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Sprint Prepares T-Mobile JUMP! Competitor With Its “One Up” Early Upgrade Program

  I really can’t wait to see how T-Mobile CEO @john_legere tweet reacts to the news that Sprint is preparing to launch its very own JUMP! competitor. Calling it “One Up,” Sprint is the last of the national carriers to echo T-Mobile’s early upgrade program after AT&T and Verizon launched their own programs soon after T-Mobile went live with JUMP! While it’s safe to argue that AT&T Next and Verizon EDGE … [read full article]

“Search Restaurants” Or Take Advantage Of T-Mobile’s JUMP! Upgrade

I kind of like this one, and it’s an all too familiar story before the days of Siri and Google Now. I’ve seen some mixed reviews and sure, Bill Hader is no Carly, but I think they are on the right path with these commercials. It’s a familiar, comedic face and that’s a good thing. Still, I just want one commercial with Hader as Stefan. “Searching for a place to eat with an old phone … [read full article]

T-Mobile Systems Update Hints At JUMP! Phase 2, Simple Choice No Credit Phase 2

It sounds like changes to T-Mobile’s SIM unlock policy aren’t the only updates we’ll be seeing this weekend. According to this leaked image, T-Mobile will release “several system updates and enhancements…deployed to support the following:” So what are the following things that interest us? Try “JUMP! Phase 2″ and “Simple Choice No Credit Phase 2″ on for size. What they are is something … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts Three new JUMP! Commercials With Bill Hader

With T-Mobile’s JUMP! program already off to a “jumping” start, T-Mobile’s added three new commercials to the mix. Some of you may have already seen these on television and the “Missed Texts” one is especially funny. I don’t know if this is Bill Hader at his SNL best (Stefan anyone?), but he plays the role well and I’m happy to see T-Mobile move in this … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces “Unprecedented Deal” This Summer With Zero Dollars Down For All Devices

Hello back-to-school special offer from T-Mobile as the company announces an “unparalleled promotion” this summer as it drops the down payment price on its entire lineup of devices in stores nationwide to zero down. This promotion allows both new and existing well-qualified customers to get the latest 4G LTE smartphones, tablets, mobile hotspots and feature phones at the upfront price of $0 down with monthly device payments. Still, there’s a bit of a catch … [read full article]

Xzibit Is Back And He Wants To JUMP! Your Phone

Oh yes, Xzibit is back and while I resist ALL my desires to insert a “Pimp your Ride” joke, he’s one of a half-dozen or so new videos T-Mobile has released promoting JUMP! and #hate2wait. Other videos include Olympia Sanya Richards Ross, Sean Rash, Joe Johnson, Rich Malambri, Ike Taylor and Julissa Bermudez. In all honesty, I’d love to see T-Mobile bring a stronger name to bear with this campaign, or at least one that won’t … [read full article]

AT&T Mimics T-Mobile, Introduces “AT&T Next” Smartphone, Tablet Upgrade Program

AT&T will copy follow T-Mobile’s lead with their JUMP! upgrade program and introduce “AT&T Next.” With Next, AT&T customers will have the opportunity to buy a new smartphone or tablet every 12 months with no activation, upgrade or financing fees. With AT&T Next, customers purchase a smartphone or tablet with no down payment and agree to pay monthly installments for the device. … [read full article]

Verizon Set To Introduce JUMP!, Call It “VZ Edge” Instead

In a move that will have T-Mobile customers screaming “we had it first,” Verizon Wireless looks set to introduce “VZ Edge,” their own early upgrade plan for customers. In simple terms, Verizon will allow customers to upgrade their devices more often to “stay on the leading edge of technology.” The boys at Droid-Life got their hands on a slide right out of a Verizon training session highlighting customers ability to upgrade to a … [read full article]