Tag Archive: TMobile

AT&T withdraws FCC application to acquire T-Mobile, takes new tactic to get government approval

T-Mobile fans upset about AT&T’s proposed acquisition of the magenta network have another reason to be thankful now that the deal has hit a major roadblock. Following the FCC indicating that it would seek a review of the application in courts, AT&T has withdrawn its application without prejudice.

That does not mean AT&T’s planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA is over.

AT&T and T-Mobile’s German  [Read More…]

FCC chairman asks for judicial review of AT&T T-Mobile merger, AT&T responds

AT&T-Mobile image courtesy ctrlZstudio

The FCC chariman today recommended the $ 39 billion merger of AT&T and T-Mobile be sent for an official review by an administrative law judge.  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski suggested this course of action to fellow commissioners, citing that the FCC found the deal “would significantly diminish competition and lead to massive job losses.”  Genachowski’s order still requires the approval of a majority of the commissioners, and if  [Read More…]

T-Mobile launching snow white Galaxy S II for holidays


Samsung and T-Mobile have announced that they will be releasing a “sleek snow white” version of the popular Galaxy S II superphone in time for the holiday season. They did not announce retail availability or price points for the white Galaxy S II, though we expect the phone will be available in T-Mobile stores and may very well make its way to Best Buy, which has a history of selling alternatively-colored  [Read More…]

White T-Mobile Galaxy S II seen in product video

Youtube link for mobile viewing

I know some of you guys and gals (like myself) are suckers for white electronics.  If that sounds like you, and you’re a T-Mobile customer, you probably already heard the Galaxy S II was coming in white for the holidays.  We still don’t know when, or how much, but at least we get to see T-Mobile product managers playing with one.  Now how about a white Galaxy Nexus?  Hmm.


AT&T and T-Mobile merger not looking good; leaves T-Mobile customers in a tight spot


A new report out of the Financial Times today sheds some light on what analysts think of the T-Mobile AT&T merger, and it isn’t good.

According to the report, a large number of analysts put the probability of the deal passing at under 50%, with some going as low as 20%. No one thought the merging of two wireless giants was going to be a simple task, but the deal has  [Read More…]

T-Mobile enrolls in several college towns to expand 4G HSPA+ networks

T-Mobile USA announced today that it is expanding service into more markets, as well as increasing the top speeds in certain areas. The self-professed “largest 4G network” in America is now available in 208 markets, covering more than 200 people in the United States.

The latest markets treated to T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ network are mostly college towns home to large universities. T-Mobile launched its  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus for T-Mobile available Nov.16

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

While Samsung went ahead and announced it previously, T-Mobile has now comfirmed the release date and pricing for their 4G enabled 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. Running on Android 3.2 Honeycomb, it’s got a 1.2GHz dual-core Exynos processor, 1GB of RAM, a 3MP rear camera and 2MP front camera and Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on the 1024×600 display.

Beginning Nov. 16, T-Mobile will be offering the Samsung Galaxy Tab  [Read More…]

‘Occupy’ protesters, Communications Workers of America to march on T-Mobile store [updated]

Occupy T-Mobile

Look at that face. No, the other one. Wait. No. Back to the first one. That’s what’s going to be protested at lunchtime today as protesters from the “Occupy Wall Street” movement and Communications Workers of America march from New York City’s Zucotti Park to a nearby T-Mobile store. Apparently they’re all upset over T-Mobile’s alleged “anti-worker and union-busting tactics,” according to a press release that also says hundreds of people will  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Galaxy S II overclocked to 1.8GHz

Beast Mode Achieved

Bazinga.  The Qualcomm chip in the T-Mobile Galaxy S II has been overclocked to 1.8GHz, and as far as we know nothing has caught fire and no fuzzy animals have been harmed.  The Hercules is the oddball of the Samsung Galaxy S II line, using a different chipset to achieve those rocking 42 M/sec HSPA+ speeds, and many feared there would be little developer interest in the handset.  It looks like  [Read More…]

HTC Sensation and Galaxy S II for T-Mobile get special deals at Costco

Costco T-Mobile

Costco has some nice deals coming if you are you are looking to get into a T-Mobile plan. $ 69.99 will get you unlimited data, talk and text with a bunch free additional features added to that list as well such as T-Mobile TV, games and magazines. The image shows available for select devices but we’re told it is for the HTC Sensation and the Samsung Galaxy S II. As always, a  [Read More…]