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What Is T-Mobile's Project Dark aka Project Black?

Rédigé par Casey Chan le Lundi 12 Octobre 2009


It's no secret that T-Mobile is trailing behind its competitors as the 4th biggest nationwide carrier here in the States. In fact, it seems that no matter what they do (being Android's #1 supporter for one), they can never seem to gain enough traction on the other carriers. So it comes to no surprise that T-Mobile is prepping a game changing feature that'll allow them to skip out of 4th and completely re-ignite the wireless market. The question is, what will that game changer be?

T-Mobile's Project Dark (or Project Black) is purported to be the ace in the hole for T-Mobile. There are rumors abound suggesting that it most definitely is game changing, but no one really knows what it's going to be. Some are even speculating the spectacular--that the iPhone is on its way to T-Mobile (not going to happen). But we think even the iPhone isn't big enough for this announcement --T-Mobile will need something truly shocking.

More reasonable suggestions of what Project Dark is, is that T-Mobile is prepping successive launches for their most anticipated handsets (Motorola CLIQ, Samsung Behold II, Blackberry 9700) along with a hyper-launch of T-Mobile's 21Mbps HSPA+ super-3G network. Having top-end handsets with the absolute fastest 3G network in the US is certainly noteworthy. But the best and what we think most game changing feature would be is the report that T-Mobile is planning to launch a $50 all-you-can-eat rate plan that'll give users unlimited SMS, MMS, and data along with your usual slew of minutes. Can you imagine every other carrier scrambling to respond to that? The whole industry would be shaken up (and we reap the benefits!).

As far as we know, T-Mobile is planning to launch Project Dark by the end of this month (October 25th being the date everyone is pointing to). Is it possible to fulfill impossible hype?

What do you want Project Dark to be?

 [via bgr, tmonews]

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Tags : android, google

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