Posts by Alex Wagner

T-Mobile shares early Q4 and full-year results, says 8.3 million customers added in 2015

T-Mobile will reveal its Q4 2015 and full-year 2015 results in February, but they couldn’t wait until then to share some of the good news. T-Mobile reports that in Q4 2015, they added 2.1 million total customers, a figure that includes 1.3 million postpaid subs and 469,000 prepaid users. That means that Q4 2015 was the 11th quarter in a row that T-Mo added more than 1 million new … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL bringing Windows 10 Mobile to T-Mobile shelves

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed to me that the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL will be sold for $0 down, 23 payments of $5.84, and 1 final payment of $5.67, or for a full price of $139.99.   Several months after T-Mobile pulled the Microsoft Lumia 640 from its shelves, a new Windows phone is coming to take its place. The Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile will launch … [read full article]

ZTE Avid Plus launching at T-Mobile on January 20 for $115, MetroPCS release also planned

There hasn’t been a ton of T-Mobile news at CES this year, but ZTE is giving us a little something with the announcement of a new Android phone. The ZTE Avid Plus will launch at T-Mobile on January 20, with a release on MetroPCS “coming soon.” Pricing will be set at $114.99. As you might expect, the ZTE Avid Plus has an entry-level spec list to match its price. … [read full article]

Binge On criticisms continue with EFF report that says T-Mobile’s service is ‘just throttling’

Binge On has been the target of a lot of criticism lately, most notably from YouTube, which said that T-Mobile was “throttling all video services” on its network. Now another big report has come out that condemns T-Mo’s big Un-carrier move. The Electronic Frontier Foundation today published a new report on Binge on that says that, … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv reportedly launching at T-Mobile on January 26

Back in August, a rumor claimed that the BlackBerry Priv (then called by its “Venice” codename) would be sold by T-Mobile. That hasn’t yet come to pass, but it finally may happen in January. A new image leak claims to show part of T-Mobile’s January calendar of events. On January 26, the calendar has a listing for “BlackBerry Venice Launch,” suggesting that … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL said to be bringing Windows 10 to T-Mobile soon

T-Mobile hasn’t exactly been the go-to carrier for Windows smartphones in the past, but there have been a handful of the Live Tile-equipped devices that’ve hit Magenta’s shelves. And soon, the first Windows 10 device to be offered by T-Mobile will arrive. A new report says that the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL will launch “in the coming weeks,” backing up a report … [read full article]