T-Mobile Event Live Stream

T-Mobile’s big Un-carrier event is about to start – here’s how to stream it live

By on March 18, 2015 at 12:58 PM.

T-Mobile’s big Un-carrier event is about to start – here’s how to stream it live

T-Mobile made waves when it first began pushing its “Un-carrier” initiatives, and its outspoken CEO helped get the carrier tons of publicity. Beyond the constant jabs at rival carriers, foul language and showmanship, however, T-Mobile’s new moves actually were doing a good job of addressing pain points among wireless subscribers in the United States. As a result, the carrier has enjoyed phenomenal subscriber growth in recent quarters.

Now, it’s time to see what T-Mobile has in store for us next. More →

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T-Mobile Vs. AT&T LTE Speeds

How much of a toll are T-Mobile’s moves taking on AT&T?

By on March 16, 2015 at 8:45 PM.

How much of a toll are T-Mobile’s moves taking on AT&T?

T-Mobile’s mobile network — and in particular its coverage in non-urban areas — remains its biggest weakness. That said, T-Mobile’s strategy right now seems to be to concentrate on improving its mobile data network in urban areas where it’s shown huge improvements over the past couple of years. T-Mobile’s aggressive “Un-carrier” moves have also forced rivals to play defense by making similar moves of their own and new analysis from BTIG Research suggests that this is taking a particularly big toll on AT&T. More →

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Galaxy S6 Official Pictures

This official image is our best look yet at the Galaxy S6

By on February 23, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

This official image is our best look yet at the Galaxy S6

It appears that Samsung isn’t the only company eager to launch the next-gen Galaxy S models, even though the South Korean Android device maker keeps teasing the new Galaxy S6 smartphones in video teasers and blog posts. One of Samsung’s carrier partners has decided to put up an official Galaxy S6 page on its website and show the handset, or at least part of it, in a press image that’s much more clear than any previous teaser. More →

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Opinions
AT&T Verizon Vs. Sprint T-Mobile

Sprint and T-Mobile have no future unless the FCC changes its approach to spectrum auctions

By on February 21, 2015 at 9:30 AM.

Sprint and T-Mobile have no future unless the FCC changes its approach to spectrum auctions

One of the more pernicious ideas that’s popped up in recent years is that spectrum auctions’ main goal should be to maximize revenue for the government, which inevitably means selling off our airwaves to whoever shells out the most cash. This gets it completely backward, however: The point of spectrum auctions should be to maximize the public good. More →

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T-Mobile 2014 Earnings Report

T-Mobile has been killing it for the last year – here are the numbers

By on February 19, 2015 at 7:11 AM.

T-Mobile has been killing it for the last year – here are the numbers

After teasing us with a preliminary earnings estimate in January, T-Mobile on Thursday released its final earnings report on the fourth quarter of 2014 that also contained its full-year earnings for all of 2014. The “Un-carrier” had a blowout year last year and added subscribers at an astonishing pace. Below we’ve posted the most important numbers from T-Mobile’s final 2014 earnings report. More →

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U.S. Carrier Unlocking Scorecard

One U.S. carrier is way better at unlocking phones than the rest… and it’s not T-Mobile

By on February 18, 2015 at 2:45 PM.

One U.S. carrier is way better at unlocking phones than the rest… and it’s not T-Mobile

Last week, legislation from the U.S. government requiring carriers to unlock their customers’ phones went into effect. There are still some restrictions, but unlocking your phone should be easier than ever before. Unfortunately, only one of the four major carriers is actually abiding by all of the requirements a week after the new rules were set in place. More →

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T-Mobile Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

The Galaxy S5’s Lollipop update is now hitting one more U.S. carrier

By on February 18, 2015 at 8:30 AM.

The Galaxy S5’s Lollipop update is now hitting one more U.S. carrier

After hitting Verizon and Sprint in previous weeks, the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5 is slowly coming to more and more users in the U.S., with T-Mobile being the latest carrier to begin rolling out the new software. More →

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T-Mobile Vs. Sprint Network Quality

Humiliation: T-Mobile’s network ranked worse than Sprint’s in major new study

By on February 10, 2015 at 9:55 AM.

Humiliation: T-Mobile’s network ranked worse than Sprint’s in major new study

T-Mobile CEO John Legere absolutely loves trashing Sprint’s network quality, which is why he’s not going to be pleased to see that Sprint’s network has leapfrogged his own company’s in the latest major study from RootMetrics. More →

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HTC One M8 Lollipop Update

2014’s sleekest Android phone finally starts getting Lollipop

By on February 10, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

2014’s sleekest Android phone finally starts getting Lollipop

It might not have been the best-selling Android phone of 2014, but there’s little room to argue that the HTC One M8 isn’t the best-looking Android phone of 2014. And now, on the dawn of the HTC One M9’s debut, last year’s flagship smartphone is finally starting to receive its Android 5.0 Lollipop update in the United States. More →

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iPhone 6 SIM Unlocking

You can unlock your iPhone 6 for free on any carrier starting this week – here’s how

By on February 9, 2015 at 1:10 PM.

You can unlock your iPhone 6 for free on any carrier starting this week – here’s how

Last summer, President Obama signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act into law. This made it legal for consumers to unlock their cell phones, but until now, carriers haven’t been required to sell unlocked phones or honor unlock requests (although most did anyway).

That’s going to change on February 11th. More →

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Sprint CEO Vs. T-Mobile CEO

Sprint CEO fights back against Legere’s trolling, says T-Mobile is in for a ‘rude awakening’

By on February 6, 2015 at 12:21 PM.

Sprint CEO fights back against Legere’s trolling, says T-Mobile is in for a ‘rude awakening’

Sprint, which for years has been the wireless industry’s 90-pound weakling, is showing some fresh signs of fight under new CEO Marcelo Claure. Although Sprint has often in the past been a passive whipping boy for outspoken T-Mobile CEO John Legere, an interview with Claure by CNET shows that the carrier isn’t going to lie down and take it anymore. More →

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Super Bowl XLIX Fight

Super Bowl XLIX’s biggest hits came during a Twitter fight between T-Mobile and Sprint CEOs

By on February 2, 2015 at 9:05 AM.

Super Bowl XLIX’s biggest hits came during a Twitter fight between T-Mobile and Sprint CEOs

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is widely known for two things: talking a ridiculous amount of trash about rival wireless carriers, and delivering on all of his talk with monster subscriber additions each quarter. On Sunday night, Legere was shooting par for the course on his Twitter account during Super Bowl XLIX, supplying his standard running commentary about the competition.

This time, however, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure hit back, and the two exchanged a few entertaining blows before attention finally turning back to the big game. More →

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T-Mobile Vs. AT&T Vs, Verizon Spectrum

T-Mobile’s going to have a tough time fixing its biggest weakness

By on January 30, 2015 at 3:10 PM.

T-Mobile’s going to have a tough time fixing its biggest weakness

T-Mobile has had a ton of success over the last year thanks to its aggressive “Un-carrier” moves that have given subscribers more value for their money and have been imitated throughout the industry. However, the reach of T-Mobile’s wireless network remains a thorn in the company’s side and it looks like it’s going to be very hard to fix. More →

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