulfills your desires. Both the Exhibit 4G and Gravity smart: “…expand T-Mobile’s product portfolio to include two affordable options for customers who crave rich connectivity and unique entertainment experiences.” Any takers?

PhoneDog Unboxes the HTC Sensation

Aaron Baker: The Phone Dog, the hair guy, the tweed jacket wearer and now, the model… call him what you want, but when it comes down to it, he is our favorite phone unboxer (Noah still holds a special place in our hearts too though).  So sit back, relax, and enjoy a first look at the sensational HTC Sensation, with HTC Sense (all of that together really tingles the senses since it is such a … [read full article]

Will AT&T Honor T-Mobile Dealer Agreements Or Leave Them Out In The Cold?

T-Mobile dealers are feeling the heat over a potential AT&T/T-Mobile dealer with serious concerns about roaming and partnerships after a deal has gone through. In a filing with the FCC, Iowa Wireless Services, 54% owned by T-Mobile makes its case that it simply doesn’t trust AT&T regarding the effects of the merger on their business. “Iowa Wireless has not been able to obtain any information regarding how—if at all—AT&T will incorporate … [read full article]

AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega Live At All Things Digital Event

The D9 conference currently being held in California saw some tough questioning from hosts Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher who put AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega in the hot seat. Walt and Kara really took it to de la Vega and pushed him to answer questions regarding AT&T’s network quality and why they should be trusted with T-Mobile and therefore running the nations largest wireless network. We followed the live … [read full article]