Tag Archives: VoLTE

T-Mobile’s 4G LTE CellSpot update reportedly coming to enable Wideband LTE support

4G LTE CellSpot owners, your device may soon receive a major update. A new report says that T-Mobile’s 4G LTE CellSpot will soon receive an update to enabled 20MHz Wideband LTE. Nokia (makers of the 4G LTE CellSpot) have reportedly confirmed that a firmware update will arrive in either Q4 2016 or Q1 2017 to enable 20MHz LTE. To take advantage of this new feature, you’ll need to be in a market with Wideband LTE. … [read full article]

BLU R1 HD update adds support for T-Mobile VoLTE and band 12 LTE

When BLU launched the R1 HD earlier this year, it said that the R1 HD would eventually be updated with support for T-Mobile’s band 12 LTE and VoLTE. That update appears to be rolling out now. TmoNews reader Edwin reached out to me today to say that a new update is rolling out to his Amazon BLU R1 HD. As you can see in the image below, the update specifically calls out support for T-Mobile VoLTE … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new network technologies for faster speeds

Turns out that a free Subway sandwich isn’t the only gift that T-Mobile is giving its customers today. T-Mobile today announced that it’s rolling out new network technologies to increase speeds for its customers. The first is 4×4 MIMO (multiple input, multiple output), which offers double the paths for data to travel between your phone and the cell site that it’s connected to. If you’ve got a phone that supports 4×4 MIMO, you could see … [read full article]

Unlocked BlackBerry DTEK50 supports T-Mobile VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling

Today BlackBerry took the wraps off of its second Android phone, the DTEK50. The device is sold unlocked and advertised as being compatible with T-Mobile, but when it comes to unlocked devices, we often wonder exactly how compatible they are with T-Mo. Now we’ve got an answer regarding the DTEK50. BlackBerry has confirmed to me that the DTEK50 includes support for T-Mobile’s Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Wi-Fi Calling. When it comes to cellular connectivity, the … [read full article]

Unlocked HTC 10 is fully compatible with T-Mobile, including VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling

When the HTC 10 was announced earlier today, it was revealed that the unlocked version of the flagship will work with T-Mobile’s network, including band 12 LTE. What wasn’t clear if it would also support features like Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Wi-Fi Calling. Now that master has been resolved. Mo Versi, HTC’s VP of Product Management, today confirmed that the unlocked version of the HTC 10 will fully support T-Mobile, … [read full article]

T-Mobile VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling outage kicked off overnight, some users still having issues

UPDATE: I still haven’t heard back from T-Mobile, but John Legere has confirmed that some customers are having “intermittent calling issues.” UPDATE 2: T-Mobile posted a tweet on Saturday night apologizing to customers that are having issues with calling and promised that “teams are working to resolve them asap.”   It looks like T-Mobile and its engineers had a bit of … [read full article]

RootMetrics second half 2015 US network report is out, T-Mobile shows data improvements

A couple of weeks after T-Mobile won the most awards in an OpenSignal network study, a new report has surfaced that puts T-Mo in the opposite position. RootMetrics has published its Mobile Network Performance in the US study for the second half of 2015. Its results show T-Mobile finishing with an overall network performance score of 80.9 out of … [read full article]

T-Mobile reviews LTE highlights of 2015, looks ahead to new network technologies

The year 2015 has been a big one for T-Mobile, bringing with it Un-carrier moves like Binge On for saving your data and Extended Range LTE for a network that reaches farther distances and deeper into buildings. Today T-Mobile put up a blog post that looks back at its 2015 accomplishments, and because it’s from Neville Ray, you know that the network is going to be the focus. T-Mobile is … [read full article]

Google working to get T-Mobile band 12 working on Nexus 5X and 6P by the time the phones ship

Yesterday T-Mobile said that the new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P won’t support T-Mobile band 12 and VoLTE out of the box, but that it was working with Google on enabling those features. Now we’ve got a bit more information on the matter thanks to Google. Several members of Google’s Nexus team took part in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session … [read full article]