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Windows Phone 8.1 update for T-Mobile Lumia 925 lands (at last!)

Last night, Microsoft and T-Mobile began the long-awaited rollout of Windows Phone 8.1 to its Lumia 925-toting customers. The newly released software also supports T-Mobile and GoGo’s inflight Wi-Fi texting. The details can be found on the Lumia 925 support page. “Beginning October 28, the Lumia 925 received a  software update to Windows Phone 8.1 / Software version 3051.50009.1439.0017. This update provides features and improvements” Rumors [read full article]

AT&T unhappy with T-Mobile’s attempts at clarifying roaming rates

In a blog posted yesterday evening, John Marsh from AT&T outlines the company’s opposition to T-Mobile’s attempt at changing roaming regulation. And that’s not surprising. No matter which party is right or wrong, AT&T seemingly always opposes every change the Un-carrier tries to make. Whether that’s making spectrum auctions more fair, or “clarifying” roaming rate regulations. At the heart of this complaint is T-Mobile’s request to the FCC just a few months … [read full article]

Un-carrier Q3 earnings call highlights: iPhone 6 demand, record-breaking everything and more…

Within the past couple of hours, T-Mobile finished its Un-carrier style earnings call. And unlike any other call I’ve listened in on, very little time was given to the scripted run down and slides of all the quarter’s financials. Instead, Legere&Co wanted it to be an open discussion between analysts, journalists and themselves, switching between answering questions on call and questions posed on Twitter. Because of the varying themes in the questions asked, … [read full article]

Watch John Legere’s full interview with Re/code’s Ina Fried [video]

As I’m sure you already know, John Legere was interviewed at Re/code’s Code/Mobile event last night by the respected journalist, Ina “not as scary as Kara” Fried. During the questioning, Legere – in his typical style – answered questions on quarterly performance, the competition and the iPhone. And if you’ve watched any of his interviews before, there’s nothing mind-blowingly insightful here. But nevertheless, still some interesting anecdotes and “factoids” and it’s certainly well … [read full article]

T-Mo LTE coverage hits 250 million mark

We’ve been covering network upgrades here on TmoNews for many months, posting on sightings in various locations. Whether it be new LTE sites or upgrades to wideband LTE. But during that time, one thing has become increasingly clear: The network engineers are working ridiculously fast. We get new sightings every single week, across various states and markets. So it’s no surprise to us that T-Mobile’s LTE network now officially covers 250 million Americans, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q3 financial results are in: Record 1.4 million net branded postpaid additions

T-Mobile just announced its third quarter financial results, and – as expected – it makes for great reading. The company set a new record for branded postpaid net adds, and entered “double digit percentage revenue growth.” In short: Q3 was great for magenta, and was the biggest growth quarter in T-Mo’s history. Here are a few key figures: 1.4 million branded postpaid net adds 1.2 million branded postpaid phone net adds Branded prepaid … [read full article]

John Legere Code/Mobile interview to be livestreamed this evening

This evening from 7:30pm Pacific, Code/Mobile will be hosting an exclusive interview with T-Mobile’s CEO, John Legere. And they’ll be livestreaming the entire event on their website. The interview takes place just after the T-Mobile releases its financial earnings report to press, with the earnings call set to kick off Tuesday morning at 8am Pacific in “Un-carrier style”. Analysts have had their say on what they think T-Mobile’s going to announce, but we’re all … [read full article]

Greater Bay Area gets T-Mobile wideband LTE

  T-Mobile announced in a press release this morning that the Greater Bay Area now has wideband LTE. Meaning, if you live there, you’ll get much faster download and upload speeds using T-Mo’s 4G LTE service. This announcement comes just days after the company announced that Connecticut got its first official taste of the extra “lanes” of network. The Wideband LTE upgrade stretches throughout Alameda, Contra-Costa, Marin, Napa, … [read full article]

T-Mo Xperia Z3 pre-orders arriving on doorsteps

Over the past couple of days, we’ve received a number of emails telling us that Xperia Z3 units were being shipped and arriving on doorsteps early. But, until today, we didn’t have any images. Thanks to one of ours readers, we now have physical confirmation that the Z3 units pre-ordered last week are already being sent to customers. I’ve already given you my [read full article]