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T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to Mexico following earthquake

Following the powerful earthquake that hit Mexico’s southern coast, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for customers to call and text that region. T-Mobile customers can call and text from the U.S. to Mexico for free until September 10th. MetroPCS customers are getting free calling and texting to Mexico, too. The earthquake that recently hit Mexico was a deadly one, with reports saying that more than 60 people have been killed. It’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile partnering with other three major U.S. carriers to form Mobile Authentication Taskforce

Typically when we hear about AT&T and Verizon, it’s because John Legere is mocking one of their new rate plans or some other move they’ve made. That’s not the case today, though. T-Mobile is partnering with AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon to form the Mobile Authentication Taskforce. This group will work to create a mobile authentication solution that’ll fight identity risks by analyzing data and activity patterns on a network to predict whether or not a user … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will offer free Pandora Premium and Lego ebook

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts and prizes have been officially revealed. For the September 12th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers will get 90 days of Pandora Premium service for free. Pandora Premium offers on-demand listening, playlists, Pandora radio, and more. After the trial pass ends, the service will auto-renew and charge your card for $9.99 unless you cancel it. Also coming to T-Mobile customers next week is a free Lego ebook from BookShout, … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling, texting, and unlimited data to Florida customers affected by Hurricane Irma

Days after offering free calling, texting, and data to customers in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Irma, T-Mobile is extending a similar offer to customers in Florida. Through September 15th, T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma will get free calling, texting, and unlimited data. This offer is available to customers in the following area codes: 239, 305, 321, 352, 386, 407, 561, 689, 727, 754, 772, 786, 813, 850, 863, 904, … [read full article]

T-Mobile achieves speeds of 1.175Gbps in LTE lab tests

Late last year, T-Mobile showed off a lab test in which it achieved near-1Gbps speeds. Now T-Mo is one-upping itself. T-Mobile posted a brief video that shows it achieving LTE speeds of 1.175Gbps in lab tests. You can check it out for yourself below. To achieve these speeds, T-Mo used Nokia’s 4.9G network powered by a Nokia AirScale Base Station paired with a Snapdragon X20 LTE modem mobile test device. There were 12 independent streams … [read full article]

T-Mobile named fastest U.S. carrier by new Ookla report

Ookla, the company behind the popular Speedtest app, today released its 2017 U.S. Market Report on the fastest mobile networks in the U.S., and T-Mobile fared pretty well. T-Mobile has been named the fastest mobile carrier in the U.S. by Ookla. Magenta put up a Speed Score of 23.17, which incorporates the low-end, median, and top-end performance for both uploads and downloads. Ookla suggests that T-Mobile’s smaller subscriber base compared to Verizon and AT&T, as well … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 deliveries begin for pre-order customers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 doesn’t officially launch until September 15th, but some T-Mobile customers are receiving their units today. TmoNews readers irish munky, JP, and Motty all received their Galaxy Note 8s today. irish munky says that they pre-ordered their phone on August 31st and got overnight shipping. Several folks on Reddit have gotten their Note 8s today, too, including user CT_Rider, whose Note 8 you can ogle below. While not every Note … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calls, texts, and unlimited data to customers affected by Hurricane Irma

As it did with customers in the path of Hurricane Harvey, T-Mobile is responding to Hurricane Irma with free service for affected customers. T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers in affected areas of Puerto Rico will get calls, texts, and unlimited data for free from September 6th through September 8th. This free service will be available to customers in the 787 and 939 area codes. While T-Mobile One customers always have unlimited calls, texts, and data, this … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s latest Un-carrier move offers free Netflix

T-Mobile’s latest Un-carrier move has been revealed. Starting September 12th, T-Mobile One customers can get a free Netflix subscription. To qualify for a free Netflix subscription, you’ll need two or more voice lines on a T-Mobile One plan. T-Mo says that customers with free lines from the recent “line-on-us” deals also qualify. T-Mobile customers on the Unlimited 55+ or 2-lines-for-$100 plans will need to switch to the latest T-Mobile One plan to qualify for Netflix On Us. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force update brings security patches and more

Moto Z2 Force owners, it looks like there’s a new update coming your way. T-Mobile is pushing an update to its Moto Z2 Force that bumps the phone to version NCX26.122-59-8. The update includes the August 1, 2017 Android security patches, front-facing video camera improvements, and more. Here’s the full list of changes included with this update: Android security updates through August 1, 2017 Insta-Share Projector Netflix support Google Daydream support Wired headset compatibility improvements Front-facing … [read full article]

LG G Pad X2 8.0 Plus now available, includes Plus Pack with stereo speaker and extended battery

Remember the LG G Pad X2 8.0 Plus that leaked out earlier this month? Well today T-Mobile quietly added the Android tablet to its online store. The LG G Pad X2 8.0 Plus is now available from T-Mobile at a price of $0 down and $10 per month for 24 months. That works out to a total price of $240. In exchange for your hard-earned dollars, you’ll get an Android 7.0 Nougat tablet with an … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches Galaxy Note 8 Buy One, Get One deal

As expected, T-Mobile today launched a Buy One, Get One deal for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. T-Mobile customers can now get a second Galaxy Note 8 (or a Galaxy S8 or S8+) with the purchase of a Galaxy Note 8. Both phones must be purchased on EIP, and you’ll need to add a line for the second device. T-Mobile also notes that you must “maintain an active, eligible rate plan for each eligible … [read full article]