Verizon’s LTE Map Is Nearly Complete, but All Four Major Carriers Are Starting to Fill in the Dots

These days, the coverage picture is different than the one painted by Verizon’s ads.
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T-Mobile’s GoSmart Hopes to Boost Data Use by Offering Unlimited Free Mobile Access to Facebook

The offer is similar to Facebook Zero, a program that the social network has done in partnership with dozens of carriers overseas to enable Facebook use for customers who don’t have data service.
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T-Mobile Plans to Talk “Un-Carrier” 4.0 at CES

“This one you aren’t going to believe,” T-Mobile says in an invitation to journalists.
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T-Mobile Taps Former Avon, Barnes & Noble Exec as New CIO

T-Mobile US has hired Gary King to serve as its chief information officer, effective at the end of the year. King, who has worked at Avon and Barnes & Noble, has spent the past nine years at retailer Chico’s FAS, where he was also CIO.

Here’s What the Big Carriers and the Feds Agreed To on Cellphone Unlocking

Federal Communications chairman Tom Wheeler had indicated that if the carriers had not reached an understanding by year’s end that the feds were prepared to take regulatory action.
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T-Mobile Taps MetroPCS’ Spectrum to Boost LTE Network Speeds

The No. 4 U.S. carrier is using airwaves from its recent MetroPCS acquisition to boost its top network speeds. First up was North Dallas, where the higher speeds kicked in just before Thanksgiving.
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AT&T Follows in T-Mobile’s Footsteps With Cell Plans That Separate Device Cost From Monthly Service Fees

The new “Mobile Share Value” plans will be available starting Sunday.
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Apple Store a Big Source of Cellphone Sales; Best Buy Is Key for Carriers

AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile still get half or more of sales from their own stores, but a couple of other retailers have emerged as significant players in the cellphone-selling business.
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AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Dropping Most Premium Text Service Billing in Effort to Combat Fraud

The move comes as regulators in 45 states were looking into unauthorized third-party charges, known as “cramming.”
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Sprint, Best Buy Offering Students a Year of Free Cellphone Service

Students who take part in the deal get a year of free service, including unlimited talk and text as well as 1GB of data per month.
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Sprint Won’t Bid in Upcoming Spectrum Auction

T-Mobile Shares Drop After Company Details Plan for Follow-On Offering

Moto X Price Drops to $99 as Moto Maker Customization Comes to All Major Carriers

T-Mobile Sold More Tablets on iPad Air Launch Day Than Entire Prior Quarter

T-Mobile Adds One Million Customers in Third Quarter

AT&T Says iPad Activations Triple Those of Last Year’s Launch Weekend (Updated)

T-Mobile Finds That Giving Away Free Data Is Harder Than It Sounds

T-Mobile Decides Its New Plans Are So Good That Even Its Older Customers Need One

T-Mobile CEO Says on Verge of Being Able to Claim “Fastest LTE Network”

T-Mobile’s Latest Move Is to Slash Sky-High Global Roaming Charges

Gold iPhone 5s Availability Shifts to October on Apple.com