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T-Mobile Pushing FlexPay Conversion To Postpaid, Proof FlexPay Is Going Away?

On the heels of yesterdays post regarding the rumors FlexPay will soon find itself sleeping with the fishes, T-Mobile asks reps to assist qualified FlexPay customers to switch to postpaid. What you see is what you get with this story so anything beyond what’s written on the image above is a guessing game at this point but it provides a little more evidence that something might be up with FlexPay.

webConnect Firmware Update Brings Minor Changes, Enhancements

With data all the rage these days we can understand the need for the wireless carriers to focus on software update for data sticks as well as phones themselves. Given that, T-mobile is dropping a firmware update for webConnect tomorrow that will bring stronger connectivity and a replaced network indicator symbol. Nothing earth shattering here but it’s always welcome to see improvements and enhancements that provide better service. Plus a “4G” network … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Release Samsung Galaxy Mini, T-Mobile Move?

While there are some mixed reports floating around as to which of these two devices T-Mobile is launching, Phonescoop confirms the Samsung Galaxy Mini will be coming stateside soon. Before you get all kinds of excited this isn’t exactly a top end device and it definitely doesn’t play in the same league as say, the upcoming Galaxy S 4G. That’s not to say the Galaxy Mini is a bad or cheap phone and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Dropping Flexpay, Returning To Deposit Based System?

Combined with the introduction of a new, individual lower priced unlimited plan we’ve also received word through our ninjas that T-Mobile is preparing to kill off its Flexpay offerings and bring back a deposit based system for the activation of new service. Deposits will be based on credit qualifications with deposits ranging from the $50, $100, $200 to $400 range. According to our ninjas this change will take place around March … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Introduce Lower Priced Unlimited Plan?

We’ve just received word through our ninja grapevine that T-Mobile is set to introduce two revamped individual unlimited plans for both Even More and Even More Plus customers. Accordingly, T-Mobile will lower the price of the Even More individual unlimited plan to $79.99 (from $99.99) and for Even More Plus customers, that price would be further reduced to $69.99. While Even More Plus is currently on the back burner and you almost have … [read full article]

HTC Flyer/Incredible S Debut With AWS Bands, T-Mobile Launches Possible?

This is one of those articles that’s full of pure speculation and a whole lot of hope. Earlier today HTC at Mobile World Congress unleashed a multitude of upcoming phones, some very exciting and some not so much. However, two caught our eye as their specs on the HTC website listed AWS bands and that always catches our attention. Now let’s just put up the major disclaimer, having AWS bands absolutely positively does … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Introduce NFC Mobile Payment System In 2011

Deutsche Telekom, our T-Mobile mothership announced out of Mobile World Congress today plans to roll out a mobile payment system using NFC technology in 2011-2012. Following up on its joint venture with Verizon and AT&T announced last November, T-Mobile will use ISIS mobile payment systems in a number of devices later this year and into next year. While this announcement in and of itself is interesting, what was even … [read full article]

Bluetooth SIG Reveals Nokia C5-04, Headed To T-Mobile

With Nokia officially announcing a partnership with Microsoft to run Windows Phone 7 on Nokia handsets, you would probably think their next device would be a handset with the new Windows Phone 7 OS, right? Wrong. Although Nokia is moving away from its Symbian platform to adopt Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 OS, it seems they’re still going to pump out whats left of the aging platform. Which brings us to the Nokia C5-04. … [read full article]

Qualcomm Announces 84Mbps HSPA+ Chipset, Coming To T-Mobile Sometime Next Year

Today, at Mobile World Congress (MWC), Qualcomm announced a new mobile chipset, the MDM8225. The MDM8225 brings full support for HSPA+ Release 9 aka HSPA+ 84Mbps. If you may recall, T-Mobile had plans for HSPA+ 84Mbps and even HSPA+ 168Mbps when they first rolled out their 4G campaign last November. The new chipset will use “dual-carrier” technology, which will utilize multiple frequencies at the same time. Since T-Mobile’s 3G/4G network … [read full article]

T-Mobile Changes Early Termination Policy

Last week, T-Mobile modified its Early Termination Fees (ETF) policy. Customers will no longer be able to cancel service without an ETF when moving out of a T-Mobile coverage area or overseas. This policy went into effect February 8th and will not affect customers who cancelled service (without paying the ETF) before February 8th. Additionally, this new policy change does not apply to customers moving overseas due to military deployment. What … [read full article]

Galaxy S 4G Hands On

And just like that, some first hands on photos and videos of the Samsung Galaxy S 4G are hitting the net.  I’m sure we will start to see more of these pop up as the day goes by.  You know, since Samsung has a US focused event tonight at MWC.  Enjoy! Engadget