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Apple is now selling and activating T-Mobile prepaid plans with iPhones in retail locations

Apple is now selling and activating T-Mobile prepaid plans with iPhones in retail locations

It was reported early in July that Apple retail locations would start selling prepaid, as well as month-to-month T-Mobile plans, along with iPhones during the purchase. While just a rumor then, it has now been confirmed that if you want to sign up for T-Mobile, you can do it from inside an Apple retail store.

T-Mobile will let potential customers test out their network with an iPhone 5s, with a catch

T-Mobile will let potential customers test out their network with an iPhone 5s, with a catch

If you ever wanted to just try out a wireless carrier, maybe because you’re thinking of switching but you haven’t heard altogether positive things, or for whatever other reason there might be, T-Mobile has you covered in a new move to let potential customers test out the network with a particular device.

T-Mobile to hold Uncarrier 5.0 event on June 18

T-Mobile to hold Uncarrier 5.0 event on June 18

T-Mobile shook up the US carrier industry last year with its “Uncarrier” plans that eliminated two-year contracts to make way for contract-free plans with much cheaper rentals. The carrier is now gearing up to further build upon on the Uncarrier approach, in a press event in Los Angeles on the 18th of June.

BlackBerry CEO responds harshly to T-Mobile iPhone promotion

BlackBerry CEO responds harshly to T-Mobile iPhone promotion

The relationship between US wireless carrier and handset maker Blackberry is strained after the carrier sent a targeted promotion to BlackBerry users, offering them a discount on the iPhone if they switch devices.

T-Mobile expanding JUMP! plans on February 23rd to include unlimited upgrades

T-Mobile expanding  JUMP! plans on February 23rd to include unlimited upgrades

T-Mobile is preparing to shake up the cellular industry in the US in a small way in the coming weeks, says a report in ccc. A leaked internal memo suggests the carrier will be making changes to its JUMP program as well as adding a new Stateside International Talk and Text.

T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 4.0 will cover your early termination fees if you switch

T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 4.0 will cover your early termination fees if you switch

T-Mobile has been teasing “Uncarrier 4.0,” its next move to disrupt the US wireless industry, with a tagline that says “This one you aren’t gonna believe.” TMoNews claims that as part of Uncarrier 4.0, T-Mobile could pay for a customer’s early termination fee if he or she moves from AT&T, Verizon to T-Mobile.

T-Mobile selling the iPhone 5s for $0 down starting December 11

T-Mobile selling the iPhone 5s for $0 down starting December 11

T-Mobile is launching a new promotion on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c that’ll bring the upfront price of the handsets down to $0. The iPad Air and the iPad mini are also available for $0.

T-Mobile iPhone sales falter due to iPhone 5s supply constraints

T-Mobile iPhone sales falter due to iPhone 5s supply constraints

On Tuesday, T-Mobile announced its earnings for the third quarter of 2013. The carrier added 648,000 net subscribers in the quarter and sold 5.6 million smartphones, which included sales through T-Mobile and its prepaid brand MetroPCS. Though it didn’t provide specific numbers, it’s is believed that the carrier sold about 540,000 iPhones in the quarter.

T-Mobile to kill Grandfathered plans, to transition all its customers over to its new Simple Choice plan

T-Mobile to kill Grandfathered plans, to transition all its customers over to its new Simple Choice plan

T-Mobile is proud of its Simple Choice plan, so proud that it going to force all of its customers over their legacy plans and onto its new plan. The details  about this transition were initially leaked on Howard Forums and later confirmed by a T-Mobile representative.

AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Which iPhone carrier to choose based on cost

AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Which iPhone carrier to choose based on cost


The iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launch is just a few hours from now, which means you are likely thinking long and hard about buying your next iPhone. Besides which iPhone model you want to buy, the next most important question you need to ask yourself is which carrier should I choose. Some of you are not going to switch as you have too many friends and family on the same network. Many of you, though, want the best bang for you buck and are willing to switch if the price is right. Read on as we compare each major carrier in the US and discuss their costs. You can check out our comparison based on coverage here.