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Deutsche Telekom rumored to be buying MetroPCS [UPDATE: talks confirmed]

Deutsche Telekom rumored to be buying MetroPCS [UPDATE: talks confirmed]

European wireless provider Deutsche Telekom (who owns T-Mobile) is rumored to be closing in on an acquisition deal with regional carrier MetroPCS. If and when the buyout happens, the German wireless carrier is planning on using MetroPCS's resources to bolster up T-Mobile's US network. Representatives from both sides are planning to meet tomorrow and could could agree on a deal the same day.

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T-Mobile iPhone again in the mix with “Unlimited & Unlocked” plans

T-Mobile iPhone again in the mix with “Unlimited & Unlocked” plans

It appears that the folks at T-Mobile are aiming to keep or gain a new collection of customers on iPhone 5 day - that being this Wednesday - with a plan they call "Unlimited & Unlocked." This plan will have customers bringing in their unlocked iPhone devices - of all kinds, we must assume, hint hint - with a lure of unlimited data in the mix. Whether or not they'll offer the same deal for the iPhone 5 as they are prepared to with the iPhone 4S and below is not yet known - what is known is that this is T-Mobile's biggest effort to date for working with a phone that they don't even carry.

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Nokia LTE Everything Everywhere Lumia 920 deal tipped; Apologizes again for PureView goof

Nokia LTE Everything Everywhere Lumia 920 deal tipped; Apologizes again for PureView goof

Nokia is reportedly planning an exclusive 4G deal with UK carrier Everything Everywhere for the Lumia 920,  a potential distraction from its second mea culpa over the faked camera sample goof. The UK exclusive would see Everything Everywhere - including T-Mobile UK and Orange - snap up the Windows Phone 8 device for a November launch, the Financial Times' sources say, echoing Nokia's sole-carrier deal with AT&T in the US on previous handsets. However, the new Lumia is still being overshadowed by Nokia's faking of the initial photography samples, something the company now says will be handled with an internal inquiry.

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Everything Everywhere reveals 4G LTE event on iPhone 5 Eve

Everything Everywhere reveals 4G LTE event on iPhone 5 Eve

UK carrier combo Everything Everywhere has announced a 4G launch event on September 11, with LTE rollout plans expected and, perhaps tellingly, all the day before Apple is tipped to reveal the LTE-capable iPhone 5. The London event will see the Orange and T-Mobile team-up discuss "the latest innovation in network technology" which UK regulators gave permission for an early launch back in August.

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T-Mobile Galaxy S Relay 4G balances tepid specs with handy keyboard

T-Mobile Galaxy S Relay 4G balances tepid specs with handy keyboard

T-Mobile USA has snatched up a new Samsung Android phone, and while they're ten-a-penny these days, the fact that the Galaxy S Relay 4G has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard does differentiate it a little. Fronted by a 4-inch Super AMOLED display and running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor, the Galaxy S Relay 4G also supports T-Mobile's HSPA+ 42Mbps network.

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T-Mobile will offer unlimited nationwide 4G data plans starting September 5

T-Mobile will offer unlimited nationwide 4G data plans starting September 5

Few smartphone users out there are happy with the way most carriers place limits on data plans. Many data plans out there offer you a specific allotment of data each month and if you go over that allotment, you either get charged more or your speed is throttled back. T-Mobile has made an announcement that mobile data users will really love; unlimited 4G data is coming.

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AT&T shared data skewered by T-Mobile claims

AT&T shared data skewered by T-Mobile claims

With AT&T and Verizon releasing shared data plans this summer, AT&T's plans appearing just earlier today, T-Mobile has released a statement skewering their competitors' methods and data plans. Coming straight from the keyboard of Harry Thomas, director of product marketing with T-Mobile, you'll find T-Mobile appearing very much as the hero while the other two carriers are dashed and set on fire - figuratively. Have a peek and decide for yourself if AT&T and Verizon's plans are as "costly, complicated, punitive" as T-Mobile says they are.

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