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T-Mobile CEO Calls AT&T Payouts “Desperate” T-Mobile CEO Calls AT&T Payouts “Desperate”
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Earlier today, AT&T announced that it will now pay up to $450 to T-Mobile customers willing to switch over to an AT&T plan. The deal included $200 per line for the switch and up to $250 for a traded-in smartphone, …

AT&T to Pay Up to $450 For T-Mobile Subscribers to Switch AT&T to Pay Up to $450 For T-Mobile Subscribers to Switch

Just over two years ago AT&T and T-Mobile were set to merge into But for the U.S. Department of Justice that merger would have created the largest mobile provider in the U.S., further stifling competition. Instead, CEO John Legere has …

AT&T Announces 4G Data Roaming in Canada Through Rogers AT&T Announces 4G Data Roaming in Canada Through Rogers
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AT&T today announced a deal with Rogers Communications to provide its customers with 4G LTE data roaming capabilities while in Canada. Access to the data will, of course, not be free. AT&T customers will have to buy packages of capped …

Mobile Providers to Rely on Multiple-Device Plans For Future Growth Mobile Providers to Rely on Multiple-Device Plans For Future Growth

The smartphones markets in established markets such as North America and Europe have already begun to saturate as even price-sensitive consumers can now afford low-cost smartphones. Even the tablet market’s explosive growth has begun to show signs of slowdown. As …

Sprint Tanks in New Consumer Satisfaction Survey Sprint Tanks in New Consumer Satisfaction Survey

With smartphone industry growth in North American now slowing, mobile providers in the U.S. are getting creative to scoop up the last few customers who have yet to sign up for mobile plans and to maintain their large subscriber bases. …

AT&T Gained Subscribers, Raises Revenue in Third Quarter AT&T Gained Subscribers, Raises Revenue in Third Quarter

Through big changes in pricing plans and a larger shift in the mobile industry, AT&T is still standing solid as the second largest mobile provider in the U.S. The company today released its third-quarter financial results, revealing steadily increased revenue …

T-Mobile Market Share Increased Substantially This Summer T-Mobile Market Share Increased Substantially This Summer

T-Mobile is currently the fourth-largest mobile provider in the U.S. With almost nothing to lose following the company’s failed acquisition by AT&T, the carrier began offering prices lower than its competitors. After naming John Legere CEO, T-Mobile took on its …

T-Mobile to Stop Carrying BlackBerry Smartphones in Stores T-Mobile to Stop Carrying BlackBerry Smartphones in Stores

With BlackBerry now on the verge of being sold, fourth-place U.S. mobile carrier T-Mobile is now set to stop shipping BlackBerry smartphones to its retail stores. A new Reuters report cites T-Mobile EVP for Corporate Services David Carey as saying …

Sprint to Unveil Its Unsubsidized Pricing Plan Sprint to Unveil Its Unsubsidized Pricing Plan

Back in July, T-Mobile introduced its “Jump!” pricing plan. The mobile provider’s new plan, instead of subsidizing the cost of new smartphones, allows customers to pay for their devices on a monthly basis. In addition, customers on the plan can …

AT&T Tops J.D. Power Purchase Experience Survey AT&T Tops J.D. Power Purchase Experience Survey
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Earlier this month, J.D. Power released the results of its “2013 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Full-Service Performance” study. The report showed that AT&T ranks number one among top U.S. mobile providers when it comes to customer service satisfaction. Today, J.D. …

AT&T Ranks 1st in Customer Service For U.S. Mobile Providers AT&T Ranks 1st in Customer Service For U.S. Mobile Providers
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U.S. mobile providers aren’t known for their fantastic customer service, but some are certainly better than others. J.D. Power’s “2013 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Full-Service Performance Study” was released this week, ranking each of the country’s mobile carriers on their …

Sprint Loses $1.6 Billion, Loses Nextel Subscribers Sprint Loses $1.6 Billion, Loses Nextel Subscribers

Today Sprint Corporation released its first quarterly report since its acquisition by SoftBank. The U.S. mobile provider posted a massive $1.6 billion net loss during the second quarter of 2013, while the company’s revenue during the quarter dropped slightly to …

T-Mobile Announces $0 Down For Any Smartphone T-Mobile Announces $0 Down For Any Smartphone
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T-Mobile was the first mobile provider in the U.S. to introduce a contract-free service that allows users to pay off their smartphone in monthly installments and upgrade more than once every two years. The “Jump!” service was billed by the …

ComScore May 2012 Report on Mobile Market Share ComScore May 2012 Report on Mobile Market Share

ComScore just released the results of their May 2012 research from their MobiLens service, which reports on trends in the mobile phone industry. In this case case, they were looking at three month period from February 2012 to May 2012. …