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T-Mobile adds more free streaming services to both Binge On and Music Freedom

When it comes to T-Mobile’s free media streaming services, Binge On has been getting quite a bit more attention than Music Freedom lately. That’s changing today, though, as both services are now getting some love. T-Mobile today added new free streaming services to both Binge On and Music Freedom. First up, Binge On is growing with the addition of Dailymotion, EPIX, OVGuide, OWNZONES, Viki, YipTV, 120 … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces ‘Binge On Up’ and ‘Binge John’

Today T-Mobile announced Binge On Up and Binge John. So let’s start with BingeOn Up. Binge On Up is T-Mobile amping up Un-carrier 10, Binge On. The new move will let customers “watch whatever they want and do whatever they want” without disrupting what you’re doing.  For years, the carriers have forced wireless customers to choose between bingeing their favorite shows and going about their everyday lives. With Binge On Up, you don’t … [read full article]

T-Mobile quietly introduces data-only wireless plans without voice call inclusions

T-Mobile Quietly Introduces Data-Only Wireless Plans Without Voice Call Inclusions

  A typical smartphone plan includes the ability to make or take voice calls, send and receive text messages, and browse the Internet via unlimited or capped data allowances. For T-Mobile, however, it may be time to start introducing wireless services that minimize voice call inclusions, or remove them altogether. Yesterday, we obtained information that the wireless carrier was planning to launch today Simple Choice rate plans that are data-only, plus unlimited text messaging. … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s FCC filings reveal a bit about its 5G test plans

T-Mobile recently confirmed that it plans to begin 5G testing later this year, and now more information on T-Mo’s plans have come to light thanks to the FCC. T-Mobile has asked the FCC’s permission to test 5G in four different locations. Some tests will take place at T-Mo’s indoor labs in Bellevue, Wash. so that it can understand the characteristics of millimeter wave … [read full article]

T-Mobile to launch Simple Choice Data-Only plans on March 30, leak shows

While a lot of people still make cellular voice calls, many others rely on VoIP options — like Skype — or just use text-based chat to keep in touch with others. Those folks typically have to buy some amount of voice minutes with their cell plan, but it looks like T-Mobile may soon give them another option. T-Mobile is planning to launch Simple Choice Data-Only rate plans on March 30, according to an image shared … [read full article]

T-Mobile creates Wireless Customer Bill of Rights, wants you to urge other carriers to adopt it

Three years after T-Mobile’s first Un-carrier move, John Legere and Co. want to get some of their 10 Un-carrier moves adopted by the other US operators. T-Mobile today introduced the Wireless Customer Bill of Rights, a list of features that T-Mo thinks every wireless customer deserves. They include no service contracts, no overages, the ability to upgrade when you want, and the ability to keep the … [read full article]

John Legere gets his own unique Twitter emoji

John Legere is big on Twitter, using it to call out the other carriers, make announcements, and more. And now his heavy Twitter use is being rewarded. Twitter has given John Legere his own emoji, complete with a magenta t-shirt. You can activate the emoji for yourself by using the hashtag #TweetJohn before March 31. Legere himself plans to use it all week “to make the competition squirm.” 5/ @twitter gave me my … [read full article]

Netflix admits to capping AT&T and Verizon customer streams, backing up John Legere statement

Last week when T-Mobile announced the addition of YouTube and other services to Binge On, John Legere addressed criticisms of Binge On and its 480p streaming quality, saying that AT&T and Verizon was streaming Netflix at 360p. AT&T and Verizon denied Legere’s statement, but it turns out that AT&T and VZW’s customers are indeed getting their Netflix content throttled, just not … [read full article]