Today the boards of Deutsche Telekom and MetroPCS approved a merger with T-Mobile, but there was an interesting twist to the deal. The deal will be structured as a reverse merger, meaning the smaller MetroPCS “will swallow its larger rival” T-Mobile, but the combined company will keep the T-Mobile brand.
T-Mobile’s parent company Deutsche Telekom will ... Read More »
While addressing shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in Cologne, Germany, Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann told investors that a complete takeover of T-Mobile USA was out of the question after AT&T’s very public failed bid last year. Obermann did tell investors that it was considering all other options, including a potential merger of ... Read More »
After their plans to take over T-Mobile USA were thwarted in the 11th hour by a $39 Billion bid from AT&T, Sprint was scratching its head as to what to do next. It announced a partnership with Lightsquared, though that deal is now doomed as Lightsquared has failed to gain FCC support of its next-generation ... Read More »
Metro PCS is the latest U.S. carrier to launch the HTC Wildfire S, making it the first HTC device to launch on the bargain network. The phone comes with a 600 MHz Qualcomm processor, a 3.2” HVGA display, 5 megapixel camera, 512MB RAM and 512MB internal memory, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), and HTC Sense. The HTC ... Read More »
Want to be the first of your friends to get the latest on the Galaxy Nexus from Samsung? Keep reading our blog and we will do our best to take care of you, but you might also want to head over to Samsung.com and sign up to be notified when official news ... Read More »
Update: Walmart is not selling this device or taking reservations at this time and will not have it for some time. Straight Talk is exclusively selling it in early September and consumers can reserve the device today through the following link http://Reserve.StraightTalkAndroid.com
PCMag came out with their second annual internet connection speed test yesterday. This year, the folks at PCMag set their sights on mobile networks, setting out on a 21-city cross-country road trip in hopes of crowning a mobile internet speed champion.
As expected, Verizon’s implementation of a nationwide LTE network in late 2010/early 2011 propelled ... Read More »
We don’t give MetroPCS much love on this site, but the nation’s fifth largest carrier just announced their first relevant Android smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy Indulge is the world’s first commercially available 4G LTE Android smartphone and it goes on sale later this week for $399 without a contract.
The Galaxy Indulge is MetroPCS’s version ... Read More »