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T-Mobile’s 700MHz deals with Actel and I-700 approved by FCC

Back in August, several transactions between T-Mobile and a number of spectrum holders were revealed in public FCC filings. Most of which were incomplete or shown as “pending”. That is until very recently. If you check over at the constantly-updating Google sites page, you’ll notice an update for November 4th showing that T-Mobile has completed two of the purchases. One of which was with Actel (a CenturyLink company) for 700MHz … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus 6 stock to be constrained at launch

A number of sites have picked up on a supposed leak from Android Police purportedly showing that’s T-Mobile’s stock of the upcoming Nexus 6 will be constrained at launch. His source tells him that only 1 out of every 3 stores will have them in stock on release day. The staff community system has a message detailing that “due to inventory constraints” only some stores will have the Nexus 6 in … [read full article]

HTC One M8 for Windows quietly launches on T-Mobile [Update: Or not]

Earlier today, T-Mobile quietly launched the device online, showing the price as $585.60, or $0 down and 24 monthly payments $24.40. Since then, the listing changed, and now shows “COMING SOON”. However, if you go to the cell phones store page and hit the “info” icon on the HTC One M8 for Windows listing, you can hit the “Buy Now” button and order it that way. [read full article]

Wideband LTE officially hits Philadelphia, now live in 20 markets

In a press release this morning, T-Mobile confirmed that its network is indeed the fastest in Philadelphia. This post followed the published RootMetrics report which indicated T-Mo’s LTE performance was at least 5Mbps faster than its nearest rival, Verizon. T-Mobile’s release this morning stresses that “according to thousands of crowd-sourced speed tests” – note: not “according to RootMetrics” – its network … [read full article]

DT chief: Uncarrier branding “one of the most impressive marketing stories I have ever seen”

A lot of change has happened for T-Mobile over the past couple of years. At one point it was rock bottom and hopeless after the attempted buyout by AT&T fell flat. Then Uncarrier happened. And it has to be one of the biggest turnarounds in telecoms history. As well as breaking down customer pain points, getting the iPhone on its store shelves and offering fantastic deals, the company has been rolling out its LTE … [read full article]

Windows Phone 8.1 update arrives for T-Mobile Lumia 521

Last week, the Lumia Cyan/Windows Phone 8.1 update finally arrived for the Nokia Lumia 925 on T-Mobile. And at some point over the past couple of days, the same updated landed for T-Mo’s popular budget-friendly Lumia 521. The updates were both confirmed by Microsoft exec, Joe Belfiore on Twitter today. Hey T-Mo Lumia 521 & 925 users! Cyan/ WP8.1 updates are rolling out now! Go to settings->phone update and “check for update”… — … [read full article]

RootMetrics network report: Verizon and T-Mobile share 1st place in Philadelphia

T-Mobile regularly states that its data network is the fastest in the country, proudly using its “Data Strong” brand promise as often as it can. But it wasn’t until earlier this year that RootMetrics’ independent reports started catching up with what the carrier already knew. Perhaps a reason why – in the past – the company’s chiefs have mocked the RootMetrics results for being out of date and not being truly independent. In one of its … [read full article]