Tag Archives: T-Mobile

Clearwire CEO Opposes AT&T And T-Mobile Deal

Chalk up another wireless CEO upset at the prospect of AT&T and T-Mobile coming together in holy matrimony. Clearwire’s interim CEO John Stanton (a former CEO of T-Mobile USA) expresses a high level of concern with the possible deal. Stanton criticized the deal calling it a “huge challenge to competition in the industry.” On top of that statement Stanton also stated that a potential deal “…represents something we’re seriously concerned with.” Stanton … [read full article]

Will T-Mobile Customers Have To Replace Phones After Merger Completes?

We touched on this in the wrap-up of this mornings AT&T Press call but apparently it’s causing such a stir we’re going to try and clarify a few things: With AT&T planning to use T-Mobile’s existing 1700 MHz spectrum for future LTE rollouts, AT&T execs are saying that T-Mobile customers will have to replace their current 3G/4G phones once the merger is completed. This will be a mandatory upgrade unless of course … [read full article]

Poll: What Is Your Take On AT&T’s Acquisition of T-Mobile?

So unless you’ve been sleeping for the past 24 hours you likely know AT&T is purchasing T-Mobile. Understandably so, there is a population of readers up in arms and want T-Mobile to stay T-Mobile and those who see the benefits of an AT&T deal. Here is your chance to sound off, T-Mobile reads this blog every day so they’ll see your vote. Will it affect anything, probably not. … [read full article]

Listening In To The AT&T Investor Call On T-Mobile

We’ve been listening to the AT&T Press Event this morning regarding the AT&T/T-Mobile agreement and it’s a doozy.  First and foremost, let’s be real clear.  AT&T is going after T-Mobile spectrum in a big way.  Complementing AT&T’s own 700 MHz LTE spectrum with T-Mobile’s 1700 MHz AWS frequency will help AT&T deploy LTE to 95% of the American population.  That’s 46 million more people than AT&T had hoped to be able to roll … [read full article]

BREAKING: AT&T Acquires T-Mobile From Deutsche Telekom

Wow, wow, wow…AT&T just announced it is acquiring T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom. I don’t know even know what to say…full press release follows: AT&T to Acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom Provides Fast, Efficient and Certain Solution to Impending Spectrum Exhaust Challenges Facing AT&T and T-Mobile USA in Key Markets Due to Explosive Demand for Mobile Broadband Enhances Network Capacity, Output and Quality in Near … [read full article]

Watch Todays T-Mobile Event Live!

There is plenty of anticipation for T-Mobile’s event today with hopes riding high for some awesome phone announcements, talk of faster HSPA+ speeds and the unveiling of the T-Mobile washer and dryer set. We’ll be there live and ready to “live” blog all the announcements so long as the wifi holds up. We’ll be doing constant updates via our Twitter stream and major announcements will hit the blog page immediately with gaps … [read full article]

Verizon Hoping To Keep The iPhone For Itself After AT&T Exclusivity Ends?

Hoping to not get lost in today’s Nexus S news cycle is a report by analyst Shaw Wu of Kaufman Bros who believes that Verizon will pay to keep the iPhone away from Sprint and T-Mobile.  I believe it’s safe to say that analyst opinions like this are often steeped in fantasy more so than fact but it’s an interesting proposition.  Where we take issue with the logic is that Wu believes Android has … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Sponsor Miami Heat, Ask Lebron To Guarantee Championship

Oh yeah, T-Mobile has announced itself as the Official Wireless Telecommunications Provider of the Miami Heat. With sponsorship including extensive in-game features, retail promotions and more the deal kicks off this Friday with a very special performance by Pitbull and a chance to win tickets to attend the game. For those of us in Miami (are there many more of you out there?) you can head on down to the Kendall T-Mobile retail store for … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Partner With OnStar?

So we can chalk this one up firmly originating from Rumor City at the intersection of Grain Street and Salt lane. One of our ninjas provided us with a piece of information that’s both surprising and hopeful. In case you didn’t know and likely most of you weren’t aware OnStar will re-launch itself tomorrow with 21-st century services designed to compete with Ford’s Sync platform. Among the possible features set for launch tomorrow is … [read full article]

Here We Go Again, Sprint And T-Mobile Rumors Persist

Hey guess what? Another T-Mobile and Sprint merger/acquisition/partnership/holding hands while skipping in the park rumor. This time the Wall Street Journal has stated that Sprint, or more specifically their board of directors is debating whether or not to let rival T-Mobile USA invest in Clearwire. For the record this isn’t the first time Clearwire has popped up in the T-Mobile world as outgoing CEO Robert Dotson has publicly stated that discussions … [read full article]