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Software update for T-Mobile LG G2 brings inflight texting support

A software update pushed yesterday by T-Mobile brings the carrier’s Inflight Texting support to the LG G2. For those of you with the device, if you haven’t installed it already, it should be available for download now. Go to your settings app and check for updates. As well as free Inflight Texting support, the update also brings improvements to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity as well as improved battery life. There are also some … [read full article]

Chubbuck City Council denies T-Mobile cell tower application

T-Mobile representatives went to Chubbuck, Idaho on Wednesday to put forward their case for a cell tower to be built on the grounds of an elementary school in the city. But after debate with Chubbuck City Council, its application was denied. Prior to yesterday’s meeting, T-Mobile had been given a conditional permit to build an 80-foot tower in the city, providing that it was build at least 80 feat from property lines and … [read full article]

After failed T-Mobile bid, Iliad’s Xavier Niel turns to Swiss carrier

It doesn’t seem like that long ago when we couldn’t go a week without hearing new rumors of who was going to buy Deutsche Telekom’s controlling stake in T-Mobile US. You may remember at one point a French carrier, Iliad, tried its luck. Sadly for the European telecoms company, neither Deutsche Telekom nor T-Mobile were interested in the offer. Having been … [read full article]

T-Mobile could launch unlicensed 5GHz LTE as soon as next year

T-Mobile could become one the first carriers to use 5GHz Unlicensed LTE, or to give it its proper name, License Assisted Access LTE or LAA-LTE. It could deploy the network as soon as next year according to a plan unveiled in a report by Kevin Smithen and Will Clayton, Macquarie Research analysts. Having met with T-Mobile’s network chief, Neville Ray, they believe the carrier will use LAA “extensively on the 500MHz of 5GHz … [read full article]

Uncarrier 8.0 takeaway: T-Mobile’s network announcements were far more important than rollovers

T-Mobile’s Data Stash may – in the words of John Legere – be “arguably the biggest thing we’ve ever done since Uncarrier 1“, but other announcements caught my attention more. I’m not belittling the new data rollover scheme. Simply re-emphasizing the truth: Without a killer network, a great offer isn’t worth anything. Sprint has found that out to its own detriment.  In a blog post, T-Mo’s network guru, Neville Ray [read full article]

John Legere’s Uncarrier 8.0 interview with David Pogue now available to watch [video]

As part of yesterday’s Uncarrier 8.0 announcement, T-Mobile CEO (and wireless legend) John Legere sat down for an exclusive interview with David Pogue, chief and founder of Yahoo! Tech. During the course of the interview, Legere goes over the Data Stash program announced yesterday. According to the T-Mo chief, this is “arguably the biggest thing we’ve ever … [read full article]

T-Mobile Uncarrier 8.0 event live tomorrow, December 16

In a surprise announcement, T-Mobile revealed that it’s Uncarrier 8.0 movement is set to be unveiled tomorrow, December 16th at 10:30am Eastern/7:30am Pacific. The announcement will be made via live on Yahoo! News in a webcast hosted by David Pogue. The link will be made available on newsroom.t-mobile.com tomorrow morning. The last few Uncarrier events have proven popular. But to announce one right before Christmas certainly is an unusual, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Wideband LTE goes live in New York City

Today, T-Mobile announced that its faster LTE network has gone live in the Big Apple. We started hearing of sightings in Brooklyn and Manhattan a few weeks back, and T-Mo officially confirmed that its Wideband LTE is now officially active in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and greater Jersey City. Other areas will be added soon. The company notes in its press release that all of Westchester County and … [read full article]

Vodafone to re-enter the U.S. market as T-Mobile MVNO

When Vodafone agreed to sell its stake in Verizon back to Verizon, I – along with many others – presumed the UK-based company was done with the States. It seemed a safe assumption given the fact that it was a big part of the country’s biggest carrier, and yet decided to sell it. And given that the company has been using its $130 billion from the deal to invest heavily in Europe. But … [read full article]