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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.

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.

T-Mobile will pay Verizon more than $3 billion to improve network with spectrum buy
By Andrew Kameka on Monday January 06, 2014

T-Mobile has confirmed previous rumors that the fourth place carrier would make a big spectrum buy from the leading carrier, Verizon Wireless. This will introduce important changes in areas where most of its customers live.