Deutsche Telekom

Sunday’s major internet outage in Germany was probably a botched hack attack

Nearly a million internet users in Germany were knocked offline for much of Sunday and Monday following what's believed to have been a failed effort to hijack customer routers for the Mirai botnet.
Cool Tech

T-Mobile’s parent company is developing an anti-drone defense system

T-Mobile's parent company, Deutsche Telekom, is reportedly developing a system capable of detecting errant drones. It was demonstrated successfully in July, and is expected to be deployed later this year.

T-Mobile’s parent company goes after smartwatch manufacturer Oxy over logo color

Deutsche Telekom, parent company of T-Mobile, sent a "notice of threatened opposition" to startup smartwatch manufacturer Oxy. The telecommunications giant states that the familiar magenta color scheme used in its T-Mobile logo is…

T-Mobile’s owner thinks it needs a merger to keep Uncarrier policies, Legere says hell no

T-Mobile's parent company, Deutsche Telekom, revealed that T-Mobile's Uncarrier initiative is unsustainable in the long term, given how much money it has to pump into Magenta each year.

Mozilla flaunts Firefox OS with a host of European partners at MWC

You may be wondering why we need another mobile OS, but Firefox is looking to build one like none other: An operating system that is as free and open as possible.
Android Army

T-Mobile isn’t paying for your phone anymore, and that’s a good thing

T-Mobile has an ambitious plan to end smartphone subsidies. Could you actually come out ahead by paying up-front for your phone?

Sprint may start bidding war with T-Mobile for MetroPCS

It may have appeared like the T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger was imminent, but Sprint has started to prepare a counteroffer to outbid Deutsche Telekom for MetroPCS.
Android Army

What the T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger means for you

T-Mobile and MetroPCS are merging to expand spectrum holdings and network coverage. What do current (and future!) customers get out of it?

MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA to merge (Update: MetroPCS approves merger)

The old saying goes, "If you can't beat them, join them," but Deutsche Telekom may be going another way. It's looking to join T-Mobile with MetroPCS to compete with Verizon and AT&T.

T-Mobile announces 900 additional job losses with more layoffs and outsourcing to come

T-Mobile has introduced a company restructuring plan that would eliminate at least 900 jobs from its United States locations.

Deutsche Telekom looking for ways to keep T-Mobile going

In the wake of AT&T's failed merger, Deutsche Telekom is looking for ways to keep T-Mobile operating, including issuing new debt and maybe selling off cell towers...and leasing them back.

T-Mobile gets 7-year 3G roaming deal, spectrum licenses from AT&T

In addition to the $4 billion it must pay, AT&T will also have to give T-Mobile licenses for wireless spectrum in 128 US markets, and sign a seven-year roaming partnership.