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T-Mobile now selling Guitar Hero Live for iOS bundle, complete with guitar controller

T-Mobile sells all kinds of phones, tablets, accessories, and connected devices. Now they’ve entered into the market of game controllers, too. The Guitar Hero Live for iOS Bundle is now being sold in stores and online, and yes, it’s available on an installment plan, just like phones and tablets. Pricing for the bundle is set at $0 down, 23 payments of $4.16 per month, and 1 … [read full article]

More band 12 LTE sightings emerge as new coverage is spotted in Michigan, South Dakota

Last week, T-Mobile announced that its Extended Range LTE had officially gone live in and around Indianapolis, Ind. There are plenty of other band 12 LTE sites that are quietly going up in other parts of the country, though, and here’s where T-Mo customers have been spotting the service lately: Seattle, Wash. (Capitol Hill neighborhood) Middletown, Del. Bethany, Pa. Quincy, Mass. [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL tipped to come in Windows 10 Mobile and Android versions

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL for Windows (left) and Android (right). Both destined for T-Mobile USA. — Evan Blass (@evleaks) October 17, 2015 It’s not often that we see a company release the same phone twice running two different operating systems, but it looks like that’s what Alcatel OneTouch is planning to do. Images of the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL leaked today, showing a device that’ll be available both with Windows 10 Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile switching from NYSE to NASDAQ later this month

Way back in mid-2013, T-Mobile officially became a publicly-traded company and joined the New York Stock Exchange in the process, with John Legere even ringing the opening bell. After two years and lots of growth, though, T-Mobile is switching things up. T-Mobile has decided to transfer its stock exchange listing from the New York Stock Exchange to the NASDAQ Global Select Market. The … [read full article]

FCC releases opening bid information for 600MHz spectrum auction

The FCC today announced the opening bid prices for its 600MHz spectrum auction, which will begin early next year. The most expensive opening bid for the reverse auction — in which broadcasters sell spectrum to the FCC — goes to WCBS-TV in New York, NY., which starts out at a cool $900 million. Meanwhile, the highest opening bid for the forward auction — wherein carriers will bid on the spectrum being given up — is … [read full article]

BLU Studio Selfie LTE coming to T-Mobile, will support band 12 and VoLTE

BLU Products frequently targets T-Mobile customers with their unlocked phones, but the problem is that those devices often lack fully compatibility with T-Mobile’s LTE network. That’s not the case with the Studio Selfie LTE, a new phone from BLU that’s fully certified by T-Mobile and will be sold by T-Mo dealers. Phone Scoop recently spent some time with the … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s odds of success at 600MHz auction growing as some smaller carriers become hesitant to take part

We already know that T-Mobile is planning to go big during next year’s 600MHz spectrum auction. But it’s starting to look like there may not even be a ton of competition against T-Mo, at least not for the reserve spectrum. We already know that Sprint isn’t planning to take part in the auction because it feels that its current spectrum holdings are … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially live in the greater Indianapolis area


Time for another Extended Range LTE expansions. T-Mobile announced today that its Extended Range LTE coverage — aka band 12, aka 700MHz — is now live in the greater Indianapolis, Ind., area. Not only does that include Indianapolis proper, but it also means that residents of Muncie, Anderson, Kokomo, Lafayette, Bloomington, Terre Haute, New Castle, Richmond, Logansport, Franklin, Greensburg, Greenfield, Greencastle, and Martinsville have access to the … [read full article]