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T-Mobile Band 12 (700MHz) LTE network spotted in Amherst, Ohio

For the second time in as many weeks, we’ve been sent a 700MHz LTE sighting. Last time out, a reader got in touch with a sighting in Houston, Texas. This week, a cell site is seemingly either going live or being tested in Amherst, Ohio. A reader managed to get it showing up in ServiceMode on his Galaxy Note 4 (above). T-Mobile’s network chief, Neville Ray, on several occasions has indicated that … [read full article]

T-Mobile Cyber Monday offer: Free iPhone storage upgrades

  T-Mobile has finally announced its “massive” Cyber Monday offer, and it isn’t an anti-climax as many feared it would be. In fact, it’s pretty awesome. From this morning, customers buying select iPhones from the online store will get a free storage boost. In other words, you’ll get the 64GB iPhone 6 for the price of the 16GB model. The offer ends at midnight Pacific Time, tonight (or when stock has … [read full article]

Reminder: T-Mobile’s Cyber Monday offer goes live at 5:01am Eastern tomorrow [Updated]

Just a few days back, T-Mobile announced that – along with its other holiday deals – it would be kicking off a “massive” Cyber Monday deal (or deals) tomorrow.  The carrier stated that it will announce the offer tonight at 8pm Pacific/11pm Eastern. “And there’s more holiday goodness to come. Next up, Cyber Monday’s right around the corner. Watch for a message from us telling you all about T-Mobile’s very special Cyber Monday … [read full article]

Happy Thanksgiving, TmoNews readers!

Today is a day of being thankful, resting, eating, enjoying time with family and celebrating all the good stuff in our lives. Although I’m not American, working for an American media company and virtually living in syncing with Eastern Time, I’d like to take the time to be thankful for everyone who reads this blog. There are very few sites online with the active community which TmoNews has, and you have no idea … [read full article]

T-Mobile to acquire 700MHz spectrum in Seattle, Portland markets from Vulcan Wireless

A filing on the FCC’s site reveals that T-Mobile has applied to purchase yet more 700MHz spectrum. And this time, the North West is getting some love. In a deal with Vulcan Wireless, T-Mo plans to cover many markets in the Seattle, WA and Portland, OR areas with the low band frequencies. As always, there’s not specific monetary fees mentioned. But we do have a list of the markets where … [read full article]

T-Mobile agrees to be more transparent on customer network speeds

Yesterday, the FCC published a press release stating that T-Mobile has agreed to improve its communications with customers regarding network connection speeds. T-Mo has agreed to take steps to make sure that customers running speed tests on the network receive accurate information, even when the customer is subject to reductions after hitting their personal data limit. The carrier will send texts to customers enabling them to get accurate speed information, and place direct … [read full article]