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T-Mobile LTE network now the fastest in Kansas City, MO and Columbus, OH

T-Mobile announced in two separate press releases this morning that its LTE network is now the fastest for mobile data in Kansas City (MO) and Columbus (OH). In Kansas City, the average download speed 19.3Mbps, which is faster than Verizon and 1.5 times faster than AT&T and Sprint. Jennifer Silveria, T-Mobile’s Central Area VP of Engineering encourages “every single Kansas City resident to experience what it’s like to surf, stream, Facebook or FaceTime … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE network gets wideband boost in Boston

With six weeks left to hit its target of 25 metro areas covered, T-Mobile has launched wideband LTE in its latest location: Boston. The company announced this morning that its fatter data pipes are officially open for business in Massachusetts’ biggest city. And, according to real-life speed tests done by real customers, T-Mobile has the fastest network there too, with average download speeds of 24.1Mbps. In addition to Boston, customers in surrounding areas … [read full article]

HTC One M8 for Windows is available, on sale for realsies this time

At some point between November 9th and today, T-Mobile decided to quietly release the HTC One M8 for Windows. Again. But this time, for real. I hope. Just 10 days ago, the device quietly landed on the T-Mobile online store, and looked like it was available for sale. But, someone – it seems – pushed the button too soon. We were told soon afterwards that it wasn’t actually available to buy. Fast … [read full article]

New Stateside International Talk plan announced, $5/month for your entire account

T-Mobile is continuing in its generous pre-Black Friday spirit and from today you can sign up to a new Stateside International Talk plan. For $5 per month – for the entire account – Simple Choice customers can call from the U.S. to international landlines in more than 70 countries. To make that clear, that’s $5 per month, per account – Not per … [read full article]

T-Mobile wants to give you a free tablet, from November 21st

T-Mobile announced just a short while ago that it’s kicking off a special offer in the run up to Black Friday, and plans to give customers the chance to grab a free tablet. Existing customers get Early Access and can get the free Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 from November 21st. Other customers can grab one from November 22nd. It’s a good job they did just announce it, because we were seconds away from leaking … [read full article]

RootMetrics: T-Mobile and Verizon joint top performers in Denver

With RootMetrics network reports these days it seems each tells the same tale, regardless of location: T-Mobile is the fastest, Verizon is the most reliable. And that’s certainly true of the most recent report published by the independent network testing company. After performing over 25,000 call, data and texting tests in Denver, RootMetrics found that T-Mobile was – on average – the fastest of all four major carriers with average download speeds of … [read full article]