Tag Archives: iPhone

T-Mobile CMO Calls First Day iPhone Sales “Gangbusting”

With their first complete sales day of the iPhone winding down, T-Mobile’s Chief Marketing Officer Mike Sievert reports “gangbusting” sales. “Today has been gangbusters for T-Mobile,” Chief Marketing Officer Mike Sievert said in a statement to AllThingsD. “We experienced lines out the door this morning at nearly all of our almost 3,000 stores nationwide.” Lines tended to … [read full article]

At Long Last, The iPhone 5 Is Now Available In Stores, Online And Through Apple.com

It’s been a long, long, long, long time coming — as the iPhone 5 is now officially available in T-Mobile stores, through T-Mobile.com and through Apple’s website. Today marks the first time that T-Mobile has carried in store a device from each of the four largest largest smartphone platforms. T-Mobile now provides customers a complete set of options combined with the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Retail Stores Start Prepping For iPhone Launch As Uniforms, Demo Units Begin Arriving

With the iPhone launch on T-Mobile just four days away, T-Mobile’s retail locations are getting ready with brand-new “uniforms” and demo inventory. T-Mobile isn’t a stranger to rolling out new T-Shirts as part of major launches, and the Magenta color certainly screams T-Mobile and iPhone at one. As for the demo devices, we don’t expect T-Mobile to receive customer inventory until the night … [read full article]

T-Mobile iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Are A Go, Go, Go

Editors Note: I’ve been told sales start at 4am eastern, it’s a few minutes before that so if you can’t complete the transaction, keep trying! For years we’ve waited for the day that T-Mobile’s smartphone offering would be complete with the four major platforms and that effort begins today as iPhone 5 pre-orders go live. Pricing will be available as listed below with the 16GB models available in store on April 12th.The … [read full article]

(Updated) Public Service Announcement: iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Start Tomorrow

Updated: A previous draft stated that T-Mobile was expecting 200,000 pre-orders, that number I’m now being told is the amount of people who have signed up for more information about the pre-order. While I’m having a harder time than I care to admit nailing down the time iPhone pre-orders will go on sale, they are going on sale at some point tomorrow. I’ll be sure to update this post as soon as … [read full article]

Apple Partnering With Barclays For Apple Store iPhone Payment Plans With T-Mobile?

With the announcement of T-Mobile’s iPhone last week and news that only T-Mobile and Apple retail stores will sell the device, the question has come up about how Apple will handle the Value Plan payment plans. Well, according to a new report Apple is partnering with their current credit service Barclays to offer 24 months of no interest payments when buying a new iPhone on T-Mobile at Apple retail stores. The … [read full article]

Editorial: A Quick Note From Your Editor (That’s Me) Regarding Coverage

There is a devil and an angel on my shoulders right now, one of which is saying post this and try to explain your position. The other is saying post it, rant your little heart out and close off the comment section. Let’s see which voice I should have listened to: In recent days, there have been some “complaints” on the rise in iPhone coverage, specifically after the official iPhone announcement. I just want to … [read full article]

Asymco Analyst Estimates T-Mobile WIll Sell 3.4 Million iPhones This Year

Analysts are well-known for their attempts to guesstimate just how much x will sell on y. Which makes predictions of iPhone sales on T-Mobile likely to start coming out of the woodwork in droves. One of the first analysts to take a look at the possible sales volume on T-Mobile is Horace Dediu of Asymco. I give Deidu more credit than most analysts who appear to do nothing more than choose sales numbers … [read full article]