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FCC begins 180-day shot clock on T-Mobile-Sprint merger, now taking public comments

A milestone in the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint has taken place. The FCC this week kicked off its 180-day shot clock for reviewing the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. While the FCC will work to complete its review of the merger in this timeframe, it’s not necessarily required to. The FCC can also pause the clock when it feels it’s necessary. Along with the start of its 180-day shot clock, the FCC this week began taking … [read full article]

T-Mobile wireless equipment rolled out in St. Louis MetroLink stations

There’s some exciting news this week for T-Mobile customers in St. Louis. The Metropolitan St. Louis Transit Agency has teamed up with T-Mobile to install wireless equipment inside the metro tunnels. The components were installed at six MetroLink stations to boost cell signals in downtown St. Louis, the Central West End, and along the Blue Line by the University City-Big Bend and Skinker MetroLink stations. The new antennas are up and running, giving T-Mobile and … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts will include a T-Mo water bottle

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts include another piece of T-Mo-branded gear. On July 24th, T-Mobile customers can get a free T-Mobile water bottle as part of T-Mobile Tuesdays. Next week’s gifts also include free FC Bayern.TV Plus for six months, 50 percent off and free shipping from women’s clothing brand Roxy, and an offer from HotelStorm. Rounding out the gifts for the July 24th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays is $5 off any movie … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches nationwide Narrowband IoT network

One year after completing its first live network tests of Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology, T-Mobile has announced another major IoT milestone. T-Mo today launched its NB-IoT service nationwide. NB-IoT is a low power, wide area network LTE-Advanced tech that offers benefits like low power usage, long battery life, and low device cost. T-Mobile launched its NB-IoT in guard bands on its network so that it can best utilize its spectrum and so that … [read full article]

Two new reports say T-Mobile is the fastest carrier in the U.S.

Ookla and OpenSignal both released reports today on the state of U.S. mobile networks, and T-Mobile did pretty well for itself in both. T-Mobile was the fastest carrier in the U.S. in the first and second quarters of 2018, says Ookla. T-Mobile finished with a Speed Score of 27.86, with Verizon coming in second at 26.02, AT&T in third with 22.17, and Sprint in fourth with 20.38. The Speed Score is a metric that incorporates … [read full article]

T-Mobile resumes rollout of Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ updates

T-Mobile said earlier this month that the most recent Galaxy S9 and S9+ updates wouldn’t be delayed as long as the previous ones, and thankfully, that turned out to be accurate. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are now receiving the software updates that originally begin going out earlier this month. T-Mobile began pushing the updates at 10:00 pm PT yesterday, July 17th. Only a portion of users will be available to get the update … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds low-band LTE to more cell sites across the U.S.

It’s been a while since T-Mobile last announced a low-band LTE expansion, but today that drought has been broken. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today confirmed that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to more cell sites over the past two weeks. T-Mobile has confirmed to me that this expansion includes both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! [read full article]

Galaxy Note 9 image leaks show off the upcoming Samsung flagship

The Galaxy Note 9 will likely make its official debut on August 9th, but as is usually the case with hotly anticipated phones, images of Samsung’s next big thing have leaked out ahead of the event. A few images that claim to show the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 have made their way online. First up, a render that shows off the front and back of the Note 9 has been posted by Evan Blass. We … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching international high-speed data pass on August 1st

Last week we learned that T-Mobile will be raising the price of Simple Global roaming calling as well as adding more countries where Simple Global works. Now some more Simple Global news has come out. Starting August 1st, T-Mobile will offer a new international high-speed data pass. For $5 per day, customers can get 512MB of data up to 4G LTE speeds and unlimited calls in all Simple Global countries. Your pass will last for … [read full article]

T-Mobile now selling the LG Stylo 4 for $10/month

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True to its promise, T-Mobile has launched the new LG Stylo 4. Along with its launch, the wireless carrier has given customers interested in this smartphone a chance to buy it for $250 upfront or a monthly fee of $10 for a total of 24 months. In addition to offering this device, T-Mobile is running a promotion for free shipping with new activations. If you are interested in getting this new LG smartphone, you simply have … [read full article]

T-Mobile will be donating $1 Million to Team Rubicon during MLB All-Star Week

In line with the upcoming Major League Baseball All-Star Week, T-Mobile has unveiled an initiative it has planned up. As the official wireless provider of the event, the wireless carrier has announced its plans to donate at least $1 million to the hurricane relief and recovery efforts of Team Rubicon in Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico. This fund comes from the $1 donation it gets with every Instagram post or tweet using the #HatsOff4Heroes hashtag throughout the … [read full article]

T-Mobile raising Simple Global roaming calling price, also adding new supported countries

Heads up, international travelers, because T-Mobile is making some changes to its Simple Global roaming feature. T-Mobile is raising the cost per minute for calls within and between Simple Global countries and destinations as well as from Simple Global countries back to the U.S. Beginning on your first new bill cycle after July 31st, these calls will cost $0.25 per minute, which is an increase of $0.05 per minute. As for why T-Mo is upping the … [read full article]