Tag Archives: T-Mobile

Android 5.0 Lollipop update for T-Mobile HTC One (M8) landing on Monday, Feb. 9

Good news HTC One (M8) owners, the T-Mobile variant is about to get an update to the sweetest version of Android yet. T-Mo has received the technical approval necessary for the Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout, and it will begin showing up OTA on Monday, February 9th. Just two days away. Mo Versi, the manufacturer’s VP of product management confirmed it on his Twitter account last night: HTC One (M8) T-Mobile owners! Lollipop OS … [read full article]

Sprint CEO not fazed by T-Mobile’s momentum

While John Legere is pursuing Sprint and seeking to overtake it as the #3 carrier in the U.S., it seems his rival is focussed on more important things. In an interview with CNET, Marcelo Claure revealed that he’s not focussed on who’s number 3 or number 4, but rather on improving its network. “T-Mobile has great momentum,” he said. “I’m focused on fixing the fundamentals whether we’re No. 3 or … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom to sell its UK arm to BT

A report on BBC News yesterday claims that Deutsche Telekom is about to sell its UK arm to BT, the nation’s largest fixed line telecoms operator. In a deal supposedly worth £12.5 billion, BT plans to buy mobile operator, EE. This news comes shortly after the announcement that the T-Mobile brand name in Britain is dead, along with its partner network operator, Orange. If the deal goes through, it would create a massive … [read full article]

Croatia and Paraguay added to Simple Choice international roaming

T-Mobile’s list of countries supported by the free international roaming – as part of Simple Choice – continues to grow. Android Police noticed that Paraguay and Croatia are now included. Since launch, the list of supported countries, where you can get unlimited texting and 2G data roaming free of charge as part of  your Simple Choice plan, has now grown to over 120. Oddly, Vietnam has been removed from the list, and it would seem … [read full article]

Superbowl mobile traffic: T-Mobile network proves fastest in Phoenix Stadium

More people than ever before tuned in during the Patriots’ defeat of the Seahawks last weekend. And while Superbowl itself proved more popular than it ever has been on TV, it was in and around the venue where we get the most interesting mobile network story of the weekend. First up, we talk speed. T-Mobile’s network in the University of Phoenix Stadium area proved to offer the best download speeds of the four … [read full article]

Univision Mobile adds international calling, texting and roaming to its plans

Last year, T-Mobile teamed up with Univision to create a new prepaid brand aimed at the Hispanic market. Today, the company announced a new benefit to choosing its affordable price plans. Depending which plan you choose, you’re allotted a specific amount of international calling and roaming. The new plans break down as follows: $30 plan – No 4G LTE data – Unlimited international texting plus … [read full article]

FCC Chairman announces plans to re-classify internet as utility

A big topic in the tech industry throughout 2014 was “net neutrality”. Partly helped by THAT John Oliver video. There were concerns that internet, both mobile and fixed line, was being  corrupted by big players who sought to reward content/service providers with being on “fast lanes” if they paid enough for the privilege. Under a net neutrality law, the internet is an open and equal space for any site, content or … [read full article]

Saygus V2 Super-Powered phone available for pre-order, and it supports band 12

It’s not often a phone unavailable from most official outlets and carrier stores gets so many tech-fans excited. But at CES earlier this year, there were only a couple of phones that got my attention. First was obviously the second generation LG G Flex. The second was Saygus’ insanely specced hyperbeast smartphone. The relatively unknown manufacturer wowed us with an impressive spec list. The company recently made it available for pre-order and it … [read full article]

John Legere finally gets a reaction from Sprint CEO on Twitter

John Legere likes to berate the competition, quite publicly, on Twitter. And during the Superbowl event yesterday evening he took time to aim his jibes at Sprint’s commercials. Something which the CEO himself has said he does to try and get a response. This time he got one. Sort of. Half-assed commercial, half-assed data speeds. #typical @sprint. #SprintLikeHell — John Legere (@JohnLegere) February 2, 2015[read full article]

ICYMI: Kim Kardashian and Sarah Silverman’s T-Mobile Superbowl ads

T-Mobile’s hometown football team may have been beaten by Tom Brady in the Superbowl yesterday, but that doesn’t mean there was nothing to enjoy. Perhaps the most talked about feature of the massive sporting event is the marketing. Superbowl ad spots are an opportunity for companies of all kinds to push the boat out and get noticed. And – of course – T-Mo got involved. Our favorite carrier teamed up with a number … [read full article]