T-Mobile’s stock dipped today following a report that Sprint is thinking twice about buying the Bellevue-based carrier.More
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It looks like there could be a bidding war for Bellevue-based T-Mobile US.More
Sprint has been widely expected to make a move for T-Mobile US eventually. A report today suggests it will happen in early 2014.More
We knew John Legere was a marathon runner. The surprise is how fast he sprints.More
Using Samsung’s potent new Galaxy S4 smartphone, I kept thinking about an awkward incident involving my mother-in-law.
The wireless industry is broken, consumers are being shafted by carriers and they’re paying outrageous prices for phones.
That’s according to John Legere, chief executive of T-Mobile USA, who rolled out a dramatically new strategy to revive the Bellevue-based company. Highlights include the launch of its LTE service; simplified, no-contract billing plans and a version of the iPhone 5 coming to T-Mobile on April 12.
In an expletive-laced opening to a press event in New York, Legere said the “industry is broken” and “we’re going to fix it.”
With every wireless carrier saying they’ve got amazing 4G service, it’s hard to decide where you’ll get the most for your $70 per month service plan.
Bellevue-based RootMetrics is helping with its reports measuring speeds and availability of wireless coverage in major markets across the country. Its latest report looks at which of the top four carriers are offering the fastest speeds on both their LTE and existing networks.
Sprint’s attempt to buyout Clearwire creates more uncertainty for the wireless industry in Puget Sound, but there could be a chance to make lemonade here. Thousands of jobs were in limbo last year when AT&T attempted to buy Bellevue-based T-Mobile USA. Hundreds more are in limbo at Clearwire, which has long been seen as an acquisition target….More
Reports are coming out today that Sprint is in talks to buy the 49 percent of Clearwire that it doesn’t already own. The talks – reported first by CNBC- said Sprint is pursuing the vast spectrum holdings of Bellevue-based Clearwire. Citing unnamed sources, CNBC reported that a deal could be announced before the year…More
The Samsung Galaxy S III phone that I reviewed Monday is practically sold out already, with several wireless companies delaying or staggering its release because of limited supply. T-Mobile USA was going to launch the phone Thursday, but now the launch will be only in its top 29 markets, including Seattle and Portland. It will…More