Tag Archives: simple choice

(Updated) HTC One Now Available For Pre-Order, Free Car Dock With Purchase*

Update: T-Mobile just sent me a quick note about existing customer orders: The HTC One is available for both new and existing customers online beginning today at http://t-mobile.com/htc-one.  We are experiencing some system issues, however, and are working to resolve it quickly. Well, would you look at that, the HTC One is now available for pre-order from T-Mobile for $99 down with 24 monthly payments of $20. There’s an extra bonus to … [read full article]

Release Date And Price Review For The Samsung Galaxy S 4 And HTC One

In the hopes of squashing confusion on the release of both the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and HTC One, I’m doing a quick recap of everything we know. So let’s just jump right in. Samsung Galaxy S 4: Beginning April 24th, the Galaxy S 4 will be available online. Beginning May 1st, the Galaxy S 4 will be available at “select” company-owned retail stores, select T-Mobile authorized dealers and national retail … [read full article]

(Updated) Samsung Details US Launch Of Galaxy S 4 Flagship, Available Online Beginning April 24th

Updated: See the bold print in the paragraph below to learn the full release details. Smartphone manufacturers the world over should take note of Samsung’s press release this morning as the Korean company detailed a seven-carrier US launch beginning later this month. Specs for the US Samsung Galaxy S 4 are unchanged as far as we can tell from when we first learned about them, which includes the quad-core processor hitting stateside … [read full article]

(Updated) Ask TmoNews: What Is T-Mobile’s New Device Unlock Policy?

Update: See below.  There seems to be a lot of questions on T-Mobile’s new device unlock policy so I’m hoping to clear the air with the above image. As of April 12th, T-Mobile has enacted new requirements for device unlocks, which differ sharply from the previous unlock policy. As of April 12th, device unlocks on T-Mobile require: Devices must be paid in full (Value Plans) 40 days of active service + and paid … [read full article]

As T-Mobile Drops Contracts, Verizon Moves In The Opposite Direction

  Editors Note: So here’s a story that just hit the wires and it made me think about why I love T-Mobile’s new UNcarrier program…because they aren’t trying to behave like Verizon.  With the release of T-Mobile’s Simple Choice plans, immediate feedback has been mostly positive, though I admit there’s been a decent amount of confusion as well. Still, as T-Mobile simplifies their rate plan choices with a one-size fits all plan … [read full article]

T-Mobile Taking Over Radio Airwaves Today, Simple Choice Is Everywhere

A small but notable post here as I’ve discovered that T-Mobile has completely taken over the airwaves of a number of radio stations in South Florida, Seattle, Philadelphia, Denver, Orlando, Dallas, New York City, Portland and more. On 96.5 in South Florida, the “Next hour of music is sponsored by T-Mobile” and every ad prior to that hours worth of music was [read full article]

(Updated) T-Mobile Adds iPhone 4/4S Trade-In Offer For $0 Down Payment On iPhone 5

Updated: After seeing a bunch of questions regarding the credit applying toward a full outright purchase of the iPhone 5, I pinged T-Mobile’s PR and they confirmed the credit applies to full retail purchases.  T-Mobile announced late last night it will supplement its upfront iPhone 5 pricing with a special trade-in offer. The offer, which lasts through Father’s Day on June 16th, will allow well-qualified customers to bring in their iPhone 4S … [read full article]

Best Buy Internal Doc Says Simple Choice Plans Coming At End Of “Fiscal Year”, Classic Plans Still Available

Perhaps one of the most confusing and poorly explained aspects of T-Mobile’s new Simple Choice offering is how it works with third-party retailers and authorized dealers. I’ve tried to do all that I can on my end with TmoNews to help explain that what company-owned channels offer is different from other T-Mobile sales channels. That’s why I found this Best Buy screengrab so useful as it helps explain exactly what you can and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Finally Turns The Tide As Preliminary First Quarter Numbers Show Subscriber Growth

They are setting off fireworks in Bellevue this morning as T-Mobile’s subscriber count showed positive results for the first time in nearly four years. The Magenta carrier released preliminary key customer results prior to their May 8th official release and announced the total customer base had increased 579,000 customers to 34 million. “Our customer experience improvement initiatives and the increase of higher credit quality customers coming over to T-Mobile are resulting in more … [read full article]