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T-Mobile is reportedly ‘retooling’ its TVision platform

T-Mobile entered the streaming TV game one year ago with TVision, but there hasn’t been much news on it since then. That’s changing today. T-Mobile is reportedly in the process of “retooling and redeveloping” the platform behind TVision that it acquired from Layer3 TV. That’s according to sources speaking to Light Reading, who say that T-Mo decided to rework the TVision platform because it didn’t scale the way T-Mobile would’ve liked and because of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares an update on customers’ phone usage during coronavirus pandemic

Last month T-Mobile revealed¬†some info on how its customers were using the network as they began to work from home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Today T-Mo has some more stats to share. Neville Ray, T-Mobile’s President of Technology, reports that mobile hotspot usage has increased 60% as T-Mo customers use their smartphones to share an internet connection with other devices. Use of collaboration tools like Skype, Slack, and Webex has grown 87% as T-Mobile customers … [read full article]

California PUC says T-Mobile and Sprint can’t merge until it makes a final decision on the deal

Yesterday T-Mobile and Sprint announced that they had completed their merger, but the deal still hasn’t gotten official approval from the California Public Utilities Commission, the final hurdle it needs to clear before it can officially merge. Now the CPUC has something to say about that. The CPUC has issued an order saying that T-Mobile and Sprint cannot begin the merger of their California operations until it makes its final decision on the application. The CPUC … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers get Quibi free starting April 6

Many T-Mobile customers already get Netflix included free with their plan, and now they’re going to get Quibi, too. T-Mo confirmed today that when Quibi launches on April 6th, T-Mo customers on a Magenta or T-Mobile One family plan will get access to the new video streaming service for free. Just sign up on mytmobile.com or the T-Mobile app before July 7th to get Quibi added to your plan. To qualify for this offer, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer discounts to Reebok and Shell plus Pixel 4 XL prizes next week

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays offers are now official and like this week’s deals, the new ones are (mostly) focused on things you can do while at home. On Tuesday, April 7th, T-Mobile customers can get 40% off plus free shipping from Reebok plus a 3-month early learning subscription from Homer. The focus of Homer is early learning programs for children ages 2-8 that personalized by interests and reading levels. As usual, T-Mobile Tuesdays will … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares merger FAQ, says it’s not making changes to Sprint customers’ plans

Today T-Mobile and Sprint officially completed their merger, nearly two years after the deal was first announced. As you might expect when combining two of the biggest carriers in the US, customers have lots of questions about what will happen now, and so T-Mo has posted a FAQ to try and answer them. One of the major reasons that T-Mobile is merging with Sprint is to combine the two networks into one better network. And while … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger is officially complete

Nearly two years after T-Mobile and Sprint first announced their merger, the deal is complete. T-Mobile says that it has officially completed its merger with Sprint to for the New T-Mobile. Also confirmed today is that with the close of the merger, T-Mo has completed its CEO transition. That means that effective immediately, Mike Sievert is taking over the CEO role of T-Mobile from John Legere. Legere will stay on as a member of T-Mobile’s … [read full article]

Many T-Mobile customers hit with network outage overnight

T-Mobile’s network had a bit of a hiccup overnight. Many T-Mobile customers are reporting that they lost service beginning late last night. Folks on Reddit¬†and Twitter checked in from places like Dallas, Phoenix, Tulsa, Chicago, Atlanta, and Virginia Beach, among other cities, to say that they’d noticed an outage. TmoNews has learned that T-Mobile suffered an intermittent network issue but that it was resolved quickly. Network outages are never good, but at … [read full article]

OnePlus confirms a few more specs of the OnePlus 8 series

We may have to wait until April 14th to officially meet the OnePlus 8 series, but OnePlus is helping to pass the time until then by spilling some of the specs of its upcoming devices. The OnePlus 8 series will include Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 865 processor, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed today. “The industry-leading Snapdragon 865 mobile platform improves over what was an already powerful SoC, offering a 25% increase in CPU performance, a 25% … [read full article]

T-Mobile ditching April Fools’ Day jokes, donating to Boys & Girls Clubs of America instead

T-Mobile has made lots of April Fools’ Day jokes over the years, including the Phone BoothE and the T-Mobile Onesie, but this year it’s changing things up a bit. T-Mobile is donating up to $500,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s COVID-19 Relief Fund. To do it, T-Mo wants everyone to help in two different ways: From April 1st through April 7th, T-Mobile will donate $1 every time that anyone tweets a … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren, Galaxy S8 and S8+

T-Mobile’s got a couple of new updates rolling out over the air. First up, the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren is receiving an update from T-Mobile that bumps it up to version 10.0.31.HD61CB. Included in the update are 5G feature enhancements, the March 2020 Android security patches, and general bug fixes. You should see this update hit your OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren in the next few days, but if you don’t feel like waiting, you … [read full article]

OnePlus 8 launch event happening April 14th

The next big things from OnePlus will be officially revealed in just two weeks. OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus 8 series will be introduced at a launch event on April 14th. This is an online-only reveal, but that means that everyone gets to tune in when the event starts at 11:00 am EDT/8:00 am PDT. With its new phones, OnePlus is placing a focus on speed, and the company has even already confirmed a … [read full article]