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T-Mobile sues AT&T over use of magenta, CEO tweets barbs about crayons

You can't own a color, but T-Mobile is hoping it can own magenta in regards to branding a no-contract carrier.

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T-Mobile US adds 1.1 million new customers in second quarter

T-Mobile US had 1.1 million net customer additions in the second quarter, as customers backed its new no-contract plans.

T-Mobile USA sued over geolocation technology

Patent company Guidance IP has filed a complaint against T-Mobile USA for allegedly infringing a patent related to cell phone geolocation.

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No-contract mobile plans compared: Verizon Edge, AT&T Next, T-Mobile Jump

Verizon is the latest carrier to jump on the no-contract craze. Let's see how its offering stacks up against already-announced plans.

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How we tested the nation's networks

Our approach to testing wireless service has always been to closely replicate how people use wireless service in the real world, and then measure how well it really works. That’s why we do the testing ourselves.

T-Mobile schools AT&T, Verizon on better phone upgrades with only a smattering of profanity

At a press event Wednesday, T-Mobile announced a new program that lets people upgrade their phones twice a year as well as further expansion of its LTE network.

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T-Mobile to buy US wireless 4G spectrum for $308 million

T-Mobile said Friday that it has signed an agreement to buy 10MHz of Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) wireless spectrum from U.S. Cellular for US$308 million in cash.

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Some foreign-backed US phone companies reportedly excluded from NSA surveillance

At least two U.S. mobile operators, T-Mobile US and Verizon Wireless, reportedly do not participate directly in the U.S. National Security Agency's call metadata collection program because of their partial ownership by foreign telecommunication companies.

Is 3G/4G slower indoors? Not as much as you might think

Our recent 20-city tests of wireless service show that both 3G and 4G services slow down less than 10 percent indoors.

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AT&T clocks best overall speeds with 3G/4G combo

Verizon may have more LTE coverage, but AT&T's combination of fast LTE and reasonably fast HSPA+ service will keep most users in the fast lane most of the time.

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Infographic: How fast are America's wireless networks?

We found a wide variety of speed scores in our tests—3G and 4G, upload and download, slow, fast, ugly... Here are the results in a nutshell, and how they reflect real-world smartphone use.

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