Tag Archives: T-Mobile

T-Mobile sets date for first quarter 2014 earnings call – May 1

Each quarter, as T-Mobile keeps pushing on with new phases of its Un-carrier movement, we look forward to the financial results to see if the initiative is working. For the past four consecutive quarters, T-Mobile has improved, adding more subscribers than every carrier except Verizon. Will it be a case of fifth time in a row? We’ll find out in a month. T-Mobile, today, announced that it is to hold its quarterly earnings … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Dish, Sprint and others teaming up to plead for spectrum auction changes

Not long ago, T-Mobile’s head of Federal Regulatory Affairs, spoke up regarding the unfair method used to auction off low band spectrum. The issue is that, as it stands, the FCC likes to sell off large chunks of spectrum covering wide areas. This suits the big guys fine, but for anyone who isn’t Verizon or AT&T, it’s a pain in the backside – to put it mildly. As a follow-up, Magenta … [read full article]

LTE pops up briefly in Cincinnati, OH [UPDATE: Speed Test]

Over the past few months, T-Mobile been working hard behind the scenes to get its 20+20 network up and running in a few major areas, boosting LTE speeds up to between 60-100Mbps in Dallas. But, it’s also still on its LTE rollout across the country. Although it’s not on the official list of markets covered yet, we’ve had one of our readers get in touch from Cincinnati, OH with evidence that … [read full article]

Tmo Nokia Lumia 925 available for $199 contract-free with HSN.com

A couple of weeks ago, Newegg held a flash sale, offering the T-Mobile flavored Lumia 925 for the brilliant price of $249. Today, Home Shopping Network is offering the same device, but for $50 less. That’s a price of just $199, contract-free. The deal is also eligible for HSN’s FlexPay program, giving you the chance to pay as little as $49 per month interest free. I have to say, of all the Lumia devices … [read full article]

Official T-Mobile Galaxy S5 unboxing [video]

There’s little that needs to be written about this, except to say that Des – T-Mobile’s “product guru” (@askdes on twitter) has unboxed the Samsung Galaxy S5. Seemingly, Magenta’s keen on making sure it gets ahead of its carrier competitors with this device. It announced pre-orders, and will ship them early to the quickest customers to hit the “pre-order” button, and is now the first to officially unbox the devices. It’s a great move on … [read full article]

FCC needs to level the spectrum acquisition playing field according to Tmo VP, Kathleen Ham

With every spectrum auction comes the opportunity for T-Mobile to improve and expand its network coverage. And if there’s one thing it needs to focus on in 2014, it’s coverage. Although its LTE rollout in 2013 was lightning fast, it still lacks the same quality high speed network in smaller cities and rural areas. But, coming by enough spectrum isn’t easy. It’s just coughed up over $3 billion to grab some of Verizon’s … [read full article]

SoftBank CEO confirms interest in buying T-Mobile, recognizes challenges

In a television interview yesterday evening, Sprint Chairman, and SoftBank CEO, Masayoshi Son confirmed that he was interested in a deal to buy T-Mobile. The deal would combine Sprint and T-Mobile in some form of merger and help bring them in to a “real fight” with AT&T and Verizon. He believes a deal would create a “massive price war” between the nation’s four biggest carriers. Of course, he knows that a merger isn’t … [read full article]

CFO: $10 increase for unlimited required to make a return on network improvements

At the end of last week, T-Mobile surprised us all by rolling out an update set of Simple Choice plans. Replacing its three-tier system with four. Bumping up the data allowance on the two cheapest plans and adding Stateside international calling and texting would possibly have stolen the headlines had the changes not also bumped unlimited data at high speeds up by $10 per month. The reason for this price increase has been … [read full article]

[UPDATE] Simple Choice plans changing to add more data, new $80 unlimited tier, now including Stateside International Texting

Today, T-Mobile announced that its $50 flagship Simple Choice plan will be offering more value for money than before. It’ll now give you double the 4G LTE data, and double the tethering as well as unlimited international texting. For $50 per month on Simple Choice, customers signing up will get 1GB of data at LTE speeds which can be used for tethering or use on the device itself. Simple Choice customers still start … [read full article]