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T-Mobile ranked as best US network by new report, but US carriers rated below many European operators

A new report has come out that suggests that T-Mobile has the best network of the big four US carriers. Unfortunately, T-Mo doesn’t rank quite as high in comparison to the other global operators included in the report. Apteligent and research firm STL Partners have put together a report called the Mobile Network Customer Experience Index, which aims to measure the “app experience” for wireless users based on four metrics: Error Rate, Latency Consistency, Download Speed, … [read full article]

T-Mobile creates Wireless Customer Bill of Rights, wants you to urge other carriers to adopt it

Three years after T-Mobile’s first Un-carrier move, John Legere and Co. want to get some of their 10 Un-carrier moves adopted by the other US operators. T-Mobile today introduced the Wireless Customer Bill of Rights, a list of features that T-Mo thinks every wireless customer deserves. They include no service contracts, no overages, the ability to upgrade when you want, and the ability to keep the data … [read full article]

Netflix admits to capping AT&T and Verizon customer streams, backing up John Legere statement

Last week when T-Mobile announced the addition of YouTube and other services to Binge On, John Legere addressed criticisms of Binge On and its 480p streaming quality, saying that AT&T and Verizon was streaming Netflix at 360p. AT&T and Verizon denied Legere’s statement, but it turns out that AT&T and VZW’s customers are indeed getting their Netflix content throttled, just not by … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s second Super Bowl ad has Steve Harvey poking fun at Miss Universe flub

Drake’s not the only big name that T-Mobile got for its Super Bowl 50 commercials. T-Mobile’s second Super Bowl ad just aired on television, and it’s simultaneously gone live on YouTube. The commercial goes after Verizon again for its colorful balls ad — the same one that T-Mo’s #BallBusterChallenge is targeting — and it’s got Steve Harvey touting that T-Mobile has doubled its LTE coverage in the last year … [read full article]

Verizon now letting its customers watch go90 videos over LTE without using data

When Binge On launched last year, T-Mobile included Verizon’s go90 among the services that would stream without using your monthly data. Now Verizon customers are getting the same benefit. Verizon today updated its go90 apps for Android and iOS, and the big new feature is that postpaid Verizon customers can now stream go90 videos over LTE without … [read full article]

T-Mobile wins most awards in OpenSignal network comparison, including fastest average 4G LTE download speed

T-Mobile is currently battling Verizon in the #BallBusterChallenge to see whose network is superior, but today a new report shows that T-Mo’s network is faster than its competition. OpenSignal today published its latest State of Mobile Networks: USA report, and in it, T-Mobile wins out for fastest 4G LTE download speeds. T-Mo’s average speed for the testing came out to 12.26Mbps, edging out … [read full article]

T-Mobile uses colorful balls to compare its LTE coverage to Verizon’s in new ad

After releasing a Pop-Up Video-style response to Verizon’s colorful balls ad a few days ago, T-Mobile today unleashed a new ad of its own. The ad, titled “Verizon’s Secret,” says that it’s giving “the rest of the story” from Verizon’s own colorful balls ad. In the commercial, T-Mobile says that the LTE service that Verizon has added in the past two years covers five million people, while the LTE service … [read full article]

T-Mobile #BallBusterChallenge kicks off next week, here’s more info on the testing

After announcing the #BallBusterChallenege yesterday, T-Mobile has now spilled some more details on where the challenge be headed and how it’ll work. The #BallBusterChallenege will kick off in Seattle, Wash., on January 26 and then travel south to Santa Clara, Calif., the week of February 1. Afterward, T-Mobile will hit up cities throughout the US, including towns “where some people might not expect to find T-Mobile’s network.” T-Mobile will be tweeting … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches #BallBusterChallenge in response to Verizon colorful balls ad

After targeting Sprint with a MetroPCS promo, T-Mobile is now going after Verizon with a new offer of its own. The #BallBusterChallenge is a response to Verizon’s recent ad that talks up its network performance in a RootMetrics study and compares AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile’s results using colorful balls. To help “set the record straight,” T-Mobile is launching the #BallBusterChallenge, which will … [read full article]