Apple iPhone selling like hotcakes on T-Mobile, half a million in less than a month

T-Mobile has been the only one of the four biggest U.S. carriers to not have the Apple iPhone, but this changed recently with the unveiling of T-Mobile’s UNcarrier initiative…
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11. Adler374

Posts: 4; Member since: May 07, 2013

Isn't T-Mobile's network incompatible with iphone's high speed data frequencies? Not much fun getting an iPhone and EDGE speeds.

13. quadrazeus

Posts: 359; Member since: May 03, 2013

No, obviously not. Though there were some issues when the iPhone wasn't officially available at T-Mobile, but now the things have changed. It's totally compatible with the company's high speed data frequencies.

17. theoak

Posts: 324; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

That was the point of the iPhone 5 launch. A "new" version of the iPhone 5 was released where the software was tweaked such that the radios work work on T-Mobile's frequencies for both HSPA+ and LTE. The T-Mobile iPhone 5 also has HD Voice with other HD Voice phones. My calls never sounded so clear.

19. theoak

Posts: 324; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

... such that the radios "would" work ... And to continue ... With my wife's Verizon LTE, she gets typically 15 down, 5 up. With my T-Mobile i5 on HSPA+, I get 12 and 3. I am not complaining and am quite pleased.

14. mydi.maus unregistered

rise of the new un-carrier...

18. tedkord

Posts: 17196; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Verizon is the new uncarrier for me - I have to pay full retail for all my phones if I want to keep my unlimited data, and I get a pretty good price due to a promo (which I also lose if I lose my unlimited data)

34. Xtasy

Posts: 284; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

I get unlimited everything with Tmobile and for only 50 a month ;)

16. jove39

Posts: 2143; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Good for t-mobile...

25. funnyguy

Posts: 244; Member since: Jan 10, 2013

According to Android fanboys everyone that owns an iPhone is stupid...

30. scsa852k

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 16, 2012

With the help of more LTE launches in May and June, T-Mo will easily surpass Sprint at the end of Q2. This could be why they're keep bashing AT&T in their commercials. They're not even looking at Sprint as a legit competition.

33. Zero0

Posts: 592; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

That's good and bad at the same time. Good, because we're very close to a T-Mobile which is ready to compete with the big two. By year's end, the LTE network should be strong, and I've read that network-wide 4G upgrades are planned (i.e. 2G areas will finally get updated). Bad, because we're evidently far from a Sprint ready to compete with AT&T and Verizon.

40. archangel9

Posts: 233; Member since: Feb 07, 2010

I'm not surprised by the turnout of the iPhone5 on T MOBILE. Great move by them to get the refarming, HSPA+42 , the merger with MetroPCS, and the great lineup of handsets:GS3, GNote2, Nexus4, Blackberry Z10, HTC One and coming soon the GS4 . Here in Miami particularly South Beach I see the LTE here and it's FIRE! Half a million iPhone5 is impressive. GO TMOBILE.

43. at_newsolavei

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

my49monthly(dot)com i baught mine straight from apple then took it to solavei for the better plan

44. at_newsolavei

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

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