Tag Archives: iPhone

Apple Begins Selling Unlocked iPhone 5 Units, Starts At $649

Just as the world expected, Apple has released unlocked iPhone 5 units available from its online store as of earlier this week. The unlocked device price range will fall in line with our anticipated price models beginning at $649, $749, and $849 for 16GB, 32GB and 64GB of storage, respectively. All three models are listed as shipping in one week. There’s no word from Apple as to when their retail stores will begin carrying unlocked models for sale, … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Receive iPhone 5 Accessories As Unlocked Activations Continue To Climb

While yesterdays rumors have the internet abuzz with the possibility that T-Mobile will finally be the last national carrier to receive the iPhone, retail stores are preparing to receive their first iPhone 5 accessories. Unfortunately, I don’t think there’s any correlation between the analyst rumor from yesterday and the arrival of iPhone 5 accessories. Why do I believe that you ask? Well, for starters … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Announce Imminent iPhone Arrival Next Week?

Well, here’s a story we didn’t see coming, especially not on the heels of the last T-Mobile’s COO comments regarding the iPhone last week. According to Merrill Lynch analyst Scott Craig, “speculation is heightening” that Deutsche Telekom will announce the imminent arrival of the iPhone for its company’s US unit during next week’s analyst day meetings. The meetings, scheduled for December 6th and 7th would be an unusual place for such … [read full article]

T-Mobile COO: We Want The iPhone, But Not If We Have To Make Sacrifices

Speaking at the Morgan Stanley 12th Annual Technology, Media & Telecoms Conference in Barcelona, T-Mobile COO Jim Alling admitted the carrier is at a disadvantage without the iPhone. However, Alling adds that T-Mobile USA won’t make sacrifices to bring the iPhone to its portfolio. “Make no mistake about it: We would love to carry the iPhone. However, we want the economies to be right for us.” Alling added that his company … [read full article]

T-Mobile Adds Three New Metro Areas To Network Modernization, Get Your Unlocked Devices Ready

As part of T-Mobile’s network modernization effort, better known as their network refarm they are announcing three brand new markets this morning. Residents of Baltimore, Houston and Washington D.C. are the “latest metro areas where T-Mobile customers can benefit from enhanced voice and data coverage, and faster speeds on unlocked devices, including the iPhone.” In fact, T-Mobile is doing a little bragging stating that their own internal testing on the iPhone … [read full article]

Analyst Says “Next Year” For T-Mobile To Finally Offer The iPhone

As a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, my immediate reaction to Morgan Stanley analyst Nick Delfas claiming that T-Mobile will “announce official iPhone distribution in early 2013″ is to remember how many times we’ve said “wait till next year.” Cub fans the world over will recognize that as the unofficial model of a team which hasn’t won a world series in over 100 years. It’s also the same thing we say in the T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Removal Of “Apple iPhone” Name In Marketing

T-Mobile has confirmed to the Wall Street Journal the removal of the Apple iPhone name from the company’s “bring your own device” marketing push. T-Mobile says the reason for the change was a “natural progression,” and that the company had planned only to use the iPhone name for the month of September. T-Mobile says it will switch out the iPhone image for “other AT&T smartphone images” in the future and the program, … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Stop Using “Apple iPhone” Name For Bring Your Own Device Program?

Here’s a piece of news I think a number of us had predicted would come as T-Mobile sends out a memo indicating the “Apple iPhone” name can no longer be used in conjunction with marketing for the “Bring Your Own Device” program. Now, let’s be clear and say we don’t know the reasons for this, it could be a T-Mobile management decision, an Apple legal decision, a T-Mobile legal decision or something … [read full article]