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Costco offering $250 gift card with purchase of T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, S6 edge, or S6 edge+

If you’re thinking about treating yourself to a new smartphone this holiday season, you may want to check out Costco’s new promotion. Costco today kicked off a promo that’ll give you a $250 Costco Cash Card when you buy a Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, or Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+. There seems to be some confusion about whether this offer only … [read full article]

Following announcement of half-off promo, Sprint flies banner above T-Mobile HQ

Remember last month when T-Mobile took to the skies above the headquarters of the other major US carriers to urge them to abolish overages? Well Sprint just pulled a similar stunt. Sprint today used an airplane to fly a banner over T-Mobile’s headquarters in Bellevue, Wash., and presumably it was promoting its new half-off promotion. I say presumably because … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus 6 Android 6.0 update approved, expected to start arriving ‘soon’

Back in early October, T-Mobile said that it had planned to begin updating its Nexus 6 to Android 6.0 within a week. Fast-forward about a month and a half and the update is finally set to arrive. Des Smith just announced that the Android 6.0 update for T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 has been approved and that it ought to start hitting devices soon. The update is build MRA58X. Great … [read full article]

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler weighs in on T-Mobile Binge On and net neutrality

Right after Binge On was announced, there were concerns that it might be a violation of net neutrality. Some folks say that it could change how people use video streaming services and reduce a provider’s user base or cause them to miss out on gaining users simply because they’re not included with Binge On. Now FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has weighed in on the matter. During [read full article]

Oxy smartwatch maker changes logo following complaint from T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom

Last year, AT&T was ordered to stop infringing on T-Mobile’s trademark magenta color with the logo of its AIO Wireless prepaid brand. Now another company has found itself in some legal crosshairs over the magenta color. Oxy, a UK-based company that is currently selling a smartwatch on Indiegogo, has revealed that it recently received a “notice of … [read full article]

T-Mobile lights up Detroit and other Michigan cities with Extended Range LTE

Yesterday I mentioned that we’d probably see a few more official Extended Range LTE expansions before 2015 is up, and this morning that’s exactly what we’re getting. T-Mobile has officially launched its Extended Range LTE (aka band 12 LTE) coverage in the Detroit, Mich., metro area. The service is also available in other parts of the state of Michigan. The full … [read full article]

More band 12 LTE sightings pop up in Maryland, California, and other states

Earlier today, T-Mobile officially confirmed that its Extended Range LTE (aka band 12) coverage is now live in Philadelphia and a bunch of other Pennsylvania cities. And while T-Mo has announced quite a few official Extended Range LTE launches in recent months, we know that Magenta is testing and prepping that coverage in other cities across the US without making any official announcements. Here are some of the recent … [read full article]

Philadelphia is the latest city to get T-Mobile Extended Range LTE coverage

The City of Brotherly Love is getting some T-Mobile love today in the form of Extended Range LTE coverage. T-Mo says that its Extended Range LTE is now live in Philadelphia as well as several other cities in Pennsylvania. They include: Avondale, New London, Kenneth Square, Copesville, Chelsea, Bridgewater, West Chester, Chester, Boothwyn, Brookhaven, Lima, Aldan, Springfield, Drexel Hill, Millbourbe, Bryn Mawr, King of Prussia, Willow Grove, Rockledge, Hatboro, Village Shires, Newtown, Langhorne, Levittown, Yardley, … [read full article]