T-Mobile US' decision to raise pricing by $10 per month on its unlimited smartphone data plans was needed to monetize increasing data traffic and get back a return on improving its network, according to T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter.
Tier 1 wireless carriers have been falling over each other to change their plans and cut prices in recent months. However, that doesn't necessarily mean that the average U.S. wireless bill has been going down despite investor fears of a price war.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will not directly call for a merger between SoftBank-owned Sprint and T-Mobile US in a speech in Washington on Tuesday, according to a Bloomberg report.
T-Mobile US and AT&T Mobility continued dueling in the market by changing their pricing for individual customers over the weekend, an indication that the price war that has enveloped the industry is not abating, especially at the lower end of the market.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said that the model that has prevailed in the U.S. wireless industry for years of customers getting subsidized devices in exchange for signing two-year contracts is radically shifting.
T-Mobile US CTO Neville Ray pushed back hard against a recent report from network testing firm RootMetrics that placed T-Mobile last in overall network performance and reliability and third in speed.
Almost all T-Mobile US customers who traded in their BlackBerry phones during a recent promotion switched to another smartphone platform, according to a blog post from TMoNews.
Verizon Wireless topped the overall rankings for network performance in a new nationwide test conducted by network testing firm RootMetrics, outpacing rival AT&T Mobility.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will outline his views on the state of the U.S. mobile industry during a speech next week that will likely be pored over for clues as to whether or how intensely SoftBank-owned Sprint will push for a deal with No. 4 player T-Mobile US.
BARCELONA, Spain--What wireless carriers have been marketing as "HD Voice" may not actually be truly high-definition voice quality, according to an executive heavily involved in the development of the industry's audio codecs. However, carriers that have been using the term HD Voice to describe enhanced call quality stand by their use of it, arguing it has been endorsed by the GSMA.