Tag Archives: T-Mobile

Special one-day Friends and Family discount coming to North East region next Wednesday?

We just received some information stating that T-Mobile is going to kick off a one-day friends and family event on December 11th. For one day only, friends and family members of Tmo staff in the North East region will be able to get a new phone without paying anything up front, and get the first month of their service plan free (up to $50). To get the offer, it has to be a … [read full article]

iPhone 5s and 5c for $0 down this Black Friday weekend only [UPDATE: Confirmed]

We love a good leak here at TmoNews, and this has got to be one of the best Black Friday deals we’ve seen so far this year. According to some field sales news, for three days only, you’ll be able to get either of Apple’s latest iPhones for $0 down on EIP. The offer applies on iPhone 5s and 5c from Friday, November 29th through Sunday, December 1st. That’s a $149 saving up … [read full article]

Android 4.3 update for T-Mobile Galaxy S4 available OTA

Over a week after the download was supposed to arrive, Android 4.3 has finally landed for Tmo-flavored Galaxy S4′s. The update went live at around 5am this morning and is available as an over-the-air update. This update includes KNOX and Samsung Gear support. If you have a Galaxy S4 on T-Mobile, you should have received a notification to inform you of the update’s availability. If not, head in to your phone’s settings menu … [read full article]

Noticing drastically reduced download speeds? You’re not alone

At the back end of last week I got sent some information from one of our readers regarding some drastically reduced data connection speeds. Since then, a growing thread on HowardForums and another on XDA-Developers seems to show that he’s not alone. I also tweeted out just before the weekend to offer some of our followers the chance to share their experience. Essentially, I wanted to make sure that people were experiencing the … [read full article]

4G LTE arrives in 22 new markets

Following on from yesterday’s news that T-Mobile’s new 20+20 LTE was going live in a few areas, it turns out, the carrier expanded its 4G LTE coverage to 22 new markets yesterday too, in 13 different states. They are as follows: California: San Luis Obispo Colorado: Silverthorne Florida: Key West, Naples-Marco Island Indiana: Evansville Kentucky: Bowling Green, Elizabethtown, Frankfort Louisiana: Baton Rouge Massachusetts: Barnstable Town Minnesota: Red … [read full article]

T-Mobile ending premium text message billing in order to fight fraud

It’s not often we hear news regarding U.S. carriers that stirs a sense of pride, or happiness. Today, however, all four major carriers in the States have announced plans to drop premium text service billing. The aim is predominantly to combat fraud. Some of you will no doubt have experience premium messaging scams, where you’re charged an extortionate fee just to receive a specific message from a premium number, or for replying to … [read full article]

Reuters: T-Mobile looking to spend $3B on acquiring Verizon’s unused spectrum

Yesterday evening a report broke on Reuters.com with some very interesting news regarding our favorite carrier. According to its sources, T-Mobile US is looking to buy spectrum from its rival, Verizon. As T-Mobile itself has said, the company is looking in to as many avenues as possible to boost its own coverage, with the main challenge being not owning enough spectrum to offer as much coverage as it would like. … [read full article]

How long until T-Mobile is #3?

It’s been little under two weeks since T-Mobile announced its quarterly results for Q3 2013. It was a very strong quarter for the magenta colored carrier and one which indicated that Tmo is certainly going about things the right way. By challenging the status quo and becoming the “UNcarrier” it’s stopped being just another network operator, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calls and texts to the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan

I’m sure you’re all aware of the huge typhoon that’s devastated the Philippines during the past couple of weeks. Many have been left homeless, injured, many have lost their lives. To help those of you with friends and family over there, T-Mobile (along with other carriers) will be offering you free calls and texts to the Philippines. This offer covers not only T-Mobile, but all of its operating brands/MVNOs too. MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, … [read full article]