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Connecticut gets wideband LTE

T-Mobile announced officially today that its team of engineers has finished upgrading the LTE network in Connecticut, making it faster than ever. T-Mo claims speeds will be up to 50% faster than before in Bridgeport, Danbury, Hartford, Fairfield, Meriden, Milford, New Britain, New Haven, Stamford and Waterbury. T-Mobile customers in these areas are seeing speeds faster than AT&T and Verizon, and almost two and half times faster than Sprint. From the city of … [read full article]

MetroPCS enters the tablet race with $149 Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7

T-Mobile announced this morning that MetroPCS is entering the tablet market for the first time. From today, you can stroll in to a MetroPCS store and walk out with the budget-friendly Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 for $149 (plus tax). T-Mo’s prepaid brand is also launching a range of great value data plans for tablets. Existing customers with a phone service will get a $5 discount on the tablet plans which (including the discount) … [read full article]

T-Mo calls for FCC to reserve more spectrum in upcoming 600MHz auction

T-Mobile’s Un-carrier philosophy isn’t just about creating competitive offers and remove pain points for customers. It’s also doing what it can to change the telecoms landscape to make it fairer and not so skewed towards the big two carriers. As much is made clear in a recent blog post by the company’s VP of Federal Regulatory Affairs, Kathleen Ham. A post in which she acknowledges the great moves made by … [read full article]

Rumor states Deutsche Telekom is seeking a buyer for T-Mobile (again)

A report published earlier today claims that Deutsche Telekom is looking for an alternative buyer for T-Mobile after the deal with Iliad proved to be a no-go. The publication, Manager Magazin, cites people familiar with the company and claims that DT is specifically looking for companies that aren’t direct competitors to T-Mo US. This report does come as something of a surprise, after another report (again, a rumor) claimed fairly recently that Deutsche … [read full article]

T-Mobile quietly upgrading its network with more secure encryption

Following Edward Snowden’s now-infamous report outing the NSA and its excessive monitoring of people’s communication, there’s been a real effort by companies everywhere to sure up their security. Whether it’s Apple’s locally-stored Touch ID, or recent Pay service, Samsung’s Knox, or BlackBerry’s recent push to upgrade its own security; more is being done to ensure you cannot be tracked in an invasive manner. T-Mobile is quietly doing its bit too. Washington Post reports … [read full article]

T-Mo offering $30 off Samsung products, including the Note 4

T-Mobile has recently kicked off a new Postseason sale on its online store, discounting a wide range of Samsung products by $30. The list includes virtually all the most recent and popular Android-powered devices. Using promo code ‘BASEBALL30′ at checkout you get $30 off the following devices until October 28: Galaxy Note 4 – $719.76 after discount Galaxy Note 3 – $486.96 after discount Galaxy S5 – $579.60 after discount Galaxy S4 – … [read full article]

T-Mo to sell 64GB Nexus 6 online

T-Mobile’s product guru, Des Smith confirmed on Twitter that T-Mobile will stock both the 32GB and 64GB models of the Nexus 6. Pricing for the 32GB version is set at $649, and that model will be available to order online, and in stores from November 12. The higher capacity model has a full retail price (set by Google) of $699. Sadly, you won’t be … [read full article]

T-Mobile iPad Air 2 pre-order availability limited to 16GB models, integrated Apple SIM locked [Update]

An internal memo doing the rounds at T-Mobile reveals a couple of interesting tidbits regarding the upcoming pre-orders for Apple’s next generation iPad Air. As revealed earlier today, the pre-orders will launch tomorrow, with an expected shipping date of October 29th. But, unless you’re planning on pre-ordering a 16GB you could be in for a … [read full article]

FTC and T-Mobile in settlement talks over premium service charge lawsuit

T-Mobile and the FTC are in talks to settle a lawsuit which alleges the carrier added unauthorized charged to customer phone bills. Both sides asked for the lawsuit to be put on hold for 90 days while they work on a deal which suits both parties. “The parties are engaged in substantive settlement talks that they believe would resolve this matter and eliminate the need for further litigation,” lawyers for T-Mobile and the … [read full article]

iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 coming to T-Mobile on October 29, pre-orders on Oct. 22

T-Mobile, today, announced that it will be opening up pre-orders for the two new iPad models from tomorrow, October 22nd. Both devices will be available in all three storage options (16/64/128 GB) and will start from $0 down for well-qualified customers on Simple Choice plans. Devices will go on sale one week after pre-orders, on October 29. Magenta reminds us that for $10 per month, Simple Choice customers can add a tablet to … [read full article]