Iphone on T-Mobile?
2. aznguy4u (Posts: 1; Member since: 05 Jul 2010)
That would be convenient if the iPhone were on T-Mobile, because T-Mobile has cheaper data plans than AT&T. HOWEVER, the downside would be poor cell reception and slow data speeds. I currently have T-Mobile and their coverage and data speeds are horrible. I have to mention too that I do not live in the boonies, but in an urban area. T-Mobile would have to expand their coverage and upgrade their data services, although that's very costly. The easy fix to this problem would be for Apple to release an unlocked version of the iPhone and let consumers decide their network, similar to Google with its Nexus One. But we all know that won't be happening anytime soon, seeing as how AT&T and Apple have a legal and binding contract with each other.
3. purrungas (unregistered)
I keep hearing that comment over and over about T-mobile coverage,I have been with 4 providers including tmo.... verizon, sprint, att and tmo, I have had just about the same experience with all of them, with the exception that when tmo. did not have 3g coverage, I could not send pics while being on a call, other than that they were all the same, not sure if it is cause I live near downtown los angeles or what, anyway the I phone is history already, there are way too many phones out there that in my opinion do a lot more for the price,(nexus one) now the new wp7 apple can grab their phone and shove it... now it is only the name....
4. eddelossantosjr (Posts: 1; Member since: 13 Jun 2011)
I think the acquisition of AT&T to T-Mobile would help T-Mobile customers would resolve network issues and poor coverage.
5. thespis (unregistered)
I think you're a shill...
6. DAVEDIGITAL (Posts: 3; Member since: 19 Feb 2011)
We've been with TMo for years and found them to be the best in terms of coverage. We tried other carriers and have issues. We live out in the boonies and we even get great service out here. I love Tmo
7. bennett 2x (unregistered)
The Iphone will be here in November for T-mobile
8. mrBi11 (unregistered)
I have a tmobile $30/ 30 mb plan and its charging me over 1/2 megabyte a day when the phone literally sat on a charger on my local wifi. My account is almost out of its 30 mb plan and I'm not using data at all.
What a rip off!
Tmobile has cheaper data plans? But they charge for data when the phone is unused on wifi? pretty lame.
9. Dirtybudha (unregistered)
Regressing to the actual discussion perposed...the iPhone that can be used, the one you by direct for multiple carries, will only work with the edge network.
Sadly, T-Mobile won't be compatible for a good speed.
Coverage: It's alright. We didn't use to have cell phones.
Customer Service: Never had an issue personally, my parents couldn't get them to fix a tower near their house. They switched carriers. Sad, they loved T-Mobile.
10. Dirty_Budha (Posts: 3; Member since: 07 Sep 2012)
UPDATE: With the spectrum from the failed AT&T merger T-Mobile will have the ability to handle iPhones up to the 3G speed level. Is this a fact? Not yet, but there are docs that allude to a possible iPhone compatibility announcement. Do I care? No, I don't like the iPhone and will stick with my awesome Android phone.
11. kenn1172 (Posts: 2; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)
I am using mine on the new Solavei service and I love it. I have full 4g. I pay $49 a month and If I do a very simple thing of sharing with others and helping them become a member I can earn Real cash rewards. I am excited to be a part of this and it is about time I stop giving all my money to companies that give me nothing back. So if your tired of it then make the choice to check out Solavei. www.solavei.com/kennywayneshav
12. shingouku (Posts: 21; Member since: 27 Feb 2013)
T mobile service is horrible, I phone is my bet
15. saint_satin_stain (Posts: 10; Member since: 09 Dec 2012)
T-Mobile got a wad of cash and some spectrum from the failed ATT deal. I am glad the deal failed. I work or the security side of a consulting company, but in talks with the economic analyts I was surprized. They didn't believe T-Mobile should merge with the only other big GSM carrier, but convince Comcast for a merger. Comcast now has some deal with Verizon. The reasons our analysts gave were, one, Comcast is big as all get out, two, it has the cash to acquire more spectrum, three, It is in communication and entertainment, four, it has better engineers than other ISP giants, and last, most of the world has GSM, we only have two large GSM carriers (ATT and T-Mobile), and we should not in this arena do as we have done with the metric system. I'm not an expert, sometimes question experts. I do know from experience that my T-Mobile service has been good, and I camp in the boonies a lot. Only place I didn't have any service was once in Oregon. I doubt if the goverment regulators would allow Comcast to acquire T-Mobile. I'd like it. I have Comcast and am happy with their service. I have watched the NCAA on my home tv and Android phone No problems. I live in Huntsville, AL not a L.A. or NYC. Did you see the announcement by T-Mobile about its new direction? With the cash and spectrum from the failed ATT deal, add the merger (in progress) with MetroPC, more spectrum, expertise on running an all prepaid service, no penalties, and after you pay for the phone no additional charges. Before now when you got a contract plan the carriers subsidized your phone selection, you paid extra each month, but you paid extra beyond the price of the handset. T-Mobile is stopping that, you pay the price of the handset and not a cent more; your bill is reduced back to normal charge for your plan. I say, if you are a T-Mobile customer, stay; if you have a contract, call T-Mobile and discuss your options. I am prepaid a long time, and T-Mobile amplified my service 4 times, added features, new services without raising my monthly charge. I have the highest, originally unlimited 2 and 3 G, 5 gigs of 4G, unlimited talk and text; it is now unlimited talk, text, and data (truly unlimited 2, 3, and 4 G. No cap.). Though I never got close to the old cap; I prefer the big screen at home, though watch some sports and tv on phone, some movies sometimes not often. T-Mobile gave me the unlock code for my phone, free. The prez of T-Mobile says they will hold customers by service, not contracts. It's a new business paradigm for mobile carriers.
16. saint_satin_stain (Posts: 10; Member since: 09 Dec 2012)
iPhone will attract folk for showy reasons and styling. Okay.