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T-Mobile confirms more low-band LTE upgrades made across the country

It’s been nearly a month since T-Mobile announced its last round of low-band LTE upgrades, but today another batch of upgrades has been confirmed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo upgraded more cell sites with low-band LTE. These upgrades include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Another two weeks, another lowband upgrade for cities across the country. @TMobile is boosting coverage every day and #WeWontStop! @MetroByTMobile #AcrossTheGrid pic.twitter.com/MbM3IjGKPU — Neville … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S10+ spotted in the wild with hole-punch design

We’re just about one month away from the official reveal of the Samsung Galaxy S10, but thanks to the rumor mill, we don’t have to wait until then to get an early peek at the upcoming flagship. A photo of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ in the wild has been posted to Reddit. The image is a bit grainy, but we can see a hole-punch in the upper right corner of the screen with two … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts include free Redbox rental and discounted Quiksilver clothing

After giving you a discount to see a movie at the theater this week, T-Mobile Tuesdays will give you a deal on a movie to watch a home next week. On Tuesday, January 22, T-Mobile customers can get a free one-night disc rental from Redbox. They can get a discount on dinner to go with that movie, too, because T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer a $3 quarter chicken meal from Boston Market. Rounding out … [read full article]

T-Mobile executives stayed at Trump hotel following Sprint merger announcement, says new report

The FCC may have paused the 180-day shot clock on its review of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, but there is still some news regarding the deal coming out. The day after T-Mobile and Sprint announced their merger, nine T-Mobile executives stayed at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., according to a report from The Washington Post. These execs were on the hotel’s list of “VIP Arrivals” that included CTO Neville Ray, CFO Braxton Carter, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Netflix On Us will cover the cost of Netflix price increase

Netflix today confirmed that it’s raising prices on all of its streaming plans for U.S. subscribers, but T-Mobile says that nothing is changing for its customers right now. T-Mobile CEO John Legere says that despite the Netflix price hike, T-Mo’s Netflix On Us feature won’t change “for now”. Legere adds that T-Mobile is working with Netflix to “determine what impact, if any, this may have down the road.” More info should be available by May … [read full article]

T-Mobile boosts LTE network coverage and capacity in Atlanta ahead of Super Bowl LIII

There’s going to be a lot of people descending upon Atlanta, GA the weekend of February 3 for Super Bowl LIII. And as it has in recent years, T-Mobile is beefing up its network in the Super Bowl host city in preparation of the big game. T-Mobile today confirmed that it’s made permanent enhancements to its network coverage and capacity in Atlanta, boosting 4G LTE capacity up to 8x at major locations throughout the … [read full article]

T-Mobile says 5G network is live in 30 cities

T-Mobile said nearly one year ago that it would build out its 5G coverage in 30 cities in 2018, and now the carrier has confirmed that it achieved its goal. T-Mobile says that it has launched its 5G service in 30 cities, confirming the news to LightReading. However, it’s not actually offering that service to customers just yet since it doesn’t sell any smartphones that can actually get on the 5G network. T-Mo recently confirmed … [read full article]

T-Mobile OnePlus 6T can be rebranded to international version without unlocking bootloader

When the OnePlus 6T launched at T-Mobile, it was noted that there are some differences between the version that T-Mo sells and the model that OnePlus sells. Now a new method to rebrand your T-Mobile 6T to the international model has come out. Owners of the T-Mobile version of the OnePlus 6T can use this method to rebrand their device to the international version of the 6T without unlocking the bootloader. This is notable … [read full article]

T-Mobile responds to location data scandal, says it’s ‘completely ending’ aggregator work

Days after a new report came out that show that T-Mobile and other carriers were selling customer location data that could easily be bought and used by bounty hunters to track a phone’s location, T-Mobile has said that it’s working to end that practice. T-Mobile said in a statement to The Verge that it has “blocked access to device location data for any request submitted by Zumigo.” In the report that came out earlier this … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S10 event is happening February 20

The Samsung Galaxy S10 will be officially revealed next month. Samsung confirmed this morning that it will announce the Galaxy S10 on February 20. A teaser video posted to Twitter shows the number 10 bouncing around between two screens with super slim side bezels, suggesting that the GS10 could have that feature. The clip ends by confirming that Samsung’s next Unpacked event will happen on February 20. Welcome to the next generation. Galaxy Unpacked on February … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out Caller Verified feature to fight scammers, starting with Galaxy Note 9

Earlier this week, we learned about a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 update that included a new calling service enhancement named Caller Verified. Now T-Mobile has officially announced the feature. Caller Verified is a new T-Mobile feature that uses the STIR and SHAKEN standards to fight scammers. When a call comes in, T-Mo customers with this Caller Verified feature will see “Caller Verified” on the incoming call screen when T-Mobile has confirmed that the call … [read full article]

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

T-Mobile today officially made its first LTE upgrade announcement of 2019. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray said today that T-Mo has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with additional mid-band LTE capacity over the past two weeks. These upgrades include PCS and AWS spectrum. America’s fastest LTE network is always getting faster! 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in the last two weeks and we’re only getting started. #WeWontStop @TMobile [read full article]