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HTC 10 launching at T-Mobile on May 18, early buyers get free gifts

UPDATE: I’ve gotten a couple more details on T-Mobile’s HTC 10 launch plans. T-Mo will offer the HTC 10 in Glacier Silver, and JUMP! On Demand pricing will be set at $0 down and $28.50 per month.   T-Mobile has been pretty quiet about the HTC 10 ever since HTC’s new Android flagship was announced one month ago, but today T-Mo is finally breaking its silence. The HTC 10 will launch at T-Mobile on May … [read full article]

T-Mobile shows tattoo that runner Nick Symmonds will wear after John Legere won the ad space

Last week, we learned that John Legere placed the winning bid for 9 square inches of advertising space on the right shoulder of Nick Symmonds, Olympic runner. And today it was revealed exactly what will be put on Symmonds’ shoulder during his races in the coming months. While the “F^@% AT&T” tattoo won the fan vote, John Legere explained that he didn’t want to send Nick to China with a tattoo that some folks might just … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s new family plan offers 4 lines with 6GB of high-speed data each for $120 per month

Yesterday a leaked document suggested that T-Mobile was prepping “an unbeatable rate plan offer” to replace its 2 lines for $80 promo plan, and now that new rate plan is official. Starting tomorrow, May 11, T-Mobile will offer a family plan with 4 lines of unlimited talk, text, and data as well as 6GB of high-speed data per line. Pricing for the rate plan is $30 per line, or $120 per month, and you can … [read full article]

Leaked docs show T-Mobile ending 2 lines for $80 promo, Match Your Data Mobile Internet

Earlier today, we learned that the Samsung Galaxy J7 and LG K10 may launch at T-Mobile next week. Now some rate plan changes have leaked, too. First up, some internal documentation shows that T-Mobile is planning to end its promo that offers 2 lines with 6GB of data each for $80 per month. The promo plan launched in early April and is expected to come to an end at the close of business tomorrow, May … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy J7, LG K10 tipped to be launching at T-Mobile on May 18

It looks like a couple of new Android phones are coming to T-Mobile next week. According to images sent to TmoNews by an anonymous source, T-Mobile will launch both the Samsung Galaxy J7 and LG K10 on May 18. Neither phone has been officially announced by T-Mobile, but a recent leak did suggest that both phones will be coming to T-Mobile in the late May to early June timeframe. The Galaxy J7 will come to market with a … [read full article]

T-Mobile strikes Cuba roaming deal, will offer cheaper calls to the country

T-Mobile today announced that it has struck a roaming deal with Empresa De Telecomunicaciones De Cuba, S.A., which enables T-Mo to offer cheaper calling to the country as well as roaming while there. Specifically, Simple Choice customers can make calls to both landlines and wireless phones in Cuba from the US for $0.60 per minute with the $15 per month Stateside International Talk add-on. That’s 65 percent less than it costs today. T-Mobile’s deal will also … [read full article]

T-Mobile band 12 LTE spotted in California, Wisconsin, Delaware, and other locales

T-Mobile recently said that its Extended Range LTE — aka 700MHz, aka band 12— coverage now reaches more than 340 markets. Here are a few cities where it’s been spotted recently, as well as some other notable T-Mobile network sightings: San Francisco, Calif., in the Mission District (carrier aggregation with bands 4 and 12) Alameda, Calif. (band 12) Rehoboth Beach, Del. (band 12) Milton, Del. (band 12) Greenwood, Del. (band 12) Queen Anne, Md. (band … [read full article]

John Legere wins advertising space on Olympian’s shoulder, and you can vote for what goes there

UPDATE: The voting is over, and “F^@% AT&T w/ my emoji” officially won. John Legere says that he’s got a few other ideas, though, and so they’ll all be mocked up and then he says that we can help choose the winner.   T-Mobile and John Legere are known for doing unique things in the wireless industry, and this week they’ve done it again. John Legere bid for and won 9 square inches of advertising … [read full article]

Qualcomm’s request to test LTE-U with T-Mobile approved by the FCC

Right around one month after Qualcomm asked for permission to test LTE-U with T-Mobile’s help, it’s gotten the A-Okay to do just that. Qualcomm has received a Special Temporary Authorization (STA) from the FCC in order to test LTE-U and Wi-Fi technology. There are four locations in which Qualcomm will be testing LTE-U, including T-Mobile test facilities in Bellevue, Wash. The other locations include Simi Valley, Calif.; Richardson, Texas; and North Las Vegas, Nev. There … [read full article]

Un-carrier 11 rumored to offer free food and movie download every week, other giveaways

John Legere teased last month that Un-carrier 11 is “coming soon,” and now details of the upcoming Un-carrier move have leaked. The Un-carrier 11 move will be focused on giving its subscribers gifts, according to a report from VentureBeat. It’s said that T-Mobile will launch an app called T-Mobile Tuesdays that will gift subscribers a Domino’s pizza, Wendy’s Frosty, and Vudu movie download every week, as well as the chance to win movie tickets, trips, … [read full article]