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Will An AT&T Acquisition Of T-Mobile Really Happen?

A lot of T-Mobile subscribers are dreading the fact that AT&T has officially struck a deal with Deutsche Telekom to acquire T-Mobile USA for $39 billion. Heck, even Sprint is pissed off. But, while the companies have signed a definitive deal, it still has to be approved by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This process can take up to 6 months or more. Credit Suisse analyst Jonathan Chaplin … [read full article]

(Updated!) Samsung T839 Passes Through The FCC, Is This The Nightwing?

Updated: Turns out the Nightwing = Sidekick 4G!! It’s been a little over two months since the codename “Nightwing” popped up on our radar but the guys at PocketNow have given us reason to revisit the name. As a little background for our readers, typically a Samsung model that passes through the FCC with a name like “T839″ is usually T-Mobile bound. We can tell this by both the “T” as … [read full article]

Huawei U8500 T-Mobile Bound? Receives FCC Approval

Few things excite us more than when we see an unknown phone come through the FCC with the necessary bands to run on T-Mobile’s 3G/4G network. Phonescoop caught wind of the Huawei U8500 running Android 2.2. A quick run through of the FCC documentation doesn’t reveal much else and we should remind everyone that FCC approval doesn’t guarantee a T-Mobile arrival. Still, we’re always interested in devices that go through with those beloved … [read full article]

(Updated With Specs!) Huawei X6 Android Phone Spotted At FCC, AWS On Board

As usual, the FCC is a smorgasbord of goodies with the Huawei X6 breaking cover complete with the AWS frequencies required to run on T-Mobile. We’ve heard plenty of rumors that Huawei intended to bring at least one to two more handsets to T-Mobile this year and with 25 total devices on the way, it’s certainly possible this just might be one of them. While specs are mostly unknown, the user manual … [read full article]

Samsung GT-i9023 Drops At The FCC, New Version Of Nexus S With Android 2.4

This is a rather interesting development that the folks at Engadget have caught wind of. Recently passing the FCC is a Samsung device, model number GT-i9023 which includes AWS T-Mobile 3G. Engadget makes careful note that this device, just by its outline, looks incredibly like the Nexus S. The i9023 recently received both Wi-Fi Alliance and Bluetooth SIG certification but without any sort of evidence that could point us to the actual … [read full article]

FCC Database Reveals T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot, Confirms What We Already Know

Look at what we have here. The FCC just dropped a little Christmas present for Magenta fans, confirming our original post regarding a T-Mobile MiFi from earlier this week. The FCC document reveals the device is manufactured by the Chinese based ZTE, and the device is labeled “T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot”. So yeah, its definitely a lock for Magenta. No other info was revealed, but according to our original document, you can … [read full article]

Android-Powered Dell Venue Hits FCC

Earlier today we posted that the Dell Venue Pro, a Windows Phone 7 handset had passed the FCC with AWS bands and would be launching soon. Now, the FCC has passed another Dell handset which also sports AWS bands (hooray) and is named the Dell Venue (model code: V03B002). The Dell Venue (aka Dell Thunder) is basically exactly the same (hardware wise) as the Windows Phone 7 powered Dell Venue Pro, but the … [read full article]

Dell Venue Pro Clears FCC With AWS

With the HD7 officially launching next week, and existing customers already able to order online now, the FCC has cleared another handset which is destined for a T-Mobile USA arrival. The FCC has just passed the Windows Phone 7 powered Dell Venue Pro. Although the FCC does not reveal anything new on the handset, now that it has been approved,  T-Mobile should be launching the Venue Pro soon. We’re working on getting … [read full article]