Tag Archives: data

T-Mobile Wants To Keep Smartphones Cheap

T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm told the Wall Street Journal that T-Mobile plans to sell a number of Android devices for $100 or less. Explaining that not all customers want expensive, high end devices T-Mobile is looking to capture that demographic. “We are working with our vendors on this one to drive the price of smartphones down,” T-Mobile won’t be the only carrier hoping to attract new customers with cheaper handset offerings but T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile Question And Answer Session After CES 2011 Press Event

I believe I saved the best for last with this video from the end of the T-Mobile 2011 CES Press Event featuring from left to right, T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm, CTO Neville Ray and CMO Cole Brodman. These are amongst the three most important people in the T-Mobile USA organization so when they speak, we should listen. This video contains all kinds of fun stuff like…you know, you just better watch! P.S. One final sorry, I’m … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Bring 25+ 4G Devices To Market In 2011

While I admit the lack of detail surrounding this number is a bit frustrating, 25 plus HSPA+ devices coming in 2011 at least leaves plenty to the imagination.  This number is a combination of data and phone devices which comes very close to our own assumed number of 24, though our information was specific to data devices.  Even so, 25 plus devices with at least some of them running on the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Previews Their Upcoming 42Mbps HSPA+ Upgrade, With Video!

Editor’s Note:  I know the camera work is a little shaky, I had to do a balancing act with my laptop and taking notes so I’m sorry it’s not the best! T-Mobile showed off a little bit of their upcoming 42Mbps HSPA+ network by doing exactly what I would do to test it and that is to download an album and play a video game.  Honestly, if you’re a computer gaming person, the frame rates in the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says No Way To Raised Prices For 4G Usage

While there was certainly a lot to look forward to coming out of the T-Mobile announcement in terms of data speeds, the most important point was that T-Mobile will not raise data plans for 4G usage.  T-Mobile said unequivocally that they don’t believe they need to charge a “premium or “toll” for 4G use.  This is great news, just great news as other carriers plan tiered pricing structures for use with their upcoming … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Unveil 4G Mifi Solution Next Year

So what do T-Mobile and Lil Wayne have in common? We have no idea but we can tell you that seems to be the codename for something I know I’ve been wanting for quite a while on T-Mobile: Mifi. T-Mobile is set to introduce their very first Mobile Router sometime in March 2011 and then follow up with a second Mifi device something in the second quarter of 2011. Just in case you … [read full article]

T-Mobile Network Almost Brought Down By Instant Messaging App?

This story has been floating around since the 14th and it’s only now that I’ve had a chance to wrap my head around it. The guys at Fierce Wireless, eagle eyed as they are managed to uncover some juicy details in an FCC filing regarding an Android Instant Messaging program that almost brought down the entire T-Mobile network in an unknown city. “T-Mobile network service was temporarily degraded recently when an independent application developer released … [read full article]

T-Mobile Jet Prepaid Prepares To Take Off Tomorrow

We’re not looking at anything earth shattering or unknown here as T-Mobile formally announced the introduction of the prepaid Jet data packages days ago. However, with three packages, T-Mobile is hoping to fulfill the needs of those who might be attracted to the idea of a prepaid mobile broadband offering. These plans of course are not for the heavy user, but then again the entire concept of prepaid mobile broadband plans aren’t … [read full article]

T-Mobile Reducing Data Cap, Will Throttle Speeds After 5GB Of Usage

Bad news for those of you that use more than 5GB of data each month. Starting October 16th, T-Mobile will enforce a new policy that will reduce data speeds once the subscriber exceeds 5GB of data usage in a billing cycle. If you may recall, previously the data cap was 10GB/month. Magenta states that this new policy should only affect less than 1% of its customer base, and is being enforced to guarantee that all … [read full article]

Data Plan Changes Cometh!

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So here we go again, changes to the data plan catalogue for T-mobile are afoot. Seems like the words data plan and changes are coming up all to often lately and this time, while it isn’t awful, it isn’t that groundbreaking either. Interpreting from the image above, apparently the lower priced option currently offering a small messaging add on is being dropped in lieu of unlimited data only. At the higher end, the current limit of … [read full article]