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Verizon Edge brings “flexible equipment payment plan” to battle T-Mobile

Verizon Edge brings “flexible equipment payment plan” to battle T-Mobile

While companies like T-Mobile and AT&T aim to lead the way with new and improved ways of being transparent with smartphone customers, Verizon Edge (introduced today) brings big red into the fold. This "flexible equipment payment plan" allows users who would otherwise have had to pay a relatively large fee to switch from one phone to another on the same payment plan to upgrade instead inside 6 months. This after having spread the cost of the phone over 24 months and paying off at least 50% of the phone in the first place.

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T-Mobile lambastes AT&T Next with claim that it is “all wrong”

T-Mobile lambastes AT&T Next with claim that it is “all wrong”

Yesterday, AT&T revealed its Next plan, which allows for monthly device payments on a new smartphone or tablet annually, with monthly prices falling between $15 and $50. If the first thing that popped in your mind was "T-Mobile" when the plan was announced, you're not the only one, and now the latter carrier has stepped forward with some biting things to say about AT&T Next.

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T-Mobile Xperia Z and Nokia Lumia 925 launching (pre-order) this week

T-Mobile Xperia Z and Nokia Lumia 925 launching (pre-order) this week

Two of the most powerful smartphones ever offered by their respective manufacturers are headed to T-Mobile this week for users hoping to pre-order and get in on the action as soon as possible. One runs Android - that's the Sony Xperia Z, coming in both black and a rather unique purple version. The other works with Windows Phone 8 - that's the Nokia Lumia 925, the newest in a line of large-display-toting hero phones from the company birthed for Microsoft's software all the way back in 2012 with the Nokia Lumia 920 - here in 2013 it's time to get and go metal.

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T-Mobile LTE now in 116 metro areas, 200 by year’s end

T-Mobile LTE now in 116 metro areas, 200 by year’s end

The expansion of T-Mobile's brand of 4G LTE has been suggested to be going quite a bit quicker than planned, the CEO of the company expressing this onstage at a special event in NYC. This event also played host to new devices fully prepped for the network's new largeness, devices like the Nokia Lumia 925, the Sony Xperia Z, and a software-upgraded Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, but it's the network itself that the company seemed most excited about.

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T-Mobile 4G LTE expands with more devices, locations

T-Mobile 4G LTE expands with more devices, locations

T-Mobile launched its 4G LTE for the first time a couple of months ago with a handful of devices on board that offer the carrier's faster data speeds. However, during T-Mobile's NYC event today, the carrier announced even more devices that will support T-Mobile's LTE network, including the new Sony Xperia Z and Nokia's Lumia 925.

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T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z available July 16th (or today) from either company

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z available July 16th (or today) from either company

It's not secret that the T-Mobile Xperia Z will be appearing soon - today T-Mobile made clear that they'd be delivering the machine on pre-order as imminently as the 16th of this month. What wasn't known until today was the cost structure for this machine. While T-Mobile's relatively new month-to-month payment plans stand here, the device itself will also be able to be purchased straight from Sony with a variety of different plans.

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T-Mobile “JUMP” unlimited upgrades and what it means for consumers

T-Mobile “JUMP” unlimited upgrades and what it means for consumers

When you sit down and read the rules involved in the current web of oddities known as smartphone contracts, it's easy to find surprisingly complex ins and outs. T-Mobile has suggested several times over the past several months that they will be aiming to take an axe to tradition, making way for their own, much more "consumer friendly" rules. Here with what they're calling "Jump", T-Mobile says they'll be turning the upgrade process on its head, allowing consumers to upgrade from their current smartphone to a new phone with the same prices a new customer would pay.

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Nokia Lumia 521 Review

Nokia Lumia 521 Review

If you thought the Nokia Lumia 520 was good, boy are you going to have a great time with the Nokia Lumia 521. Essentially the same device as you'll be getting internationally, this T-Mobile iteration of the entry-level Windows Phone 8 device brings the same package (with slightly different radio connections and a few extra apps) to the USA, here with the same bright white back cover as we saw across the sea (one of three, as it were).

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