1. iLoveiPhones's Avatar
    Does anybody know if T-mobile will be getting the iPhone 3G? I saw a sign the other day about T-mobile getting 3G service in October. I wonder if they are doing that because they want their smart phones to compete with iPhone's fast 3G data, or because more people with unlock the iPhone and take it to them.

    What do you guys think?
    08-06-2008 04:01 PM
  2. Reaktor5's Avatar
    Not until 2010. AT&T has extended their death-like grip on the iPhone until then.

    Most likely they want to flex their 3G muscle at Apple to show what they're capable of. They're probably losing customers to AT&T and want to show their coverage compared to AT&T.
    08-06-2008 04:36 PM
  3. Jeremy's Avatar
    T-Mobile is just playing catch up honestly... Also I would not be shocked to see Apple stick with At&t after 2010 again.
    Last edited by Jeremy Sikora; 08-06-2008 at 04:41 PM.
    08-06-2008 04:39 PM
  4. rijc99's Avatar
    It won't matter to the people who unlocked their iPhones since T-mobile USA's 3G frequency is completely different than the one used by AT&T/iPhone/Everyone else.

    They will require new devices... even European units will not be compatible. The first smartphone compatible with T-mobile USA's 3G network is a "REVISED to add 1700 3G band" HTC slider. Unless Apple specifically builds a phone for T-Mobile USA... which it will not do since there is an exclusivity agreement plus it just won't make sense to do a one off for T-mo, iPhone will never see 3G speeds on T-mobile.
    08-06-2008 04:40 PM
  5. Reaktor5's Avatar
    T-Mobile is just playing catch up honestly... Also I would not be shocked to see Apple stick with At&t after 2010 again.
    Which sucks. I'd love to see Apple open it up.
    08-06-2008 04:59 PM
  6. Jeremy's Avatar
    Which sucks. I'd love to see Apple open it up.
    Nah, not me. I like right where it is. I have great service with at&t. I would never even go back to Sprint or would never use Verizon. And tmobile has terrible service here. Especially where I live... my girlfriend gets no service when she is over.
    08-06-2008 05:02 PM
  7. E Pow's Avatar
    Even if T-Mobile did get the iphone I wouldn't switch. I left TMobile to come over to At&t to get the iphone. I hated Tmobiles coverage. Their customer service was GREAT, but thats' it. It's a shame when you cant get service in your own house. If it wasn't for the WiFi blackberry curve that I used on my home WiFi signal I would have never been able to talk on my phone.
    08-06-2008 05:53 PM
  8. cardfan's Avatar
    It's a wonder how Tmobile stays in business.
    08-06-2008 08:04 PM
  9. mullrat's Avatar
    I have T-Mobile. Service I have in my area is great. BTW T-mobile is way bigger than AT&T world wide. Also their prices are more reasonable, and they have my faves. I only pay about $60/month for my 8320. BIS service is $20 a month compared to $30 a month with AT&T. Both providers have good service though. Even Verizon has good service. Sprint on the other hand...
    08-06-2008 10:14 PM
  10. Mamba's Avatar
    And what about 3g covarage?
    03-18-2011 06:17 PM
  11. cardfan's Avatar
    Looks like Tmobile is part of AT&T now. Guess they get the iphone now :P This leaves Sprint the only major carrier without..
    03-20-2011 02:42 PM
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