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No-Contract Phones Are Found To Be More Expensive Than Subsidized Devices

No-Contract Phones Are Found To Be More Expensive Than Subsidized Devices

By Zach Walton April 23, 2014

No-contract phones are all the rage these days thanks to T-Mobile. The wireless carrier ditched contracts last year and instead adopted a business model that allows consumers to pay off their new phone in small monthly payments. Other carriers have …

Samsung Galaxy 5: T-Mobile Pre-Orders For $0 Down

The Samsung Galaxy S5 release date is fast approaching, but for now customers can pre-order. On Thursday, Mar. 20, T-Mobile issued a press release in regards to the pre-order status of the Galaxy S5. The wireless network operator announced that …

4G LTE: T-Mobile Quickly Upgrading Its Network 4G LTE: T-Mobile Quickly Upgrading Its Network

Just over one year ago T-Mobile was the fourth-largest mobile provider in the U.S., and for good reason. Instead of the 4G LTE networks that larger carriers were building out, T-Mobile had bet on the slower HSPA+ standard for its …

T-Mobile Promises Fast 4G Expansion This Year T-Mobile Promises Fast 4G Expansion This Year

T-Mobile has shifted the mobile landscape significantly in the past year, doing away with device subsidies and forcing a small price war among the largest mobile providers in the U.S. One area T-Mobile still struggles to compete in, however, is …

T-Mobile Raises Data Caps For Simple Choice Plans T-Mobile Raises Data Caps For Simple Choice Plans

For the past year T-Mobile has been putting pressure on its mobile competitors through low prices and a variety of innovative pricing schemes and service offerings. More recently the largest mobile carriers in the U.S. have begun to respond directly …

T-Mobile Subscribers Continued to Rise During Q4 T-Mobile Subscribers Continued to Rise During Q4

T-Mobile this week revealed its fourth quarter and full-year 2013 financial results, highlighting huge subscriber gains and strong earnings for the smallest of the four major U.S. telecoms. The biggest news for T-Mobile investors would be the company’s net subscriber …

T-Mobile's Jump Being Changed For The Better T-Mobile's Jump Being Changed For The Better

In its quest to shake up the mobile industry, T-Mobile revealed Jump last year as a way to allow consumers to upgrade their devices twice a year. It also instigated a six month waiting period between signing up and being …

Family Wireless Plans Emerge in Competitive Market Family Wireless Plans Emerge in Competitive Market

Verizon’s hold as the number one wireless carrier in the United States may be slipping. AT&T is making a solid run to go from the second biggest wireless carrier to the first. And they’re doing it by going after your …

Prepaid Phone Plans: The Way to Go? Prepaid Phone Plans: The Way to Go?

In the ever-increasing maelstrom that is finding the cheapest cell service, many are turning to prepaid wireless. What used to be a socially unacceptable means of obtaining wireless phone service is quickly making a comeback as a totally viable, and …

Tim Tebow Stars in T-Mobile's Super Bowl Ads Tim Tebow Stars in T-Mobile's Super Bowl Ads

Ex-quarterback and meme-generator Tim Tebow doesn’t have a contract – either with an NFL team or with any mobile provider. T-Mobile has announced that Tebow is calling the plays – in a set of Super Bowl ads set to air …

U.S. Could Block Rumored Sprint & T-Mobile Merger U.S. Could Block Rumored Sprint & T-Mobile Merger

With T-Mobile now adding hundreds of thousands of customers per quarter and Sprint struggling to keep its subscriber numbers up, the rumored merger between the third- and fourth-largest mobile providers in the U.S. still appears to be in the works. …

T-Mobile to Offer Pseudo-Checking Accounts T-Mobile to Offer Pseudo-Checking Accounts

T-Mobile certainly does not lack in creativity. Though the mobile provider’s new initiative to pay off early termination fees for customers who switch to T-Mobile might not lure every customer away from its competitors, the move has certainly put pressure …

T-Mobile Claims It Now Has The Fastest 4G Speeds T-Mobile Claims It Now Has The Fastest 4G Speeds
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Today at its Consumer Electronics Show (CES) presentation T-Mobile laid down the gauntlet for other mobile providers, promising to pay customers’ early termination fees if they trade-in their devices. Even paying $650 for a customer to switch won’t be enough, …

T-Mobile to Pay Customers' Early Termination Fees T-Mobile to Pay Customers' Early Termination Fees
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Late last week AT&T announced a plan to pay T-Mobile subscribers up to $450 to switch to AT&T. T-Mobile CEO John Legere‚Äôs criticisms aside, it now seems that AT&T was getting out ahead of a new T-Mobile plan that was …

T-Mobile to Buy Verizon Spectrum For $2.3 Billion T-Mobile to Buy Verizon Spectrum For $2.3 Billion

Late last week, T-Mobile CEO John Legere criticized AT&T’s announcement that it would pay up to $450 to T-Mobile subscribers who switch to AT&T. Calling the move “desperate,” Legere said the move was a clear sign that T-Mobile had made …

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