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T-Mobile UnCarrier Ad Featuring Phone Theft Lands Company In “Hot Water”

T-Mobile’s JUMP! ad campaign with Bill Hader has met moderate success but now one of the ads is landing the company in some “hot water.” A letter written by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ask the carrier to pull the ad featuring Hader and an attempted mugging. “This ad is more than tasteless: These robberies often turn violent and have resulted in severe injuries and multiple deaths,” … [read full article]

Has Your Smartphone Ever Gone Through The Laundry? T-Mobile JUMP! Can Help

T-Mobile’s JUMP! commercials may be silly, but I’d be lying if I said I never “accidentally” put my phone through the wash. We all know what happens when you walk into your local carrier store afterwards…only to discover you have no insurance. T-Mobile JUMP! may be just what the doctor ordered for anyone who has ever experienced this unfortunate laundry scenario. Going from touchscreen to melted-screen is frustrating. Luckily, T-Mobile JUMP!™ … [read full article]

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 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]