In the midst of all the UNcarrier and Simple Choice news out of Bellevue, a bit of sad news today as another round of layoffs hit company HQ. We got word right after noon local time that around 200-300 employees were laid off from various departments. T-Mobile recently laid off 100 people earlier this month as the company prepares for the … [read full article]
Ever since T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere took the stage at the company’s CES event back in early January, we knew he had a penchant for saying whatever was on his mind. That same sentiment took center stage again yesterday during the Simple Choice event with Legere kicking things off calling for “Stop the bullshit” in reference to the industry’s traditional subsidy model. If you thought he was done after that, there’s plenty more when he turned … [read full article]
Wow, what a day, what a day. Aside from today easily being the best day of traffic in TmoNews’ history and the day that T-Mobile’s CEO calls me out on stage — today marks a historic shift in the US wireless industry. With that in mind, there’s plenty to catch up on. So here’s a list of all of today’s UNcarrier and Simple Choice news for your reading enjoyment: Liveblog: T-Mobile’s … [read full article]
For those of us who love to grab the next best thing in the smartphone world, T-Mobile dropped a hint to CNET that the company is considering a “club” allowing for “anytime upgrades.” The club, which would require a “very small” membership fee would allow for a maximum of two upgrades per year, though it’s unclear if any membership fee would be annual or monthly. In exchange for this fee, customers would receive … [read full article]
If you missed our exciting liveblog of T-Mobile’s UNcarrier event this morning and the TmoNews “shout-out,” not to worry. T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere is breaking down everything that’s happening and all that UNcarrier means in this 105 second video. T-Mobile is unveiling the best upgrade program in wireless, the best devices, and much more.Watch the video … [read full article]
At the Q&A session for the Uncarrier event today, T-Mobile confirmed that devices are locked to the carrier at purchase. However, if you cancel your service, you have a few options if you bought your phone from T-Mobile on a payment plan. The first is to pay it off all at once and wash your hands of T-Mobile entirely. This is the only thing … [read full article]
We had a pretty good idea that T-Mobile would kick off a brand new marketing campaign with UNcarrier and today we’re seeing exactly what it is. Say your goodbyes to “Stick Together” and welcome “Simple Choice.” T-Mobile’s calling Simple Choice a: Break from wireless industry norms, the Simple Choice plan eliminates restrictive annual service contracts and seeks to take the pain and confusion out of the wireless experience, by moving to one … [read full article]
New T-Mobile #simplechoice marketing spots posted as the liveblog does down!