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T-Mobile Continues Impressive Growth through End of 2014

T-Mobile ended 2014 on a high note as it continued to beat expectations for customer growth. The carrier added 1.3 million postpaid customers and 2.1 million customers total in the fourth quarter. These additions put the full year numbers for 2014 at 4.9 million net new postpaid customers and 8.3 million net new total customers. [...]

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T-Mobile Agrees to $90 Million Settlement over Cramming Charges

T-Mobile has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commissions over a complaint that the carrier engaged in cramming additional charges onto customer bills. The settlement was announced by the FTC on Friday and will see T-Mobile pay at least $90 million. In addition to full refunds to customers, T-Mobile will also pay a $4.5 [...]

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Wireless Carriers Bid Over $24 Billion in Airwave Auction

The government auction of airwaves saw bids climb over $24 billion yesterday as wireless carriers battle it out for the valuable licenses. It’s been about a week since the auction began and already companies have shot past the reserve price of $10 billion. The demand for the airwaves, which can be used to enhance existing [...]

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T-Mobile Keeps Impressive Customer Growth Going in Q3

T-Mobile continues to add customers at a rapid rate. The carrier announced that it added 2.3 million customers in the third quarter, with 1.4 million of them bring postpaid customers. In comparison, AT&T added 2 million customers, while Verizon added 1.5 million. The strong customer increases are not a surprise, given that T-Mobile has had [...]

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Verizon Sees Steady Growth in Q3

Verizon remained steady in the third quarter as the carrier largely stayed above the price war among its rivals. For the third quarter, Verizon reported earnings of 89 cents per share and a 4.3 percent increase in revenue to $31.59 billion. Those numbers were mostly in-line with analyst forecasts of 90 cents a share and [...]

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Iliad Abandons T-Mobile Bid after Second Rejection

French mobile provider Iliad is abandoning its efforts to acquire T-Mobile. The company made an initial bid for 56.6 percent of T-Mobile back in July at a price of $33 per share. After that bid was rejected, Iliad set a mid-October deadline to decide whether it would raise its bid or walk away. It turns [...]

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AT&T to Pay $105 Million to Settle Cramming Charges

AT&T has agreed to pay a fine of $105 million to settle a case regarding unauthorized third-party charges. The carrier is accused by the Federal Trade Commission of engaging in the practice of cramming, where customers are charged for premium services, such as ringtones and text messages offering trivia and horoscopes, without being aware they [...]

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Iliad to Improve or Drop Bid for T-Mobile by Mid-October

French carrier Iliad has apparently set a deadline of mid-October to decide whether it will improve or drop its bid for T-Mobile, according to a report from Reuters. Iliad previously made an offer of $33 per share for 56.6 percent of T-Mobile, but was rejected. Deutsche Telekom, which owns 66% of T-Mobile, has its doubts [...]

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T-Mobile Has Best Month Ever in August

T-Mobile is drawing ever closer to surpassing Sprint as the third largest carrier in the U.S. CEO John Legere revealed on Wednesday that August 2014 was the strongest month ever for the Uncarrier, with 2.75 million new customers. Legere did not reveal how many of those customers were postpaid and it’s worth keeping in mind [...]

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New Sprint CEO Kicks Off Pricing Overhaul

New Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure has been on the job for less than two weeks, but he is already delivering on the promise of more aggressive pricing. The carrier announced on Monday new family plans that offer up to 10 lines with 20GB of data for $100 a month. Sprint also said it will pay [...]

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