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Accessories on EIP: A few more details [Update: $250 limit per line]

Last week we were informed by our sources that T-Mobile is planning to make accessories available on its Equipment Installment Plan (EIP). In its current state, customers can buy phones and tablets without paying anything up front, instead, spreading the cost over 24 months interest-free. And the same will be possible with premium accessories from July 20th, at least, if the memo … [read full article]

T-Mo’s latest moves are certainly attractive, but are they Un-carrier?

Un-carrier, a term T-Mobile has coined since just over a year ago. To me, it means doing things no other carrier would. Or at least, getting there first. It’s about making moves that will change the industry for the better. It’s about the big picture, not about just making it easier to join your business and become paying customers. It’s why its earliest move was to do away with the old subsidized phone … [read full article]

Univision and T-Mobile partnering to launch new MVNO?

Univision has been on something of a roll this past few days. In one major announcement, it’s teamed up with Simon Cowell’s SYCO Entertainment to discover the “Ultimate Latino Boyband” with a “La Banda”. It’s also hosted its Upfront conference. But we’ve just been told about another new initiative the company’s going to be launching within the next week. We’ve heard that the company is partnering with T-Mobile to launch a new MVNO … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 2014 resolution? It’s got to be coverage, coverage and more coverage…

With 2013 virtually behind us, it’s impossible for anyone in the tech industry to look at T-Mobile and not be impressed by its moves. Getting rid of the subsidy model that the industry had clung to for so long, then allowing users to upgrade virtually whenever they liked. It wasn’t so much going against the flow as it was changing the flow’s direction entirely as AT&T and Sprint tried to copy Tmo with … [read full article]

The TmoNews Top 10 Stories of 2013

When it comes to carriers in the US, no other network operator caused a stir like T-Mobile did. Rumblings began early in the year as LTE networks started popping up, then came the onslaught of Uncarrier phases. From 1.0 through to rumors about Uncarrier 4.0, it’s been a crescendo of changes made by Tmo in the hope of changing the way customers think about mobile phones and plans. It’s working. 2014 is fast … [read full article]

What was your first T-Mobile phone?

Most of us tech-heads know which device or technology sparked our interest first. It might have been something you owned as a child or an entirely fictional gadget from Star Trek. For me, the idea of being able to talk to someone miles away on the phone without having any wires connecting you seemed totally impossible. I had a fascination with mobile communication devices from a young age. After that fascination, we tend to – sort of … [read full article]

(Updated) Ask TmoNews: What Is T-Mobile’s New Device Unlock Policy?

Update: See below.  There seems to be a lot of questions on T-Mobile’s new device unlock policy so I’m hoping to clear the air with the above image. As of April 12th, T-Mobile has enacted new requirements for device unlocks, which differ sharply from the previous unlock policy. As of April 12th, device unlocks on T-Mobile require: Devices must be paid in full (Value Plans) 40 days of active service + and paid … [read full article]

T-Mobile Will Introduce New “Unlimited” Data Plan That’s Actually Unlimited

Hello brand new unlimited data plan coming to T-Mobile that is actually…unlimited. Be still my heart as T-Mobile is finally introducing, or re-introducing from days gone by a data plan that is without “speed limits, caps, or overages.” I’m so happy I just might shed a tear that T-Mobile is finally using the word “unlimited” properly with regards to a data plan offering. The best news, this plan is just $30 for Classic … [read full article]