Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said that T-Mobile is getting money from their customers illegally and without their knowledge. In a lawsuit that was filed in Seattle, FTC accused T-Mobile of a practice that is called "cramming" or placing a misleading, deceptive and unauthorized charges.
The bogus charge may amount from $9.99 to as low as $2 a month for the SMS text message subscriptions services from third-party providers that includes horoscope, sports update, celebrity gossip, and dating tips.
FTC said that most of the customer has no knowledge of the charges because they were nearly impossible to notice because they were buried in lengthy bills. FTC wants the customers to be refunded.
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
T-Mobile has taken the competition to the next level, they are now handing out free iPhones for a 7 day trial with their "T-Mobile Test Drive" promotion. It is their latest extreme promotion that have shake the telecommunication industry in the United States. T-Mobile is the 4th largest wireless carrier in the U.S.
The "T-Mobile Test Drive" promotion will give future customers an iPhone 5S that the company will lend to them for 7 days with unlimited data to test drive their service.
You can sign up for the promotion online here. If you didn't like it then you can just return the phone at any T-Mobile store with no charge.
However, in order to avail this promotion you will need to provide your credit card number to get a phone. If you returned a damaged iPhone you will be billed $100. If you did not return it at all, you will be billed $699.99 plus applicable taxes.
T-Mobile has also announced that they will let customers stream unlimited music through Pandora, Spotify and other services without it affecting their data plans.
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
T-Mobile has ceased to offer the Google Nexus 4 on installment basis. Before T-Mobile offer Google Nexus 4 for just $49 upfront and the rest will be paid monthly. You will now have to pay $428.00 + tax straight payment.
Google Nexus 4 Specification:
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 Pro processor with 1.5GHz Quad-Core Krait CPUs
Display: 4.7 inches WXGA True HD IPS Plus (1280 x 768 pixels)
Operating system: Android 4.2, Jelly Bean
Camera: 8.0MP rear / 1.3MP HD front
Battery: 2,100mAh Li-Polymer permanent
Memory: 8GB / 16GB
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
T-Mobile will be offering Nokia Lumia 925 with metal casing exclusively to their subscribers. The Nokia Lumia 925 is capable of 4G LTE which has faster data transfer than the regular 3G. The screen size of the new phone is 4.5 inches with 1280×768-pixel resolution. It is AMOLED WXGA built from very tough and sturdy Gorilla 2 Glass. It has ClearBlack, High Brightness Mode, Sunlight Readability, Super Sensitive Touch for glove and nail usage.
The smartphone is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor and runs on Windows Phone 8. It is also equipped with a 8.7 megapixel back camera with PureView and Optical Image Stabilization. The camera also has autofocus, short pulse high power dual LED flash, most advanced lens technology, and 1080p HD video at 30fps with Optical Image Stabilization.
Nokia Lumia 925 Specs:
Processor: 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon
Display: 4.5 AMOLED WXGA (1280×768)
Operating system: Windows Phone 8
Camera: 8.7 MP main camera; 1.2 MP wide angle front camera
Battery: 2000 mAh battery, Wireless Charging supported via an accessory cover
Memory: 1GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory; 7 GB free SkyDrive cloud storage
Monday, May 13, 2013
T-Mobile iPhone 5 has increased their iPhone 5 prices by $50. They were offering iPhone 5 for just $580. Due to high demands, they have sold 500,000 iPhone 5 in just 3 weeks because of this they have no choice but to increase its prices by $50, it is now $630 from $580.
Their competitors like AT&T and Verizon offer the iPhone 5 16GB for only $199 with 2-years contract. T-Mobile offers the iPhone 5 16GB for just $150 plus $20 monthly for 2 years for the phone with no contract. The 32GB and 64GB have also increased by $ 50 dollars.