The carrier on Wednesday unveiled new ads that feature former "Saturday Night Live" actor Bill Hader. The spots, available on YouTube, all tout T-Mobile's new program, dubbed Jump, that allows no-contract users to upgrade their phones anytime they want, whether it's day 181 of their plan or day 572.
One spot features Hader's character being one-upped by a friend who has version eight of a phone instead of version seven. In another, Hader's phone is smashed after being sat on by a large man at … Read more
T-Mobile USA is getting its fast network out to U.S. cities fast.
The country's fourth-biggest mobile carrier said its 4G LTE network now reaches 157 million people across the U.S., beating its midyear goal of 100 million people, and is live in 116 metropolitan areas.
The company "friggin' smashed that goal," Neville Ray, T-Mobile's chief technology officer, said at an event Wednesday in New York.
While T-Mobile was late to the game in regard to launching an LTE network, it's been quick to deploy it. The network is now available in cities including … Read more
NEW YORK CITY -- T-Mobile announced Wednesday a less expensive family plan for no-contract customers.
Now a family of four can get a plan for $100 per month with unlimited talk, text messaging and 500MB of full speed wireless data. There are not contracts or credit checks. That said, people will have to put down a deposit instead of the credit check to get the family plan. It's likely to be about the cost one month's service.
Legere, speaking during an event in New York, said the company has sold a lot of iPhones, but it's also attracting customers for other reasons. He noted that iPhones has made up 29 percent of sales -- or 39 percent in April when the carrier began selling the device.
"The iPhone isn't everything," he said.
Getting more handsets has been a pillar of T-Mobile's strategy lately. The … Read more
The Lumia 925 represents T-Mobile's first 4G LTE Windows Phone device, and it also happens to be Nokia's latest global model, with a camera that boasts a sixth lens to improve clarity in outdoor shots.
T-Mobile's no-contract pricing plan means that you'll pay $50 up front and $20 for the next two years, for a grand total of $530 when all's … Read more
NEW YORK -- T-Mobile announced a new device upgrade program for its no-contract customers Wednesday. The program allows these customers to get their hands on the latest and greatest phones at subsidized prices.
The upgrade program, called Jump, makes it easier for people to upgrade to new devices and pay a lower price instead of replacing their current devices at full price. To participate in the early upgrade program, customers will pay $10 a month. Customers can get their first upgrade after being enrolled in the program for six months. The company will then credit the remaining cost of the … Read more
T-Mobile could introduce an aggressive new phone-buying model on Wednesday that would let its no-contract customers upgrade to a new handset at subsidized pricing anytime they want, according to reports.
The upgrade program, which could be called Jump, would make it easier for people to pay a lower upgrade fee when replacing their current phones, rather than paying the full, retail price to switch.
CNET first learned of this concept in March, where CEO John Legere said it was still an idea that the carrier was tossing around.Catch our live coverage of T-Mobile's 'Boldest' news, Wednesday at 11 a.m. PT … Read more
What does T-Mobile have in store at its press conference on Wednesday? CNET will be there to provide you with all the details.
The wireless carrier is holding an event in Manhattan, which kicks off at 11 a.m PT/2 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Brian Bennett, Sarah Tew, and I will be bringing you all the live news, photos, and commentary starting about 15 minutes before the actual event.
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T-Mobile's "Boldest" press conference yet
T-Mobile has been making waves, first with its "Uncarrier" push … Read more
Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint are currently in the process of pushing out a rather large update to the flagship smartphone. While none of these carriers has made a formal announcement, each report mentions the same basic features.
Key among the changes packaged in the 357MB file is the ability to move apps from the handset to an external microSD card. Commonly known as "apps to SD," this capability frees up the smartphone's internal … Read more