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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]

Unlocked BlackBerry Priv is fully compatible with T-Mobile, including band 12 LTE and Wi-Fi calling

T-Mobile hasn’t announced any official plans to sell the BlackBerry Priv, but if you’re thinking about picking one up, you’ll be glad to hear that it’ll play nicely with T-Mo’s network. Mike Sievert has confirmed (twice) that the unlocked BlackBerry Priv will be fully compatible with T-Mobile, including band 12 LTE — aka Extended Range … [read full article]

T-Mobile amping up Un-carrier 7.0 with new 4G LTE CellSpot

Thinking that there won’t be any big T-Mobile news until Un-carrier X next week? Think again. T-Mobile today surprised us all with another Un-carrier Amped move. This time, T-Mo is amping up Un-carrier 7.0, which included the launch of the the Personal CellSpot. Well now Magenta is launching the new T-Mobile 4G LTE CellSpot, a new deice that supports T-Mobile 3G LTE as well as VoLTE, HD voice, video calling, … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds 2.3 million new customers in Q3 2015

The numbers for T-Mobile’s third quarter 2015 performance are in! T-Mo reports that it added 2.3 million customers in Q3 2015, making it the 10th straight quarter in which more than 1 million people joined the Magenta Army. Of that 2.3 million, 1.085 million were branded postpaid customers, which makes Q3 2015 the 5th straight quarter that T-Mobile added more than 1 million postpaid customers. Q3 2015 also brought with it 595,000 branded prepaid customers. … [read full article]

T-Mobile names 17 devices with Android 6.0 updates in the works

Wondering if your phone will get an Android 6.0 update? If so, T-Mobile’s Software Updates page currently lists 17 devices that’ll get a taste of Marshmallow. Here are the all of the T-Mobile products that currently have an Android 6.0 update in development: HTC One M8 HTC One M9 LG G3 LG G4 LG G Stylo Nexus 5 Nexus 6 Nexus 7 Nexus 9 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Samsung Galaxy … [read full article]