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Coolpad Rogue launching September 30 with Android 5.1.1, $50 price tag

Coolpad isn’t a name that we hear a ton of in the US, but today the device maker announced a partnership with T-Mobile that’ll see Magenta launch a new Android-powered Coolpad phone. The Coolpad Rogue will launch online and in stores on September 20 at a price of $49.99. In exchange for your single Grant, you’ll get an Android 5.1 phone with a 4-inch 800×480 display, 1.1GHz dual-core processor … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicks off iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus pre-order shipping process

If you were dedicated enough to get your iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus pre-order in early, you may want to check your inbox. Several TmoNews readers that pre-ordered their iPhone 6s or 6s Plus last weekend are getting shipping notifications and tracking numbers this weekend. The shipments are being sent overnight, but note that you probably won’t be getting your phone early in the week. Apple … [read full article]

BlackBerry Venice leaks once again, this time in a hands-on video

Another day, another BlackBerry Venice leak. This time around, we’re getting a look at the Venice on video thanks to Baka Mobile, a retailer for Canadian carrier Bell Mobility. In the four minute video, we’re given looks at both the BlackBerry Venice’s software and hardware. On the software side, we can see a version of Android that looks mostly stock, but has a few notable tweaks. For … [read full article]

iPad mini 4 now available from T-Mobile’s online shop ahead of in-store launch

UPDATE: T-Mobile tells me that the pricing on its website is incorrect. The actual pricing is $0 down, 23 payments of $22.09, and 1 payment of $21.85. Also, as JLV90 points out, the iPad mini 4 doesn’t include band 12 LTE support. Its LTE band support includes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41.   The iPhone 6s … [read full article]

Analysts name T-Mobile as possible cable provider acquisition target

T-Mobile has been the subject of many acquisitions and rumors in recent years, and now it looks like it’s happening once again. Following French company Altice’s $17.7 billion acquisition of Cablevision, analysts have suggested that some cable firms could be interested in acquiring T-Mobile in an effort to get into wireless and offer a “quad play.” BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk suggests that T-Mo may be an acquisition target for … [read full article]

T-Mobile 700MHz LTE now live in greater Miami area

We don’t often see T-Mobile make official announcements when it lights up 700MHz coverage in new markets, but today Magenta made an exception. T-Mobile says that its Extended Range LTE, aka 700MHz spectrum, is now live in Miami, Fla., as well as several other Florida locales: Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Coral Springs, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Homestead, Jupiter, Kendall, Key West, Lehigh … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Simple Global roaming feature gains 20 new countries, now up to 145 total

Nearly two years ago, when Un-carrier was still in its infancy, T-Mobile launched Simple Global. The feature is meant to help customers stay connected while abroad, giving them unlimited data and text as well as 20 cents per minute calling in 115 countries. Fast-forward to today and T-Mo is adding another 20 countries to Simple Global. The latest expansion to Simple Global … [read full article]

CCA and T-Mobile rally against AT&T 700MHz deal

AT&T is working on a deal to acquire a pair of Lower 700MHz B Block licenses that it says is meant to enhance its existing B Block footprint and support a 10x10MHz LTE deployment in 700MHz markets. It argues that the FCC has found that deals that allow for 10x10MHz LTE rollouts serve the public interest, and so its deal should go through. However, the Competitive Carriers Association and T-Mobile … [read full article]

BlackBerry Venice shows off its Android-powered software in latest leak

The BlackBerry Venice is expected to launch on T-Mobile — and other US carriers — this November, but we’ve gotten a pretty good look at it ahead of time thanks to the rumor mill. Today we’re getting another peek at the device, with a focus on its software. The latest batch of BlackBerry Venice photos show off several aspects of its Android software, which appears to … [read full article]