T-Mobile isn’t ready to secede the speed wars to Verizon just yet with a first real world look at their recently announced HSPA+ 42 network in Las Vegas, New York and Orlando. So how does T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ 42 network work in the real world? Fast, VERY fast. As you can see in the image above we were hitting download speeds around 24 – 25 Mbps and uploads speeds from around … [read full article]
Not to be forgotten in the smorgasbord of T-Mobile announcements early this morning was the introduction of T-Mobile’s first 4G Mobile Hotspot (Mifi) device. We had an opportunity to take a quick look at the hardware tonight and calling it small isn’t quite doing it justice. This thing is pocket friendly in a big way. If you need connectivity on the go, throw this thing in a shirt or jeans pocket … [read full article]
I ALMOST forgot to get these leaked press shots up of the upcoming T-Mobile MiFi hotspot posted but here they are! There isn’t much else to learn here other than our hope that these are dropping soon. Still, if you’ve been wondering what one of the first T-Mobile MiFi hotspots is going to look like, if that’s been keeping you up at night then take a look at the gallery below!
We had some pretty good indications that T-Mobile would be unveiling some revamped webConnect data plans today and they have gone and done just that. As we checked out T-Mobile.com this morning we found that the 10 GB plan priced at $84.99 is very much real and ready for your consumption. There were no other surprises as expected and we’re thrilled to see the arrival of a higher than 5 GB data … [read full article]
As expected, the next iteration of the T-Mobile Jet, version 2.0 4G is ready to launch March 23rd. Considered ready for the “busy, value-conscious consumer” the Jet 2.0 will give 4G capability with theoretical speeds up to HSPA+ 21Mbps. Value conscious, 4G capable and with a memory card slot, what more could you ask for?
Just days after we grabbed a screenshot of the upcoming changes to the webConnect price points, T-Mobile has gone and done a little revamping. Unfortunately, the changes aren’t for the better as the higher end 10 GB plan moves up from $79.99 to $84.99 prior to the 20% discount if grouped with a voice plan. We’re a little disappointed by this change and can’t for the life of us understand the … [read full article]
Our report that T-Mobile was preparing to introduce and change their existing data plans were met with both excitement and skepticism. Well, we’re excited to introduce, or more appropriately share thanks to one of our ninjas a screen grab showing upcoming webConnect plans that will launch March 13th. Along with the introduction of the new webConnect plans T-Mobile will also introduce system changes that will allow voice and data plans to be … [read full article]
Thanks to Mr. Blurrycam himself we’ve just received the above image from a trusted ninja showing off what we believe is a hint toward revamped data plans later this year. While the wireless industry as of late has been leery of allowing unlimited data usage, T-Mobile will have to carefully evaluate data offerings as they prepare to launched devices capable of faster and faster speeds. Without a doubt there must be a balance … [read full article]
With data all the rage these days we can understand the need for the wireless carriers to focus on software update for data sticks as well as phones themselves. Given that, T-mobile is dropping a firmware update for webConnect tomorrow that will bring stronger connectivity and a replaced network indicator symbol. Nothing earth shattering here but it’s always welcome to see improvements and enhancements that provide better service. Plus a “4G” network … [read full article]
This article is a little two fold, the first being the above and below images showing the beginning of a six week advertising campaign in Hispanic Markets. T-Mobile hopes to boost awareness for its International Talk & Text service by showing these markets you can call landline numbers in 56 countries using your domestic minutes bucket. We first learned about this back in November and with yesterdays investor call, emphasis was placed … [read full article]