Tag Archives: t-mobile uk
Rating: Can you please switch on BIS/BBM please?
Considering GoMo News has encountered this problem so frequently, we decided to share our woes with you. It happens when existing prepaid or contract users decide to switch over to a BlackBerry handset from another make/model. The main purpose of migrating to a RIM BlackBerry is to take advantage of the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service. As a consumer, you’ll want to make the connexion via the BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) rather than the BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES). Just try phoning your network operator’s technical support call centre and explaining that is what you want to do. We reckon the agents are working from the same support knowledge base as the one available to the general public. And there’s no obvious answer buried in the solutions. Continue reading
One of the most interesting things about the Nexus One was that you could buy it unlocked straight from Google – no need for an operator. That made it incredibly expensive, so a lot of people went with option 2, which was to buy it subsidized from T-Mobile. But that was just in the States. Now T-Mobile UK has announced that it too will be selling the Nexus One. Continue reading
For a company that’s “officially” not on sale, there are a lot of people interested in buying T-Mobile UK. Despite Deutsche Telekoms protestations that it had no intention of selling, Vodafone was reported to considering a purchase. And now it’s rumoured that Spanish giant Telefonica is considering a bid. Continue reading
Deutsche Telekom is claiming that it is currently not in talks with anyone about selling it’s UK operation, T-Mobile. We reported at the start of May on how pressure from shareholders was forcing the German telecoms giant to consider selling its under-performing UK subsidiary.
An unnamed source within the company says that rather than selling T-Mobile, [...]
Thanks to a recent “profit warning” from T-Mobile UK, parent company Deutsche Telekom is being pressured to decide whether or not to sell the underperforming unit. The pressure is coming from Deutsche Telekom’s two main shareholders – one of which is the German government, the other a private quity group called Blackstone.
The idea of selling [...]