With its failure to stop the mobile-software dominance of Google and Apple, Mozilla loses relevance and the Web grows a little weaker.
T-Mobile's majority owner has already rejected one offer from French carrier Iliad and watched its deal with Sprint fall apart.
Starting Friday, the company will begin selling Alcatel's One Touch Fire with Firefox OS in 850 stores in Poland, with sales in Greece and Hungary to follow in the fall.
French telecom provider says T-Mobile and parent company Deutsche Telekom refused to entertain its new offer.
The French company doesn't want to pay more on its own, but is rounding up allies to help persuade Deutsche Telekom to sell its controlling interest in the US carrier.
The new offer is a response to the criticism some major MetroPCS shareholders have expressed over possible undervaluing.
Deutsche Telekom, speaking to FierceWireless, denies a report that it's considering changing the terms of T-Mobile's proposed merger with MetroPCS.
The platform, which includes extra features for enhanced productivity, typically costs customers $45 per year.
EE's joint owners Orange and Deutsche Telekom have shelved plans to float the network on the stock exchange.
The German carrier and parent company of T-Mobile want a piece of the mobile payments action.