Tag Archives: T-Mobile

T-Mobile launches “The Underground” to promote limited edition products

In an effort to point more tech enthusiasts in the direction of products with limited availability, T-Mobile has launched a new section of its online presence dubbed ‘The Underground’. Devices like the limited Copper Gold Galaxy S5 will be heading their way over, as will other unique gadgets. If you want to head right over and stop reading now, you can do so: Just hit this link. Along with highlighting and … [read full article]

T-Mobile and SFX Entertainment extend relationship

T-Mobile and SFX Entertainment, today, announced an 18-month extension to their relationship with the aim of “building a deep cultural connection with the millennial audience”. The two will partner to bring festivals and media events to the masses. The deal comes on the back of an announcement that Magenta is partnering with SFX and SYCO to launch a brand-[read full article]

Sprint, T-Mobile again rumored to be nearing a deal

According to yet another report, Sprint and T-Mobile a close to agreeing a deal to merge. Or, technically speaking, SoftBank – the Japanese carrier which owns Sprint – is close to agreeing a deal to buyout the majority of Deutsche Telekom’s controlling stake in the Magenta-flavored Un-carrier. Bloomberg reports that Sprint will offer around 50% stock and 50% cash for T-Mobile, leaving DT with around 15% ownership of the combined Sprint/T-Mobile company. The … [read full article]

iOS 8 to feature Wi-Fi calling [Update - T-Mobile Confirms, it's coming!]

There’s a sentence to make any T-Mobile fan skip a beat: Wi-Fi calling is an upcoming feature within iOS 8. Although it wasn’t among the main, highlighted features at the WWDC 2014 opening keynote, it was shown as a feature in the overview screenshot shown above. Exactly how Wi-Fi calling will be implemented is yet to be seen. It’s very unlikely that T-Mobile phones will come preloaded with an app, or even a downloadable … [read full article]

VoLTE shows up in Dallas? [Update: NYC too]

It’s not long ago T-Mobile announced VoLTE was going live in Seattle. Along with that announcement came a few software updates for the Galaxy Note 3, G Flex and Galaxy Light. But Seattle isn’t the only city to get the network update. Just today we were sent an image showing the service being live and kicking in Dallas. At the moment, when you make a call in a 4G LTE area in any … [read full article]

15+15 LTE pops up in Houston, Texas while 40-70 Mbps spotted in California, New Jersey and OH

Late last year, we got news from our readers that 20+20 wideband LTE was starting to go live in Dallas, Texas. And not to be outdone by its neighbor, Houston is now showing signs of being upgraded to a faster network too. It’s the latest in a long line of upgrades we’ve heard about here at TmoNews, the most recent included higher download speeds in [read full article]

HTC offering T-Mo One M8 buyers a free Fetch accessory while stocks last

Over the past couple of months, T-Mobile’s been focussing a lot of attention on the Galaxy S5 and – more recently – the LG G3. Doing huge giveaways and pre-registration plugs, while the HTC One essentially just got a “here, it’s available”. This weekend, HTC has been sending out emails to subscribers offering them a free HTC Fetch accessory if they buy a One M8 from T-Mobile. The Fetch, for those who don’t … [read full article]

LTE speed bumps spotted in L.A. and OH, further expansion in Puerto Rico

Over the past few days we’ve received a number of emails from readers who’ve noticed speed bumps across the U.S. In various places, it seems 4G is getting boosted. The first was in Columbus, OH. It’s been noted that speeds have been around the 25-30Mbps mark. Recently, those download speeds have virtually doubled. The screenshot below is from a speed test undertaken in that area: The second is one of three speed tests done … [read full article]