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T-Mobile sends open letter to BlackBerry customers, offers $100 towards upgrade
By Andrew Kameka on Friday April 04, 2014

Following the announcement that BlackBerry will no longer license T-Mobile to sell its smartphones, T-Mobile CEO John Legere has sent an open letter to BlackBerry customers to explain that nothing will change for them in the immediate future.

T-Mobile changes mind and will let current customers keep corporate discounts
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday April 02, 2014

Though T-Mobile announced last week that it would end a corporate discount program, which would cause customers prices to go up, T-Mobile has backtracked and decided to let current customers keep their discounts.

T-Mobile outlines 4G LTE progress and launches ad debunking Verizon's depiction of the network
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday March 13, 2014

T-Mobile US has built its 4G LTE network to reach 210 million million and 273 metro areas in less than a year, one of the fastest rollouts of LTE in the US. Now it's announcing new upgrades and launching an ad against Verizon.

T-Mobile sees a merger as inevitable and "not a question of if, it is question of when"
By Andrew Kameka on Monday March 10, 2014

Sooner or later, the US arm of Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile, will be sold off to a larger company. T-Mobile Chief Financial Officer Braxton Carter all but admitted as much when he said that it's just a matter of time before there is more consolidation in the wireless industry.

Verizon Wireless leads network performance tests, T-Mobile miffed about last place results
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday March 06, 2014

Verizon Wireless is the best performing network, followed by AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. Analytics firm RootMetrics recently released those rankings, which pleased Verizon and obviously upset T-Mobile.

T-Mobile BlackBerry trade-in offer leads to 15X more trade-ins
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday March 04, 2014

Though a vocal contingent of BlackBerry customers were peeved by T-Mobile US's targeted promotion encouraging them to switch to an iPhone, customers were overall less opposed to trading in their current BlackBerry for a new phone according to tweets from T-Mobile head marketer.

Tebow-Mobile: Super Bowl commercial highlights T-Mobile's no-contract push
By Andrew Kameka on Friday January 31, 2014

T-Mobile is bringing Tim Tebow to the Super Bowl. To be more specific, the nation's fourth-place carrier is bringing ESPN's favorite talking point to the Super Bowl broadcast in a commercial that will highlight T-Mobile's push to get consumers out of contracts at rival carriers.

Sony Xperia Z1S Review (T-Mobile): Big Magenta gets a bit of style
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday January 23, 2014

Sony has a habit of releasing smartphones in the US months after they've already been seen in Europe and Asia. The Xperia Z1S shortened the wait time somewhat, but is the Sony Xperia Z1S still a phone worth experiencing?

T-Mobile wants to be a bank with new checking accounts for customers
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday January 22, 2014

T-Mobile today announced Mobile Money, a new program that manages personal finance and links with a prepaid Visa card that offers free checking, free ATM withdrawals, and no associated costs with overdrafts or maintaining accounts. T-Mobile has basically decided to become a bank.

Sprint has banks lining up to fund its likely T-Mobile takeover
By Andrew Kameka on Friday January 17, 2014

The oldest rumor in the US wireless industry may become a reality at some point this year, and if Sprint truly does make a blockbuster bid to acquire T-Mobile US, it won't have any problem getting the financing necessary for the costly acquisition.