Tag Archives: T-Mobile

GCI and T-Mobile strike LTE roaming deal

GCI Wireless, the Alaska-based carrier has announced that its LTE network has been given a huge extension thanks to a new roaming deal struck with a T-Mobile. The agreement will provide all of GCI Wireless’ customers LTE coverage should they decide to visit any of the other states. No financial details were revealed. “GCI is committed to meeting the growing technology needs of Alaskans, and now our capabilities of providing top data speeds … [read full article]

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus go on sale today

Just in case you somehow forgot, T-Mobile started selling the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in stores and online this morning. And after the eventful pre-order systems meltdown, let’s hope the actual launch is going a little more smoothly. Prices start from $649 for the iPhone 6, with 16, 64 and 128 GB storage models available. The iPhone 6 Plus is $100 more, thanks to its much larger, higher resolution display. … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s new 4G LTE Signal Booster revealed [unboxing video]

T-Mobile’s product guru, Des Smith (aka @askdes) has officially shown off the brand new Cel-Fi made LTE Signal Booster. Like the Asus router, it comes with the Personal Cellspot branding. As we’d already discovered, the new Signal Booster comes with a more attractive design than its 3G/4G predecessors. Granted, it’s still a black plastic box, but at least it’s been given a splash of colour with the trademarked Magenta livery The latest signal booster is … [read full article]

T-Mo Personal Cellspot and GoGo in-flight texting available from today

Last week, T-Mobile announced its latest Uncarrier phase, setting Wi-Fi calling and texting free by ensuring that all new phones on sale would be compatible with the service, and signing a deal with GoGo for in-flight texting and voicemail. The latter of which is available from today. But the cherry on the cake was the new Personal Cellspot. “Available for every qualifying Simple Choice customer with a high-speed broadband connection and a [read full article]

Perfect T-Mobile partner needs to have spectrum and customers, makes Iliad buyout unlikely

There’s no two ways about it: T-Mobile is an attractive company right now. It’s disrupting the wireless industry, expanding its network and taking customers from its competitors at a rate of 3:1*, and of all 4 major carriers, it has the best public image and appeal. What’s more, Deutsche Telekom wants to get rid. Not because T-Mobile is unsuccessful, but because it needs to focus its efforts on competing in Europe. But what … [read full article]

Legere talks Sprint’s new CEO and iPhone “trickery” in CNET interview

Over at CNET, Roger Cheng sat down with T-Mo’s chief to chat a number of topics including Sprint’s new CEO and the iPhone launch. It was a fairly informal chat, but Legere’s thoughts on Sprint’s current position remains: It’s bleeding customers, and we’re going to overtake it as #3 soon. Sprint’s challenge – as we all know – is getting its new network up and running, but until it does, customers are leaving … [read full article]

“Test Drive” iPhones to be upgraded to iOS 8 from next week, switch to iPhone 6 in future?

Earlier this summer, T-Mobile launched its “Test Drive” as the major driving force behind Uncarrier 5.0. It essentially enabled customers with other carriers to try out an iPhone 5s on T-Mo’s network free for 7 days. And the motivation was two-fold: Boosting confidence in the fast-growing LTE network, and letting consumers know that T-Mobile actually sells the iPhone. To ensure that customers … [read full article]

Legere: “We’re on fire!”

Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference with Braxton Carter and Neville Ray, John Legere revealed more details of the company’s August performance. Having already announced at the Uncarrier 7.0 event that last month was the company’s best month ever, the popular CEO was keen to dig deeper in to figures, stating that the company “is on fire”. From the event on Wednesday, we already knew the company had [read full article]