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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 Perhaps a reason why – in the past – the company’s chiefs have mocked the RootMetrics results for being out of date and not being truly independent.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]

T-Mobile to catch up with Sprint by next quarter?

“Put a fork in it, they’re done!” A phrase which T-Mobile’s chief, John Legere has often used regarding his company’s chances of catching up with Sprint’s subscriber base. With last quarter’s results having been revealed by all the major carriers, T-Mo is closer than ever to taking the #3 spot from its rival. Sprint’s total subscriber base now consists of just over 55 million customers following a quarter in which it added just under half … [read full article]

Nexus 6, by far the most popular new ‘droid among TmoNews readers

A couple of weeks back, I published a poll to see which of T-Mobile’s upcoming Android devices was the most exciting to our readers here on TmoNews. Giving you the choice between the Sony Xperia Z3, Galaxy Note 4 and the Nexus 6. And – surprising to me – the most popular by far was the Nexus 6. Over 3,700 of you voted (huge thanks for that, you’re awesome), to help … [read full article]

Detailed report shows how T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint compared in Q3

It seems an age since T-Mobile announced its results for Q3 of this year, having added a record number of branded postpaid additions. It also posted double digit service revenue growth. In fact, in virtually every measurable performance indicator, T-Mobile showed incredible statistics. Jan Dawson, a knowledgeable and respected wireless industry analyst at Jackdaw, has teamed up exclusively with Fierce Wireless to publish his third quarter slides which show how T-Mobile stacked up … [read full article]