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T-Mobile Visa Prepaid Cards for Mobile Money no longer reloadable at T-Mo stores after April 11

It’s been a while since we’ve gotten any news regarding Mobile Money, but that’s changing today. T-Mobile is alerting T-Mobile Visa Prepaid Card users that, starting April 11, they’ll no longer be able to load their cards up at T-Mo retail stores. T-Mobile confirmed to me that this is the case. The email explains that “New card purchases after March 11th and any reloads attempted after April 11th, at T-Mobile … [read full article]

Wells Fargo visits T-Mobile, says T-Mo anticipates meeting Q1 2016 postpaid adds expectations

Wells Fargo Securities recently paid a visit to T-Mobile HQ in Bellevue, Wash., and while its post-visit report mentions that some credit policy issues may exist, it came away with a positive impression. “Management acknowledge the increase in bad debt expense in 2H15 is something to watch and ‘caused a bit of a disruption,” said Senior Analyst Jennifer Fritzsche. T-Mobile acknowledged this, Wells Fargo says, adding that … [read full article]

NAB responds to T-Mobile report on 600MHz auction repacking, says it contains ‘significant flaws’

Last month, T-Mobile submitted a letter voicing its support for the 39-month timeline that the FCC has proposed for repacking the spectrum that’ll be bought from TV broadcasters and then used by wireless carriers. Now the National Association of Broadcasters has responded, saying that T-Mo’s report has “significant flaws.” “T-Mobile’s theory relies on three wishes,” the NAB argues, the first being that the antennas that are currently … [read full article]

T-Mobile can get $2 billion from Deutsche Telekom for 600MHz spectrum auction

The 600MHz spectrum auction is starting to get close, and T-Mobile just got a nice infusion of spending money. An SEC filing has revealed that T-Mobile can sell $2 billion in senior notes to Deutsche Telekom. These notes can be issued until December 1, 2016, will mature on March 15, 2021, and have 5.3 percent coupon. According to the SEC filing, the $2 billion that … [read full article]