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Thunder Purple OnePlus 6T will be available in the U.S. on November 15

The OnePlus 6T is getting a new color option. OnePlus will launch the OnePlus 6T in Thunder Purple in North America and Europe on November 15. This purple handset will include 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, and it’ll be priced at $579. OnePlus has confirmed to me that the Thunder Purple OnePlus 6T will only be available through OnePlus.com, meaning you won’t be able to buy from T-Mobile. The model sold by OnePlus … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calls, texts, and data to customers affected by California wildfires

Fires are currently raging across California, causing many to evacuate their homes. T-Mobile today said that it’s monitoring the situation closely and working to help those affected by the fires stay connected. Starting today, November 9, T-Mobile is offering free calls, texts, and data to customers affected by the California fires who are not already on an unlimited plan. This also applies to prepaid customers, though those on Pay As You Go and postpaid plans that … [read full article]

T-Mobile TV service set-top box appears in FCC filing

Details about T-Mobile’s TV service continue to trickle out, and today we’re getting an early peek at the set-top box that’ll pipe the service’s content into your TV. An FCC filing for a T-Mobile-branded set-top box has appeared. Spotted by Variety, the box is referred to as the “T-Mobile Mini” in the user manual and is made by Kaonmedia, the same company that made set-top boxes for Layer3 TV, which T-Mobile purchased earlier … [read full article]

T-Mobile promo allows eligible Unlimited 55+ customers to add third voice line

Since its launch more than one year ago, T-Mobile’s Unlimited 55+ plan has had a limit of two voice lines per account. For a limited time, though, T-Mo is raising that limit. T-Mobile is now allowing Unlimited 55+ customers with two voice lines to add a third voice line to their account. The promo began on November 7, according to a leaked document shared with TmoNews, and it’ll be available for a limited time. The total … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching Global Plus add-on on November 9, leaked document shows

T-Mobile will soon roll out a new plan add-on aimed at customers who do a lot of international travel. T-Mobile will launch a Global Plus add-on tomorrow, November 9, according to internal documents shared with TmoNews. Pricing will be set at $50, and Global Plus will be available for customers on a T-Mobile One plan. With Global Plus, customers get unlimited high-speed data while roaming in a Simple Global country and 5GB of high-speed tethering usage … [read full article]

T-Mobile improving scam call protection with network-level technology

T-Mobile is working to beef up its scam protection offerings. T-Mobile today announced that it’s improving its Scam ID and Scam Block features by integrating new spoof identification tech at the network level. These improvements aim to analyze network data to pinpoint and identify the origin of a call before it reaches your phone to help fight the neighboor spoofing method of scam calling. A popular scam call technique is to temporarily spoof or hijack a … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts include free Redbox rental, $100 off wireless earphones

Ready to find out what next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday holds? Good, because T-Mo today spilled the details. On Tuesday, November 13, T-Mobile customers can get a free one-night disc rental from Redbox and $3 off a $10 grocery purchase from Kroger. Rounding out next week’s gifts is $100 off a pair of Powerbeats 3 wireless earphones, which would knock the price down to $99.99. Next week also continues the FanDuel fantasy football … [read full article]

T-Mobile deployed more low-band LTE upgrades over the past two weeks

Two weeks after announcing its previous round of low-band LTE upgrades, T-Mobile has confirmed another batch of upgrades. T-Mobile added low-band LTE to dozens of cell sites in the past two weeks, CTO Neville Ray confirmed today. These upgrades typically include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum (LTE bands 71 and 12), and Ray says that they’ll result in more and better coverage. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ now receiving updates from T-Mobile

A couple of weeks after T-Mobile pushed out updates for its Galaxy S9 and S9+, both of Samsung’s flagships are being updated again. T-Mobile’s Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are now receiving updates to G960USQU3BRJ5 and G965USQU3BRJ5, respectively. These updates are now going out over the air and TmoNews readers Jeff and Casey have both received their phone’s update. As for what’s included in these updates, the only thing mentioned in the changelog is “The security … [read full article]

T-Mobile OnePlus 6T trade-in deal is ending tomorrow

If you’re thinking about taking advantage of T-Mobile’s OnePlus 6T trade-in promotion, you’d better act fast. T-Mobile has revealed that its OnePlus 6T offer will end November 8. The support page for the deal previously listed its end date as “TBA”, but it’s now been updated to show that the offer will end tomorrow. As a reminder, this deal will get you $300 off a OnePlus 6T via 24 monthly bill credits. You’ll need to … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering prepaid plan with unlimited LTE data for $50 per month

  T-Mobile is launching a couple of special offers aimed at the prepaid market. For a limited time, T-Mobile is offering a prepaid plan that includes unlimited 4G LTE data, talk, and text, all for $50 per month. Video streams at 480p resolution on this plan, and tethering tops out at 3G speeds. Also of note is that customers who use more than 50GB of data in a single month may see their speeds slowed until … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy Tab S4 launching at T-Mobile this Friday with deals in tow

T-Mobile has a couple new Samsung devices launching this week. The Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy Tab S4 are launching at T-Mobile this Friday, November 9. Pricing for the Galaxy A6 will be set at $16 down and $16 per month for 24 months, or $400 full retail. The Galaxy Tab S4 will cost $28 down and $28 per month for 24 months, or $700 full retail. T-Mo will also offer discounts on both … [read full article]