Tag Archives: Uncarrier 5.0

“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]

T-Mobile Test Drive results from around the web: Great speeds, more consistency required

John Legere invited everyone to “cheat on their carrier” at the most recent Uncarrier event in Seattle last month. He proudly announced a new phase of its industry-changing movement which would allow anyone to take an iPhone 5s for 7 days, free of charge, to see how they get on with the carrier’s network. Since then, thousands of people have signed up, and a handful of tech journalists have given it a spin … [read full article]

T-Mobile Test Drive officially launches today, invites being sent out early

Just a quick reminder for you guys, today is the day T-Mobile originally slated to launch its 7-day test drive program. Users can now sign up to start the #7nightstand with T-Mo and get an iPhone 5s for a week with unlimited calls, texts and data. The iPhone 5s test device must be ordered online. It will be delivered by mail. You must sign for it and be at least 18 … [read full article]

Uncarrier 5.0 T-Mobile Test Drive attracts 12,000 people in 36 hours

It’s been just one and a half days since John Legere took to the stage in Seattle to announce the latest stages of Uncarrier. And both are seemingly off to a flying start. In a blog post this morning, the controversial CEO took time out to update us on the early success of T-Mobile Test Drive and Music Freedom. Legere notes that he wants customers from other carriers to come and … [read full article]

Catch up on T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 5.0/6.0 event [video]

For those of you who may have missed the Uncarrier event yesterday, you’ll be glad to know that CNET uploaded a video of the entire event to its YouTube channel yesterday. At the time, it was live-streamed. And, being YouTube, you can watch it over and over again, to your heart’s content. The event kicks off at around 20mins in. Personally I’m delighted I can catch up. It was 2am on this side of the pond when … [read full article]

T-Mo’s latest moves are certainly attractive, but are they Un-carrier?

Un-carrier, a term T-Mobile has coined since just over a year ago. To me, it means doing things no other carrier would. Or at least, getting there first. It’s about making moves that will change the industry for the better. It’s about the big picture, not about just making it easier to join your business and become paying customers. It’s why its earliest move was to do away with the old subsidized phone … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils Un-carrier 5.0: free iPhone 5s Test Drive, LTE network news

Tonight T-Mobile held its big Un-carrier 5.0 event in Seattle, but the gathering ended up being even bigger than we originally anticipated. Not only did John Legere and Co. introduce us to Un-carrier 5.0, they also took the wraps off of Un-carrier 6.0! First up, we’ve got Un-carrier 5.0 and the iPhone 5s “Test Drive.” As part of its new program, T-Mobile will … [read full article]

Tonight’s Uncarrier 5.0 event will be live-streamed [link]

T-Mobile’s next Uncarrier phase is going to be unveiled at a special event in the company’s home town of Seattle, at the Paramount Theater. It’s due to kick off at 6pm Pacific Time (9pm Eastern) and run for approximately 1 hour. More importantly, the event is going to be live streamed. If you want to tune in and watch the event as it happens, hit this link. As for what to … [read full article]

[Update - Images] T-Mobile changes upcoming: Simplified billing, no prorated charges, and EIP included from first bill

We’ve been hearing little snippets here and there about a few changes that could be coming up as part of Uncarrier 5.0, but one seemingly steady feature on the list is billing. T-Mobile is going to be changing its entire billing system, to make it simpler for customers to understand by including and removing current features. Whether it is as part of Uncarrier 5.0, or not, changes are coming. First up is prorated charges. … [read full article]