Tag Archives: Unlocked

T-Mobile COO: We Want The iPhone, But Not If We Have To Make Sacrifices

Speaking at the Morgan Stanley 12th Annual Technology, Media & Telecoms Conference in Barcelona, T-Mobile COO Jim Alling admitted the carrier is at a disadvantage without the iPhone. However, Alling adds that T-Mobile USA won’t make sacrifices to bring the iPhone to its portfolio. “Make no mistake about it: We would love to carry the iPhone. However, we want the economies to be right for us.” Alling added that his company … [read full article]

T-Mobile Adds Three New Metro Areas To Network Modernization, Get Your Unlocked Devices Ready

As part of T-Mobile’s network modernization effort, better known as their network refarm they are announcing three brand new markets this morning. Residents of Baltimore, Houston and Washington D.C. are the “latest metro areas where T-Mobile customers can benefit from enhanced voice and data coverage, and faster speeds on unlocked devices, including the iPhone.” In fact, T-Mobile is doing a little bragging stating that their own internal testing on the iPhone … [read full article]

Developer Unlocked Lumia 920 Pictured Running On T-Mobile’s HSPA+ Network

Just 48 hours a Canadian leak lends hope to a pentaband Lumia 920 surfacing in the wild, comes word out of WPCentral’s user forums that an unlocked developer edition of the 920 is running on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network. After purchasing the developer unlocked device online, forum user KoukiFC3S managed to get the Lumia 920 functioning on T-Mobile’s US network (reportedly using the 1700MHz band) and even posted some screenshots of speed … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s “Bring Your Own Device” Store Banners Reappear Sans iPhone

After the news that T-Mobile would no longer use the “Apple iPhone” name in their “Bring your own device” campaign, we knew it was just a matter of time before new marketing material dropped. As we see in the image above in these newly acquired images, T-Mobile is still directly targeting AT&T smartphone owners with unlocked devices emphasizing the opportunity to save up to $50 per month. That’s pretty much the … [read full article]

Will You Bring An Unlocked Smartphone To T-Mobile’s Refarmed Network?

For a moment forget about all the attention T-Mobile is placing on the iPhone and their soon-to-be refarmed network, and remember that the iPhone is just one of many smartphones that will take advantage of this new capability. In fact, any phone with 1900MHz HSPA+ or HSDPA will be table to take advantage of T-Mobile’s refarmed network in a big way and that opens up the door for a heap of new possibilities. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Continues Unlocked iPhone Readiness Campaign

T-Mobile’s efforts to prepare their front-line employees for unlocked iPhone support continues with yet another document discovered that highlights the steps taken to ready an unlocked device for T-Mobile’s network. This particular list discusses “Onboarding the iPhone” for employees, or a way to help them become more productive in assisting customers with unlocked devices. There are a few prerequisites necessary to get started, including having a microSIM, which can likely be obtained … [read full article]

TmoNews Reviews The Meizu MX, Pentaband Unlocked Glory

Editors Note: This isn’t a typical review for TmoNews as this isn’t a T-Mobile branded device. However, given T-Mobile’s current refarming project and the notion that we’ll seen be able to use a multitude of unlocked and non-T-Mobile phones on the network, I’m going to step up some reviews of devices that will work on T-Mobile’s network.  When it comes to T-Mobile, one of the many things I love about the Magenta network … [read full article]

Big News From Google, Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Now Available For Just $399.99

Whoa, big big news from Google as they release an unlocked Galaxy Nexus device available directly from the Google Play store for $399.99. This unlocked, pentaband device supports HSPA+ 21Mbps and will work perfectly on T-Mobile’s network. As you see in the picture, T-Mobile is even highlighted as a supporting network along with other GSM carriers in the United States. This is an incredible offer and easily the best price we’ve seen on … [read full article]

Score A Samsung Galaxy Nexus For Just $559.99 From DailySteals

If you’ve looked or hoped for a price drop on an unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus to add some Ice Cream Sandwich into your life, DailySteals.com has a special just for you. For the next 16+ hours you can grab an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 16GB for just $559.99. The daily deal price is right in line with what the phone would have cost you out of contract had … [read full article]

(Updated) Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Available For Sale Through Expansys, T-Mobile Compatible…Also NegriElectronics

Updated: We’ve got received word from Ryan from NegriElectronics of their shipment of Galaxy Nexus devices coming in this Friday. The device is already up for pre-order over there and they have around 30 left. If you’ve got your wallet open wide you can be one of the first individuals in the United States to claim ownership of a Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Of course when we say your … [read full article]