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Market responds to Iliad’s T-Mobile buyout offer: TMUS value climbs, Sprint and Iliad values fall

Watching how analysts and investors interpret certain events in the technology industry has the tendency to throw up some surprises, and often times almost makes for interesting reading. Yesterday, following reports that French Telecom giant, Iliad wants to buy T-Mobile, the news affected three service providers’ value. In regards to T-Mobile (TMUS), it seems as though the extra interest in buying … [read full article]

CIRP: Jump early upgrade plan helping T-Mobile keep “a much higher percentage of customers than the other carriers”

A report from CIRP (Consumer Intelligence Research) suggests that of all the Uncarrier phases working best, it’s Jump! giving T-Mobile the edge over its competitors. Combined with the separation of airtime and phone costs, it’s helping Tmo keep hold of its customers, and attract more from other carriers. As a result, T-Mobile is keeping hold of a far higher percentage of its current customers than any other carrier, while simultaneously, attracting more from … [read full article]

T-Mobile Boosts LTE Network To 202 Million POPs, 233 Metro Areas

T-Mobile’s Simple Global plan may steal the headlines tonight but not to be out-shined is a brand new set of LTE announcements. T-Mobile’s announcing 202 million people are now covered in 233 metro areas covering 91 of the top 100 largest markets by population. T-Mobile’s LTE market announcement is almost one month to date from their earlier news of 180 million POPs covered in more than 154 markets. Let’s just be … [read full article]

New LTE Sightings Include Knoxville, Milwaukee and Two Texas Cities

T-Mobile’s LTE market launches are still in full swing as the company heads towards its goal of 200 million POPs covered before year’s end. A new group of sightings have come my way highlighting the work that is still being done and hopefully these markets are next up to go live. According to residents in Knoxville, Tennessee; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Corpus Christi and Rio Grande Valley, Texas LTE is slowly coming online. The … [read full article]

T-Mobile Updates LTE City List, Highlights 180 Million POPS And 154 Markets

After a yesterdays low-key announcement of another round of LTE market launches, T-Mobile has updated its full city list to show their entire LTE coverage area. Up from 116 markets and 157 million people, T-Mobile enow highlights 180 million POPs covered with the full list of available cities. If you know you’re already live with LTE, this might not be of much interest, but for those … [read full article]

T-Mobile Boosts MetroPCS Coverage With 15 Additional Markets, New Plan And Smartphones

  T-Mobile is making good on its promise to expand MetroPCS coverage with the launch of 15 additional markets less than three months after finalizing their merger. MetroPCS will introduce two new smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 521 and LG Optimus F3 in the new cities along with six additional models and the company’s bring your own device option. Wait, that’s not all as MetroPCS also introduces a “$40, period” rate plan that includes … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE Sightings Continue With Chicago, Miami, Tampa And Salt Lake City

Good Monday morning TmoNews readers and especially to those residents of Chicago, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and the Salt Lake City areas as a new group of LTE sightings are coming in fast. No official announcement for any of these markets has been discovered as of this writing, but that’s not stopping plenty of T-Mobile customers from spotting the 4G LTE icon on their smartphone displays and hitting up that speed-test app for … [read full article]

Early T-Mobile LTE Sightings Continue In Oklahoma City, Dallas And Miami

While news has been a little slow in the last few days, T-Mobile is still hard at work building out their LTE network to make their 100 million POPs before the end of Summer goal. With that, another round of LTE sightings has popped up in and around Oklahoma City; Dallas, Texas and some scattered sightings in Miami, Florida. As per our usual warning, these sightings are unofficial and represent what … [read full article]

Google Play App Installs Now Total 25 Billion, Celebrate With 25 Cent Downloads

A big, big round of applause for Google Play, now home to more than 675,000 apps and games which have led to an amazing feat with 25 billion downloads. To celebrate, Google is announcing an amazing sale over the next 5 days with 25 cent downloads from some of the world’s top developers including: Gameloft, Electronic Arts, Rovio, runtastic, Full Fat and more. That’s not all though as Google also announces special … [read full article]

FCC Pledges Extensive Review Of AT&T/T-Mobile Deal, Chairman Hints At Lack Of Competition

In a conference held just moments ago the FCC discussed the steps it would take to evaluate the proposed AT&T and T-Mobile acquisition. Paperwork has been filed by the FCC and the real fun begins for AT&T and T-Mobile to submit their own documentation which will be done under strict confidentiality. According to todays call the FCC and DOJ will conduct a parallel review of the deal not unlike the approval process performed … [read full article]