Value plans, smartphones lift T-Mobile customer count

T-Mobile USA reported a net gain of 126,000 subscribers in the most recent quarter, marginally increasing its total subscriber base to 33.7 million customers, while data revenue per customer grew as well. Without an iPhone, the carrier is focused on value plans and fast mobile broadband.

T-Mobile intros first 42 Mbps smartphones and hotspot

T-Mobile announced its first two smartphones capable of fully utilizing the operator’s 42 Mbps mobile broadband network. The carrier’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S II and the HTC Amaze 4G were introduced along with a new 42 Mbps MiFi, the T-Mobile Sonic 4G Mobile Hotspot.

T-Mobile Ready to Rival Verizon’s LTE Network

The fourth largest U.S. carrier is ready to offer the fastest mobile broadband speeds yet: T-Mobile today announced its 42 Mbps network is available in 55 markets. How will this fast capability work with data plans that are throttled down after a set amount of data?