T-Mobile USA announced Tuesday that it's offering $0 down to qualified customers interested in buying a new iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPad Air, iPad mini or iPad mini with Retina display. The plan starts Wednesday, December 11, 2013 and will be available from T-Mobile dealers and online.
T-Mobile U.S. has released a streaming TV app called T-Mobile TV, which streams a selection of television programs to your phone. You don't have to be on T-Mobile to use it, but you do have to be in the US to get it. T-Mobile TV includes both live TV from select content providers as well as previous episodes. You can mark certain programs and episodes as favorites for quick access. For the first thirty days, users can stream a small selection of content from the app.
T-Mobile USA, the official carrier sponsor of Major League Baseball, is offering free access to some streaming features of the MLB At Bat 13 app. TmoNews reports that customers who download the app via T-Mobile’s network between today, May 1, and June 30 will have access to the Game of the Day, along with radio broadcasts and highlights from the day’s other games.
After announcing a strong first day of sales on Friday, T-Mobile USA has announced that the launch of the iPhone on their network has resulted in one of their biggest weekends ever. While declining to give specific numbers, T-Mobile’s Chief Marketing Officer Mike Sievert said that sales exceeded T-Mobile’s internal goals, and noted that there were lines outside of stores when the phone launched on Friday.
T-Mobile USA is offering an iPhone 5 for free on activation when you switch from another carrier and trade in your current iPhone 4 or 4S. The offer is available through Father’s Day, June 16, and customers who take advantage of this deal will receive a $120 credit that can be put towards things like monthly payments, outstanding bills, or accessories.
Virgin Mobile USA has launched a new campaign, taking aim at T-Mobile USA’s new plans, and offering a $100 credit to T-Mobile users who switch. Virign is hoping that their “Retrain Your Brain” effort will lure T-Mobile’s pre-paid users to their network looking for better deals on their plans.
As promised, T-Mobile US has released their carrier update for unlocked iPhone 5 handsets on their network. According to TmoNews, the update enables those phones to use T-Mobile’s new LTE network as well as visual voicemail. Additionally, the update activates the Commercial Mobile Alert System for public safety announcements, as well as T-Mobile’s HD Voice capabilities. Users can update their carrier settings either directly on the phone over the air or through iTunes.
As previously reported, the iPhone is finally coming to T-Mobile USA. The iPhone 5 will launch on the carrier on April 12, for the price fo $99 without a contract. The iPhone 5 will be compatible with T-Mobile’s new LTE network, which launches today in seven cities nationwide.
T-Mobile USA is rumored to be getting the iPhone today. The last of big four networks in the US without the iPhone, T-Mobile has an event scheduled for later today -- called Uncarrier -- and that's where the announcement 6 years in the making is supposed to take place. Roger Cheng from CNET reports:
The iPhone is critical to T-Mobile's plans to remake itself as the "different" carrier. It will be the marquee product illustrating its new no-contract, no-subsidy rules, where a customer pays a small fee upfront and pays a monthly charge on top of the service plan to cover the phone costs.
The Federal Communications Commission has approved the merger of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS. The $1.5 billion deal will see T-Mobile take over MetroPCS, potentially gaining 9 million new subscribers in the process. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said in statement: