Well, as we all know by know, it turns out that T-Mobile would not feast on the insect. Rather, AT&T Wireless bit the Bug. Yum!
Cricket will go to AT&T, but that’s a bit of a misstatement. This deal has nothing to do about acquiring cell sites. This deal has nothing to do about keeping . . . → Read More: AT&T Wireless: It’s All About the Bandwidth, Dummy!
Is Leap Wireless a tasty bug?
According for FierceBroadbandWireless, which has a good eye for such things, T-Metro (really, T-Mobile and its recent meal, MetroPCS) might be getting hungry again. This time it may be looking to eat a bug, namely a Cricket (Wireless), which is the trade name for Leap Wireless.
Oddly, I’ve been . . . → Read More: Will T-Mobile or Dish Eat a Bug?
Jonathan Atkin analyzes the wireless sector for RBC Capital Markets, LLC.
Better put, Jon dissects the wireless sector, looking at the players, numbers, and technologies in multiple contexts and from multiple angles spotting nuances leading to a much deeper and more complete worldview of wireless.
I have had the pleasure of hearing Jon present at . . . → Read More: Jonathan Atkin on the pending T-Metro marriage
T-Mobile has jumped on the $99.99 flat-rate bandwagon.
Following Verizon’s and AT&T’s lead, T-Mobile has said:
BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 19, 2007 – T-Mobile USA, Inc., announces today that it will offer consumers a plan that includes unlimited nationwide wireless calling and unlimited nationwide messaging for $99.99 per month. This offer will be available beginning Thursday, . . . → Read More: Yes, the world really is getting FLATTER.
When it comes to wireless usage pricing, the world is flattening out. AT&T and Verizon have announced $99.99 (gee, I’m glad it’s not $100!) flat rate ‘all-you-can-eat’ talk plans.
The chief losers here are MetroPCS and Cricket Wireless, as well as the other flat-rate carriers who have found a niche in this sector. Oh, yes, . . . → Read More: Who said the world is round? Apparently not AT&T Wireless or Verizon Wireless.