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YouMail back after Google pulls it at T-Mobile's request

12/09, 4:30pm

Software glitch clogs T-Mobile's data network

YouMail and T-Mobile have apparently resolved their differences, and the visual voicemail app is once again available from Android Market (free, Android Market). It had been pulled by Google yesterday at the carrier's request. Both YouMail and T-Mobile are blaming each other for letting a seemingly simple situation escalate out of control.

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T-Mobile accused of unfair Android app block while iOS fine

12/08, 4:35pm

T-Mobile stops YouMail on Android but leaves iOS

Visual voicemail developer YouMail accused T-Mobile of trying to censor a competitor by blocking its app. The carrier relayed through Google that it believed the app could be "harmful to devices, networks or users" and was triggering an "adverse network disruption." T-Mobile didn't contact YouMail itself, which led CEO Alex Quilici to suspect that the provider simply wanted to shut down a voicemail alternative.

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