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Report shows that T-Mobile was the second biggest wireless advertising spender in March 2016

Have you seen T-Mobile’s “Not Us” commercial that touts its unlimited family plan? Odds are good that you have, because a new report says that T-Mobile spent big on it in March. A report from FierceWireless and iSpot.TV determined how much wireless companies spent on advertising in March 2016, and T-Mobile came in second behind only AT&T. It’s said that T-Mo dropped $40.5 million on advertising in March, running … [read full article]

T-Mobile concerned that LTE-U rollout could be delayed due to Wi-Fi coexistence debates

We know that T-Mobile is interested in LTE-U, as it wants to help Qualcomm test the technology later this year, but T-Mo has concerns that it could be a while before it’s actually able to make LTE-U available to consumers. Steve Sharkey, T-Mobile VP of Government Affairs, Technology, and Engineering Policy, recently told FierceWirelessTech that the government could end up causing a delay in offering … [read full article]

T-Mobile LineLink home phone service offers HD-quality calls for $10 per month with T-Mo voice line

Remember T-Mobile @Home, the service that gave you unlimited home phone calling using a router with SIM card slots? @Home was officially discontinued back in 2010, but T-Mobile has now introduced a new, similar product. LineLink is a new device from T-Mobile that gives you home phone service with “HD-quality” calls and unlimited calling from the US to the US, Mexico, and Canada. … [read full article]

Sprint posts videos of CEO’s Listening Tour, including one person calling T-Mobile ‘ghetto’

UPDATE: The video with the “ghetto” comment has been taken down, with Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure saying, “My job is to listen to consumers. Our point was to share customer views. Bad judgment on our part. Apologies. Taking the video down.”   Earlier this year, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure went on a “Listening Tour” that saw him ask questions of … [read full article]

Unlocked HTC 10 is fully compatible with T-Mobile, including VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling

When the HTC 10 was announced earlier today, it was revealed that the unlocked version of the flagship will work with T-Mobile’s network, including band 12 LTE. What wasn’t clear if it would also support features like Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Wi-Fi Calling. Now that master has been resolved. Mo Versi, HTC’s VP of Product Management, today confirmed that the unlocked version of the HTC 10 will fully support T-Mobile, … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce XL receiving Windows 10 Mobile update to 10586.218

Alcatel Fierce XL owners, it looks like the time to update your phones has come again. TmoNews reader and Fierce XL owner Joseph today received an update to 10.0.10586.218, which is the April cumulative update for Windows 10 Mobile devices. Here are the changes that are included in the 10586.218 update: Reliability, performance and stability improvements. Support for Visual Voicemail on Dual SIM phones.  Improvements for Bluetooth connectivity, including … [read full article]

HTC 10 is official and coming to T-Mobile in May with 5.2-inch Quad HD display, metal body

 The HTC 10 is officially here, and while it may not use the “One” name like past HTC flagships, make no mistake that this is a flagship-tier phone. The HTC 10 boasts a metal body with chamfered edges and a full glass front, which includes a 5.2-inch 2560×1440 Super LCD 5 display with curved edges. Above that display is a 5-megapixel camera with an f/1.8 aperture, optical image stabilization, and shooting modes like … [read full article]

Today’s the last day for T-Mobile customers to sign up for free MLB.TV Premium subscription

If you’re a Simple Choice customer and you haven’t yet signed up for your free MLB.TV Premium subscription, you don’t have much time left to do so. Today is the last day that you can get a free MLB.TV Premium subscription thanks to T-Mobile’s partnership with the MLB. With an MLB.TV Premium subscription, you can watch every out-of-market regular season game for the 2016 season, … [read full article]