Deutsche Telekom

Report: Deutsche Telekom to lure customers with 6 months of Apple Music for free

German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom is reportedly planning to lure prospective customers into the fold by enticing them with six free months of Apple Music, about a $60 value.

German-language blog iPhone-ticker.de reported Wednesday that Deutsche Telekom is set to announce the offer at IFA in Berlin, Europe’s largest consumer electronics show that runs September 2-7.

Deutsche Telekom opens online reservations for upcoming iPhones ahead of September’s unveiling

German wireless carrier and one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, Deutsche Telekom, has opened an online reservations system for customers looking to buy unreleased next-generation iPhones, likely to be marketed under the ‘iPhone 6s’ and ‘iPhone 6s Plus’ monikers.

German blog Apfelpage.de, which first reported on the news Thursday morning, said customers can register their interest with the carrier promising to expedite delivery as soon as the new iPhones become available, on a first come first served basis.

T-Mobile can’t afford to keep going, parent company says

While T-Mobile and its UnCarrier strategy are great for customers like you and me, apparently it’s not the best for business.

Tim Hoetthes, CEO of T-Mobile US’ parent company Deutsche Telekom, said in an interview with Recode the company’s current path is unsustainable and something needs to change. 

German carrier leaks likely iPhone 6 release date: September 19

German wireless carrier Deutsche Telekom has apparently instructed its call center representatives to nudge wavering customers toward staying with them.

Support staff was reportedly told to drop hints that customers’ loyalty could be well rewarded as the company gets to carry the anticipated iPhone 6 in mid-September – more specifically, on September 19.

That’s the gist of a new report by Apfelpage.de. The date is likely more than an educated guesstimate.

Remember, Deutsche Telekom is one of the largest carriers in the world and they own T-Mobile. That being said, we’re filing this away into our mental drawer under the ‘Very Likely’ category…

Deutsche Telekom hints iPhone 5S could support LTE Advanced

There has been little, if any, confirmation regarding the next iPhone’s improvements in the cellular radio technology department, which hasn’t stopped pundits from speculating whether or not the iPhone 5S features support for the ultra-fast LTE Advanced standard, also known as LTE-A or simply LTE+.

Samsung notably promised to offer an updated version of the Galaxy S4 with LTE+ soon and now a cryptic comment by Deutsche Telekom suggests the iPhone 5S could in fact work with the latest cellular networking technology that offers at least twice the download speeds of the current-generation LTE standard…