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John Legere Code/Mobile interview to be livestreamed this evening

This evening from 7:30pm Pacific, Code/Mobile will be hosting an exclusive interview with T-Mobile’s CEO, John Legere. And they’ll be livestreaming the entire event on their website. The interview takes place just after the T-Mobile releases its financial earnings report to press, with the earnings call set to kick off Tuesday morning at 8am Pacific in “Un-carrier style”. Analysts have had their say on what they think T-Mobile’s going to announce, but we’re all … [read full article]

Greater Bay Area gets T-Mobile wideband LTE

  T-Mobile announced in a press release this morning that the Greater Bay Area now has wideband LTE. Meaning, if you live there, you’ll get much faster download and upload speeds using T-Mo’s 4G LTE service. This announcement comes just days after the company announced that Connecticut got its first official taste of the extra “lanes” of network. The Wideband LTE upgrade stretches throughout Alameda, Contra-Costa, Marin, Napa, … [read full article]

T-Mo Xperia Z3 pre-orders arriving on doorsteps

Over the past couple of days, we’ve received a number of emails telling us that Xperia Z3 units were being shipped and arriving on doorsteps early. But, until today, we didn’t have any images. Thanks to one of ours readers, we now have physical confirmation that the Z3 units pre-ordered last week are already being sent to customers. I’ve already given you my [read full article]

FCC delays 600MHz TV spectrum auction until 2016

The FCC has decided to delay the 600MHz TV spectrum auction initially planned for 2015, due to an impending court case. Gary Epstein, Chair of the FCC’s incentive auction task force, announced the move in a blog posted just a short while ago. Earlier this week, the court issued a briefing schedule in which the final briefs are not due until late January 2015.  Oral arguments will follow at a later date yet … [read full article]

Connecticut gets wideband LTE

T-Mobile announced officially today that its team of engineers has finished upgrading the LTE network in Connecticut, making it faster than ever. T-Mo claims speeds will be up to 50% faster than before in Bridgeport, Danbury, Hartford, Fairfield, Meriden, Milford, New Britain, New Haven, Stamford and Waterbury. T-Mobile customers in these areas are seeing speeds faster than AT&T and Verizon, and almost two and half times faster than Sprint. From the city of … [read full article]

MetroPCS enters the tablet race with $149 Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7

T-Mobile announced this morning that MetroPCS is entering the tablet market for the first time. From today, you can stroll in to a MetroPCS store and walk out with the budget-friendly Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 for $149 (plus tax). T-Mo’s prepaid brand is also launching a range of great value data plans for tablets. Existing customers with a phone service will get a $5 discount on the tablet plans which (including the discount) … [read full article]

T-Mo calls for FCC to reserve more spectrum in upcoming 600MHz auction

T-Mobile’s Un-carrier philosophy isn’t just about creating competitive offers and remove pain points for customers. It’s also doing what it can to change the telecoms landscape to make it fairer and not so skewed towards the big two carriers. As much is made clear in a recent blog post by the company’s VP of Federal Regulatory Affairs, Kathleen Ham. A post in which she acknowledges the great moves made by … [read full article]

Rumor states Deutsche Telekom is seeking a buyer for T-Mobile (again)

A report published earlier today claims that Deutsche Telekom is looking for an alternative buyer for T-Mobile after the deal with Iliad proved to be a no-go. The publication, Manager Magazin, cites people familiar with the company and claims that DT is specifically looking for companies that aren’t direct competitors to T-Mo US. This report does come as something of a surprise, after another report (again, a rumor) claimed fairly recently that Deutsche … [read full article]