Tag Archives: UMA

(Updated) T-Mobile Customers Receiving Errors When Attempting Wi-Fi Calling

Update: T-Mobile says they are currently performing “maintenance” on Wi-Fi calling and they are working on a fix. We’re getting a few emails and tweets that T-Mobile’s Wi-Fi calling service is currently suffering a nationwide outage. We don’t know much at this point but, we’ve pinged T-Mobile to try and get an update and determine how widespread the outage is. Customers report calling in to customer … [read full article]

Blackberry Bold 9900 Won’t Use UMA For Wi-Fi Calling, Software Update Release Date Still Unknown

With reports arriving this weekend of a leaked software update for the Blackberry Bold 9900 enabling Wi-Fi calling we’re now asking how long will it be before the carriers officially release this update? Well, thanks to Al Sacco from CIO.com we know it won’t be before the end of November as originally intended. Having pinged T-Mobile for an update as to when we can expect the software, the company wouldn’t … [read full article]

Blackberry Bold 9900 Receiving Wi-Fi Calling In November?

The Blackberry Bold 9900 was introduced without the UMA Wi-Fi calling feature which had long been a staple part of T-Mobile’s Blackberry lineup. The lack of the Wi-Fi calling feature has often been discussed by many TmoNews’ readers as the reason for passing up the purchase of the 9900 was the lack of this is a must-have feature. Well good news as CIO.com is reporting that a November update to the Bold … [read full article]

Blackberry Bold 9900 “Coming Soon” Says T-Mobile, No Wi-Fi Calling At Launch

The Blackberry Bold 9900 is ready to make its arrival on T-Mobile’s network sometime in the near future as T-Mobile has posted internal docs previewing the device as “coming soon.” Of course all signs point toward August 31st as the arrival date. That’s “soon” right? What’s truly interesting about the second image we received is listed under the specs: no Wi-Fi calling, UMA or Wi-Fi Hotspot. The image expressly tells us … [read full article]

Win a New Android Phone From Kineto

Looking to grab a new Android phone but don’t want to shell out the cash?  Well, Kineto has you covered with a new contest.  As you may remember, Kineto is responsible for bringing WiFi calling to Android, and it’s looking to be a pretty big deal.  Their contest will give you the chance to win one of three top-of -he-line Android phones and all you have to do is produce a short video explaining … [read full article]

T-Mobile Clarifies Wi-Fi Calling And Tethering Reports On G2

T-Mobile has issued a brief statement to clarify reports that began yesterday with XDA Developers forum releasing an unconfirmed report of a software update that initialized the Wi-Fi calling feature on the G2. “Wi-Fi Calling and tethering Wi-Fi sharing are not currently supported on the T-Mobile G2. T-Mobile knows these features are important to consumers and we’re working to deliver them to G2 users in the future. We have nothing further to announce at … [read full article]

T-Mobile G2 OTA Rolling Out, Brings WiFi Calling?

Well that was quick! Just six days after its official launch, there have been reports of a T-Mobile G2 OTA update rolling out this morning. The update is the G2′s first OTA update which reportedly enables WiFi-Calling (surprise, suprise) Mobile hotspot creation, update to the radio code (which will hopefully rectify the reception issues I’ve been having), and includes a few other fixes. We’ve yet to recieve the update on our T-Mobile G2, … [read full article]

(Updated) T-Mobile Goes Official On Wi-Fi Android Calling

It’s here!! It’s finally here as T-Mobile makes Wi-Fi calling on Android officially official.  With a solution planned for a “wide selection of Android™-powered smartphones, including the recently announced new T-Mobile® myTouch® and Motorola DEFY™ with MOTOBLUR™,” this truly is an exciting opportunity for T-Mobile to differentiate their Android powered lineup. As it turns out, the service is indeed powered by the good folks at Kineto Wireless using their Smart Wi-Fi application that surfaced a few … [read full article]

Is It Possible? Is UMA Finally Coming To The Android Platform On T-Mobile?

The last couple of weeks have seen us discuss both on the blog and in our forums the lack of Android and UMA or Wi-Fi calling services and our desire to see it come to Magenta.  We’ve seen our hopes rise with the introduction of a Kineto Wireless service that is capable of bringing UMA to Android as demonstrated on a Samsung Vibrant.  Nothing gives me more hope than the following images that … [read full article]