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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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T-Mobile to layoff employees before MetroPCS merger, sources say

T-Mobile to layoff employees before MetroPCS merger, sources say

First news of the T-Mobile acquisition of MetroPCS surfaced back in October 2012. Thus began the long process of passing through government red tape before the deal could actually go through. Earlier today, we reported that the carrier has received a thumbs up from the Department of Justice to move forward with the merger. Now, according to sources, the next step will be a large number of layoffs at T-Mobile's headquarters.

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MetroPCS moves back shareholders meeting to April 12th

MetroPCS moves back shareholders meeting to April 12th

MetroPCS has moved the date of its shareholders meeting back to April 12th. The special meeting will allow MetroPCS stockholders to vote for the pending T-Mobile merger. Following the meeting and the votes, MetroPCS believes that its merger with T-Mobile will be completed shortly after. MetroPCS encourages all of its shareholders to vote in favor of the proposal using their GREEN proxy card.

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