Archive | March, 2011

My Take On A Sprint/T-Mobile Merger/Acquisition/Buyout/Sale/Purchase/Transaction/

While I like to jokingly consider myself T-Mobile’s number one fan, it’s hard to argue that its position in the wireless marketplace is looking good. After a disappointing fourth quarter in 2010, we’re back today with yet another round of rumors and tech talk regarding a potential deal with Sprint. Only this time, things are a little different since, as Bloomberg reported earlier, Sprint would actually be the buyer this time. I’ve … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Considering T-Mobile USA Sale To Sprint?

If you may recall, just last week, Deutsche Telekom CFO Timotheus Hoettges ruled out rumors of DT selling its U.S branch. But now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests that Sprint is in talks with DT to acquire T-Mobile USA. According to people with knowledge of the matter, Sprint Nextel Corp. and Deutsche Telekom are holding meetings to discuss a possible acquisition. Citing multiple anonymous sources, Bloomberg states that discussions have been on … [read full article]

T-Mobile Unveiling New webConnect Plans, Including 10GB Plan

Our report that T-Mobile was preparing to introduce and change their existing data plans were met with both excitement and skepticism. Well, we’re excited to introduce, or more appropriately share thanks to one of our ninjas a screen grab showing upcoming webConnect plans that will launch March 13th. Along with the introduction of the new webConnect plans T-Mobile will also introduce system changes that will allow voice and data plans to be … [read full article]

T-Mobile Carrying HTC Mystery Device, The “Doubleshot?”

Not too long we told you to remember the codename “Pyramid,” as it would belong to the name of an upcoming Android phone sure to excite T-Mobile masses. Now, we ask you to remember the name “Doubleshot.” Admittedly we’re short on details unlike the Pyramid where we at least knew the latter was a 4.3 Android phone. What we do know is that the “Doubleshot” is the name of another HTC device. … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Release Nokia C7, To Be Known As Tiger?

We’ve been dropped a few morsels of upcoming Nokia goodness in the form of the Nokia C7 releasing as the Nokia “Tiger” later this month. With a screen size of 3.5 inches, internal memory at 8 gigs (expandable to 32 gigs), and an 8 megapixel camera with HD video capture the Tiger will make a great replacement for Nuron users looking to move up in the world. And while I hope for a … [read full article]

Blackberry OS 6 Available For 9700 Customers?

Yesterday, I posted a quick comment on Twitter regarding a number of emails I received regarding Blackberry 9700 users notifications they received from Desktop Manager that version 6.0.0.448 was available. I took it with a little bit of skepticism, however, given the sheer number of responses we received yesterday both through email and Twitter, we’re ready to call this real, albeit without official word from T-Mobile. You’ll have to plug … [read full article]

T-Mobile WILL Receive The LG G2X, Also Known As The Optimus 2X

Of all the emails I receive lately, one of the most common is, “Will T-Mobile carry the LG Optimus 2X?” As many times I’ve answered yes I often receive responses that are a combination of skepticism and doubt. Well doubt no more as the above image is concrete evidence from a very trusted source which shows that T-Mobile will in fact carry the LG Optimus 2X as the “G2X.” While we’re running … [read full article]

T-Mobile Preparing To Introduce New Broadband Plans, 20% Discount When Attached To Voice Accounts?

Based on information that just hit my inbox, T-Mobile is preparing to introduce new webConnect broadband rate plans some of which will qualify for a 20% discount when paired with a qualifying voice line. Right now, we’re trying to piece together the pieces of this puzzle as it looks though the introduction of the new webConnect broadband plans will bring an opportunity for T-Mobile customers with an existing voice plan to save … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Launch New International Calling Plans

T-Mobile promised to take a stronger look at international services and they are beginning to deliver with two upcoming prepaid (no contract) monthly rate plans. Starting March 13th T-Mobile will introduce two new prepaid (no annual contract) monthly rate plans that include unlimited calling to landlines including Mexico, unlimited texting to any mobile phone in the US and to any mobile phone in 220+ countries and discounted calling from the US to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tweets About G-Slate Arrival During iPad 2 Announcement

One of the things I’ve learned in the tech blogging world is when Apple announces a new product, posting non-Apple news just gets lost in the fold. Love or hate Apple, when they announce a new product, they own the news cycle. So why T-Mobile in its infinite wisdom decided to Tweet about the upcoming arrival of the T-Mobile G-Slate during today’s iPad 2 announcement WITHOUT a release date or price is … [read full article]