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T-Mobile to acquire 700MHz spectrum in Seattle, Portland markets from Vulcan Wireless

A filing on the FCC’s site reveals that T-Mobile has applied to purchase yet more 700MHz spectrum. And this time, the North West is getting some love. In a deal with Vulcan Wireless, T-Mo plans to cover many markets in the Seattle, WA and Portland, OR areas with the low band frequencies. As always, there’s not specific monetary fees mentioned. But we do have a list of the markets where … [read full article]

T-Mobile agrees to be more transparent on customer network speeds

Yesterday, the FCC published a press release stating that T-Mobile has agreed to improve its communications with customers regarding network connection speeds. T-Mo has agreed to take steps to make sure that customers running speed tests on the network receive accurate information, even when the customer is subject to reductions after hitting their personal data limit. The carrier will send texts to customers enabling them to get accurate speed information, and place direct … [read full article]

T-Mo Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 3 and Note 4 all get software updates

Before we all get too excited, no, it’s not Android 5.0 Lollipop. However great that would be. Today, three popular Samsung flagship models on T-Mobile’s network received over-the-air updates. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Note 4 received an update which included Chinese language support for the first time. The update isn’t huge, but it’s not the smallest either. Pushing in at around 130MB. The phone’s pop-up message displays the usual notice about performance enhancements, … [read full article]

HTC RE camera goes on sale on T-Mobile Underground

T-Mobile’s Underground site launched just a few months ago, and is THE place to go for hard-to-find devices. Recent examples include the 64GB Nexus 6 and the HTC One M8 for Windows. Today, the company has finally launched the RE camera by HTC. The inhaler-shaped answer to GoPro is now available to buy for $199. It’s compatible with iOS 7 or later and Android 4.3 and above, providing your device has Bluetooth … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds Google Play Music, Xbox Music, SoundCloud plus 11 more to its Music Freedom list

This morning, T-Mobile announced that it has added 14 more music streaming services to its list of Music Freedom options. Simple Choice customers now get unlimited free streaming using 27 popular music services. New services added today include some really popular names like Google Play Music (voted as the #1 most-wanted addition), Xbox Music and SoundCloud among many others. The full list of new services added today includes: Google Play Music− Winner of the … [read full article]