T-Mobile announced earlier today that it will be finally start offering Apple’s iPhone on its network.
CNET reports that T-Mobile’s “Uncarrier” event, to be held on Tuesday, will have some iPhone related news in store for existing and future T-Mobile subscribers. Earlier this year, the carrier had announced that it’ll soon be carrying the iPhone officially on its network, but it didn’t specify an exact date.
The folks at RootMetrics conductive extensive tests on LTE performance across major U.S. carriers, and came out with results that put AT&T at the top spot for pure speeds, while Verizon came out victorious when it came to LTE coverage.
China Mobile — the world’s largest wireless carrier — is making a big bet on 4G LTE, with a planned investment of nearly $7 billion to build infrastructure towards this goal. The 4G network would be compatible with handsets made by most major manufacturers, including Apple, indicating that the company is getting ready to carry the iPhone 5.
Bloomberg reports that the bill introduced by Senators last week to make cell phone unlocking legal again may get support from small regional carriers.
These carriers hope that by allowing users to unlock their cell phones without carrier permission, will allow them to attract customers after they finish their contract with larger carriers like AT&T, Sprint etc.
Here’s some good news on the unlocking front if you’re in the U.S.
Hot on the heels of the response by the White House to the “Make Unlocking Cell Phones Legal” petition, Democratic senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal, along with Utah Republican Mike Lee have introduced a bill that would make unlocking cell phones legal again.
A few days back, we told you about AT&T’s newspaper ads that attacked the quality of T-Mobile’s voice and data network. T-Mobile has today hit back at AT&T with its own set of absolutely brilliant ads.