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VOIP-enabled Facebook chat from Vivox: Fantastic

Try this out…  I’ve just been using it and it’s utterly smart (the back-end service is provided by the chaps at Vivox): T-Mobile USA has launched itself onto Facebook, providing free VoIP calls between social networkers though the service is not yet integrated into the operators mobile network. Bobsled by T-Mobile is a VoIP application […]

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T-Mobile’s Royal Wedding Dance ft Catherine Middleton & Prince William (almost)

You are likely to be asked about this video by people you meet over the next few weeks. Continuing their slightly different approach to advertising, T-Mobile today present their take on the upcoming Royal Wedding (which is, by the way, just about the biggest thing of note to happen in the UK for a long […]

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Operators

If an operator suffers a critical outage, should they refund customers?

On the 28th of March, T-Mobile Netherlands suffered a catastrophic network outage that resulted in millions of users having their phones transformed from communications devices into paperweights. From what I’ve been told, connectivity was offline for most of the business day. T-Mobile is refusing to offer any compensation citing ‘Force Majeure’. Now then — should […]

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RIM’s carrier-billing hat-trick with Vodafone, Telefonica & T-Mobile

Congratulations to the team at RIM who’ve notched up a perfect hat-trick this morning announcing not one, not two but three carrier-billing partnerships with the global behemoths of Vodafone, Telefonica and T-Mobile (Deutsche Telecom). This is excellent news. It means that shortly, if you’re an App World user, you’ll be able to pay for your […]

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News Operators

T-Mobile’s Welcome Home video shot live in Heathrow’s Terminal 5

To Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 we go… did you catch the simulcast of the third instalment of T-Mobile‘s ‘flashmob’ series of advertisements on Friday? If not, don’t worry, you can stay connected with the zeitgeist with the full 3 minute sponsored video here: Although it’s about a million miles away from an actual flashmob (clearly, […]

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T-Mobile’s Heathrow Flashmob premieres Friday at 2215 on Channel4

T-Mobile have done it again with their Flashmobbing. This time they are apparently welcoming home weary travellers arriving into Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5. Heh. A combined total of 28 million folk watched the last two flashmob videos (the Liverpool Street dance and the Trafalgar Square Karaoke event). And if you assume there’s about 60-70 million […]

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Devices Operators

T-Mobile UK and the iPhone 4: Finally

Stuart over at Pocket-Lint has published an exclusive post detailing what he reckons is T-Mobile UK’s iPhone 4 pricing. He points out that the news isn’t yet confirmed from T-Mobile but that his source has been reliable in the past. Head over to his post to read all the pricing details. If true, it’s not […]

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Devices

T-Mobile UK will get the iPhone 4

If you’ve been sitting staring out the window as a T-Mobile UK customer for the past few years, watching all the cool kids swan around with their iPhones, I’ve got some good news for you. T-Mobile is getting the iPhone. There are precious few details available — here’s the official announcement in full: June 8 […]

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Devices Operators

T-Mobile’s HTC Desire Twitter marketing: Naughty and misleading

This caught my eye just moments ago from the T-Mobile UK Official Twitter account: Superb phone for #business: #HTC Desire, unlimited texts, unlimited Calls, unlimited internet for £20 per month: http://bit.ly/d9k021 “Wow!” I thought, “20 quid a month? For a desire? How are they doing that I wondered?” I clicked through. Here’s what I saw: […]

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Orange and T-Mobile UK 30m customer joint venture now called: ‘Everything Everywhere’

This just arrived in my inbox from the chaps at Everything Everywhere, which is the new name for the UK joint venture between mobile operators Orange and T-Mobile. I’m going to paste it whole and post on it shortly as I’m running out the door… – – – – – ORANGE AND T-MOBILE UNVEIL JOINT […]

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T-Mobile’s data dongle declared best in UK tests

Congratulations to the data team at T-Mobile UK who have been named Dongle on The Move Winner in the Broadband Genie Road Trip 2010 Awards. The chaps over at Broadband Genie took USB dongles from each of the major UK networks and tested them out during a two-day 350 mile road trip. They then subjected […]

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T-Mobile UK launches some reasonably decent European data roaming deals

T-Mobile has stepped up to the plate with some new data bundles which are reasonably competitive. Here they are: – 3MB for £1 with about 15 minutes online checking email (lasts 24hrs) – 20MB for £5 with about 2 hours online usage (lasts 24hrs) – 50MB for £10 with one days use (lasts 24hrs) – […]