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Sprint posts videos of CEO’s Listening Tour, including one person calling T-Mobile ‘ghetto’

UPDATE: The video with the “ghetto” comment has been taken down, with Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure saying, “My job is to listen to consumers. Our point was to share customer views. Bad judgment on our part. Apologies. Taking the video down.”   Earlier this year, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure went on a “Listening Tour” that saw him ask … [read full article]

Unlocked HTC 10 is fully compatible with T-Mobile, including VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling

When the HTC 10 was announced earlier today, it was revealed that the unlocked version of the flagship will work with T-Mobile’s network, including band 12 LTE. What wasn’t clear if it would also support features like Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Wi-Fi Calling. Now that master has been resolved. Mo Versi, HTC’s VP of Product Management, today confirmed that the unlocked version of the HTC 10 will fully support T-Mobile, … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce XL receiving Windows 10 Mobile update to 10586.218

Alcatel Fierce XL owners, it looks like the time to update your phones has come again. TmoNews reader and Fierce XL owner Joseph today received an update to 10.0.10586.218, which is the April cumulative update for Windows 10 Mobile devices. Here are the changes that are included in the 10586.218 update: Reliability, performance and stability improvements. Support for Visual Voicemail on Dual SIM phones.  Improvements for Bluetooth connectivity, … [read full article]

HTC 10 is official and coming to T-Mobile in May with 5.2-inch Quad HD display, metal body

 The HTC 10 is officially here, and while it may not use the “One” name like past HTC flagships, make no mistake that this is a flagship-tier phone. The HTC 10 boasts a metal body with chamfered edges and a full glass front, which includes a 5.2-inch 2560×1440 Super LCD 5 display with curved edges. Above that display is a 5-megapixel camera with an f/1.8 aperture, optical image stabilization, and shooting modes like … [read full article]

Today’s the last day for T-Mobile customers to sign up for free MLB.TV Premium subscription

If you’re a Simple Choice customer and you haven’t yet signed up for your free MLB.TV Premium subscription, you don’t have much time left to do so. Today is the last day that you can get a free MLB.TV Premium subscription thanks to T-Mobile’s partnership with the MLB. With an MLB.TV Premium subscription, you can watch every out-of-market regular season game for the 2016 … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom reportedly considering emulating T-Mobile US strategy with T-Mobile Netherlands

The Un-carrier movement has been big for T-Mobile, winning it millions of new customers and helping it to leapfrog Sprint to become the number three US carrier. Now it looks like T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom may be planning to try that same strategy elsewhere in the world. Sources speaking to Bloomberg say that Deutsche Telekom is … [read full article]