T-Mobile strikes back at AT&T with newspaper ads

T-Mobile strikes back at AT&T with newspaper ads
AT&T has started taking shots at T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ network and now T-Mobile is ready to respond. The nation’s fourth largest carrier, T-Mobile, is getting more aggressive defending its 4G network.

And while it is not yet certain whether we’d indeed see those ads run in the press chances are T-Mobile will approve them soon and if all plays out as expected, they can even end up in tomorrow’s papers.

AT&T has fired at T-Mobile for not offering a data service as fast as its 4G LTE service, but on the other hand T-Mobile says it’s got brilliant coverage and nothing to be ashamed of. Take a look at T-Mobile’s counter-ads right below.

source: TMoNews

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38 Comments

1. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

Simple. For the extra bandwidth and towers. Not for the coverage.

16. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

TMo is crazy. Its not like AT&T woulda dumped their existing network and towers for T Mo's...they would combined everything into one.

32. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Bandwidth and towers ARE coverage. /wakeup

2. ZayZay

Posts: 571; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

Newspaper ads make me laugh. I would have never saw these if it weren't for the internet.

3. gsmdude

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

T-Mobile has Carly.

13. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

I think they replaced Carly, have not seen her lately

26. WirelessCon

Posts: 311; Member since: May 11, 2010

BRING CARLY BACK!

4. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

That ad definitely burns xD

5. idroidequis

Posts: 103; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

I laughed at this. Newspaper really? Who reads those anymore.

6. gameday78

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

Towers are the answer! T-Mobile has the lowest usage per tower! so do u buy or lease land build towers or try to buy them for cheap! Plus why has T-Mobile's parent company publicly stated that they wanted to sell T-Mo multiple times and after no one wanted to buy them and Att wasn't allowed to buy them now they are like "were the best"! No guys u tried and were left wanting... just accept your role and shut up! Aka...your role is the joke of the industry! Wait my bad that's Sprint! Or Softbank or whatever the name of the Japanese company that bailed them out of bankruptcy...

9. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

We need T-Mobile and Sprint to remind Verizon and At&t that there are competitors out there. These smaller carriers remind the big ones that we're willing to pay more for better service but if you take it to far the roles will be reversed when people jump ship.

7. wendygarett unregistered

In the end, Verizon is the winner :)

8. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Nice avatar, Wendy :-P

12. wendygarett unregistered

And you too lol

34. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

hahaha.. wendy is now a samsung cover.. Lol

33. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

That's funny right there...

10. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

As far as price goes, you can't beat T mobile. Just thinking about the my Verizon bill makes my butt hurt

11. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

LOL "If AT&T thought our network wasn't great, why did they try to buy it?" This one is a classic... Can't find a comeback better than this one.

14. alekso9

Posts: 40; Member since: Jan 30, 2012

Thats pretty kick ass...

15. NexusKoolaid

Posts: 493; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

The ads are funny, but the fine print in two of the ads seems to contradict itself. On one hand they say "don't take AT&T's word for it, OR OURS FOR THAT MATTER", then in the next sentence they direct you to a t-mobile.com site for information.

17. Rayvelynn

Posts: 124; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Stop being salty AT&T it's not a good look, lol

18. ambanna

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

Cause TMO couldn't run the Spectrum or site assets properly, and they can't run a decent network!!! AT&T wouls be able to use this specturm, assests and customer base and create a real network!

35. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Yeah, because I like the idea of AT&T being a super carrier as much as Verizon. Move along, one day you'll understand why the FCC occasionally makes a good decision in the consumers best interest.

19. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

every carrier has itas flaws. I have AT&T and despite what the critics say, I like the service. I have the ability to talk and surf the internet on my phone at the same, which is huge for me and why i chose AT&T There are those who are not going to like what I said about AT&T, but I never said that AT&T have no issues whatsoever. Tmobile and AT&T are acting like 2 hungry kids asking for the last chocolate cake. this back and forth crap needs to stop. Focus on making your service better not spending money on ads telling us who's better than the other

23. archangel9

Posts: 233; Member since: Feb 07, 2010

I do the same on Tmobile ,talk and surf at hte same time.

27. meccausa02

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

Its because both are HSPA+ and not CDMA like Verizon and Sprint

20. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

Its funny how about just last year they was trying to merge now a ..I hate u...lmao... thinking bout T-Mobile drop calls makes my butt hurt

21. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

If sprint n T-Mobile do not change by the end Of this year they will be out the game...mark my words

36. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

You'll eat crow (or join all the same expert "analysts" and "investors" that seem to know what every company, especially Apple, are going to do next).

22. Jphones

Posts: 256; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Tmobile is comedy only network to let you do free wifi calling. An their switching to no contract. Plus they're cheaper then everybody else and hspa+ is dam good in some areas faster then LTE. Money well spent an that extra $30 you'll save instead of using at&t/verizon basjcally pays 1/3 of your phone bill. Thats how you make the top2 sweat displaying value

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