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Topic: T-Mobile

T-Mobile to offer official support for unlocked iPhones

01/27/2012, 05:01 pm

Despite not being able to sell the iPhone, a reportedly leaked employee memo reveals that T-Mobile will begin to offer official support for subscribers using unlocked versions of Apple's popular handset on its network.

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Massive holiday quarter pushes iPhone sales past Android in US

01/25/2012, 12:01 pm

Apple's share of smartphones sold in the U.S. doubled in the fourth quarter of 2011, pushing iPhone sales just past the myriad of devices that run Google's Android platform.

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AT&T, T-Mobile file plans to transfer $1 billion wireless airwaves

01/23/2012, 07:01 pm

AT&T has filed for FCC approval to transfer wireless spectrum worth $1 billion to T-Mobile as a result of the failure of its $39 billion effort to acquire the smaller mobile carrier.

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T-Mobile CEO says frequency band issue is 'key reason' for lack of iPhone

01/11/2012, 12:01 am

T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm said Tuesday that a frequency band incompatibility issue is the "key reason" keeping the carrier from offering the iPhone, noting that it will be resolved with future chipsets, potentially paving the way for Apple's handset to arrive on its network.

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T-Mobile US network changes grant 3G access to some unlocked iPhone users

12/19/2011, 01:12 pm

Though T-Mobile U.S. does not offer Apple's iPhone and its network cannot provide 3G access to the iPhone in most parts of the country, a select number of users using an unlocked iPhone on T-Mobile can now obtain 3G speeds thanks to a network adjustment.

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US Cellular waiting for Apple to release LTE iPhone

12/06/2011, 09:12 pm

U.S. Cellular has indicated that it is waiting for a "cutting edge" LTE iPhone before making a decision on whether to begin carrying Apple's smartphones.

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Consumer Reports ranks Verizon best, AT&T worst among US carriers

12/06/2011, 09:12 am

Consumer Reports on Tuesday revealed the results of its annual survey of US carriers, which found Verizon ranking highest and AT&T coming in last among America's four largest wireless providers.

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Class-action Carrier IQ suit targets Apple, HTC, Samsung, carriers & more

12/05/2011, 02:12 pm

Apple is one of a laundry list of companies that have been targeted in a new class-action lawsuit over the Carrier IQ software data logging controversy.

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FCC report says AT&T, T-Mobile submitted flawed information on merger

11/29/2011, 09:11 pm

A recently released staff report from the Federal Communications Commission claims AT&T and T-Mobile failed to prove that their proposed merger was in the public interest, even noting that the carriers had submitted inaccurate information to the commission.

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FCC chairman finds AT&T, T-Mobile merger not in public interest, seeks hearing

11/22/2011, 07:11 pm

AT&T's proposed acquisition of competitor T-Mobile has been found by the FCC's chairman to be anticompetitive and not in the public interest, asks commissioners to vote for administrative hearing.

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Subsidies for Apple's iPhone are 40% higher than the industry average

10/26/2011, 02:10 pm

The iPhone will be a $15 billion investment for Sprint over the next few years, as subsidies for Apple's smartphone carry a price 40 percent greater than other competing handsets.

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US senators propose bill to require 'accurate 4G information for consumers'

10/13/2011, 03:10 pm

Three Democratic members of the U.S. Senate introduced on Thursday the "Next Generation Wireless Disclosure Act," which aims to clear up confusion surrounding 4G high-speed wireless data networks and control what carriers can and must say in their advertisements.

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Sprint buys 30.5M iPhones from Apple for $20B in 'bet-the-company' move

10/03/2011, 04:10 pm

Sprint has "bet the company" on Apple's iPhone, according to The Wall Street Journal, and has agreed upfront to purchase 30.5 million iPhones over the next four years, a commitment of nearly $20 billion.

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T-Mobile wants iPhone, appeases customers with Android alternatives

09/27/2011, 02:09 pm

In a blog posting to its customers, T-Mobile' s chief marketing officer Cole Brodman noted that many of its customers are "disappointed that we dont carry the iPhone," answering that "Apple knows that wed like to add it to our line-up" while offering Android-based alternatives in the meantime.

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Android-dominated T-Mobile still waiting for Apple's iPhone call

09/26/2011, 05:09 pm

T-Mobile Chief Marketing Officer Cole Brodman said Monday that although 90 percent of his company's smartphone sales were Android-powered devices, he would "love to have the iPhone" as part of his lineup whenever Apple decides to express interest.

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Patent suit targets Apple, 26 others over wireless transactions

09/23/2011, 10:09 am

Apple is one of a long list of companies accused of patent infringement in a new lawsuit related to wireless recording of transactions.

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T-Mobile exec says iPhone 5 not coming this year report

09/20/2011, 06:09 pm

A T-Mobile exec has reportedly denied claims that the wireless operator will land iPhone 5 during the 2011 calendar year, leaving the German carrier as the only major U.S. cell service provider not expected to participate in Apple's launch next month.

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Judge urges AT&T, DoJ to discuss settlement on T-Mobile deal Sept. 21

09/08/2011, 12:09 am

The federal judge in charge of the Justice Department's case against the AT&T and T-Mobile merger has ordered the federal agency and AT&T to come to a Sept. 21 hearing prepared to discuss a settlement option.

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Sprint files lawsuit to block AT&T's proposed purchase of T-Mobile

09/06/2011, 02:09 pm

Sprint on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile in an effort to block a proposed merger of the wireless carriers.

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Deutsche Telekom begins accepting preorders for Apple's iPhone 5

09/05/2011, 07:09 am

Without knowing any details on Apple's next-generation iPhone, including its release date, Deutsche Telekom still began offering customers the ability to preorder the handset on Monday.

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