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CCA and T-Mobile rally against AT&T 700MHz deal

AT&T is working on a deal to acquire a pair of Lower 700MHz B Block licenses that it says is meant to enhance its existing B Block footprint and support a 10x10MHz LTE deployment in 700MHz markets. It argues that the FCC has found that deals that allow for 10x10MHz LTE rollouts serve the public interest, and so its deal should go through. However, the Competitive Carriers Association and T-Mobile … [read full article]

BlackBerry Venice shows off its Android-powered software in latest leak

The BlackBerry Venice is expected to launch on T-Mobile — and other US carriers — this November, but we’ve gotten a pretty good look at it ahead of time thanks to the rumor mill. Today we’re getting another peek at the device, with a focus on its software. The latest batch of BlackBerry Venice photos show off several aspects of its Android software, which appears to … [read full article]

iOS 9 officially released by Apple

If you’re using an iPhone or iPad, it’s time to update, because Apple has released a major new version of iOS. Yes, iOS 9 is now available for download on a variety of devices. Apple’s new software is available to the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 4s, as well as the iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini … [read full article]

John Legere vows to become even more competitive if T-Mobile gets additional spectrum

John Legere has brought about a lot of change in the mobile industry since he took over T-Mobile, launching Un-carrier moves that led other carriers to do things like move away from contracts and offer rollover data. And in a new interview, the T-Mo CEO has revealed what’ll make him put more pressure on the competition. Newsweek today posted a profile on John Legere, covering his arrival … [read full article]

T-Mobile iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus pricing fully detailed

After initially spilling some of its iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus pricing details early this morning, T-Mobile has revealed all of its prices for Apple’s new smartphones. As we already know, T-Mobile will offer the 16GB iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus with JUMP! On Demand for $0 down and 18 payments of $20 or $24 per month, respectively. After those 18 months, you can either turn in the … [read full article]

T-Mobile reveals Lifetime Coverage Guarantee and first iPhone 6s and 6s Plus pricing details

Yesterday John Legere teased some “big T-Mobile news” that’d be released this morning, and now that announcement has been revealed. T-Mobile today announced the Lifetime Coverage Guarantee. With this promo, T-Mo customers that get an iPhone 6s and 6s Plus with JUMP! On Demand can get a refund on their service if they become unhappy with T-Mo’s … [read full article]

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus official, will launch September 25 with band 12 LTE support

UPDATE: Apple’s iPhone 6s specs page confirms the device’s band 12.   Exactly one year after the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, Apple has introduced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. As their names suggest, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are refreshed versions of last year’s iPhone models rather than totally new hardware. That doesn’t mean that things are totally … [read full article]

More T-Mobile band 12 sightings in California, Oregon, and Massachusetts

In the days since I last told you about band 12 LTE sightings throughout the country, several TmoNews readers have chimed in with even more news of band 12 goodness sprinkled throughout the country. Here are the latest locations where folks are hooking on to T-Mobile’s band 12 service: Calistoga, Calif. Happy Valley, Ore. (part of the Portland, Ore. metro area) Millbury, Mass. New Bedford, Mass. One … [read full article]