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.

Huawei Pulls Back on Network Side, but Still Hopes to Build U.S. Brand for Phones

Huawei EVP Colin Giles says the company doesn’t have an Apple- or Samsung-level marketing budget, but needs to somehow build its brand in order to compete beyond the entry-level phone market.

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.


The FCC Veers Off Course on Mobile Auctions

There is no evidence that crippling spectrum auctions would accomplish the Obama administration’s policy objectives for universal broadband.
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T-Mobile US Makes Gains, but Still Seen as Acquisition Target

The increasingly saturated smartphone market is making for brutal competition between phone makers and mobile operators.

T-Mobile CEO: Upswing Not Just a Blip and iPhone Is Only Part of the Reason

Smartphone sales were up 60 percent from the prior quarter, CEO John Legere told investors, and Apple’s phone accounted for only 21 percent.

Amid Strategy Shift, T-Mobile Adds 1.1 Million Customers in Second Quarter

The No. 4 U.S. carrier said its “un-carrier” strategy is working, and forecast continued customer gains in the coming quarters.

Taking Aim at Cricket, T-Mobile Moves MetroPCS Into 15 New Markets

The company is also adding Nokia’s Lumia 521 and LG’s Optimus F3 to its device lineup as it looks to enter new territory.

Interview: T-Mobile’s John Legere on iPhone Sales, the Carrier’s Bold Upgrade Program, and Continuing to Shake Things Up

In a wide-ranging interview, Legere talks about how T-Mobile’s big changes are starting to take hold — and promises more to come.

A View to a Cell: San Francisco Mobile Towers Get Prime Real Estate (Video)

Like anyone looking for a home, cell providers are seeking out prime locations with great views and an understanding landlord.

FCC Approves T-Mobile, MetroPCS Deal