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Upcoming T-Mobile Tuesday will include free credits for Lyft and FandangoNOW

One day after the movie-centric T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo has revealed what it has in store for next week. The January 17 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays will include a free FandangoNOW rental up to $5 and $10 off two Lyft rides, the latter of which is good through Wednesday. New Lyft users can get $10 off an additional ride between Friday and Sunday. T-Mobile is also partnering with Express to offer $20 off any purchase of … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday includes $2 movie ticket, grand prize trip to Sundance Film Festival

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts and prizes have been revealed, and there’s a big focus on movies. For the January 10 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a free three-month subscription to IndieFlix. This service is focused on independent films, offering more than 8,000 indie comedies, documentaries, dramas, animations, shorts, and classic TV. Also available to T-Mobile customers next Tuesday is a $2 movie ticket from Fandango. This offer is valid on Tuesday … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere makes his predictions for 2017

It’s the start of a new year, and just like he has the past couple of years, T-Mobile CEO John Legere has laid out his predictions for the coming 12 months. Legere’s first prediction for 2017 is that cable companies will try to enter wireless through MVNO deals, but that they’ll fail. Legere adds that because of this, T-Mobile will not get into any MVNO deals with cable companies. Cable companies are the only … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere talks Sprint, possibility of merger

Following today’s Un-carrier Next announcement, T-Mobile CEO John Legere took some questions from the media. And unsurprisingly, a question about Sprint came up. Legere was asked about the possibilities of a merger with SoftBank and Sprint with President Donald Trump and a new FCC. According to The Verge, T-Mobile’s CEO didn’t come out and say definitively yes or no to a T-Mobile-Sprint merger, but he did say that it was a possible outcome under the new administration. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Un-carrier Next will build taxes and fees into One plan, KickBack will credit low data usage

Un-carrier Next is official. T-Mobile CEO John Legere today took to the CES 2017 stage to reveal the next Un-carrier move, which includes three main points. First up, T-Mobile wants to help simplify your bill by building taxes and fees into the price that it advertises for its plans. As an example, the T-Mobile One plan with a single line will cost $70 flat, rather than $70 plus additional taxes and fees added to your bill. … [read full article]

T-Mobile previews Q4 2016 results, says it now has 71.5 million customers

Ahead of today’s Un-carrier Next announcement, T-Mobile today shared a preview of its Q4 2016 results. T-Mobile says that in Q4 2016, it added 2.1 million customers, including 1.2 million postpaid net adds. Of that 1.2 million, 933,000 were phones. This marks the 15th straight quarter that T-Mo has added more than 1 million customers. For the full year of 2016, T-Mobile added 8.2 million total customers. That includes 4.1 million postpaid customers and 2.5 … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC 10, LG G Pad X 8.0 begin receiving Android 7.0 Nougat updates

Some Android update news has arrived to help you get over this Wednesday hump. Android 7.0 Nougat updates appear to be rolling out to two T-Mobile devices. First up, noted HTC leaker LlabTooFeR today said that the T-Mobile HTC 10 is now receiving its update to Android 7.0. Multiple T-Mo HTC 10 owners on the xda-developers forums have confirmed that they have received the update. T-Mobile hasn’t yet updated its HTC 10 software update … [read full article]

ZTE Blade V8 Pro now available for pre-order with 5.5-inch display, dual 13MP rear cameras

ZTE today announced an Android smartphone targeted at the US market. The ZTE Blade V8 Pro is now official, boasting dual 13-megapixel rear cameras that let you do things like add a bokeh effect to your images. Also included with the rear cameras is a dual flash and 4K video capture. There’s an 8-megapixel camera on the front of the Blade V8 Pro, too. ZTE’s Blade V8 Pro runs Android Marshmallow on a 5.5-inch 1920×1080 display … [read full article]

Honor 6X launching this month with metal body and dual rear cameras

After launching the Honor 8 in the US in the second half of 2016, Honor today kicked off 2017 by introducing another new handset. The Honor 6X is an affordable Android smartphone with a metal body. It’ll be available for pre-order starting January 4 for $249 ahead of its launch on January 15. Honor will also be hosting flash sales on January 10, 17, 24, and 31 when the 6X will be available for $199.99. … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching Internet of Things Access packs that bundle wireless data and modules

T-Mobile’s been making a big Internet of Things (IoT) push over the last year or so, and today that effort continues. T-Mobile has introduced two IoT Access packs that aim to make it simple to get IoT devices online. The base plan includes up to 5MB of data per month for $20 per year per device, and $6 per year per device afterward. The step-up plan offers unlimited data at 64Kbps for $25 per year … [read full article]