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T-Mobile now covers 280 million people with LTE, same as Sprint

The revelation was made by T-Mobile’s CTO, Neville Ray, and suggests that T-Mobile is easily on target to reach its 300 million goal by the end of 2015. With 280 million POPs (or people) covered with LTE now, T-Mobile has the same number of people covered as its nearest rival, Sprint. Our favorite carrier plans to expand its LTE further in to areas where it doesn’t currently have a retail presence, in a … [read full article]

Nexus 6 now $100 off at T-Mobile

T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 is now on sale at $100 off the usual retail price for both the 32GB and 64GB versions of the device. That means you can now grab the 32GB model for $549 and the 64GB one for $599. On EIP both storage options are available with $0 down payment. The 32GB model will set you back $22.91 per month over two years, while the 64GB is $24.99 per month on … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s new real-life LTE coverage map – now with more magenta

You may remember, towards the end of March, T-Mobile announced and launched a brand new coverage map. It promised it would be in near real-time and give realistic coverage expectations. Unlike the traditional coverage maps, it doesn’t hold on to old data and fail to update. Instead, it uses crowd-sourced information along with its own data to show how good, or bad, coverage … [read full article]

On May 13: T-Mobile will give you $100 for buying a Samsung Galaxy phone and tablet together

T-Mobile is set to launch a new Samsung promo in which it aims to tempt customers to buy a new Galaxy flagship smartphone and a tablet together. The company sent out communications to staff earlier this morning stating that customers buying a qualifying Samsung phone and tablet together will get a $100 T-Mobile Prepaid MasterCard. The deal is good across all channels from May 13. Handsets included in the deal are the Galaxy … [read full article]

Band 12 support arrives for Samsung Galaxy Avant in latest software update

Starting today, T-Mobile is beginning the rollout of a software update which finally brings Band 12 support to the Samsung Galaxy Avant. Although it’s not an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop, it will enable those with the budget smartphone to access the carrier’s stronger, low-band network. Software version G386TUVU1AOD7 was made available to download over-the-air from today, May 11 and – as far as we know – it’s not a staggered release. If … [read full article]