AT&T's New Plans Come With a Crap-Ton of Data

AT&T and T-Mobile are in a data pricing war, and the result is good news for you, the customer. Today, AT&T sweetened its data deal to help entice new users over to its Mobile Share Value plans, but even with these plans—which are better priced overall—it seems AT&T is making you choose between a teensy bit of data or… » 8/14/15 10:50am 8/14/15 10:50am

T-Mobile's Whole "Uncarrier" Thing Might Actually Be Working

CEO John Legere has long asserted that T-Mobile’s been No. 3 carrier in the U.S. for some time, but now he has the officials stats to back it up. According to new Sprint quarterly numbers, T-Mobile is now the No. 3 wireless service based on subscribers., gaining two million additions last quarter compared to Sprint’s… » 8/04/15 12:58pm 8/04/15 12:58pm

Of Course Comcast Is Interested In Buying T-Mobile

Can this list get any longer? The number of eligible suitors—including AT&T, Sprint, and foreign telecoms—have all expressed interest in acquiring T-Mobile, the company that prides itself on being the rebellious teenager of the phone carrier world. Now only weeks after a rumor of a Dish Network merger, Comcast has… » 6/17/15 10:59am 6/17/15 10:59am

T-Mobile Can't Afford to Keep Doing This Whole "Uncarrier" Thing

T-Mobile and its "Uncarrier" strategy are great. Selling people reasonable phone plans without locking them into ridiculous contracts is fantastic and consumer friendly. Unfortunately, good ideas don't always make good business sense. The head of T-Mobile's parent company said as much in a recent interview; T-Mobile… » 1/19/15 2:45pm 1/19/15 2:45pm

Data for Your Watch Could Cost As Much As Data for Your Tablet

The Galaxy Gear S, another Samsung wearable among many, will be available in the U.S. on Nov. 7 and unlike its other Gear siblings, the S can have its own data connection. Unfortunately, it looks like carriers will make you pay for this thing (and potentially any other data-enabled smartwatch) as if it were a… » 10/30/14 1:17pm 10/30/14 1:17pm