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BlackBerry Priv confirmed to be launching at T-Mobile on January 26

Way back in August 2015, we first heard that the BlackBerry Priv would launch at T-Mobile. And five months later, that bit of information has finally been confirmed. BlackBerry and T-Mobile announced today that the Priv will launch at T-Mobile on January 26. Pricing hasn’t been disclosed, but BlackBerry sells unlocked Priv units for $699, and so T-Mobile’s asking price probably won’t be too far off. The good news is … [read full article]

Binge On criticisms continue with EFF report that says T-Mobile’s service is ‘just throttling’

Binge On has been the target of a lot of criticism lately, most notably from YouTube, which said that T-Mobile was “throttling all video services” on its network. Now another big report has come out that condemns T-Mo’s big Un-carrier move. The Electronic Frontier Foundation today published a new report on Binge on that says that, … [read full article]

T-Mobile says YouTube’s portrayal of Binge On as throttling is ‘misleading’

Last week when YouTube criticized T-Mobile for “throttling” its video with Binge On, T-Mobile responded by saying that customers love Binge On and that the service is in line with FCC regulations. Now T-Mo is further defending Binge On with another statement on the matter. T-Mobile told DSLReports that it’s “misleading” to refer to what Binge … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s holiday 2015 video shows John Legere leading a Magenta chorus, also kicks off 10 days of giveaways

T-Mobile has now dispensed gifts for its customers as well as those on Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon, but it’s got one holiday surprise for us. John Legere has posted a video that shows the CEO conducting a chorus of Magenta singers that take shots at the three other major US carriers. Sprint gets accused of of “copying all the way,” Verizon is called out for smelling and having a video service that “laid an egg,” and AT&T … [read full article]

T-Mobile beats out other major US carriers in Consumer Reports nationwide survey

After winning a J.D. Power customer care award and an Ookla award for “Fastest Mobile Network,” T-Mobile today beat out its competitors again. T-Mobile has been named the best US wireless carrier by a Consumer Reports nationwide survey. The survey asked customers about the carriers’ value, voice quality, texting, data speeds, web issues, and customer support. T-Mo beat out the other three major … [read full article]

T-Mobile Un-carrier Unwrapped will bring 4 weeks of gifts, starting with unlimited LTE data for Simple Choice customers

After amping up several of its previous Un-carrier moves, T-Mobile is now focusing its attention on amping up the holidays. Un-carrier Unwrapped is a new program from T-Mobile that’ll bring “one special gift” per week for a full month. The first gift is for existing Simple Choice customers, who are getting unlimited high-speed smartphone data for the next 3 months. The offer is good for all customers — including business … [read full article]

Binge On will let T-Mobile customers stream video without using their high-speed data allotment

UPDATE: One note about Binge On and Data Stash is that if you want to use Binge On, a 20GB limit will be imposed on your Data Stash. If having an unlimited Data Stash is more important than Binge On’s free video streaming, you can opt out of the 20GB Data Stash limit here. Thanks to Chuck E Cheese and @madhatman for the heads-up!   Un-carrier X is official, … [read full article]

T-Mobile amps up Simple Choice with double data, Family Match

UPDATE: I’ve added a graphic below that should help to clear up these new Simple Choice Amped plans. They’ll be available starting November 15. UPDATE 2: I’ve confirmed with T-Mobile that unlimited customers that switch to the the unlimited plan on November 15 will get the 14GB of hotspot usage. T-Mo says: “Customers currently on the Unlimited Simple Choice plan will have to choose to switch over to the new plan. Those who enroll for … [read full article]