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T-Mobile partners with Twilio, will provide cellular connectivity for IoT devices and more

Today it was revealed that T-Mobile has entered into a partnership with Twilio, a company that makes a cloud communications platform for developers. Twilio has announced Programmable Wireless, its communications platform that aims to help developers build cellular connectivity into products, like Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Programmable Wireless will use T-Mobile’s cellular network to send data wirelessly to a server or data center. Twilio Programmable Wireless will use SIM cards to access T-Mobile’s network, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Extended Range LTE rollout continues with Jersey Shore launch

T-Mobile is once again lighting up the East Coast with some new Extended Range LTE coverage. Extended Range LTE service is now officially live on the Jersey Shore. The new coverage includes several New Jersey cities, such as Atlantic City, Ocean City, and Cape May. The full list of locales covered by this new Extended Range LTE service looks like this: Asbury Park, Long Beach Island, Point Pleasant Beach, Lavallette, Bradley Beach, Avon-by-the-Sea, Deal, Monmouth Beach, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S5 receiving its Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update

The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge aren’t the only Samsung phones being updated by T-Mobile today. T-Mobile says that it’s now pushing Android 6.0.1 to the Samsung Galaxy S5. The update includes all of the goodies that you’d expect when you move it Marshmallow, like Google Now on Tap and Doze mode battery optimizations. Also included is May’s Android security patch and a “Device slowness fix”. This update is more than 1GB in size, so if … [read full article]

T-Mobile expects to have 600MHz-compatible phones to go with spectrum deployment in 2017

Hot on the heels of the news that T-Mobile could start deploying 600MHz spectrum in 2017, some more hot 600MHz news has come out. During a J.P. Morgan conference today, CFO Braxton Carter said that T-Mobile will have phones that support 600MHz airwaves ready when it begins to deploy that spectrum. Carter explained that T-Mobile has previously shown that it can work with device makers both on infrastructure and handsets in an effort to “drive … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge updates are now rolling out

Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners, the time to update has come again. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to both the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. These updates are rather small, weighing in at around 43MB, and include security improvements. Specifically, T-Mobile says that there’s a “Google Security update” inside. Small updates like this may not seem super exciting, but considering how most folks store personal information on their smartphones, it’s important that they be … [read full article]

Samsung Pay promo will give new users a free $20 gift card

Heads up, Samsung users, because a new Samsung Pay promo is live. From May 20 through June 6, Samsung will give new Samsung Pay users a $20 gift card when they use Samsung Pay for the first time. Samsung does note that private label cards and Bank of America Visa debit cards added to Samsung Pay before March 31 aren’t eligible for this deal. If you do qualify for this promo, all that you need to … [read full article]

T-Mobile says that it could start deploying spectrum from 600MHz auction in 2017

After months and months of anticipation, the 600MHz incentive auction is finally about to get underway. But when will we actually see the benefits of this auction? T-Mobile hopes that that’ll be next year. “We believe we’ll be able to get the start of deployment and usage at the end of 2017,” Peter Ewens, T-Mobile’s EVP of Corporate Strategy, said this week. Ewens went on to explain that T-Mobile could deploy its 600MHz spectrum in … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially launches in Boston and surrounding cities

A little more than one week after T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially launched in Rochester, N.Y., the service has made the jump over to Massachusetts. Extended Range LTE is now live in Boston, Mass., and other nearby cities. The coverage covers quite a few surrounding towns, including those in surrounding states. If you live anywhere near Boston, be sure to see if your town’s name is included: Acton, Amherst, Arlington, Attleboro, Auburn, Ayer, Barnstable, Bedford, … [read full article]

HTC 10, Samsung Galaxy J7, and LG K10 all launch today at T-Mobile

Right on schedule, the HTC 10, Samsung Galaxy J7, and LG K10 are all available from T-Mobile. HTC’s new Android flagship is available for $0 down and 24 payments of $28.34 per month. If you’d prefer JUMP! On Demand, you can upgrade to the HTC 10 for $0 down and $28.50 per month. T-Mo is also offering the HTC 10 for $679.99 full retail. To celebrate the launch of the HTC 10, T-Mobile is offering a … [read full article]

T-Mobile expands Binge On again with NBC, Univision, Spotify, Tidal, and other services

T-Mobile is amping up Binge On again, adding some video services to its free streaming options and also bringing some music streaming services to Binge On. T-Mobile today added services like NBC, Noggin, and Univision to Binge On. Those are some big name networks that greatly expand the number of shows that T-Mo customers can stream free with Binge On. Other video services joining Binge On today include Crunchyroll, Great Big Story, Kiswe, Ligonier Ministries, Streamate, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s latest ‘Get a Tablet on Us’ promo runs this weekend only

It’s time once again for a “Get a Tablet on Us” promo. T-Mobile is kicking off a “Get a Tablet on Us” deal today, May 13, that will run for this weekend only. With this offer, you can get an LG G Pad F 8.0 for free when you sign up for a mobile internet plan, which starts at $10 per month when paired with a smartphone plan ($20 without) for 2GB of data every month. … [read full article]

ZTE ZMAX Pro reportedly coming to T-Mobile with 6-inch display

After launching the original ZTE ZMAX in 2014, T-Mobile decided to pass on its successor, which is being sold by AT&T’s prepaid GoPhone brand. According to a new report, though, the ZMAX name will be making a return to T-Mobile this year. The ZTE ZMAX Pro will launch this summer, according to a VentureBeat report, and it’s going to arrive at T-Mobile. The ZTE ZMAX Pro is expected to be the largest ZMAX model yet, … [read full article]