It was one year ago that T-Mobile USA began to transition its mobile phone network to LTE. Now the company has announced a major network transition as it continues that effort by upgrading its older, slower 2G/EDGE network with 4G LTE coverage as well. Show More Summary
Tired of your T-Mobile phone status changing for 4G to E? Hang in there: The company is planning to rollout a 4g LTE upgrade everywhere it currently offers 2G service by the middle of 2015.
Mobile data plans are in the midst of a change that may come as a shock to customers across the U.S. Unlimited mobile data plans are quietly fading into the night and phone carriers (or uncarriers) like T-Mobile hope no one is watching. Show More Summary
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has been on a mission to purchase T-Mobile and merge it with the Now Network. His campaign began in secret, first involving several visits to regulators in Washington DC. In the past week, however, he's become much more...
T-Mobile today said it has taken legal action against Verizon Wireless for what it claims are misleading advertisements. Verizon has run a series of TV commercials that pit the nation's four largest network footprints directly against one another via coverage maps. Show More Summary
T-Mobile today revealed more details about the growth of its LTE network. According to T-Mobile, its LTE now covers 210 million people in 273 metro areas nationwide, with its HSPA+ network covering 230 million. T-Mobile said its LTE network will reach 230 million people by mid-year and 250 million by year's end. Show More Summary
If Sprint is allowed to buy T-Mobile, the company's boss vows to take the fight to Verizon and AT&T.
T-Mobile enters the fray with a plan offering more data transfer. But picking the best plan among the big carriers is still like comparing apples and oranges. T-Mobile’s latest pricing plan structure shows the mobile industry is adapting to user habits. Show More Summary
Earlier this year in January, Sony announced a new phone by the name of the Sony Xperia T2 Ultra. However at that time it was suggested that the handset might only see a release in markets for Asia and Africa, meaning that those of us living stateside might not be able to look forward to the device at all. Show More Summary
Sprint is openly interested in buying T-Mobile and has been trying to convince regulators that a merger will increase its ability to compete with AT&T and Verizon. Sprint may be fighting a losing battle, even as its chairman, Masayoshi Son, continues his charm offensive. Show More Summary
The entire idea behind a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is to compete much more effectively against Verizon and AT&T. At least that’s the case the folks at Sprint and Softbank are trying to make. Regulators might not be so easily convinced. Show More Summary
It seems like there’s a different headline every week covering new cell phone service plans that offer subscribers more value for less money. AT&T and T-Mobile have been particularly aggressive in this regard, with each carrier having recently lowered the cost of various service plans several times in the past few months. Show More Summary
In Europe, Deutsche Telekom is a dominant player, but in the U.S. it can’t even aspire to be the David against Goliaths AT&T and Verizon. That’s especially true when it comes to future spending in spectrum auctions, Chief Executive Timotheus Hoettges said this week in an interview.
It has only been a couple of weeks since the Samsung Galaxy S5 was officially announced. Though there’s quite a bit of wait involved in getting it in our hands. Samsung will release Galaxy S5 on April 11th and all major U.S. carriers are going to offer it. Show More Summary
Want double the on-board storage? You'll need to order online. We're still waiting for some more official info from the U.S. carriers regarding the Samsung Galaxy S5, but we're starting to see drips and drabs leak out. The latest comes from T-Mobile, as a tipster has shot over a training page. Show More Summary
Masayoshi Son, the founder of SoftBank, took an unusual tack in a rare address to an American audience on Tuesday, saying that he wants to rescue the United States from broadband oblivion.
Arguing that U.S. broadband is overpriced and too slow, Sprint's owner vows to wage a price war if he's allowed to buy T-Mobile
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has made no secret of his desire to create the biggest company in the world, and in a new interview with Charlie Rose, the Japanese tech mogul hints that T-Mobile may be next on his acquisition list. With the...Show More Summary
In a television interview on Monday night, Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son said he wants to buy smaller wireless carrier T-Mobile US and plans to press forward despite likely opposition from regulators. Son told Charlie Rose of PBS that a combination of the nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless companies would enable Sprint to better compete with... Read More
What isn't clear right now is why Sprint needs to buy its closest competitor to start the war It's not much of a secret that Sprint intends to make a bid for smaller rival T-Mobile, but SoftBank CEO and Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son is making big claims about what the combined companies would do. Show More Summary