Google's Android mobile operating system led U.S. smartphone sales during the three-month period ending in February 2013, buoyed by gains made by partners Samsung Electronics and Sprint Nextel, research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports.
T-Mobile USA will finally start selling Apple's iPhone on April 12, and according to a report from industry analyst Horace Dediu of Asymco, T-Mobile will sell around 3.4 million iPhone units this year.
Institutional Shareholder Services, an influential proxy advisory firm seen as an arbiter between warring shareholders, recommended MetroPCS shareholders vote against the carrier's proposed merger with T-Mobile USA on April 12.
AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA parent Deutsche Telekom were among the top five mobile operators worldwide in terms of patent filings, according to a report from industry analyst Chetan Sharma.
T-Mobile USA CEO John Legere expressed strong confidence Tuesday that MetroPCS shareholders will approve T-Mobile's planned merger with the flat-rate carrier when they vote on the deal April 12.
T-Mobile USA wants you to know that it's the "Uncarrier." It's moving to a no-contract model (mostly), and doing away with the traditional Tier 1 U.S. carrier model of smartphone subsidies in exchange for a two-year contract. Unfortunately, I don't think much will change in the U.S. industry as a result.
Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and Sprint Nextel seemed unfazed by T-Mobile USA's decision to do away with wireless contracts and CEO John Legere's vow to shake up the status quo.
T-Mobile USA formally unveiled its new no-contract pricing without device subsidies and also said after years of waiting it will launch the LTE-capable Apple iPhone 5 on April 12. The carrier also launched its LTE network in its first seven markets.
MetroPCS reiterated its call to shareholders to approve its merger with Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile USA, arguing that no other company has emerged since last fall to make a counter bid for the company.
T-Mobile USA officially unveiled a key part of its new "Uncarrier" strategy by releasing new pricing for its Value plans (which do not include device subsidies).