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4G mobile broadband speeds to double

Faster speeds for the latest version of mobile technology are being made available in several UK cities. EE, owner of Orange and T-Mobile, says its fourth generation (4G) broadband speeds should double to more than 20Mbps.


T-Mobile to start offering iPhone 5 on April 12

T-Mobile will start offering the iPhone 5 on April 12. The company is currently the only major U.S. carrier not to offer Apple's popular smartphone.


T-Mobile gets rid of contracts for cellphones

T-Mobile USA, the struggling No. 4 cellphone company, is ditching plans centered on familiar two-year contracts in favor of selling phones on installment plans.


T-Mobile USA to merge with MetroPCS


T-Mobile and MetroPCS have agreed to combine their struggling cellphone businesses in a deal aimed at letting them compete better with their three larger rivals. The combined company will use the T-Mobile brand and have 42.5 million subscribers.


T-Mobile to Sell Tower Rights to Crown Castle for $2.4 Billion

T-Mobile USA agreed to sell the rights to about 7,200 of its towers to Crown Castle International for $2.4 billion in cash.


T-Mobile launches campaign to lure iPhone users

T-Mobile USA, the only "Big 4" phone company that doesn't sell the iPhone, now wants to snag used ones from AT&T. Starting Wednesday, when Apple is expected to reveal a new iPhone model, T-Mobile will start advertising that AT&T iPhone owners who are out of contract can switch to T-Mobile.


Data hogs rejoice! T-Mobile brings back the unlimited data plan


T-Mobile has pulled off a mobile industry first: it has reinstated the unlimited data plan after a year’s hiatus, showing that there may be a plausible business case after all for unfettered access to the mobile internet. Starting Sept. 5, it will begin offering an unlimited option to its smartphone plans.


US phone subscribers hang up on contracts

U.S. consumers have had their fill of expensive, contract-based phone plans. Figures from T-Mobile USA on Thursday, added to earlier reports from other companies, indicate that the U.S. wireless industry lost subscribers from contract-based plans for the first time in the first quarter. Contract-based plans are the most lucrative ones for phone companies. The industry default over the past several decades, they account for the vast majority of revenue at the big phone companies.


T-Mobile to Pump $4 Billion Into Network

T-Mobile USA said it would spend $4 billion on its wireless network to offer the high-speed fourth-generation mobile broadband service known as LTE.


AT&T Cuts CEO Pay by $2M Over Failed T-Mobile Buyout

Randall Stephenson

AT&T's board of directors has reportedly moved to slash CEO Randall Stephenson's 2011 compensation by more than $2 million due to the executive's role in the unsuccessful attempt to acquire competitor T-Mobile.


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