Posts by Cam Bunton

RootMetrics: T-Mobile and Verizon joint top performers in Denver

With RootMetrics network reports these days it seems each tells the same tale, regardless of location: T-Mobile is the fastest, Verizon is the most reliable. And that’s certainly true of the most recent report published by the independent network testing company. After performing over 25,000 call, data and texting tests in Denver, RootMetrics found that T-Mobile was – on average – the fastest of all four major carriers with average download speeds of … [read full article]

$100 off T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 and Note 3 from November 21

T-Mobile is set to kick off its holiday sales season in style later this week. From Friday, November 21st, the company is going to be offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with $100 discount. What’s more, the carrier is “keeping it simple”, it’s not a “pay full price, get rebate later” kind of deal. It’s a straight $100 discount which should show up automatically on retail systems whenever a … [read full article]

T-Mobile to acquire more 700MHz, AWS and PCS spectrum in North Dakota

T-Mobile is doing all it can to acquire more spectrum to expand its LTE network in order to compete with Verizon and AT&T on a coverage scale. In the most recent application, T-Mobile is seeking to acquire a mix of spectrum from BEK Communications Cooperative in North Dakota. In various counties across the state, T-Mo is looking to get its hands on 700MHz, 1700/2100 (AWS) and 1900 MHz (PCS) spectrum to bolster its … [read full article]

First 700MHz sites live in Long Island, as deal with Frontier for more spectrum is approved

Rumor has it, that the first 700MHz spectrum sites are already going live. Although a lot of what we hear is hearsay, we have strong reason to believe that one site has been switched on in Riverhead, New York (Long Island). Milan03 on Reddit submitted a post on the popular forum last week, and we’ve been in discussion with him for the past few days. When the post went live, … [read full article]

T-Mobile making minor adjustments to its credit requirements for EIP

If you’ve listened in on any of T-Mobile’s earnings calls this year, a recurring theme is the quality of customers the carrier is attracting. At least it is during the Q&A section. For Wall Street to be confident in TMUS stock, it needs to be confident that the millions of customers signing up to join #TeamMagenta are generating income for the company. But it’s not just about Wall Street. T-Mobile doesn’t want to … [read full article]

Moto 360 and LG G Watch R landing on T-Mobile store shelves next week

Both Motorola and LG confirmed today that their circular Android Wear-powered smartwatches would be available to buy through T-Mobile from November 19th. Just a short while ago Motorola announced through their official @Motorola Twitter account that we can expect it to be available on EIP, from $0 down: : .@TMobile #Moto360 with black leather band & silver case avail for $0 down: http://t.co/BBidcb3w0o (in stores Nov 19) [read full article]

Android 4.4.4 update arrives for T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 model)

  A couple of readers got in touch this morning, and last night, to inform us that they started seeing over-the-air updates arrive for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition. This new update weighs in at around 320MB, and includes an update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Checking the T-Mobile Support pages reveals that the update rollout started on November 12. “Beginning November 12, Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition … [read full article]