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HTC One M9 to support band 12 and band 2 LTE?

Last year, when HTC launched its flagship phone, it did so without including support for one of T-Mobile’s newest LTE bands: 1900MHz band 2. Although, at the time it wasn’t very widespread, by the time 2014 came to a close, T-Mobile’s band 2 network was growing, a lot. In fact, most of the new LTE sites that went live in previous 2G/3G/HSPA-only networks were 1900MHz. The biggest of those – of course – … [read full article]

Microsoft Lumia 640 coming to T-Mobile and MetroPCS later this spring

Early this morning, here in sunny Barcelona, Microsoft took the wraps off its latest mid-range smartphones: The Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. And at least one of those is making its way to T-Mobile and MetroPCS shelves later this spring. The carrier announced this morning that it will be selling the Lumia 640, making it a direct follow-up to the 635 which was released last … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S6 hands on and first impressions

In the smartphone market, for me, Samsung always stood out as having phones that had all the features you could possibly need. Although they’ve never incorporated them in a way I particularly admired, they offered something to those who cared little about premium design and materials, and cared more about features and flexibility. With the Galaxy S6, the Korean tech giant has gone against its own grain and released a metal and glass … [read full article]

HTC One M9 makes an appearance on video alongside M7 and M8

Tomorrow at MWC in Barcelona, HTC is going to be taking the wraps off its next One smartphone. The One M9 is widely expected to be a refinement of previous generations, with boosted specs and slightly different design. And it’s made one last appearance on video before it’s no longer a rumor. Uploaded by YouTuber, Samia Lou, the video shows off what he claims is the HTC One M9, alongside … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LTE coverage map will look like this by the end of 2015

Currently, T-Mobile’s LTE service covers around 265 million people, which is pretty impressive given their position just two years ago. But, by the end of 2015, the company says its target is to reach 300 million. Bringing it closer to the likes of AT&T and Verizon. Over on the HowardForums, a growing thread shows off a number of slides displaying what that coverage growth is going to look like. The maps were originally part … [read full article]

T-Mobile gives CEO John Legere a raise and extends his term of employment

There’s no question that T-Mobile had itself a pretty successful 2014, adding a total of 8.3 million new subscribers, expanding its MetroPCS prepaid brand, and rolling out LTE, Wideband LTE, and 700MHz spectrum. As a result of T-Mo’s big 2014, the carrier has given CEO John Legere a raise. A Securities and Exchange Commission filing reveals that T-Mobile has amended John … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Un-carrier movement is about to make a big push for small businesses

Last year, during one of T-Mobile’s earnings calls – I believe Q3 – the company’s executives made a passing comment about the business sector. If I remember correctly, the insinuation was that Verizon and AT&T were really big players in the world of business and enterprise. It’s something the two rely on. In fact, their success in the enterprise market is something of a comfy cushion for them, but T-Mobile was coming for … [read full article]

T-Mobile working with Nokia to begin 5GHz unlicensed LTE small cell deployment by 2016

Although Nokia’s name as a handset manufacturer has virtually died off, it still has a strong brand in the world of network management and infrastructure. Nokia Corporation and T-Mobile have worked together on network build-outs in the past, and look set to continue their relationship as unlicensed 5GHz spectrum is rolled out. According to a blog published by Zacks Equity … [read full article]

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