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T-Mobile LG G3 receiving its Android 6.0 update over the air

After some LG G3 owners starting getting Marshmallow through LG’s PC Suite software last week, it looks like the full push is finally getting underway. T-Mobile’s LG G3 support page says that an update to Android 6.0 is now rolling out. The update bumps the G3 to software version H63120b and includes Marshmallow and its goodies, like Google Now on Tap and Doze mode battery optimizations, as well as some Wi-Fi Calling improvements. The update … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge updates include Power and Volume buttons bug fix, system improvements

UPDATE: It looks like T-Mobile has pulled the details on these updates. Perhaps someone jumped the gun in posting the info.   Heads up, Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners, because new updates are coming your way. T-Mobile has announced new updates for both the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge that are slated to start rolling out today, May 2. The updates both weigh in at 164MB and include a fix for a bug affecting the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Mother’s Day offers continue with free LG tablet, half-off LG smartphone deals

Turns out that that sale on Android and iOS phones isn’t the only special that T-Mobile is running for Mother’s Day. Starting Wednesday, May 4, T-Mobile customers that buy an LG G4, LG G5, or LG V10 can get a free LG G Pad F 8.0. To cover the cost of the tablet, T-Mobile will give you a prepaid MasterCard card. T-Mo also notes that whichever phone you choose, you’ll need an EIP to qualify for … [read full article]

T-Mobile cell service coming soon to Metro Red/Purple Lines in downtown Los Angeles

Good news, Los Angeles-based T-Mobile customers: Some underground cell service is coming your way. T-Mobile has agreed to provide underground cell service to downtown Los Angeles Metro stations. Verizon service today launched between Union Station and 7th/Metro Center on the Red/Purple Line subways, and both Sprint and T-Mobile have said that they’ll be rolling out service in the next two to three months. They’ll be working with Metro and InSite Wireless Group, the latter of which … [read full article]

FCC announces 600MHz spectrum auction clearing target, bidding round schedule

It’s been a while since we’ve heard any news regarding the 600MHz spectrum auction, but today the FCC made a big announcement regarding the auction. The FCC said today that it has set an initial spectrum clearing target of 126 MHz, adding that under the band plan associated with the spectrum clearing target 100 MHz (or 10 paired blocks) of licensed spectrum will be offered on a near-nationwide basis. Here’s what FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicks off Mother’s Day sale

After announcing a Small Business Month deal yesterday, T-Mobile has now kicked off a holiday that more of us are able to celebrate: Mother’s Day. T-Mobile’s Mother’s Day sale is now live, offering discounts on Android and iOS devices. On the Android side, you can get $60 off the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with the promo code DEAL60, which brings it down to $639.99. The LG V10 is on sale as well, with promo code … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile LG G3 owners receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

After the LG G4 and LG V10 got their Android 6.0 updates, it looks like it’s the LG G3’s turn to get a taste of Marshmallow. Some T-Mobile LG G3 owners are reporting that they’ve been able to download their Android 6.0 update using LG’s PC Suite software. The update doesn’t appear to be going out over the air yet, and neither LG nor T-Mobile have updated their LG G3 … [read full article]

T-Mobile targeted by CWA complaint for allegedly creating a company-controlled union

There’s been a longstanding brouhaha involving T-Mobile and unions, with groups like the Communications Workers of America trying to help T-Mobile employees to unionize. The latest chapter in this story sees the CWA alleging that T-Mo is using an illegal strategy to diminish employee support for a union. The Communication Workers of America recently complained to the National Labor Relations Board that T-Mobile is trying to prevent the formation of an independent union by creating one that … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches free ZTE Falcon hotspot offer for business customers

Did you know that May is Small Business Month? Well it is, and T-Mobile is kicking off its celebration a few days early. T-Mobile announced today that it’s giving away a free ZTE Falcon hotspot to business customers. To get the free hotspot, you’ll need to head to a T-Mobile store and sign up for two business lines with 6GB of LTE data each at a price of $80 per month, and then a mobile internet … [read full article]

T-Mobile ranked as best US network by new report, but US carriers rated below many European operators

A new report has come out that suggests that T-Mobile has the best network of the big four US carriers. Unfortunately, T-Mo doesn’t rank quite as high in comparison to the other global operators included in the report. Apteligent and research firm STL Partners have put together a report called the Mobile Network Customer Experience Index, which aims to measure the “app experience” for wireless users based on four metrics: Error Rate, Latency Consistency, Download Speed, … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv receiving Android 6.0 today, rollout for carrier models to start May 3

There’s some good news for owners of the BlackBerry Priv today, both of the unlocked and T-Mobile variants. BlackBerry has announced that it’s now pushing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to unlocked models of the Priv purchased from ShopBlackBerry.com. It’s available over the air, and you can check for the update manually by going into Settings > About > System update > Check for update. BlackBerry says that the update will hit “all major carriers” starting May … [read full article]

T-Mobile added 2.2 million customers in Q1 2016, John Legere says Un-carrier 11 ‘coming soon’

UPDATE: T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray teased during today’s Q1 2016 call that we should start to see 4×4 MIMO this year as well as 3-way carrier aggregation in some areas around mid-year.   The numbers for Q1 2016 are in, and T-Mobile had itself another solid quarter. T-Mobile reports that it added 2.22 million customers in the first three months of 2016, which is its 12th straight quarter of adding more than 1 million customers and the … [read full article]