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U.S. carriers set up warnings to prevent 'bill shock'

U.S. mobile operators will warn subscribers when they're heading toward a big bill, after most carriers agreed to send email or text alerts when users are about to exceed their monthly usage limits or start using international roaming.

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ACLU complains to FTC that mobile carriers leave Android phones unsecured

Smartphones with custom versions of Android offered by large mobile operators in the U.S. are not getting security updates as regularly as phones from Google, or smartphones from other vendors like Microsoft, according to a complaint by the American Civil Liberties Union to the Federal Trade Commission.

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MetroPCS gives shareholders more time to consider T-Mobile bid

MetroPCS has pushed back a hotly anticipated shareholder meeting that will decide the fate of the carrier's proposed merger with T-Mobile USA.

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Report: Deutsche Telekom OKs richer T-Mobile bid for MetroPCS

A sweeter offer for the merger of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS reportedly has been approved by T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom.

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T-Mobile offers iPhone 5 with no upfront payment in trade-in deal

T-Mobile USA is trying to boost the number of iPhone users on its network by offering the iPhone 5 without down payment to people who bring in their iPhone 4 and 4S smartphones for a trade-in which could also earn them up to US$120 in credits.

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T-Mobile rolling out iPhone 5 on new LTE network

T-Mobile announced big changes to its U.S. wireless plans Tuesday, including subsidy-free pricing plans and no two-year contracts.

Why T-Mobile's new plans won't end contract madness

T-Mobile's new payment plans may be the perfect fit for some. But Evan Dashevsky argues that they won't signal the end of contracts for mobile device users.

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What will T-Mobile announce next week?

The wireless carrier will probably formalize its plans to offer smartphones with no contract, possibly an iPhone, and announce new LTE service.

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T-Mobile's merger with MetroPCS passes key hurdle

T-Mobile USA is drawing closer to finishing its merger with MetroPCS Wireless as a deadline for action by the U.S. Department of Justice passed on Tuesday.

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Petition to White House to allow phone unlocking nabs 100,000 signatures

An online petition to legally protect the unlocking of mobile phones has collected 100,000 signatures—which is enough to guarantee a response from the White House.

T-Mobile exec: 4G LTE-launch timing is 'perfect'

Frank Sickinger, T-Mobile USA's senior vice president of B2B services, shared some LTE-related numbers and had some interesting things to say in a recent interview about the carrier's upcoming LTE rollout in the United States.

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