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2 GIFs show T-Mobile’s LTE expansion over the past 2-3 months

As any of you regular readers will know, we’ve been keeping tabs on T-Mobile’s network expansion over the past few weeks. In the space of a couple of months, we’ve seen an increasing number of new LTE sites going live, VoLTE being activated in more locations and wideband LTE being switched on. But it’s difficult, even with those individual reports, to get a real sense of how fast T-Mo is expanding its reach. Thankfully, one of our … [read full article]

Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet on its way to T-Mobile?

Nokia’s Lumia 2520 tablet caused a ripple of excitement back when it was launched last December. It was Nokia’s first attempt at a Windows-based tablet, and it looked really cool. Its full HD, 10.1-inch, 16:9 ratio IPS display acts as the portal through which you enter the world of Windows RT. What’s more, it’s equipped with category 4 LTE, giving it a theoretical top download speed of 150Mbps. It also has a 6.7MP … [read full article]

Happy 4th of July, TmoNews readers!

Happy 4th of July, TmoNews readers! Yes, I know, I’m British. Independence day for me is just a Sci-Fi movie where the Fresh Prince takes on some earth-invading aliens. But, I’m aware today is a big day for you U.S. folks. Celebrating the anniversary of your independence is an important occasion. So, I bid you glad tidings. Enjoy your day of celebration, not working, and lots more celebration. I have one or two … [read full article]

Legere: T-Mo to “double down” on outreach to ensure premium SMS charges are refunded, FTC “sensationalized” story

As you no doubt read earlier this week, the FTC launched an allegation that T-Mobile is guilty of “cramming”. Or – in other terms – charging customers for premium content, hiding the charges in customer bills, and making a tidy profit. And, although it was unsettling for all T-Mo fans and customers, it was – by all accounts … [read full article]

T-Mobile will begin offering accessories on EIP, starting July 20

Accessories have become a bigger part of the picture when it comes to smartphone sales in recent days. Particularly when it comes to smartwatches and audio products like Beats’ headphones. But they don’t come cheap. A pair of Beats Solo HD earphones will set you back $199 at a T-Mobile retail store, or online at T-Mobile.com. Likewise, a Gear Fit will cost you the same, as will the Gear 2 Neo. A Gear … [read full article]

LTE going live in Taft, CA and wideband LTE spotted in Winder, GA & West Valley City, Utah

Our inbox has yet again been filled with first-time LTE sightings, wideband LTE and VoLTE spots. Neville Ray’s network team is still pushing hard to get this network as strong and quick as possible. It would make sense, given the latest phase of Uncarrier, to get the network to a competitive level. After all, there’s no point offering a 7-day test drive of your network if it’s useless. One reader got in touch from Taft, California where … [read full article]

T-Mobile accused by FTC of adding millions worth of “bogus charges” to customer bills

The Associated Press tweeted out a shock update just a few minutes ago, reporting that T-mobile has knowingly been billing its customers for hundreds of millions in bogus charges. BREAKING: FTC accuses T-Mobile of knowingly billing customers for hundreds of millions in bogus charges. — The Associated Press (@AP) July 1, 2014 The FTC alleges that T-Mobile has been continuing to charge its customers for “premium” SMS subscriptions which – in … [read full article]