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T-Mobile’s UnCarrier 8.0: Data Stash Lets You “Rollover” Unused Data

Joohn Legere and the team at T-Mobile have done it again. They’ve taken feedback from current customers and potential future switchers and alleviated yet another customer pain point: data overages. According to Legere, the wireless industry in the U.S. raked in more than $1.5 billion (with a b) last year in data overages and up-charges. [...]

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T-Mobile Says Its New Unlimited Family Plan is the Only One of its Kind in America

Leave it to John Legere to throw us all for one last loop before the end of the year. T-Mobile’s CEO isn’t a fan of data plans that require families to “share” a bucket of data each month. When John Legere isn’t a fan of something, the entire connected world hears about it and then [...]

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Sprint Promises to Cut AT&T and Verizon Bills in Half, But Should You Take the Bait?

Sprint’s latest promotion, which begins Friday, December 5th, offers current Verizon and AT&T customers a deal worth 50% off their current monthly phone bill. It seems straight forward enough, right? I wanted to take a closer look, and I’ll warn your now: this post is a long one, so hear me out. Here’s how it [...]

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T-Mobile Continues 4G LTE Expansion; Rolls Out These New Markets

T-Mobile got a $4 billion dollar cash “break up” fee from AT&T when the telecom giant failed to complete a merger of the two companies back in December 2011. T-Mobile hasn’t wasted any time putting that money to good use, further enhancing its network. For years, coverage has been the achilles heal of America’s #4 [...]

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T-Mobile Announces UnCarrier 7.0 Media Event For September 10

The day after Apple’s media event in Cupertino, T-Mobile will host its own event to announce the next phase of its UnCarrier strategy. This time around, we’re up to version 7.0. The invite, picture above, plainly states “This time it’s personal.” What that eludes to specifically is anybody’s guess. Thinking specifically of the word “personal” [...]

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Sprint and Virgin Mobile Stampede Over Net Neutrality and Will Charge $12/mo for Facebook

If you’re keeping track of companies who are enemies of net neutrality, be sure to add Sprint (by way of its Virgin Mobile brand) to your list. This week, the prepaid value brand announced a new “Virgin Mobile Custom” plan, which not only makes shopping more confusing than ever, but destroys the very idea that [...]

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This Antenna Allows Smartphones To Text Even When There Is No Cellular Signal

A New York City company is selling a small antenna-like gadget that will pair with smartphones to create a long-range wireless network for sharing text messages and GPS coordinates even in areas where cellular of WiFi service is non-existent. goTenna is the name of the company and the device that goTenna founders hope will become [...]

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T-Mobile Will Let You “Test Drive” an iPhone 5S for Free for 7 Days

As part of its recent ‘UnCarrier’ announcement, T-Mobile decided that streaming music shouldn’t take away from your data allowance if you aren’t on their unlimited data plan. The company also introduced “T-Mobile Test Dirve” — a new initiative to get people to try before they buy. Or in other words, before they switch from another [...]

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AT&T Confirms Customer Information Breach

A security breach of AT&T user information in April has been confirmed, in which an unknown number of users’ personal information was acquired. “We recently learned that three employees of one of our vendors accessed some AT&T customer accounts without proper authorization,” AT&T reported in a statement. “This is completely counter to the way we [...]

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T-Mobile Has Reportedly Agreed on a Sale Price to Sprint, Deal Expected in July

For the past several months, there have been rumors, leaks, and reports that Sprint has plans to acquire T-Mobile in a deal valuing Magenta over $30 billion. The latest news from Bloomberg indicates the deal should be completed in July, and that the two have agreed on a sale price around $40 per share, or [...]

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