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New T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 edge updates rolling out, add Android security patch level info

UPDATE: The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ are getting updates, too! They’re N920TUVS2COKC and G928TUVS2COKC, they’re 74.49MB and 75.23MB in size, and they both include security updates. They both likely add the “Android security patch level” section as well.   Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge owners, it’s that time once again. Yep, time to … [read full article]

FCC approves T-Mobile-Verizon spectrum swap despite Sirius XM objection

Earlier this year, Verizon and T-Mobile entered into an agreement to swap some AWS and PCS spectrum licenses. Radio provider Sirius objected the swap, saying that T-Mobile’s AWS cell sites were causing interference for its subscribers in some large markets, but today the FCC shot down that objection. In a decision released today, the FCC explained that Sirius did not provide sufficient evidence that Verizon and T-Mobile’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s holiday 2015 video shows John Legere leading a Magenta chorus, also kicks off 10 days of giveaways

T-Mobile has now dispensed gifts for its customers as well as those on Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon, but it’s got one holiday surprise for us. John Legere has posted a video that shows the CEO conducting a chorus of Magenta singers that take shots at the three other major US carriers. Sprint gets accused of of “copying all the way,” Verizon is called out for smelling and having a video service that “laid an egg,” and AT&T … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering Verizon switchers free year of Hulu and half-off accessories

Today it’s Verizon’s turn to get a gift from T-Mobile, and Big Red customers are getting the gift of entertainment. Verizon customers that switch to T-Mobile between December 11 and December 17 will get a $100 Hulu subscription gift code, good for 12 months of Hulu’s $7.99 per month Limited Commercials plan. This offer ties in nicely with Binge On, which lets T-Mo customers stream video from 24 video services — Hulu … [read full article]

Calling Out T-Mobile report published by groups that allege false advertising, unfair debt collection methods

Earlier this week, we learned that several consumer advocacy groups were planning to attack T-Mobile for alleged false advertising. Now a website dedicated to this cause has launched. Calling Out T-Mobile is a site that’s largely backed by Change to Win, which identifies itself as a labor group that “seeks to strengthen consumer protections and workers’ rights as part of our … [read full article]

T-Mobile being targeted by several groups for alleged false advertising

The same day that T-Mobile was named to Ad Age’s 2015 Marketer A-List, it’s been discovered that Magenta is being targeted for alleged false advertising. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is looking to complaints that T-Mobile’s ads are misleading. Schneiderman has yet to offer an official statement on the matter, and spokesman Eric Soufer declined to share any comment … [read full article]

Some Nexus 6P and 5X owners seeing T-Mobile band 12 LTE support after Android 6.0.1 update

Today Google began pushing Android 6.0.1 updates to its Nexus devices, with the highlight feature being a boatload of new emoji. However, it looks like there’s another notable feature in there that ought to please Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X users on T-Mobile. Several Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X users have found that, after installing Android 6.0.1, their phones connect to T-Mobile’s band 12 coverage. xda-developers forum … [read full article]

T-Mobile to gain coverage in parts of Yosemite National Park

If you’re going to visit a national park, odds are that you’re going there to admire nature and spend some time in the wilderness, not to see what it’s like to use your phone while in a tent. That said, it can still be nice to have a cell signal while you’re staying in a national park, and soon T-Mobile will have some new native coverage in a well-known park. The National Park Service has … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE live in Sacramento, Calif., area

It’s been a couple of weeks since T-Mobile last announced an Extended Range LTE expansion, but today another metro area is officially joining the band 12 club. T-Mobile says that its Extended Range LTE coverage is live in Sacramento, Calif., meaning that another major California city can experience the extended distance and better building penetration that this coverage offers. In addition … [read full article]