Tag Archives: Electronic Frontier Foundation

T-Mobile, Sprint argue over state AGs’ lawsuit financing as EFF comes out against merger

Last week was big for T-Mobile and Sprint, as their merger got approval from the Department of Justice. There’s still another big hurdle for the deal to clear before it can close, though: a lawsuit from several state attorneys general. T-Mobile this week asked a judge to force the suing state AGs to share communications related to their lawsuit and reveal who’s financing it. This hints that T-Mo and Sprint could try to fight the lawsuit … [read full article]

John Legere hosted a Twitter Q&A to discuss Binge On, here’s what he said

As expected, John Legere took to Twitter this afternoon to answer some questions about Binge On. He ended up posting quick video responses to most of the questions that he answered, but some folks may not want to scroll through his Twitter feed and watch a bunch of videos, so I’ve included the questions and answers below. If you’d prefer to watch his answers yourself, you can … [read full article]

John Legere says Binge On throttling accusations are B.S. as T-Mobile adds 14 more free streaming options

There’s been a lot of noise lately about Binge On, with YouTube and the Electronic Frontier Foundation claiming that T-Mobile is throttling users with the feature. Well today T-Mobile CEO John Legere has responded to those claims with a new video. In his response, Legere says that there are groups that are trying to confuse customers … [read full article]

T-Mobile ‘dumbfounded’ by YouTube’s stance toward Binge On

T-Mobile recently responded to YouTube’s criticism of Binge On, saying that calling what the service does “throttling” is misleading. Fast-forward to today and some T-Mo executives speaking at an investor conference took the opportunity to defend Binge On once again. T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert responded to YouTube’s complaints by saying that T-Mo is “dumbfounded” about why YouTube might thing that enabling Binge … [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]