Tag Archives: Rumors

WSJ: T-Mobile and Dish in merger talks

In possibly what is the most easily-predictable rumor, early this morning, Wall Street Journal reports that Dish Network and T-Mobile are in discussion about a possible merger. Its sources claim that if the deal goes through, both Charlie Ergen and John Legere would remain. The former will be chairman while Legere would be CEO. Although both sides are seemingly in “close agreement” about what the combined company would look like, the finer … [read full article]

Reuters: FCC unlikely to side with T-Mobile over 600MHz spectrum auction terms

With every spectrum auction comes the potential for T-Mobile to add more much-needed airwaves to its portfolio. Sadly, it also comes with months of lobbying, petitions and various other forms of general coaxing by different companies trying to make sure they get the best terms possible. In T-Mobile’s case, that’s never been truer than with the 600MHz incentive auction due to begin next year. Our favorite carrier has been trying to [read full article]

On May 13: T-Mobile will give you $100 for buying a Samsung Galaxy phone and tablet together

T-Mobile is set to launch a new Samsung promo in which it aims to tempt customers to buy a new Galaxy flagship smartphone and a tablet together. The company sent out communications to staff earlier this morning stating that customers buying a qualifying Samsung phone and tablet together will get a $100 T-Mobile Prepaid MasterCard. The deal is good across all channels from May 13. Handsets included in the deal are the Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile set to launch new budget Alcatel smartphone [Rumor]

T-Mobile and Alcatel OneTouch have worked together on a number of budget-friendly smartphones and tablets. That relationship, it seems, is set to continue. We’ve been sent a cheat-sheet detailing a new, cheap handset on its way to T-Mobile soon. The Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro – spec wise – fits somewhere in between the Evolve 2 and Fierce 2. It has a 4.5-inch qHD (960×540) display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM and 4GB … [read full article]

Google could announce its new wireless service today

According to an exclusive report over at WSJ (sub requireD) Google is going to make its rumored wireless service official today, April 22nd. And if it does, it could be the most Un-carrier thing to hit the market since T-Mobile. Unlike traditional carriers, Google’s service is rumored to allow customers to pay only for the data they use each month, instead of having set tiers or “buckets”. It sounds like great … [read full article]

The reason T-Mobile suspended ZTE ZMax sales: Faulty Customers

Whenever you hear of manufacturers recalling products – or stores taking things off their shelves to be fixed or improved – it’s almost always a problem with the product. Yesterday, we were informed that T-Mobile was immediately suspending all sales of the ZTE Zmax. We didn’t know why, but assumed there must have been something wrong with the budget phablet since … [read full article]