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T-Mobile G2, myTouch 4G Owners Can Upgrade In Store To Gingerbread Beginning August 6th

T-Mobile has updated their support documents for both the T-Mobile G2 and myTouch 4G allowing for customers to walk into a local T-Mobile store and upgrade their device to Gingerbread. Beginning August 6th (August 13th for customers in the West and Midwest regions) any G2 or myTouch 4G owner can walk into a T-Mobile retail store to receive the Gingerbread update using an SD card provided by the store location. … [read full article]

HTC Wildfire S Now Available For $79.99

Happy Wednesday morning TmoNews readers and welcome to the wonderful world of the HTC Wildfire S which is now on sale for $79.99 through T-Mobile.com. With a 3.2″ display, Android 2.3 covered by HTC Sense and a  5 megapixel camera with flash the Wildfire S is an affordable introductory smartphone to the Android game. Pick up yours at the T-Mobile link below! T-Mobile

Cablevision Wants T-Mobile Partnership, End To AT&T Talks

Cablevision, the 8th largest cable provider in the United States has come out in opposition of the T-Mobile/AT&T takeover talks with the hope it would be able to partner with T-Mobile as a cellular network partner. Cablevision declared their standing in a filing with the FCC arguing against the AT&T deal noting that Cablevision would be deprived of it’s best potential partner. “Cablevision has been actively exploring expanding its mobile Wi-Fi service … [read full article]

Leaked Doc Further Confirms Blackberry Bold 9900 August 31st Launch Date, Price Confirmed

Not convinced by yesterday’s Blackberry Bold 9900 release date leak? We’ve got yet another document confirming the very same thing but with one extra bit of information: a $299.99 after $50 MIR rebate. The Blackberry Bold 9900 will be T-Mobile’s first 4G Blackberry with HSPA+ capability up to 14.4Mbps. Sounds good Blackberry fans? We thought so…peak the rest of the doc for more information on things we mostly already knew. Me..I’ll … [read full article]

T-Mobile USA To Extend Direct Carrier Billing, Open Up To Digital Content and Services

T-Mobile announced a brand new feature today allowing their Direct Carrier Billing service to be used for the purchase of digital games, gaming and social networking credits, music, videos and other digital offerings. T-Mobile’s new Direct Carrier Billing service will those purchases to be billed directly to the customers T-Mobile account using the web on their PC, smartphone, netbook or tablet. “As the growth in mobile purchasing explodes, we want to be at … [read full article]

T-Mobile Teases Upcoming Giveaways During BlogHer Conference

Oh how we love contests and giveaways and T-Mobile is set to offer up something to celebrate the BlogHer conference this week with contests planned for August 4th through 6th. The BlogHer conference is a celebratory look at women in Social Media and T-Mobile wants to help celebrate this yearly event. We don’t know what T-Mobile has in store but a reference to the “myTouch 4G Slide + more” isn’t being ignored. However, an HTC … [read full article]

T-Mobile And 7-Eleven Partner Up, No Slurpee Included

T-mobile is taking steps to make access to America’s largest 4G network even easier.  How, you may ask.  Easy, parter with 7-Eleven, a chain with over 7,000 locations in the United States.  Starting today, customers can pick up a pre-paid LG GS170 for $29.99 all around the country.  It can even get better.  With the purchase of a 50 minute airtime card you can get the LG GS170 for half off, as long … [read full article]

Blackberry Bold 9900 Starts Appearing On Store Material, Aims For August 31st Release

We’ve been calling for a late August release for the Blackberry Bold 9900 for quite a while now and thanks to a leak provided to the boys at PhoneArena that timeframe looks to be all but confirmed by Magenta herself. While the two-year contract price is unknown we do know the phone will come with a $50 mail in rebate that requires a $20 data plan attachment. On top of that … [read full article]

T-Mobile VIP Zone Site “Live,” We Think

Things are moving fast for us today with a few crafty TmoNews readers already coming up with the “live” link for the upcoming VIP Zone T-Mobile loyalty program. A quick look at http://tmobile.promo.eprize.com/customer/ or http://www.tmobile.com/vip will take you to a page with the above image ready and waiting for you. We haven’t tried registering yet (its important for us to bring you this news first!) but we’re eager to hear … [read full article]

(Updated!!) T-Mobile To Enforce Data Plan Contracts Beginning August 8th

Update: As a quick update to the post we wanted to ensure clarity so that people don’t start freaking out over the verbiage in the image. A loophole exists in T-Mobile’s systems that allows for employees to remove data features a before customer fulfills the required contract term. This will NOT force a customer to have a data requirement if they do not want…if some representatives in the comments are correct in their … [read full article]