Tag Archives: ZTE

Handset Manufacturers Discuss T-Mobile’s “Killing” Of The Subsidy

T-Mobile’s dynamic shift away from the subsidy model of the US wireless industry is definitely raising eyebrows. We’ve already heard from the heads of AT&T and Verizon, both of whom have stated they are closely watching the reaction to T-Mobile’s efforts. AT&T’s CEO feelings have been shared by the likes of Telefonica and Vodafone in Spain lending more credit to the idea that T-Mobile’s move may offer more risk than reward. Still, … [read full article]

“Slow T-Mobile News Day?” Why Yes It Is, So Here’s Some Stuff To Read

As the year winds down we’re in a bit of a T-Mobile news lull and while that’s fairly standard coming off the holidays, it makes for the only time I’ll ever allow the words “slow news day” on the website. With that in mind, we’ll take a look at some of the other happenings around the web with a T-Mobile twist of course. The amazing minds at CyanogenMod have released nightlies for … [read full article]

House Intelligence Committee Says Huawei, ZTE May Be Under Influence Of Chinese Government

A new report written by the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee has concluded that both Huawei and ZTE, two Chinese smartphone manufacturers should be prevented from expanding their business in the US. The report and findings follow an 11-month investigation into both companies, as reported via Reuters which saw a draft of the House report saying that both companies may be subject to the influence of the Chinese government, possibly representing an espionage threat. “U.S. network providers and system developers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces The ZTE Concord, Their Most Affordable No-Contract Android Smartphone

T-Mobile just announced the availability of the T-Mobile Concord, their most affordable no annual contract Android smartphone option. The Concord is perfect for customers interested in moving up into the smartphone world, with a price of just $99.99 on any qualifying Monthly4G plan. The T-Mobile Concord can also be paired with any Walmart Family Mobile plan with no annual contract for just $99.98.   Full Press Release: T-Mobile Expands Its No Annual Contract … [read full article]

ZTE-Manufactured Device Bound For T-Mobile Pops Up On FCC Website

Enter the T-Mobile Aspect, a ZTE-manufacturered device just discovered passing through the hallowed halls of the FCC under the name ZTE F555. As the device appears to only have AWS/1900 on board for 3G/4G access, we’re pretty sure we’re looking at a feature phone, not a smartphone. For the most part, since the end of 2011, T-Mobile’s smartphones have featured at least 850/AWS/1900 on board and as this ZTE device doesn’t seem to … [read full article]

First Look At T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot By ZTE

Not to be forgotten in the smorgasbord of T-Mobile announcements early this morning was the introduction of T-Mobile’s first 4G Mobile Hotspot (Mifi) device. We had an opportunity to take a quick look at the hardware tonight and calling it small isn’t quite doing it justice. This thing is pocket friendly in a big way. If you need connectivity on the go, throw this thing in a shirt or jeans pocket … [read full article]

T-Mobile Unveils 4G Mobile Hotspot And Laptop Stick Lineup

T-Mobile is working fast and furious to expand it’s current 4G footprint (even if that footprint will only be around for a limited time) with the announcement of the T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot. Enabling customers to “extend the power of America’s Largest 4G Network” to (up to 5) any Wi-Fi enabled devices. The T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot can be used to power music players, tablets, laptops and so much more. Manufactured by … [read full article]

Sunday Upcoming Phone News

Thanks to a few tipsters, we’ve been able to compile some information on upcoming T-Mobile devices.  First, we could be looking at not one, not two, but THREE LG devices launching before July.  No word on what exactly these phones contain within, but we’re hoping at least one of the three will be an Android smartphone especially with the LG GS505 passing the FCC in February.  LG would be an interesting addition to the T-Mobile … [read full article]