Tag Archives: T-Mobile

Does T-Mobile really “need” a Sprint merger to be competitive?

The dust has settled, and we’ve started a new week. But don’t let that fool you in to thinking that T-Mobile and Sprint’s rumored merger won’t be mentioned. Predictably, after the earnings call and Q1 results were announced, analysts jumped on the news with their view on what the carrier’s doing right, what it’s doing wrong and what it needs for future success. One such analyst is well-respected Walter Piecyk who reports on T-Mobile’s return to revenue … [read full article]

T-Mobile once again offering free MLB at Bat access for 2014

Last year, a few months after announcing a multi-year partnership with the MLB, T-Mobile began offering free access to content through the MLB at Bat iOS and Android app. And it looks like it’s back again for 2014. A few customers have tipped us to let us know that they were able to get free access to MLB at Bat 2014, but there’s yet to be any official announcement on this … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q1 2014 earnings call takeaway: “We won’t stop innovating”

As you will undoubtedly have read by now, T-Mobile just had its greatest ever quarter. Adding 2.4 million new subscribers to its ranks and selling 6.9 million smartphones. But, having just come off the earnings conference call featuring John Legere, Mike Sievert and Braxton Carter, it’s clear that T-Mo plans on doing even more during 2014. Net Adds It’s clear to anyone who can read that T-Mobile had an incredible quarter when it … [read full article]

Report: Sprint planning summer T-Mobile bid

Bloomberg reports tonight that T-Mobile is to become subject to a buyout offer from Sprint. It’s not something we haven’t heard before, but this news comes after SoftBank/Sprint met with banks to make debt arrangements for the offer. The site’s sources claim that Sprint’s CFO, Joe Euteneuer and Treasurer, Greg Block met with six banks to make sure lenders were ready with financing packages in place for when Sprint decides to push the … [read full article]

Simon Cowell’s SYCO , SFX and T-Mobile partner to launch new ‘Ultimate DJ’ TV show

T-Mobile, this morning, announced that it has partnered with Simon Cowell’s SYCO Entertainment and SFX to produce a brand new music TV show. Dubbed ‘Ultimate DJ’, it seeks to bring together some of the top EMC DJ and producer talent from across the U.S. Launching initially online, the music event competition will feature producer-challenges where DJs will be invited to submit recordings for fan voting via social media.  From there, the competition will … [read full article]

[Update] MetroPCS CDMA network shutting down in New England and Las Vegas on July 1

Following T-Mobile and MetroPCS’ merger, the prepaid brand has been slowly shutting down its old CDMA network as well as seeing a new lease of life in other areas, using GSM technology. Today, the company revealed which markets would be next in the old network shut-down. On July 1st, MetroPCS’ CDMA waves will go dead in New England and Las Vegas. As part of the process, the carrier has emailed customers in the … [read full article]

Pickup crashes in to T-Mobile store window in attempted smash-and-grab

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Police in Davie, Fla. are looking for two men after they allegedly drove a white pickup truck in to a T-Mobile store window on South University Drive, 4900 block, to be specific. The event is claimed to have taken place at 2:30am on Thursday morning. Thankfully, the store manager was able to confirm that the men weren’t successful in their attempt to get inside the building, and burgle stock, … [read full article]

T-Mobile to end overage fees for its customers, urges other carriers to do the same

The first of T-Mobile’s trio of new Uncarrier announcements was a Simple Starter plan with unlimited talk and text as well as 500MB of LTE data. T-Mo then followed that up with “Operation Tablet Freedom,” which knocks the price of LTE-enabled tablets down to equal their Wi-Fi-only counterparts and also offers 1GB of free data for voice customers. This morning T-Mobile has revealed its final Uncarrier announcement, … [read full article]

Analysts: Sprint and T-Mobile need to merge, “aren’t independently viable at the same time”

For the past few months SoftBank CEO, Masayoshi Son has purportedly been contemplating a move to buy out Deutsche Telekom’s controlling stake in T-Mobile U.S.  Things have gone a little quiet on that front in recent times. And it’s no surprise since both the FCC and DoJ have expressed concerns over any merger between major U.S. carriers. They want four network operators. Not three. Both agree that a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 and Samsung Gear available from today

Today is the day you’ve been waiting for! T-Mobile has finally made the HTC One M8 available for sale, launching alongside Samsung’s Galaxy flagship device. If you’ve already pre-ordered the Galaxy S5, you should have received it by now (unless you pre-ordered after April 6th). As for the One M8, it was never available on pre-order through T-Mo, but you can order it from today or go pick one up from your local … [read full article]