Tag Archives: T-Mobile

T-Mobile customers can now text-to-911 in Collier County, Fla

Collier County has become the first in Florida to switch on the text-to-911 system for T-Mobile customers. Initially in Collier, it was only available to Verizon customers, but now T-Mo subscribers can also shoot a text message to 911 in emergency situations. It’s expected to roll out to other carriers’ users in the near future. Since mid-June when the service launched first, 2 reports have been taken via text. The first was a … [read full article]

Cell phone unlocking bill passed by Congress

Ever since a specific exemption in the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) made phone unlocking illegal earlier this year, a movement has been underway to make sure consumers had the right to unlock their devices once their contract period is up. A bill was proposed to make it legal, and was passed by the Senate fairly recently. Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the bill, making phone unlocking … [read full article]

Masked gunmen rob T-Mobile store in NW Harris County, make off with $30k in devices

Whenever I’ve written in the past about stores being robbed – whether they’re Apple or T-Mobile stores – it’s almost always been a case of smash and grab, in which nothing much is taken, and no one got hurt. I was taken aback then, when I read a report over at the Houston Chronicle detailing a robbery at a Harris County T-Mobile store at 11260 West FM 1960. At 1:20pm local time on … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q2 2014 earnings call scheduled for July 31

T-Mobile US has officially confirmed that its financial earnings report conference call will take place on July 31, 2014 at 8am Eastern Daylight Time (5am Pacific). A couple of hours before that, the company will also issue a press release with all the ins and outs published in it. You can listen in to the call by heading over to the T-Mobile investor site, and logging in to the publicly available … [read full article]

Details and pics of T-Mobile’s upcoming 4G LTE Cel-Fi ‘RS3 Duo’ signal booster

T-Mobile’s been planning an update to its current Cel-Fi home signal boosters it seems and your curiosity regarding the RS3 should be satisfied now. At least for the short term. Uncovered by a Reddit user Bulls729, both the new Windows Unit and Coverage Unit filings have been published by the FCC. As you can see, there’s been something of a redesign. In my mind, it’s by far the most visually appealing. … [read full article]

Nokia Lumia 530 announced, T-Mobile first confirmed carrier

Earlier this morning, Nokia announced that it will release another budget-friendly Windows Phone device. The Nokia Lumia 530 is seen as the perfect successor to the 521, and will be available on T-mobile later this summer. Its feature list includes: 4-inch, 854×480 resolution LCD display (246ppi) Qualcomm Snapdragon 200, 1.2GHz quad-core processor 5MP camera 4GB storage Expandable memory up to 128GB 512MB RAM 15GB free cloud storage 1420mAh battery The most notable absence … [read full article]

Speculation over Mexican billionaire buying T-Mobile is just that, speculation

4 days ago, the Wall Street Journal published a report detailing Mexican telecoms giant, Carlos Slim’s recent dealings with regulators in Mexico. His issue is that he owns a huge portion of the telecommunications industry in Mexico, and the governing bodies are forcing him to sell a sizable chunk, worth around $15 billion. In its report, WSJ offers details on his other investments, including TracFone, which is the 5th largest wireless provider in the … [read full article]

Analysts expect T-Mobile to remain “fastest-growing” carrier in Q2 results

It’s expected that T-Mobile will announce its second quarter results towards the end of this month, on July 31st. And many analysts are expecting its strong performance in revenue and subscriber growth to continue. Industry analyst, John Hodulik of UBS expects T-Mobile “to emerge as the fastest-growing wireless company in the U.S., with 7% service-revenue growth as subscriber adds slow but remain solid.” After Q1 results, it would be incredible if T-Mobile managed to … [read full article]

Senate passes new phone unlocking bill

This afternoon, the Senate passed a bill that will allow consumers to switch carriers and keep their same phone once their contract is up. The bill was passed unanimously. Senator Patrick Leahy introduced S. 517, the “Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act” which adds an exemption back in to the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) that will let customer unlock their phones once they’re paid up. When it was first introduced last … [read full article]