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T-Mobile Uncarrier event: 5 devices they might reveal

T-Mobile Uncarrier event: 5 devices they might reveal

With the T-Mobile UNcarrier pricing list and details revealed one day early, the 4th-largest carrier in the country may very well be showing off not the plan, but the devices that'll attach to the plan at their big event! March 26th is the day that we're going to see the full show - that's tomorrow or today, depending on when you're having a peek at this post - but what we know before the fact is quite telling. Several FCC listings and the tease of several machines is what we've got right now.

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T-Mobile now allows you to actually own your phone

T-Mobile now allows you to actually own your phone

If you're thinking about picking up a smartphone in the near future and aren't connected at the hip to one carrier or another here in the USA, you might want to hear what T-Mobile has to say this week. They've got a big event coming up tomorrow, but for today they've already revealed one of the biggest announcements: contract-free smartphone plans with far lower costs than they'd ever offered before. But that's not the kicker!

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T-Mobile’s new contract-free Value Plans go live

T-Mobile’s new contract-free Value Plans go live

T-Mobile's new contract-free value plans have just gone live. All of the new plans will have unlimited calling and unlimited texting included. The cheapest plan available is the $50 unlimited talk, text, and 500MB of data plan. If you want to increase your data limit, you can do so for an accumulative $10 charge. So for the 2GB plan, you'll have to pay $60, 4GB you'll have to pay $70, etc. After you reach your data limit, your data will be throttled to 2G speeds. All of the tiered data plans come with free Mobile Hotspot, so you can tether your phone to your laptop or PC.

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T-Mobile’s “Wi-Fi Calling” security vulnerability leaves subscribers at risk [UPDATE]

T-Mobile’s “Wi-Fi Calling” security vulnerability leaves subscribers at risk [UPDATE]

It seems to be a bad week for cell phone safety, with another vulnerability coming to light, this time concerning T-Mobile's Wi-Fi Calling feature. While the feature is handy for those who want to save minutes and utilize the Internet connection they already have available, it is also a potential hazard when it comes to keeping your personal texts and calls secret. Researchers at the University of California, Berkley are credited with finding the problem.

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T-Mobile 4G LTE event planned for March 26th

T-Mobile 4G LTE event planned for March 26th

Invites have been sent for a March T-Mobile event that will undoubtedly unleash a pack of information surrounding not only their upcoming 4G LTE network launch, but a set of exciting new services as well. With New York set as the event location, we're guessing - and we're pretty confident - that the Empire State or at least the Big Apple itself will be home to some turned-on speeds for mobile users throughout the city. Earlier today it was also confirmed that T-Mobile-carried Galaxy Note II devices will be updated with 4G LTE connectivity availability this week.

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T-Mobile to launch 4G LTE network this month

T-Mobile to launch 4G LTE network this month

It looks as if T-Mobile will finally be launching its long-awaited 4G LTE network very soon. The carrier has confirmed plans to launch 4G LTE in the US by the end of this month, which means that they have just under two weeks to flip the switch. However, they shouldn't be in any big rush, since all the other major carriers are already rocking their own LTE networks.

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FCC approves T-Mobile merger with MetroPCS

FCC approves T-Mobile merger with MetroPCS

Well on its way to approval from every legal entity required to make it a reality, the merger between T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS has been given the thumbs-up by the FCC. This merger is referred to by the FCC in the official documentation issued today as "Newco" but will be called "T-Mobile US, Inc." when all is said and done. Together they'll move forward into the future with such possibilities as the advanced facilitation of 4G LTE and the expansion of what up until now has been MetroPCS's brand into "new geographical markets."

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