Tag Archives: T-Mobile

Dish Chairman, Ergen states that T-Mobile acquisition is still “on the table”

After failing to compete with Softbank on the purchase of Sprint earlier in the year, Dish is still looking at ways of getting in to the mobile communications market. One of the ways apparently still “on the table” is to purchase T-Mobile US. The company’s chairman, Charlie Ergen, spoke to Bloomberg and stated that this was just one of the options. It’s also looking in to “acquiring a company, selling our company, merging, … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces plans to sell $1.8 billion in stock to invest in more spectrum

Late yesterday evening T-Mobile announced a plan to sell common stock. In all, the company hopes to sell up to $1.8 billion worth of stock, or 66.15 million shares. The idea isn’t just to sit on a nice pile of money, instead it hopes to reinvest the money in to “capital investments, enhancing its financial flexibility and opportunistically acquiring additional spectrum.”  It’ll certainly come as good news for those of you concerned with T-Mobile’s … [read full article]

What was your first T-Mobile phone?

Most of us tech-heads know which device or technology sparked our interest first. It might have been something you owned as a child or an entirely fictional gadget from Star Trek. For me, the idea of being able to talk to someone miles away on the phone without having any wires connecting you seemed totally impossible. I had a fascination with mobile communication devices from a young age. After that fascination, we tend to – sort of … [read full article]

Nexus 5 available from T-Mobile online on November 14, retail stores on November 20

Just a couple of days after publishing a leak suggesting T-Mobile stores would start selling the Nexus 5 on November 20th, we’ve now got official confirmation that the device will be launching in retail stores and other select dealers on that day. But, T-Mobile.com will be offering the device 6 days earlier, on November 14th. Price-wise, Nexus … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LTE and HSPA+ network latency comes out on top in comparison with AT&T, Verizon and Sprint

With yesterday’s news and encouragements regarding T-Mobile’s continued expansion of its own LTE network in the States and the gradual upgrading to 10+10 and 20+20 networks, it’s a further “cherry on the top” to hear that our favorite magenta colored carrier scored well on latency tests. In LTE, HSPA+ and HSPA tests, it came out on top of every comparison. Using a panel of over 1 million … [read full article]