T-Mobile launched their LTE network back towards the end of March with coverage for seven markets. While seven markets is fairly small as compared to carriers such as Verizon Wireless and AT&T, T-Mobile had previously announced plans to have LTE available for 100 million users by mid-year and 200 million users by years end.
T-Mobile announced their new UNcarrier approach back in late-March and since that point they have begun offering the new Simple Choice plans. These plans are being touted as not having a two-year agreement and while that seems to be an accurate description, there is a catch. These plans offer devices with an initial downpayment followed by an additional 24 monthly payments.
MetroPCS and T-Mobile merger received the final approval yesterday. Following that news, we now have the MetroPCS Q1 2013 earnings report. In addition to the expected financials, this report also touches a bit on the merger. In the report there is mention of how they plan to have the merger completed by April 30, 2013. Of course, Deutsche Telekom had said that much yesterday.
T-Mobile on the official HTC One S software update page about the Jelly Bean update being ready, however we are seeing reports coming from those with a device in their hands. We still need the official word from the carrier, however if you are carrying a T-Mobile branded HTC One S -- you may want to check for an update.
shareholders approving the merger between T-Mobile and MetroPCS, however coming as a bit of an update, Deutsche Telekom has offered up some additional details. Just to begin with, a company spokesperson is calling this a "major step for Deutsche Telekom."
received the approval from the board of directors earlier in the month, the T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger was left needing only the approval from the shareholders. The original shareholder meeting was delayed, which resulted in a push back to April 24. Anyway, the shareholder meeting has taken place as expected and it looks like the merger has been approved.
HTC One first came available with T-Mobile back on April 19. Coincidentally, that was the same day the handset came available with AT&T. The catch with the T-Mobile availability though, as of the 19th the handset was available online only. As of today however, the HTC One is now available in retail stores.
T-Mobile beginning on April 24, however that release has since been pushed up a bit. T-Mobile has recently released a statement which brings talk of an "unexpected delay with inventory deliveries." Basically, regardless of the reason for the delay, this means those who may have been planning to make a purchase still have a few days to wait.
MVNO carrier that uses the T-Mobile network. At present they have several calling plans available, however as of today they will be launching yet another. This new plan will debut with the lowest price of all the Ultra Mobile plans. The plan will be $19 per month and is being touted as "entry point plan for casual mobile users."
back in mid-March. That update began rolling out immediately as was expected, however it left things up in the air for those with a T-Mobile branded Optimus L9. The good news has arrived though, T-Mobile has begun updating the Optimus L9 to Jelly Bean.