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Finally, A Commercial That Works

T-Mobile has had its share of marketing successes and failures as of late. Catherine Zeta Jones = Win. These ads = Not so much. After a double dosing of commercials featuring celebrities of questionable star power, T-Mobile has gone back to the basics and brought out Dwayne Wade and Charles Barkley to show off the MyTouch3G. Two basketball players of significant stature, this full minute commercial certainly works with a good dose of humor and … [read full article]

UPDATED:Oh No–Another T-Mobile Nationwide Outage?

UPDATE 2: Via twitter, T-Mobile reports all services are restored: We are pleased to report that we have fixed the equipment malfunction. Full service has been restored. We apologize for the inconvenience Reports are coming in of  a possible T-Mobile outage. One of our connects filled us in with the details and it looks like subscribers in the Southeastern region are mostly affected. If you can recall, the last time T-Mobile had one of these outages, both Data/Calling … [read full article]

T-Mobile Offering BOGO On All Smartphones

T-Mobile is getting into the holiday spirit and offering some pretty nice deals. Anywhere from discounts on various handsets to apparently now, BOGO offers. Starting today December 17th through December 20th, T-Mobile Corporate Stores will be offering BOGO (Buy one get one free) on all smartphones. But wait there’s a catch! According to BoyGeniusReport, this offer will not be available in all T-Mobile Retail Stores. But being the awesome wireless provider T-Mobile is, most T-Mobile retail locations will “Price … [read full article]

Quick Reminder Of Current T-Mobile Holiday Deals

With all the Google Nexus One news coming out lately, any holiday specials postings might have gotten lost in the shuffle so we wanted to drop in a friendly reminder. T-Mobile is currently offering: ·T-Mobile myTouch 3G with Google – $99.99 with two-year service agreement (after $50 off; expires 12/21/2009) ·T-Mobile myTouch 3G accessories –  Purchase one myTouch 3G gel, case or shell at full retail price and receive 50% off the second myTouch 3G … [read full article]

Blackberry BIS Down

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UPDATE: As of 2:30 PM ET Blackberry BIS is starting to return to normal.  Blackberry has isolated the issue and are working hard to return email to all users, so it should be better soon.  Meanwhile, how is that brick breaker high score going? It appears that Blackberry’s BIS email is down for most carriers throughout the US and even in Canada.  No word on when the outage occurred, or when it will be fixed, but be … [read full article]

T-Mobile Top Picks For Android

In an effort to show their support for Android, and maybe even future devices, T-Mobile is sending out an add-on to the Android Market.  This section of the Android Market will house “a variety of innovative applications that help customers customize their device and manage their T-Mobile account.”  Yes, I know, that sounds a lot like the App Pack from the myTouch.  Either way, this looks like a good place to start your … [read full article]

The 3G March Continues

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T-Mobile must be working fast and furious as the year winds down and they try to make good on their promise of 200 million customers covered by 3G goodness. Currently sitting at 187 million, the announcement of Cary, Fayetteville and Wilmington, NC will bring that total up a little more. Not to be forgotten of course is Tulsa, OK who after a false alarm yesterday has gotten the official green light today. Sound off below … [read full article]

T-Mobile Is Tooting Its Own Horn For HSPA+

What appears to be an internal newsletter is currently being circulated to T-Mobile employees—a little self promotion regarding HSPA+. Mainly a cheerleader letter patting them on the back for recent testing results regarding HSPA+ services by two prominent tech bloggers, there is also a little dig at Clear. As hoped for, the test results came back quite favorably considering current market offerings and continue to increase the excitement and possibility of what faster data … [read full article]

AT&T Thinks Rollover Beats Unlimited, #ATTFAIL

In an effort to draw some attention away from the persistent rumors regarding the Google Phone/Nexus One, AT&T has given us a real prize. According to this internal doc, Rollover is a better value for customers than unlimited minutes. Let that marinate for a second… rollover minutes are better than unlimited. AT&T = fail. Also begging discussion is the M2M calling community of 81 million vs. 31 million. While that’s certainly a difference of more … [read full article]