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T-Mobile tweaks new unlimited data plan with $25/month premium add-on package

T-Mobile John Legere. (GeekWire / File Photo) T-Mobile made waves earlier this month when it announced plans to shift to a single wireless plan , called T-Mobile One , offering unlimited data. However, that plan featured multiple add-ons that would have led to pricey phone bills for high-powered users. Monday, T-Mobile said it has made tweaks to the plan ,…

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My Research Agenda for the Fall 2016 and a Call for Participation

After a few weeks of failed vacation — my attempts at unbroken away time kept surrendering to business-related meetings and travel — I’m ‘back’ (as if I ever was ‘away’). During the few hours of contemplation that I managed, I determined to announce a few research initiatives that I’ll be kicking off, on the heels…

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T-Mobile shifting entirely to unlimited data in new bid to shake up industry

T-Mobile will shift to a single wireless plan offering unlimited data — a surprise move that the company’s CEO, John Legere, says he doesn’t believe rivals Verizon and AT&T will be able to match. RELATED: Sprint CEO calls T-Mobile CEO a ‘con artist,’ accuses rival of copying new unlimited data plan Legere announced the new plan, “T-Mobile One,”…

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MileCatcher app navigates its own course in competitive mileage-tracking market

Courtesy of MileCatcher All business owners wish they had more of two things: time and money. When it comes to logging tax-deductible mileage for businesses, it seems as though we are still stuck in the stone age, trying to manually track and record the miles we rack up. But a new class of apps is providing…

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T-Mobile’s John Legere says carrier is ‘killin’ it’ as CEO touts success and teases new ad for opening of Rio Olympics

(Via T-Mobile) T-Mobile CEO John Legere is so stoked about his company’s performance in three new independent studies that he’s taken to his blog to exclaim just how much the wireless carrier is “KILLIN’ IT.” And to make sure an even wider audience knows, T-Mobile will premiere a brand new ad campaign on Friday night…

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T-Mobile adds 1.9M customers, beats profit expectations, boosts projections for year

T-Mobile CEO John Legere. (GeekWire File Photo) T-Mobile continued to grow rapidly in the second quarter, adding a net total of 1.9 million customers — its 13th consecutive quarter with more than 1 million new customers — bringing its total to 67.4 million customers overall. The Bellevue, Wash.-based wireless carrier remains a distant third to larger rivals…

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T-Mobile’s Binge On adds 16 more video providers to eclipse 100 total in eight months

(Via T-Mobile) T-Mobile’s data-free streaming video service Binge On has added another 16 providers to a list that has quadrupled in the eight months since its launch. The Bellevue, Wash.-based wireless provider now counts more than 100 video providers as contributors to the service. According to the company, T-Mobile customers have streamed more than 765…

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What’s going on in Phoneland?

Connecting the dots on some news stories from Phoneland. First, the CEO of Ericsson has been sacked: Kim McLaughlin, Ericsson Ousts Vestberg as CEO After Turnaround Plans Stall Vestberg’s departure caps a turbulent period for Ericsson, which is cutting jobs while battling fierce competition from from Huawei Technologies Co. and Nokia Oyj. The company said last week…

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T-Mobile offers its ‘best deal ever’: (almost) free Galaxy smartphones for people on family plans

T-Mobile CEO John Legere. (Credit: T-Mobile.) T-Mobile made a splash when it started advertising special offers for customers every Tuesday , and today the self-proclaimed Un-carrier came out with what it calls its best deal ever . Starting tomorrow, Bellevue-based T-Mobile will offer any customer on one of its 6GB or 10GB family plans a free Samsung…