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Deutsche Telekom reportedly considering emulating T-Mobile US strategy with T-Mobile Netherlands

The Un-carrier movement has been big for T-Mobile, winning it millions of new customers and helping it to leapfrog Sprint to become the number three US carrier. Now it looks like T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom may be planning to try that same strategy elsewhere in the world. Sources speaking to Bloomberg say that Deutsche Telekom is thinking … [read full article]

T-Mobile said to be expanding retail presence to markets in Colorado, Iowa, Texas, and more

T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter said last month that T-Mo had the opportunity to expand its distribution footprint after covering 305 million people with LTE, and it looks like that’s exactly what the magenta carrier is doing. According to Wave7 research, T-Mobile has been opening new stores in small and mid-sized locales in states like Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Texas, and both North and South … [read full article]

Qualcomm wants to run LTE-U tests with T-Mobile’s help

Qualcomm has submitted an application with the FCC for Special Temporary Authority so that it can conduct tests of pre-commercial LTE-U equipment. The testing will help it learn more about the equipment in its development of commercial devices, helping it to see how the products perform outside of a lab environment. There will also be testing to see how LTE-U and Wi-Fi co-exist in the real world. So where does … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s latest promo plan offers two lines with 6GB of high-speed data each for $80

One day after launching a promo family plan that includes four lines with 10GB of high-speed data each, T-Mobile is taking the wraps off of a two-line promo plan. Starting tomorrow, April 8, T-Mobile will offer a plan with two lines of unlimited talk, text, and data along with 6GB of high-speed data for each line. The plan will cost $80 per month, … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms Enhanced Voice Services available now on select phones, will be offered on more devices

Well, that didn’t take long. One day after T-Mobile declined to comment on rumors that it’s using Enhanced Voice Services, it has confirmed that EVS is indeed starting to roll out. Enhanced Voice Services offers improved voice calling on devices that support it. That includes improved voice call reliability and fewer dropped calls when you’ve got a weaker signal and calls that offer … [read full article]

T-Mobile Arena opening today, T-Mo shows it off with an ‘unboxing’ video

Three months after we first learned that T-Mobile would be putting its name in lights above an arena in Las Vegas, the day has come for the arena itself to open. T-Mobile today shared a brief “unboxing” video walkthrough of T-Mobile Arena starring @AskDes and with a brief appearance by the Legere Doll. T-Mobile Arena offers 650,000 square feet of space with five floors and 20,000 … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new promos that offer tablet savings, 10GB family plan

If you need some new devices to help you take advantage of those new Binge On and Music Freedom free streaming services, T-Mobile is happy to help you out. Starting tomorrow, April 6, T-Mobile will offer up to 50 percent (up to $200) off of a tablet when you buy a flagship Apple, Samsung, or LG smartphone on an Equipment Installment Plan. To get the discount, you … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds more free streaming services to both Binge On and Music Freedom

When it comes to T-Mobile’s free media streaming services, Binge On has been getting quite a bit more attention than Music Freedom lately. That’s changing today, though, as both services are now getting some love. T-Mobile today added new free streaming services to both Binge On and Music Freedom. First up, Binge On is growing with the addition of Dailymotion, EPIX, OVGuide, OWNZONES, Viki, YipTV, 120 Sports, … [read full article]