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Apple starts selling iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with wider LTE support

Today, Apple started selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models unlocked and contract free with support for 20 national and international LTE bands. Just like the T-Mobile model, pricing starts at $649. Just a few months ago, Apple started selling the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. They were firsts for T-Mobile fans for a couple of reasons: They supported Wi-Fi calling and VoLTE. What’s more, Apple has been selling the T-Mobile version … [read full article]

T-Mobile outlines plans to use unlicensed 5GHz spectrum in trials “in the near future”

In a blog post published earlier today T-Mobile’s network chief, Neville Ray outlines the company’s plans to integrate new spectrum in to the company’s existing arsenal of airwaves. And while 2014 was the year of 700MHz low-band spectrum, seamless handover between VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling and wideband LTE, 2015 is something new. As we wrote about in a post just a … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Braxton Carter and Neville Ray to present at the 2015 Citi Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference

Although T-Mobile isn’t making any official Uncarrier announcements at CES this year, the carrier is sending one of its executives to present a keynote speech in Las Vegas, at the Citi Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference. Braxton Carter, the carrier’s Chief Financial Officer and Neville Ray, the Chief Network Wizard will deliver the keynote presentations at 12:30pm Eastern (9:30 Pacific) on Wednesday, January 7th. If you want to tune in to the presentation, … [read full article]

Get one year of Netflix free with a T-Mobile Galaxy Note or Galaxy S5 from today

You may have thought getting unlimited free music streaming was a great perk of being a T-Mobile customer, now there’s an even sweeter offer available for customers buying qualifying Samsung devices. Customers buying the Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 4 or Tab S will be eligible to claim a Netflix subscription free for 12 months. And it’s available to new and existing Netflix customers. If you do buy one of the mentioned Galaxy-branded products … [read full article]

Happy New Year from TmoNews!

2014 was an amazing year for T-Mobile, and a great year for TmoNews. We’ve had so much to talk about, get excited over and get annoyed at with T-Mo. Whether it was all the fantastic Uncarrier moves like offering to pay of ETFs, giving everyone free music streaming or a 7-day test-drive, the carrier has been at the forefront of competitive moves in the wireless industry. It’s why we’ve seen it grown to … [read full article]

John Legere on 2015: The wireless revolution is speeding up to warp speed

I couldn’t help but think of Star Trek when reading John Legere’s forward-looking post for next year. Published a short while ago, T-Mobile’s CEO outlines what he sees happening over the next twelve months in the wireless industry. It’s certainly worth a read and doesn’t stop with just mobile phones and carriers. Of particularly interest to us though is his take on the state of the wireless industry. With T-Mobile having … [read full article]

Update on legacy plan to Simple Choice switch confusion: You shouldn’t be losing data

A week ago, we pushed out an article asking how you felt about T-Mobile strategy in switching customers from older, legacy plans to new Simple Choice offers. It became clear beforehand that a number of customers weren’t happy about moving to a new plan and potentially losing allowances, or being pushed on to a plan without their permission. Having … [read full article]

T-Mobile in 2014 – A year in review

Having had such a good year in 2013, I wasn’t all that optimistic about 2014. After all, following up an industry changing year with another is as difficult as releasing a great second album or movie sequel. I mean, you’ve all watched The Matrix Reloaded, right? But, being the ever-persistent Un-carrier, T-Mo decided not to pay any attention to the script. Instead, its 2014 was so memorable I’ve virtually forgotten everything it did … [read full article]