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T-Mobile making minor adjustments to its credit requirements for EIP

If you’ve listened in on any of T-Mobile’s earnings calls this year, a recurring theme is the quality of customers the carrier is attracting. At least it is during the Q&A section. For Wall Street to be confident in TMUS stock, it needs to be confident that the millions of customers signing up to join #TeamMagenta are generating income for the company. But it’s not just about Wall Street. T-Mobile doesn’t want to … [read full article]

Moto 360 and LG G Watch R landing on T-Mobile store shelves next week

Both Motorola and LG confirmed today that their circular Android Wear-powered smartwatches would be available to buy through T-Mobile from November 19th. Just a short while ago Motorola announced through their official @Motorola Twitter account that we can expect it to be available on EIP, from $0 down: : .@TMobile #Moto360 with black leather band & silver case avail for $0 down: http://t.co/BBidcb3w0o (in stores Nov 19) [read full article]

Android 4.4.4 update arrives for T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 model)

  A couple of readers got in touch this morning, and last night, to inform us that they started seeing over-the-air updates arrive for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition. This new update weighs in at around 320MB, and includes an update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Checking the T-Mobile Support pages reveals that the update rollout started on November 12. “Beginning November 12, Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition … [read full article]

Android 5.0 Lollipop rolled out to Nexus users

Today, Google finally pulled the trigger and launched the much-anticipated Lollipop update for Nexus users. Android 5.0 is easily one of the biggest updates since the original software was launched way back in 2008, and represents the most obvious graphical user interface change. And it’s now available to users with select Nexus devices. So, if you’re rocking an unlocked Nexus phone on T-Mobile, you should be able to download the software now, or … [read full article]

Galaxy Note Edge units arriving at T-Mobile stores ahead of launch [pics]

Samsung’s unusual innovative dual monitor-equipped smartphone is due to launch on T-Mobile in two days time, on November 14th. And as expected, the devices are now arriving in stores in preparation for going on sale. Once available, it will cost $870 full retail, or $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $36.25, making it one of the most expensive devices available from the carrier. … [read full article]

Nexus 6 launch delayed by T-Mobile until 11/19, thanks to failed Motorola delivery

T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 was scheduled to launch this week. Tomorrow, in fact, on November 12. But it became clear – thanks to some internal leaks and our conversations with sources – that stock would be very constrained at launch. Only 1/3 of all stores were going to have them available at launch. We’ve been given some further background information by our sources, and it … [read full article]

New LTE sightings across the U.S.

T-Mobile’s network team is working at a furious pace to get the company’s airwaves to as many people as possible, as quickly as possible. In some major metro areas it’s upgrading the existing LTE network to wideband LTE, making higher download speeds possible. But in many rural locations, LTE is going live for the first time. Over the past few weeks, we’ve been sent a number of new LTE sightings all across the States, in some very … [read full article]

T-Mobile named fastest network in Detroit by RootMetrics

RootMetrics published its network report for the city of Detroit earlier today, making it the seventh time the company has compiled network performance results for the Motor City. And for the first time, T-Mobile leads the pack in terms of data speeds, with a Speed Index score of 95.6 and median download speeds of over 26Mbps, and upload speeds of 17.7Mbps. T-Mobile also won the Text RootScore Award for … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 700MHz deals with Actel and I-700 approved by FCC

Back in August, several transactions between T-Mobile and a number of spectrum holders were revealed in public FCC filings. Most of which were incomplete or shown as “pending”. That is until very recently. If you check over at the constantly-updating Google sites page, you’ll notice an update for November 4th showing that T-Mobile has completed two of the purchases. One of which was with Actel (a CenturyLink company) for 700MHz … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus 6 stock to be constrained at launch

A number of sites have picked up on a supposed leak from Android Police purportedly showing that’s T-Mobile’s stock of the upcoming Nexus 6 will be constrained at launch. His source tells him that only 1 out of every 3 stores will have them in stock on release day. The staff community system has a message detailing that “due to inventory constraints” only some stores will have the Nexus 6 in … [read full article]