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T-Mobile Unveils New Global Design Retail Stores

Pretty simple really, in an effort to improve customer service and the in store shopping experience T-Mobile will be changing up its layout.  Now, there will be destinations, personalized customer care booths, wood floors and magenta high lights.  It all looks very cleans and I kind of dig it.  I wonder where the influence comes from?

T-Mobile And 7-Eleven Partner Up, No Slurpee Included

T-mobile is taking steps to make access to America’s largest 4G network even easier.  How, you may ask.  Easy, parter with 7-Eleven, a chain with over 7,000 locations in the United States.  Starting today, customers can pick up a pre-paid LG GS170 for $29.99 all around the country.  It can even get better.  With the purchase of a 50 minute airtime card you can get the LG GS170 for half off, as long … [read full article]

Android Enterprise Security, GOOD

Are you a business customer on T-Mobile and really want an Android phone?  Then T-Mobile and Good Technology have a solution for you.  Together, they are offering Enterprise-Class security for business users on Android.  Put simply, “The Good for Enterprise Android solution lets business customers of all sizes harness the power of the Android operating system and provide enterprise-grade security and control over their business data and applications.”  We love security, don’t we?

Forget HSPA+ And LTE, LTHE Is The Way To Go

Sure, HSPA+ is all the rage right now for T-Mobile, but what about the future?  While HSPA+ can reach 42Mbps, what will T-Mobile do when LTE starts to really take off?  As always, though, T-Mobile has us covered.  Today T-Mobile announce a partnership with Nokia Siemens Networks to help deliver Long Term HSPA Evolution, or LTHE.  We are talking speeds of 650 Mbps that could be ready by 2013, theoretically.  Here … [read full article]

T-Mobile And EA Announce New Partnership

Today, T-Mobile and Electronic Arts (EA) announced a new partnership which will enable T-Mobile subscribers to download free premium content in EA mobile games. With the partnership announcement included the launch of a new gaming portal at http://t-mobile.ea.com. What does this mean for mobile gamers? You can now download a free car upgrade in Need for Speed World, or even a new skate photo challenge in Skate 3, or download a new music pack for the Sims 3 … [read full article]

Getting Social with T-Mobile

T-Mobile has made it very clear that their strategy is to promote friends and families.  What better way is there to stay connected with these friends and families than by using those crazy social networks that the kids seem to love these days.  Oh, right…I guess we could make some phone calls, but who wants to do that (it’s the 21st century people, I mean really).  Anyways, T-Mobile is getting into the social network game … [read full article]

Broadpoint & T-Mobile USA Launch Service In Gulf of Mexico

Today, Broadpoint Inc. and T-Mobile USA announced availability of voice and messaging services to T-Mobile customers in the Gulf of Mexico via Broadpoint’s network. T-Mobile customers will now have the ability to roam onto Broadpoint’s GSM/GPRS/EDGE voice and data network, which extends over 100,000 square miles into the Gulf of Mexico. Voice service is currently live, and data services are scheduled to become available to T-Mobile customers in the Fall of 2010. Full press release … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO To Leave Company

Robert Dotson, President and CEO of T-Mobile USA has announced his intent to step down from the company. After 15 years of service with T-Mobile USA, Dotson intends to purse new opportunities. Succeeding Dotson in the CEO position in May 2011 will be Philipp Humm, former CEO of T-Mobile Deutschland. “After a period of transition with Dotson, it’s the intention that Humm will take over as CEO of T-Mobile USA in February 2011, while Dotson … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Remains Committed To T-Mobile USA

Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann spoke today at the annual shareholder meeting and reiterated their commitment to their US branch. While saying that he wasn’t “fully satisfied” with the company’s performance, he was clear by saying “it is still making us a great deal of money.” This is the second time in as many months that he has spoken out about the Deutsche Telekom commitment to T-Mobile USA and while rumors have been persistent of either … [read full article]