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Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime arrives at T-Mobile and MetroPCS

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ may be one of T-Mobile’s biggest smartphone releases in recent memory, but it’s not the only Samsung handset that’s hit T-Mo’s shelves lately. The Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime recently arrived at T-Mobile. The Galaxy J3 Prime is available to postpaid customers for $6.00 down and $6.00 per month for 24 months, which works out to a full price of $150.00. Samsung’s Galaxy J3 Prime is also available on prepaid[read full article]

T-Mobile reveals two more Super Bowl LI ads, including one with Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg

T-Mobile is going all out for Super Bowl LI. After revealing a Super Bowl ad with Justin Bieber, Rob Gronkowski, and Terrell Owens a few days ago, T-Mobile today took the wraps off of two more ads that’ll air during the big game. The first, titled “#BagofUnlimited”, stars Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg and show Stewart trying to finish Snoop Dogg’s sentence when he says that the T-Mobile One unlimited data plan is “all … [read full article]

MetroPCS kicks off free phone offer and bonus data for $50 plan

After launching the new all-in T-Mobile One plan and KickBack, T-Mo today revealed some offers for MetroPCS customers. First up, MetroPCS is now offering free phones to new and existing customers. New customers to Metro or existing customers that want to upgrade their phone or add a new line to their plan can get one of these phones for free: Samsung Galaxy On5 Samsung Galaxy Core Prime LG Aristo LG K7 LG 450 ZTE … [read full article]

LG Aristo official, coming to MetroPCS and T-Mobile with Android 7.0 in tow

T-Mobile and @askdes today announced a new Android 7.0 smartphone that’s coming soon to its shelves as well as MetroPCS’s. The LG Aristo is now official. It runs Nougat on a 5-inch 1280×720 display with a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and a fingerprint reader. Also included is 4G LTE connectivity and support for both VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling. On the inside of the Aristo lives a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor, 1.5GB of RAM, … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO talks President-elect Trump, reversal of net neutrality

Today T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter spoke at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference in New York City, and he touched a bit on President-elect Donald Trump and what his election could mean for the mobile industry. Carter expects that a Trump presidency will foster an environment that’ll be more positive for wireless. “It’s hard to imagine, with the way the election turned out, that we’re not going to have an environment, from several aspects, … [read full article]

MetroPCS promotional plan offers 8GB of LTE data for $50 per month

MetroPCS is now running a promotion that bumps up one of its data buckets in a big way. MetroPCS typically offers a $50 plan that includes 5GB of 4G LTE data along with unlimited talk and text. Thanks to Metro’s new promo, though, that bucket is being bumped up to 8GB of LTE data each month for $50. If you’d like to add more lines, you can get up to four more lines of … [read full article]

T-Mobile strikes $48 million settlement with FCC over unlimited data plan deprioritization

T-Mobile today entered into an agreement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding regarding disclosures about its unlimited data plan and deprioritization. In March 2015, the FCC began investigating T-Mobile over how it explained its policy of deprioritizing heavy unlimited data users. The FCC says that it received hundreds of complaints from T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers that were unhappy about the deprioritization and felt that T-Mobile wasn’t providing the unlimited data service that was being advertised. According … [read full article]

iPhone 7 launching at MetroPCS, but initial availability is limited

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are coming to MetroPCS. T-Mobile has confirmed to me that Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are launching at MetroPCS. However, availability is limited at first, with “select” stores in San Francisco getting the iPhone 7 Plus today. Nationwide availability of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is “coming soon.” Both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are listed on MetroPCS’s website, though you can’t actually buy the … [read full article]

T-Mobile will give you a free 32GB iPhone 7 when you trade in an iPhone 6 or newer model

UPDATE: There was an error in T-Mo’s original announcement of this promo, and so I’ve updated the post with the correct info.   Hours after Apple announced its new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, T-Mobile has come forward with its launch offer for the new smartphones. Starting Friday, Sept. 9, at 12:01 am PT, T-Mobile is offering the 32GB iPhone 7 for free when new or existing customers trade in any model of iPhone … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce 4 launching today at MetroPCS, will hit T-Mobile this fall

UPDATE: The Alcatel Fierce 4’s price on the MetroPCS website is now listed at $69 after rebate.   After announcing the TRU for MetroPCS earlier this month, Alcatel today revealed another new device that’s headed to Metro. The Alcatel Fierce 4 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display. It’s got an 8-megapixel camera on its rear, and on its face there’s a 5-megapixel camera with an 84-degree wide angle lens to help … [read full article]