Tagged with: T-Mobile

The FTC Says T-Mobile Cost Us ‘Hundreds of Millions of Dollars’ Because of Shady Text Messages

The FTC Says T-Mobile Cost Us ‘Hundreds of Millions of Dollars’ Because of Shady Text Messages

The FTC is taking T-Mobile to court. Their claim? T-Mobile is allowing shady text messaging services to sneak onto your bill, and making “hundreds of millions of dollars” by not doing enough to stop it. Let’s say you’re sitting at home, bored. Your phone blinks as a text rolls in. “Welcome to Celebrity Gossip ...

T-Mobile Customers Can Now Stream Music Without Eating Up Data Plans

T-Mobile Customers Can Now Stream Music Without Eating Up Data Plans

T-Mobile has decided to set music streaming services free. The “Un-carrier” said it will offer subscribers unlimited access to the top six music streaming services including Pandora, Slacker, iHeart Radio and Spotify without incurring data charges on their 4G plans. Samsung’s Milk Music and the forthcoming Beatport ...

Report: Sprint is Close to Acquiring T-Mobile for $32 Billion

Report: Sprint is Close to Acquiring T-Mobile for $32 Billion

Responding to a wave of consolidation in the telecommunications industry, the nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless phone operators have agreed on the terms of a deal to join forces. Sprint and T-Mobile have talked about a combination for years but continued to put it off, each preoccupied with other deals, and ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 28, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 28, 2014

If you’re looking for a cheap way to stay connected to the internet anywhere you are, head over to Walmart. The retail giant recently teamed up with T-Mobile to begin selling two inexpensive tablets that use T-Mobile’s LTE service. Better yet, both tablets are eligible for T-Mobile’s “free data for life” package, ...

T-Mobile Launches VoLTE Calls in Seattle (With More Cities to Come)

T-Mobile Launches VoLTE Calls in Seattle (With More Cities to Come)

Even though your voice is magically being transported through the air, cellular phone calls actually work more or less the same as their land-line counterparts. T-Mobile is finally ditching the old-school circuit-switched method for Voice over LTE (VoLTE), which sends your sweet lyrical words via IP (Internet Protocol), ...

T-Mobile and Walmart to Sell Cheap 4G Tablets With (Some) Free Service

T-Mobile and Walmart to Sell Cheap 4G Tablets With (Some) Free Service

The next time you visit Walmart, you might see 4G tablets on display. The large retailer will carry two connected slates starting today, according to a T-Mobile announcement published on Monday. Both will use T-Mobile’s LTE service and include the carrier’s “free data for life” package, which amounts to 200 MB of ...

T-Mobile and Univision Launch Wireless Service for Hispanic Americans

T-Mobile and Univision Launch Wireless Service for Hispanic Americans

T-Mobile U.S. Inc and Univision Communications Inc announced on Thursday they will launch a wireless service targeted at Hispanic Americans, the latest innovative marketing attempt by the fourth-largest mobile carrier in the United States. Univision Mobile, which will run on T-Mobile's network, will be available at certain ...

Some States Now Let You Text 911 During an Emergency

Some States Now Let You Text 911 During an Emergency

If you're deaf or in an emergency where you can't speak, getting a hold of 911 is problematic. Starting Thursday, the nation's leading mobile providers will start the support of texting to 911 for emergencies in certain areas. The providers supporting the service include AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. For ...

Report: Sprint Will Try to Buy T-Mobile in June or July

Report: Sprint Will Try to Buy T-Mobile in June or July

Sprint plans to push forward with a bid for T-Mobile after meeting with banks last month to make debt arrangements for that offer, people with knowledge of the situation said. Sprint Chief Financial Officer Joe Euteneuer and Treasurer Greg Block met with six banks to ensure the lenders would be ready with financing ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 16, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 16, 2014

If you’re a T-Mobile customer who wants a new tablet, now is a great time to take the plunge. T-Mobile recently announced a new program called “Operation Tablet Freedom,” which lets existing voice customers add a tablet to their plan at no extra cost. In addition to the 200 MB of free data T-Mobile already gives ...