Posts by Alex Wagner

John Legere says Un-carrier Amped move coming Thursday, another one next week

After taking to Periscope last week to tease that he had “something great” coming the following week, John Legere again appeared on Periscope today to keep the hype train going. John Legere’s latest Periscope was held during a run in Central Park ahead of an investor dinner. He shed just a tiny bit more light on his plans for this week, saying that he has some “big news” … [read full article]

T-Mobile Summer Shocker sale offers deals on Galaxy S6, iPhone 6, and more

T-Mobile today kicked off its Summer Shocker sale, a two-day event that offers discounts on several smartphones when ordered online or through telesales. The Summer Shocker sale includes Android and iOS hardware that range from high-end and new to more affordable. The fine print of the promo mentions that you’ll need to be a new customer or sign up for a new line to take advantage of these deals. … [read full article]

T-Mobile transparency report shows that it got more government requests than other carriers

T-Mobile recently posted its first transparency report, and while Magenta is either the third or fourth largest US carrier depending on who you ask, it actually received the most government requests in 2014. During 2014, T-Mobile got a total of 351,940 government requests for info on T-Mo and its customers. That includes 177,549 subpoenas, 97,440 emergency/911 calls, 34,913 court orders, 3,087 wiretap orders, 849 customer requests for their own info, and a total of 8 … [read full article]

John Legere teases ‘something great’ for next week, says he’s working on Apple Music for Music Freedom

After Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure took to Twitter to say that he’s tired of T-Mobile’s Un-carrier B.S., John Legere held a quick Periscope session to discuss the matter and drop a couple of hints about T-Mo’s future plans. During a lengthy Periscope stream from a beach in The Hamptons in New York, John Legere suggested that Marcel Claure’s Twitter rant was the result of him “having … [read full article]

T-Mobile suffering from widespread SMS issues

UPDATE: If you’re having SMS issues, T-Mobile also suggests switching your phone into 2G/3G-only mode to see if that alleviates your texting problem. UPDATE 2: Several of you are reporting that you’re receiving loads of texts at once, suggesting that the problem may be resolved. There’s still no official word from T-Mobile, but things may be getting better. UPDATE 3: T-Mobile reached out to say that customers are seeing improvements … [read full article]