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T-Mobile launches LTE comparison map so you can compare its coverage to the other carriers

T-Mobile has long offered a coverage map so that you can get an idea of what the service will be like in your neck of the woods. Now T-Mo is making it easy to compare its own coverage against those of its competitors, too. T-Mobile has added an LTE comparison map to its website. The map is just what it sounds like, letting you compare T-Mobile’s LTE coverage to that of AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. … [read full article]

T-Mobile responds to Verizon Unlimited Plan by including HD video and 10GB of high-speed hotspot data on ONE plan

As you might have heard, Verizon launched their Verizon Unlimited plan today, which offers unlimited data*, talk, and text. (Data may be throttled after 22GB in usage per month). Well, it didn’t take long for T-Mobile and John Legere to respond. Legere took to Twitter just now to announce that T-Mobile ONE plans will now include HD video by default, as well as 10GB of high-speed hotspot data, starting Friday. More to come. Update: Legere has also … [read full article]

T-Mobile and John Legere respond to recent Verizon ads, want you to help pick new T-Mo ad

T-Mobile has targeted Verizon a few times in the past, like with its Ball Buster Challenge, and now T-Mo and John Legere are going after Big Red again. T-Mobile today launched its #dontgetVerizoned campaign, which asks you to share any bad experiences you’ve had with Verizon and also vote on a new ad that T-Mo will put out. There are three ads to choose from, and you can view them all at the bottom of this post. … [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 data … [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 by … [read full article]

RootMetrics second half 2015 US network report is out, T-Mobile shows data improvements

A couple of weeks after T-Mobile won the most awards in an OpenSignal network study, a new report has surfaced that puts T-Mo in the opposite position. RootMetrics has published its Mobile Network Performance in the US study for the second half of 2015. Its results show T-Mobile finishing with an overall network performance score of 80.9 out of … [read full article]

Neville Ray and John Legere call out Verizon over 5G claims, touch on T-Mobile’s own 5G plans

Verizon recently teased its 5G plans, saying that it plans to begin trials this year with the plan of being the first with a 5G network in the US. T-Mobile hasn’t made any similar 5G announcements yet, but today it did call Verizon out on its claims. During T-Mobile’s Q4 2015 earnings call, CTO Neville Ray said that Verizon is looking to change the game and … [read full article]

T-Mobile uses colorful balls to compare its LTE coverage to Verizon’s in new ad

After releasing a Pop-Up Video-style response to Verizon’s colorful balls ad a few days ago, T-Mobile today unleashed a new ad of its own. The ad, titled “Verizon’s Secret,” says that it’s giving “the rest of the story” from Verizon’s own colorful balls ad. In the commercial, T-Mobile says that the LTE service that Verizon has added in the past two years covers five million people, while the LTE service … [read full article]

T-Mobile #BallBusterChallenge kicks off next week, here’s more info on the testing

After announcing the #BallBusterChallenege yesterday, T-Mobile has now spilled some more details on where the challenge be headed and how it’ll work. The #BallBusterChallenege will kick off in Seattle, Wash., on January 26 and then travel south to Santa Clara, Calif., the week of February 1. Afterward, T-Mobile will hit up cities throughout the US, including towns “where some people might not expect to find T-Mobile’s network.” T-Mobile will be tweeting … [read full article]