T-Mobile USA

  • Deutsche Telekom Q1: 510,000 Contract Customers Left T-Mobile USA; DT Sales Down 1.1% To $18.6B

    Deutsche Telekom Q1: 510,000 Contract Customers Left T-Mobile USA; DT Sales Down 1.1% To $18.6B

    T-Mobile USA’s parent Deutsche Telekom today reported earnings for the quarter that ended March 31, with revenues and earnings in slight decline compared to a year ago: sales for the carrier came in at €14.4 billion, a decline of 1.1 percent; and earnings of €4.48 billion ($5.8 billion) were down by 0.1 percent. Both figures, however, still managed to beat forecasts from analysts… Read More

  • T-Mobile Buys Good Will With Gift Cards For Customers

    T-Mobile Buys Good Will With Gift Cards For Customers

    How does that old phrase go? “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch?” Intellectual heavyweights like Milton Friedman and Robert Heinlein got a fair bit of mileage out of the quote, and it seems at least one person over at T-Mobile HQ has heard it. The result? According to TmoNews, T-Mobile has begun to send out free $25 gift cards for use on anything (short of bill… Read More

  • Radio Shack Boots T-Mobile, Welcomes Verizon With Open Arms

    Radio Shack Boots T-Mobile, Welcomes Verizon With Open Arms

    The T-Mobile/Radio Shack affair isn’t exactly new news at this point — Radio Shack alleged that T-Mobile “materially breached” the terms of their agreement way back in February. No one short of legal counsel knows exactly what grievances Radio Shack has with their magenta-hued carrier partner beyond lackluster sales performance, but it looks as though things are… Read More

  • T-mobile to offer 4G HSPA+ mobile hotspot come Feb 2011

    T-mobile to offer 4G HSPA+ mobile hotspot come Feb 2011

    My Momma used to always say* that you’re not a real geek unless you’re beaming out WiFi, but these days — with the advances in mobile technology that have happened since 1994 — I usually say that the you’re not a real geek unless you’re beaming WiFi with a 21Mbps back end. So, are you a real geek, or just a poseur? If you’ve got the guts (short for… Read More

  • Sprint and T-Mobile sitting in a (merger) tree?

    Sprint and T-Mobile sitting in a (merger) tree?

    Paying attention, Verizon and AT&T? You might have a new monster of a mobile company (with lots of Android offerings) to deal with if Deutsche Telekom can successfully navigate a deal to purchase Sprint Nextel via its American arm, T-Mobile USA. After rumors of the German mobile giant’s interest in swallowing up the on again, off again mobile carrier that is Sprint Nextel, shares of… Read More

  • T-Mobile USA hacked, data up for sale

    T-Mobile USA hacked, data up for sale

    We’re waiting to hear back from our T-Mobile reps, but it appears that T-Mobile USA’s servers were hacked into over the weekend. The group who allegedly hacked into the servers of the wireless carrier is now offering all data to the highest bidder. Read More

  • HTC Touch Pro may be coming to T-Mobile

    HTC Touch Pro may be coming to T-Mobile

    The FCC has just posted information about the HTC Touch Pro (aka HTC Raphael). In a report published by the FCC the phone will have Quad-Band GSM, GPRS, EDGE, and Wi-Fi (sadly, 3G was not mentioned). Other than that, everything else about the phone the FCC is keeping confidential at the request of HTC. Still no word on which carrier will get this bugger. A few people are leaning towards… Read More

  • T-Mobile planning to celebrate 3G launch with Android handset?

    T-Mobile planning to celebrate 3G launch with Android handset?

    Rumor has it that T-Mobile USA plans to launch an Android handset as part of its nationwide 3G network launch, scheduled to happen sometime before the end of the year. Reports are circulating that the 3G launch is now scheduled for October 1st, and that the first Android handset will launch around the same time. Following the carrier’s launch of 3G service in New York City in May… Read More