T-Mobile, BlackBerry End Partnership

More bad news for BlackBerry this week. The embattled Canadian smartphone marker is no longer in business with T-Mobile, the fourth largest wireless carrier in the United States. T-Mobile will stop selling BlackBerry products later this month. MMW has confirmed that all BlackBerry sales for T-Mobile subscribers will end April 25th. However, if you’re a…

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Sprint Purportedly Rethinking Acquisition of T-Mobile

Speculation swirling around the carrier today indicates that Sprint is reconsidering a potential acquisition of T-Mobile. As MMW reported in December, Sprint – the nation’s third largest mobile operator – is interested in acquiring T-Mobile, which is something AT&T attempted and failed to do just two years previously. Sprint’s newfound hesitation, the WSJ reports, “makes…

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Sources Say Sprint May Acquire T-Mobile

Can Sprint succeed where AT&T failed? According to a string of published reports surfacing over the weekend, sources close to Sprint – the nation’s third largest mobile operator – say the company is interested in acquiring T-Mobile, which is something AT&T attempted and failed to do just two short years ago. If Sprint pulls it…

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T-Mobile Topples Wall Street Expectations

T-Mobile toppled Wall Street expectations on Thursday, reporting huge subscriber growth that blew analyst projections out of the water. T-Mobile added a net 688,000 contract customers in the second quarter, including wireless broadband customers and phone users. All told, that’s well ahead of the average forecast of 140,000 from four analysts, whose estimates ranged from…

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T-Mobile Touts JUMP Phone Upgrade Program

T-Mobile USA has announced a new phone upgrade program called “Jump.” The program is designed to let subscribers upgrade their phones at regular intervals. With Jump, for example, customers will pay the same subsidized amount that a new customer pays, without the need to wait to “qualify” for an upgrade. The program requires T-Mobile customers…

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