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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 … [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 … [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 … [read full article]

T-Mobile wants to spice up Verizon’s Q4 2015 earnings call with a drinking game

T-Mobile runs its quarterly earnings calls pretty differently than the other three major carriers. While AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon are all conference calls between analysts and executives, T-Mo typically runs a video stream and takes questions from folks on Twitter, making the announcements more interesting for us regular folks. And now T-Mobile has decided to spice up the announcement of one of its competitors, too. T-Mobile just … [read full article]

FCC approves T-Mobile-Verizon spectrum swap despite Sirius XM objection

Earlier this year, Verizon and T-Mobile entered into an agreement to swap some AWS and PCS spectrum licenses. Radio provider Sirius objected the swap, saying that T-Mobile’s AWS cell sites were causing interference for its subscribers in some large markets, but today the FCC shot down that objection. In a decision released today, the FCC explained that Sirius did not provide sufficient evidence that Verizon and T-Mobile’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering Verizon switchers free year of Hulu and half-off accessories

Today it’s Verizon’s turn to get a gift from T-Mobile, and Big Red customers are getting the gift of entertainment. Verizon customers that switch to T-Mobile between December 11 and December 17 will get a $100 Hulu subscription gift code, good for 12 months of Hulu’s $7.99 per month Limited Commercials plan. This offer ties in nicely with Binge On, which lets T-Mo customers stream video from 24 video services — Hulu … [read full article]