T-Mobile

  • T-Mobile Gets More Uncarrier With $40 Simple Starter Plan

    T-Mobile Gets More Uncarrier With $40 Simple Starter Plan

    T-Mobile President and CEO John Legere wants basic phone plans to be uncomplicated and act as more than just a gateway to higher-priced options, according to a new blog post from the often outspoken figure announcing his company’s new Simple Starter pricing plan. The Simple Starter plan is just $40 per month, and includes unlimited talk and text plus 500 MB of monthly data… Read More

  • T-Mobile CEO Fires Back After Losing BlackBerry Sales Arrangement

    T-Mobile CEO Fires Back After Losing BlackBerry Sales Arrangement

    BlackBerry and T-Mobile executives should read Jordan’s #love column. Breaking up over the Internet is rough on everyone. In a letter released this evening, T-Mobile’s outspoken CEO John Legere talked about BlackBerry’s separation with the wireless carrier and reassured BlackBerry customers that their devices will continue to operate on T-Mobile’s network. Read More

  • BlackBerry Breaks Up With T-Mobile

    Remember when T-Mobile ran a highly successful campaign offering a new phone to BlackBerry owners? The one where BlackBerry fanboys attacked like rabid raccoons only to have T-Mobile pick them up and Kevin Rose them down a staircase? Yeah, BlackBerry didn’t like it very much and today announced that it will not renew a sales agreement with T-Mobile when it expires at the end of April. Read More

  • T-Mobile Discovers No One Wants A BlackBerry Anymore

    T-Mobile Discovers No One Wants A BlackBerry Anymore

    T-Mobile ran a promo last month calling for BlackBerry owners to trade in their device for an iPhone 5s. Zero down. It was legitimately a good deal. But BlackBerry fanboys took the offensive and attacked. BlackBerry’s CEO followed suit and went on to call T-Mobile’s promotion “inappropriate” and an “ill-conceived marketing promotion.” Well, it looks like… Read More

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Breaks Records With Over 100K Pre-Registrations At T-Mobile In Under Two Days

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Breaks Records With Over 100K Pre-Registrations At T-Mobile In Under Two Days

    T-Mobile CMO Mike Sievert is pumped about Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone: Today, the executive tweeted that Samsung’s latest flagship is a record-breaker at the carrier, with over 100,000 pre-registrations in under 48 hours since its announcement. 100,000+ pre-registrations in 2 days is a new record at @TMobile #GalaxyS5 !! — Mike Sievert (@SievertMike) February 26… Read More

  • Enraged BlackBerry Fanboys Take T-Mobile Ad Viral

    Enraged BlackBerry Fanboys Take T-Mobile Ad Viral

    BlackBerry fanboys are… passionate. Obnoxious could be another word. At a moment’s notice, they assemble and attack anyone who wafts a whiff of negativity against their fallen hero. T-Mobile’s CEO learned this the hard way… but that was probably T-Mobile’s plan from the start. Read More

  • Regulators Frosty On Possible Wireless Consolidation

    Regulators Frosty On Possible Wireless Consolidation

    Regulators are not enthused about a possible Sprint and T-Mobile U.S. merger agreement, voicing concerns that further consolidation of the market could lead to reduced competition. The New York Times reported earlier today that William Baer, assistant attorney general for the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, said it would be “hard for someone to make a persuasive case… Read More

  • How T-Mobile’s New Mobile Banking Service Compares With Simple And Amex Serve

    How T-Mobile’s New Mobile Banking Service Compares With Simple And Amex Serve

    T-Mobile today announced its intentions to get into the business of providing banking services to its wireless customers, and any others who want an alternative to traditional banking accounts. The new platform will compete with, and also potentially boost, other, less-known mobile banking services, like those provided by a banking startup called Simple, for example, or Amex’s Serve. Read More

  • Evernote, Deutsche Telekom Expand Freemium Partnership To Cover 12 Markets, 57M Users

    Evernote, Deutsche Telekom Expand Freemium Partnership To Cover 12 Markets, 57M Users

    Evernote, which now has 4 million users in Europe, is stepping up its bid to pick up more. Today the company is announcing a new deal with Deutsche Telekom to offer Evernote Premium free for six months to mobile users across DT’s entire network, covering 12 markets and 57 million users, with a preinstalled Android app. (The full list is Albania, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic… Read More

  • U.S. Senator Issues Letter To Top 5 Wireless Carriers Urging Kill Switch Adoption

    U.S. Senator Issues Letter To Top 5 Wireless Carriers Urging Kill Switch Adoption

    U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has today taken up the battle cry of numerous legislators before her, calling for wireless carriers to enable new anti-theft technology on handsets. According to the Senator, one-third of robberies involve cell phone theft, resulting in an estimated $30 billion in lost or stolen phones. That said, Klobuchar has written a letter to the heads of the… Read More

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