Posts by Alex Wagner

T-Mobile switching from NYSE to NASDAQ later this month

Way back in mid-2013, T-Mobile officially became a publicly-traded company and joined the New York Stock Exchange in the process, with John Legere even ringing the opening bell. After two years and lots of growth, though, T-Mobile is switching things up. T-Mobile has decided to transfer its stock exchange listing from the New York Stock Exchange to the NASDAQ Global Select Market. The change … [read full article]

FCC releases opening bid information for 600MHz spectrum auction

The FCC today announced the opening bid prices for its 600MHz spectrum auction, which will begin early next year. The most expensive opening bid for the reverse auction — in which broadcasters sell spectrum to the FCC — goes to WCBS-TV in New York, NY., which starts out at a cool $900 million. Meanwhile, the highest opening bid for the forward auction — wherein carriers will bid on the spectrum being given up — is … [read full article]

BLU Studio Selfie LTE coming to T-Mobile, will support band 12 and VoLTE

BLU Products frequently targets T-Mobile customers with their unlocked phones, but the problem is that those devices often lack fully compatibility with T-Mobile’s LTE network. That’s not the case with the Studio Selfie LTE, a new phone from BLU that’s fully certified by T-Mobile and will be sold by T-Mo dealers. Phone Scoop recently spent some time with the BLU … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s odds of success at 600MHz auction growing as some smaller carriers become hesitant to take part

We already know that T-Mobile is planning to go big during next year’s 600MHz spectrum auction. But it’s starting to look like there may not even be a ton of competition against T-Mo, at least not for the reserve spectrum. We already know that Sprint isn’t planning to take part in the auction because it feels that its current spectrum holdings are enough. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially live in the greater Indianapolis area

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Time for another Extended Range LTE expansions. T-Mobile announced today that its Extended Range LTE coverage — aka band 12, aka 700MHz — is now live in the greater Indianapolis, Ind., area. Not only does that include Indianapolis proper, but it also means that residents of Muncie, Anderson, Kokomo, Lafayette, Bloomington, Terre Haute, New Castle, Richmond, Logansport, Franklin, Greensburg, Greenfield, Greencastle, and Martinsville have access to the service, … [read full article]

T-Mobile prepping its own feature to link a phone number across devices

AT&T today announced NumberSync, a feature that’ll let customers use their phone number across connected devices like smartwatches and tablets. AT&T’s not the only carrier that’s cooking up such a feature, though. T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert says that Magenta is working up its own version of NumberSync, adding that it’ll beat out AT&T’s offering. “What we are working on will make this version one offering from AT&T look small,” [read full article]

T-Mobile launches Ideas for Randall campaign in response to AT&T’s legal letter to a customer

Making the rounds today is a story about Alfred Valrie, an AT&T customer that wrote a letter to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to make two suggestions that Valrie thinks would make AT&T better: unlimited data for DSL subscribers and a rate plan add-on that offers 1,000 text messages for $10 per month. However, the AT&T CEO forwarded the message to AT&T’s legal department, who responded with the … [read full article]