T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 4.0 rumored to offer credit to subscribers that switch from other mobile operators to make up for their ETFs.
After some initial confusion, T-Mobile has now clarified that those who wish to finance a tablet from T-Mobile will need some form of paid relationship with uncarrier. This includes either an existing phone plan or a paid data plan.
T-Mobile has now officially confirmed that phase 3 of its uncarrier initiative will be announced this coming Wednesday, October 9th. Keep reading for more details!
Recently Verizon customer Mike Beauchamp started a petition calling for the end of Verizon contracts, which has since reached 60,000+ virtual signatures.
Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam is on record as having praised T-Mobile’s new un-carrier approach. We’re fans, also… and so are many of you. It is clearly a head-turner, putting the entire industry on notice. Maybe… just maybe… this could catch on.
It can’t be stated enough, just how significant this is. For a carrier to completely move away from subsidizing devices is a very bold strategy. It was a gamble that has paid off, and that’s good for everyone. Whether you love their approach or not, T-Mobile has, at least, become more transparent about how they do business with consumers.
Virgin Mobile’s new campaign, called “Retrain Your Brain” is doing its best to convince T-Mobile customers to switch to one of its unlimited plans, offering them a $100 bonus, too.
At a conference yesterday, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam praised T-Mobile’s efforts to end subsidies. He mentioned Verizon was very interested in what T-Mobile was doing, and would be watching them closely.
Is this new way of selling services a viable business for T-Mo? Will the no subsidy model spread in the US, or is it just a false alarm?
What, you thought only smartphone manufacturers were capable of throwing public low blows against the competition? You know, like the stunts LG and HTC pulled on Samsung recently