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Servicemember Can’t Escape Phone Bills After Deployment
Dear ABC News Fixer: I'm an active duty servicemember who was stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army from November 2010 to June 2012. While there, my wife and I had cell phones through the German parent of T-Mobile, Deutsche Telekom . After my deployment to Afghanistan , my unit’s orders were cut
Dear ABC News: Military Wife Vs. Telecom Giant
Dear ABC News Fixer: I am an Army wife and my family was stationed in Baumholder, Germany, from September 2010 through June 2012. The unit my husband was in, the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, shut down and the majority of soldiers had to move to another duty station that spring and summer.
An Amazon Problem: The Book Is Dead, Long Live the Book
Publishing houses are Germany's intellectual backbone. For many years, they created a culture of literary abundance and generated healthy profits. But in the age of Amazon, e-books and self-publishing, they could be facing demise. It's quite a drama, practically tailor-made for a TV miniseries with
T-Mobile Finally Getting Apple iPhone in 2013
Are you a T-Mobile customer? Been waiting to get an iPhone? Five years after the iPhone originally launched in 2007, T-Mobile will finally start carrying it. It might not be as buzz worthy as when Verizon finally got the iPhone back in 2011, but it's going to be a pretty big deal for T-Mobile
Now's a Good Time to Network
Morning Business Memo: As the end of the year approaches, many people think about their prospects for the future, and possibly switching jobs. With office parties and Christmas gatherings for friends and families, job experts say this is a good time to network. “I can’t...
What the T-Mobile/MetroPCS Merger Means for Cost-Conscious Consumers
On Wednesday, Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile USA, struck an agreement with MetroPCS, which provides no-contract cell phones and low-rate, prepaid plans with unlimited talk, text and Web options for a mere $40 a month. While the new company will keep the T-Mobile moniker, ...
T-Mobile US and MetroPCS To Merge
There's about to be one less carrier in the US. T-Mobile US , which is owned by Deutsche Telekom in Germany, has announced that it will acquire MetroPCS, the fifth-largest mobile carrier in the U.S. The companies will be combined under the T-Mobile name. According to the company, the deal will
Hopes are High for 'Workplace Facebook'
With more than a million downloads of its first app and a big investment from Skype's co-founder, 6Wunderkinder is already a significant player in the Berlin start-up scene. It now wants to establish itself as a major European company with the soon-to-be-released Wunderkit, a "Facebook for the
Consumers Benefit as AT&T Ends Bid for T-Mobile
AT&T’s decision to drop its $39 billion planned purchase of smaller rival T-Mobile USA is being cheered by consumer groups and government officials, who say more — not less — competition in the cell phone business is needed. “[This] is good news for consumers,” Parul Desai,...