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T-Mobile and Sprint likely to delay merger announcement, report says

Recent rumors have said that T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger as soon as late October, but now it sounds like those plans have been pushed back. Sprint and T-Mobile might delay their merger announcement until “two or three weeks” after their quarterly earnings announcements. That’s according to sources speaking to Bloomberg, who explain that it’s unlikely that the two carriers will be able to finalize the details of their deal by the end … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesday will offer free T-Mo Halloween cape, Airbnb prizes next week

The next round of T-Mobile Tuesday gifts and prizes are official, so let’s take a look at what you’ll be getting on October 24th. T-Mobile customers can get a free T-Mobile magenta Halloween cape next Tuesday, something that you’ll probably have to visit a T-Mobile store to get. T-Mo subscribers will also be able to pick a 1-year magazine subscription from Hearst Magazines. Rounding out next week’s gifts is a $2 Dunkin’ Donuts card … [read full article]

New Qualcomm components will help more phones offer T-Mobile 600MHz support

T-Mobile has told us to expect two 600MHz-compatbile smartphones in 2017, but a new chip from Qualcomm ought to help boost that number in 2018. Qualcomm today announced new RF Front-End chips which are amplifiers and tuners to help connect a physical antenna to the phone’s modem. As PCMag explains, the RF Front-End also lets phones with 700MHz antennas connect to 600MHz signals. “It’ll be in the spring crop of smartphones. At least some of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 BOGO deal is ending October 17th

When T-Mobile launched its Galaxy Note 8 BOGO deal at the start of September, it said that the offer would be available for a limited time. Now we know exactly when it’ll come to an end. T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy BOGO deal will end tomorrow, October 17th. T-Mo has revealed this info in a support page on its website that details on customers can take advantage of its current rebate offers. With this deal, you can … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint reportedly not planning immediate asset sales in merger

More details on the rumored T-Mobile-Sprint merger have trickled out. First up, a report from Nikkei Asian Review says that SoftBank has reached an agreement to merge Sprint with T-Mobile. SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom, parent companies of Sprint and T-Mo, will reportedly start working on ownership ratios and other details of the deal soon. Another report says that T-Mobile and Sprint plan to announce their merger without any immediate asset sales. The carriers want to … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free LG V30 trucker hat, Redbox rental, and more

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday continues with T-Mo’s theme of offering Halloween gifts in October and includes a few other goodies, too. For the T-Mobile Tuesday on October 17th, T-Mobile customers can get 60 percent off at Joaan stores for crafting goods and decorations, including stuff for Halloween. Also available next week is a trucker hat with LG V30 and T-Mobile logos. Rounding out next week’s gifts is a free 1-day movie or game rental from Redbox, a … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V30 launches today and there are some special offers to go with it

As expected, T-Mobile today launched a special offer to celebrate the launch of the LG V30. Starting today, October 13th, customers who buy an LG V30 from T-Mobile can get a $500 rebate (prepaid MasterCard) with the purchase of a second LG V30. Both smartphones must be purchased on EIP, and you’ll need to activate at least one new line to be used with one of the devices. The total price of the LG V30 … [read full article]

T-Mobile may launch LG V30 deal that includes $500 off second V30 or free G6, V20

Tomorrow’s the day that the LG V30 officially launches at T-Mobile, and there may be a special deal for customers that purchase one. Sources have told TmoNews that starting tomorrow, October 13th, T-Mobile will offer $500 off a second LG V30 or a free LG G6 or V20 with the purchase of a V30. LG has prematurely confirmed these deals on its T-Mobile LG V30 page. Meanwhile, Reddit user Witzelsucht_Guy appears to have [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active shown off in new image leak

Following rumors that claimed that the Galaxy S8 Active is coming to T-Mobile, a new leak has surfaced that shows off that device. Images of the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active have been shared by @evleaks. This model doesn’t really look all that different from the AT&T version that’s been available for a couple of months now, save for the “T-Mobile” network indicator in the upper left corner of the screen. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active for T-Mobile … [read full article]

U.S. Justice Department career staff would reportedly oppose T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Amid all of the recent rumors that a T-Mobile-Sprint merger is coming soon, many have wondered how regulators would react to such a deal. Today a report claims to have some details on that. The U.S. Department of Justice career staff who do most of the investigating into whether or not a T-Mobile-Sprint merger will harm customers will probably recommend that the deal be stopped. That’s according to three sources speaking to Reuters. Those sources … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Mobile Without Borders will have 5GB high-speed data limit starting November 12

T-Mobile has revealed a change coming to its Mobile Without Borders feature. Starting November 12th, 2017, customers on T-Mobile One, Simple Choice North America, and qualifying legacy plans will have unlimited talk, text, and up to 5GB of 4G LTE data in Mexico and Canada. After that 5GB of usage, customers will have unlimited data at 128Kbps, or 256Kbps on T-Mobile One Plus. When it launched in mid-2015, Mobile Without Borders allowed customers to use … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 11.0.3 update with bug fixes

Apple today released its fourth iOS 11 update in as many weeks. iOS 11.0.3 is now available for download. If you’ve got an iPhone or iPad, you can grab it by going to Settings > General > Software Update on your device. As for what’s included, this update appears to be focused on squashing a couple of specific bugs: Fixes an issue where audio and haptic feedback would not work on some iPhone 7 and 7 … [read full article]