Tagged with: T-Mobile

T-Mobile is Ending Overage Charges Starting May 1

T-Mobile is Ending Overage Charges Starting May 1

T-Mobile plans to abolish overage charges across its US consumer plans starting May 1st. The latest "Uncarrier" move isn't as drastic or game-changing as it initially sounds, however; T-Mobile already phased out most overage charges with the introduction of its Simple Choice plans. Rather than hit subscribers with extra ...

T-Mobile’s ‘Operation Tablet Freedom’ Offers Free Data, Tablet Deals

T-Mobile’s ‘Operation Tablet Freedom’ Offers Free Data, Tablet Deals

T-Mobile on Thursday announced a new promotion designed to woo tablet buyers by offering more free data during 2014 for customers that activate a tablet on their network. It’s part of the company’s three-day news blitz that began Wednesday with the introduction of a new low-end, $40-per-month phone plan. T-Mobile’s ...

T-Mobile Teases More is Coming with ‘Uncarrier 5.0′

T-Mobile Teases More is Coming with ‘Uncarrier 5.0′

After a quiet few months, T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere is looking to stir up some trouble again. "Just when you thought it was safe to return, T-Mobile is back," Legere said in an interview with CNET on Wednesday. To kick things off, T-Mobile launched its "Simple Starter" plan, a $40 option for customers who don't ...

T-Mobile Launches New Low-Cost ‘Simple Starter’ Plan

T-Mobile Launches New Low-Cost ‘Simple Starter’ Plan

Looking for a cheap smartphone plan that favors talking over browsing? T-Mobile just rolled out an entry-level plan that lets you talk or text all you want, but limits you to 500MB of un-throttled high-speed data, for $40 a month. The Simple Starter plan's 500MB of 4G LTE with tethering follows T-Mobile's strategy of not ...

Verizon Lowers ‘More Everything’ Prices, Evens Costs with AT&T

Verizon Lowers ‘More Everything’ Prices, Evens Costs with AT&T

Not to be caught cold by recent price cuts from AT&T, and to keep up with T-Mobile's relentless UnCarrier marketing blitz, Verizon has slightly tweaked its More Everything plan to reward its more data-thirsty customers. As of now, subscribers to the company's Edge early-upgrade program who sign up for 10GB or more of ...

BlackBerry to End Licensing Agreement With T-Mobile

BlackBerry to End Licensing Agreement With T-Mobile

BlackBerry announced on Tuesday it will end its licensing agreement with T-Mobile when it expires on April 25th, meaning the fourth-largest carrier in the United States will soon no longer be able to sell BlackBerry products. In a press release, John Chen, BlackBerry's CEO, said although the two companies had "a positive ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 19, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 19, 2014

T-Mobile recently “outraged” BlackBerry’s CEO John Chen when the wireless provider emailed its BlackBerry customers, encouraging them to upgrade to an iPhone 5S with no money down. After an angry blog post by Chen, T-Mobile apologized for the email and offered BlackBerry owners a big-time trade-in credit if they ...

T-Mobile to Add 4G LTE to its 2G Networks

T-Mobile to Add 4G LTE to its 2G Networks

T-Mobile isn't slowing down when it comes to its network upgrade. The upstart wireless carrier said on Thursday that it plans to add 4G LTE to its slower 2G network, adding coverage and speed to additional customers. The company also reiterated its intent to use the wireless spectrum it is acquiring from Verizon to further ...

Sprint’s Chairman Tells PBS He Wants to Buy T-Mobile

Sprint’s Chairman Tells PBS He Wants to Buy T-Mobile

In a television interview on Monday night, Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son said he wants to buy smaller wireless carrier T-Mobile US and plans to press forward despite likely opposition from regulators. Son told Charlie Rose of PBS that a combination of the nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless companies would enable ...

Studies: T-Mobile and Sprint Must Expand U.S. Coverage

Studies: T-Mobile and Sprint Must Expand U.S. Coverage

Two major studies released this week of the nation's largest wireless networks put Verizon Wireless on top in nearly every technical network measurement, with AT&T close behind and Sprint and T-Mobile trailing. The studies by JDPower and RootMetrics point to the nationwide wireless dominance of Verizon and AT&T, ...