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Ericsson chosen by T-Mobile to build out the new 700MHz and 1900MHz LTE networks

Ericsson revealed yesterday evening that it’s been chosen by T-Mobile to build out the company’s newer 700MHz and 1900MHz LTE networks. And the news should come as no surprise, since the Swedish company has been used in the past to build a lot of the first T-Mo LTE network. Ericsson has started building the new 4G base station equipment for the A-block, band 12 LTE network currently in its infancy. As well as … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE going live in downtown Cincinnati

Not long ago we heard of plans T-Mobile had to activate its long-awaited LTE network in downtown Cincinnati. We’d initially been told that we should expect it sometime between the middle and end of October, but it seems Magenta’s network magicians have got it live far sooner than planned. We’ve received a number of sightings in various parts of downtown Cincinatti, and the west … [read full article]

T-Mo flavor Moto X finally gets Android 4.4.4

Although T-Mobile never officially carried the 2013 model Moto X, Motorola did sell a “T-Mobile” edition through its Moto Maker site. And I’m sure at least a handful of you, TmoNews readers eventually picked one up. I’m also fairly certain – like me – you thought the T-Mobile friendly 4.4.4 update would never arrive. Good news! It’s here. Android 4.4.4 for the T-Mo flavored Moto X is available to download over-the-air from this morning. … [read full article]

Personal Cellspot deposit being waived for ordered placed before Sept. 24th?

Although the Personal Cellspot Wi-Fi routers became available to customers last week, they can’t be sold in stores until September 24th due to some system issue. This lead to many customers having to pace an order for delivery instead. But, seemingly as a gesture of goodwill, T-Mobile has been waiving the $25 deposit required from postpaid customers to get the free router. Now, … [read full article]

Network update: LTE goes live in Gardner, MA plus a map of T-Mobile’s 700MHz spectrum

Some interesting tidbits of information to share with you this morning. I’ve collected a couple of really interesting updates regarding T-Mobile’s network expansion and improvement. First off, is a really handy map which shows the markets where T-Mo already owns 700MHz spectrum, and the areas in which it has agreed to buy. Tip of the hat to one of our readers, Edward for pointing it out to me. . 700MHz Spectrum Map The pink areas show where … [read full article]

GCI and T-Mobile strike LTE roaming deal

GCI Wireless, the Alaska-based carrier has announced that its LTE network has been given a huge extension thanks to a new roaming deal struck with a T-Mobile. The agreement will provide all of GCI Wireless’ customers LTE coverage should they decide to visit any of the other states. No financial details were revealed. “GCI is committed to meeting the growing technology needs of Alaskans, and now our capabilities of providing top data speeds … [read full article]

Apple iPhone 6 Plus – First impressions [Pics and size comparison]

Apple’s new iPhones are “Bigger than Bigger”, whatever that means, and while it might not apply so much to the 4.7-inch model, it definitely applies to the iPhone 6 Plus. I’ve had it in my possession for approximately 6 hours (at time of writing) and I have to say, I’m so glad I didn’t go for the smaller model. And just so we deal with the elephant in the room first. It’s Big … [read full article]

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus go on sale today

Just in case you somehow forgot, T-Mobile started selling the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in stores and online this morning. And after the eventful pre-order systems meltdown, let’s hope the actual launch is going a little more smoothly. Prices start from $649 for the iPhone 6, with 16, 64 and 128 GB storage models available. The iPhone 6 Plus is $100 more, thanks to its much larger, higher resolution … [read full article]