T-Mobile to Let Customers Test Drive Network for Free
T-Mobile today announced a new program called Test Drive that will allow potential customers to use its network for seven days at no cost. Customers will be able to sign up beginning June 23, and will receive an Apple iPhone 5s in the mail with unlimited T-Mobile service for a period of seven days. At the end of the seven-day period, the Test Drive customers can return the iPhone to any T-Mobile store with no commitment to sign up for service. T-Mobile said it expects about one million customers to test its network via Test Drive in the first year it is offered. It is offering the program in a bid to convince more consumers to switch from their carrier to T-Mobile.
T-Mobile Talks Up Coverage Improvements, iPhone Deals
T-Mobile said it has doubled the number of square miles covered by its LTE network over the last year, according to a blog post written by CEO John Legere. T-Mobile is on track to blanket another 600,000 square miles of area with LTE by the end of the year.
T-Mobile's SyncUP Drive Creates In-Car Hotspot
T-Mobile today introduced the SyncUP Drive, a plug-in device for cars that provides connectivity as well as safety and analytics tools. The SyncUP Drive plugs into most cars' OBD-II port and can be used to generate an in-car, rolling hotspot for keeping WiFi devices connected through T-Mobile's LTE network.
Sprint Rolls Out 30-Day Risk-Free Test Drive
Sprint today said it will allow customers to test its network and service for 30 days with a satisfaction guarantee. Customers who aren't satisfied with their service can seek a full refund of all device and service fees up to 30 days after the point of inception.
T-Mobile Adds Free Roadside Assistance to SyncUp Drive
T-Mobile today improved the appeal of its SyncUp Drive product by adding access to Allstate Motor Club. T-Mobile is updating the mobile app that accompanies its in-car diagnostics and mobile hotspot tool to include free roadside assistance.
My analysis is that around city limits, Tmobile performed on par with the likes of Sprint, VZW and AT&T. Once outside the city, the landscape took on a different form. I was barely 13 miles outside the city and couldn't get a signal. Unlike my Sprint phone or work issued Verizon phone. I was really routing for Tmobile. My test drive proved that the coverage was not up to what I needed. I do contend that of not leaving city limits, T-Mobile is a formadible choice. This only validates my opinion that people need to shop better for what they need. Not for what they don't need.I speak of coverage. If you dont...
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They expect one million takers..let's see..that's a $700 million loan for 10 days or so at no interest..not bad for Apple and Tmobile. Not sure if Apple they can sell the returned phones as new though.