CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes a look at T-Mobile's new plan to entice wireless customers to jump ship from their existing carriers.
T-Mobile's customer base surpassed the 50 million mark as aggressive promotions once again stoked growth. Its profit was helped by a gain from a spectrum licensing deal.
The carrier is also guaranteeing that prices won't increase for customers on existing plans -- even if you're on a promotional program.
The prepaid carrier gives customers unlimited access to high-speed data, but with a few caveats.
The Samsung Gravity 3's full QWERTY keyboard and messaging features are enough to satisfy most heavy communicators, with other advanced features icing the cake. At $50 with a two-year service agreement, the Gravity is a good midlevel option for those who aren't ready to jump into the smartphone arena.
The carrier serves up two options for customers looking to save on international phone calls to dozens of countries.
The wireless carrier is expanding its existing Wi-Fi calling and texting service with promises of more coverage in the home and in the air.
T-Mobile says its plan, which includes 500 megabytes of capped data, differs from the "bait and switch" low-end plans offered by Verizon and AT&T.
T-Mobile took the wraps off the new Jump program, which allows customers on its device installment plans to upgrade their devices twice year. CNET writers Marguerite Reardon and Sarah Mitroff help make sense of the new plan in this FAQ.
CEO John Legere says he wants to shake up a "stupid, broken, and arrogant industry." That kind of radical sentiment may win him some new fans.