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T-Mobile announces new $40 ‘Simple Starter’ plan

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T-Mobile is launching a new $40 “Simple Starter” plan on April 12th. This plan includes unlimited talk and text, but the LTE speed data is limited at 500MB. Unfortunately, this plan does not cover international communication. If you want to text someone that lives outside of the U.S. or utilize unlimited free data roaming, these features are only on the $50 plan and above.
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Sprint temporarily offering to pay up to $650 in ETFs for Framily subscribers

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Sprint has announced a new promotion where it has agreed to pay up to $650 to subscribers who switch from another carrier to one of its new Framily calling plans. This offer is exactly like the early termination fee (ETF) payoff promotion that is offering by T-Mobile, which was launched in January. T-Mobile’s offer is permanent, but Sprint’s ETF payoff expires on May 8.
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BlackBerry and T-Mobile part ways

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BlackBerry, the Canadian smartphone giant, has decided to part ways with T-Mobile at the end of April. The two companies will not be renewing their sales agreement at that time. BlackBerry CEO John Chen said that the strategies between the two companies are not “complementary.” He said that BlackBerry needs to act in the best interest of its customers.
[Source: TechCrunch]

Sprint Corporation (S) is reconsidering T-Mobile deal following regulator resistance

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Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) is reconsidering the possibility of acquiring T-Mobile following regulator resistance, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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AT&T has ended a promotion that paid T-Mobile customers to switch

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AT&T has ended a promotion that paid $450 for T-Mobile customers to switch to their network. The program launched on January 3rd, which was a response to T-Mobile’s campaign to reward people to switch. The promotion ended January 31st and pointed out that it was a limited-time offer. AT&T still has other promotions such as a $100 discount for customers that want to add an additional line and there is lower pricing for some family plan customers. T-Mobile continues to offer discounts for contract customers that switch over from another network.
[Source: Re/Code]

Sprint Corporation (S) will have to persuade FCC about T-Mobile deal

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Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) will need to persuade Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about the idea of buying T-Mobile. The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is skeptical about the deal. Wheeler reportedly told Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son and CEO Dan Hesse that he would keep an open mind about the deal, but he has been a defender of competition.

Video: Tim Tebow is doing T-Mobile Super Bowl ads about no contracts

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Tim Tebow is a free agent with the NFL that used to play quarterback for the Denver Broncos and the New York Jets. He is now working as a spokesperson for T-Mobile for their Super Bowl ads. These ads are about T-Mobile’s contract-free plans. See what T-Mobile did there? They took a player with no contract to talk about their plans that do not require contracts. Below are the two ads:
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T-Mobile Gets Into The Personal Finance Market With Mobile Money

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It seems like disrupting the wireless carrier market with their “Uncarrier” plans is not enough for T-Mobile. T-Mobile is now getting into the personal finance market by offering a service called Mobile Money. The purpose of Mobile Money is to help consumers save money by turning their smartphones into personal money managers.
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