Companies looking to embed wireless modules in everything AND the kitchen sink are prevalent at events like Mobile World Congress (MWC), which kicked off yesterday in Barcelona, Spain. Raco Wireless, an end-to-end M2M provider, today announced that...
T-Mobile late yesterday announced the nationwide launch of a new prepaid brand, GoSmart Mobile. The carrier is pitching the new brand as ending the era of "DUM hidden fees, roaming charges and overly complicated annual contracts." GoSmart will launch with...
T-Mobile USA has added hosted and on-premise (Mobile Device Management) MDM provider MobileIron to its enterprise offerings, furthering its B2B push. MobileIron is designed to address the issues that come with a BYOD policy, enabling businesses to manage and secure mobile devices, content and mobile applications on all major mobile platforms.
The B2B push is on at T-Mobile USA. So how does the company’s new “un-carrier” attitude frame its approach to B2B? Wireless Week recently spoke with Frank Sickinger, Senior Vice President of B2B for T-Mobile USA, about how the company’s plans to go head-to-head with the market share leaders.
T-Mobile SVP of B2B Frank Sickinger said BlackBerry’s new Z10 touchscreen smartphone could see release by mid-March. Speaking with Bloomberg, Sickinger said tests are going well and that T-Mobile will speed up the launch date if possible, but mid-March seems to be the target right now.
In the wake of today's official unveiling of the new BlackBerry 10 platform and the first two devices to operate it, the full touch screen Z10 and the QWERTY keyboard and touch screen Q10, U.S. carriers are beginning to announce their plans for the new gadgets.
Zoove today announced its StarStar Me service is available to T-Mobile USA customers nationwide. StarStar Me provides customers a personalized mobile phone number such as a name or favorite word and the ability to manage incoming calls through the StarStar Me app.
AT&T may be looking to acquire an overseas carrier, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal today. The Journal cites "people familiar with the carrier's thinking" who said that AT&T is currently looking at a number of targets and a deal could come before the end of the year...
It seems everyone agrees that the FCC needs to simplify its spectrum screen, but there's a big division on exactly how that should be done. Such was the case in a spate of comments filed with the FCC this past week. AT&T and Verizon Wireless come down on the "light touch" side of things...
T-Mobile USA said Tuesday at CES that it would begin offering a nationwide unlimited plan to its prepaid customers for $70, as well a partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) to become the sport’s official wireless sponsor. The company said that its Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data plan...
T-Mobile USA CEO John Legere said to expect a 3 to 5 percent growth in revenue over five years following the company's proposed merger with MetroPCS. T-Mobile USA Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray added that the company was seeing 100,000 unlocked iPhones ported over per month from AT&T to T-Mobile's network.
InterDigital, Inc. and Sony Corporation of America today announced the launch of a joint venture to combine Sony’s consumer electronics experience with InterDigital’s wireless machine-to-machine and bandwidth management research. The joint venture, called Convida Wireless, will focus on driving new research in the field of M2M.
Deutsche Telekom CEO René Obermann's request for termination of his contract has been approved by the company's board, according to a statement released on its website. As of Dec. 31, 2012, Obermann will no longer serve as CEO and CFO Timotheus Höttges has been tapped to take his place.
T-Mobile USA CEO John Legere says that his company will aggressively challenge AT&T in the coming year. "You love your iPhone, but you hate AT&T. I want you to get used to that kind of tone, because that is the way we're going to play," Legere said, during remarks Thursday...
Deutsche Telekom today announced that its subisidiary T-mobile USA is partnering with Apple to "bring products to market in 2013." The news comes almost as a side note in a press release covering from the German company's financial investments for the coming year.
During a presentation at the UBS Investor conference that was broadcast online this morning, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam wasn't shy about where he feels his company's network is in relation to competitors, saying that other tier one carriers are playing "catch up" in the LTE race.
T-Mobile USA's turnaround plan stumbled during the third quarter as postpaid customers flocked to competitors and sales declined.
Crown Castle International said today it is paying $2.4 billion to lease and operate T-Mobile USA's 7,200 cell towers for the next 28 years.
It looks like T-Mobile USA and U.S. Cellular are doing their best to compensate for lacking the iPhone.
Deutsche Telekom on Wednesday announced that it has appointed John Legere as the new CEO of its T-Mobile USA business unit.
T-Mobile USA has gone live with a new unlimited data plan that could help it compete with rival Sprint, the only other top-tier provider in the country to offer all-you-can-eat plans.
Mobile customers on LTE devices see fewer data-related issues than do customers on 3G and HSPA+ or WiMAX devices, according to the a new study released today by J.D. Power and Associates.
Two smaller wireless companies, T-Mobile and MetroPCS, announced unlimited-data offerings this week as they try to compete with AT&T and Verizon. Here’s how data plans offered by the five largest U.S. carriers compare.
T-Mobile can finally claim that it offers truly unlimited plans without the caveat of throttling.