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T-Mobile, the nation's fourth largest wireless carrier, closed out its best quarter ever of branded postpaid net additions, which totaled 1.4 million. Branded prepaid net additions more than doubled quarter-over-quarter to 1.2 billion, with T-Mobile adding a combined 2.3 million customers during Q3. In the past six months, T-Mobile has added 10 million total customers as it races to catch up with and surpass Sprint for the No. 3 sport. "Despite our competitors’ best efforts, the Un-carrier revolution made huge advances in the third quarter with record net new customers," said John Legere, President and CEO of T-Mobile. "More proof of the resurgent strength of our brand and the massive momentum... Read more...
At Blizzcon this weekend, Blizzard Entertainment dropped a bombshell—commit to signing up for a year of World of Warcraft, and you can have the upcoming, hotly-awaited Diablo III for free. For WoW subscribers, it's a great deal—Blizzard is giving the game to people in exchange for a promise to do what they were going to do anyway. The true genius of the offer is that it's also attractive to Diablo fans. Buy Diablo III for $59.99, and receive a year of World of Warcraft for just $9.99 a month. It's a great offer either way—but it's also a sign that Blizzard is becoming concerned about the long-term staying power World of Warcraft. During Activision's Q2 conference call in early... Read more...
With the release of its first ever expansion pack, Blizzard's World of Warcraft has hit the 8 million subscriber mark. The popular MMO boasts over 2 million users in North America, 1.5 million in Europe, and China 3.5 million in China. With the Burning Crusade expansion hitting Jan 16th, don't be surprised to see a "9 Million Users" headline sometime soon. "We're ecstatic that the World of Warcraft community has continued to grow steadily since we launched the game," said Mike Morhaime, president and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment(R). "This milestone wouldn't have been possible for us to achieve without the incredible... Read more...