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T-Mobile announces Magenta Friday deals on iPhone 11, Pixel 4, and OnePlus 7T

T-Mobile said last week that it’d have more deals coming throughout this month, and today it delivered. Starting this Friday, November 22nd, T-Mobile is offering a free iPhone 11 or iPhone XR, or up to $700 off an iPhone 11, 11 Pro, XS, or XS Max. The discount will come via monthly bill credits, and customers can get up to four free iPhones with this deal. Customers interested in taking advantage of this iPhone deal must … [read full article]

New York AG Letitia James says T-Mobile merger commitments don’t address antitrust violations

T-Mobile has made a few big announcements recently that are tied to its proposed merger with Sprint, but according to one of the state attorneys general leading the lawsuit to block the merger, those commitments aren’t enough. During a press conference today related to a lawsuit against vape company Juul, New York Attorney General Letitia James was asked about T-Mobile’s recent promise to make investments in the state and whether it could lead to an agreement … [read full article]

Metro by T-Mobile’s latest deal offers two free phones and a tablet for switchers

One week after T-Mobile announced its holiday deals, Metro by T-Mobile has unleashed a special offer of its own. Metro by T-Mobile’s first Black Friday deal offers two free smartphones and a free tablet, all on a plan that’s $100 per month. Customers who switch to Metro, port in their number, and buy a Samsung Galaxy A20 or LG Stylo 5 can get a $239.99 instant rebate to cover the cost of their new phone. Then … [read full article]

Apple launches iOS 13.2.3 update

Apple continues its rapid pace of releasing iOS 13 updates today. iOS 13.2.3 and iPadOS 13.2.3 are now available for download. To grab your update, launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad, tap on “General”, and then tap on “Software Update”. There aren’t any major new features included with the iOS and iPadOS 13.2.3 updates, but there are some bug fixes and performance improvements. Apple’s changelog says that these updates fix an issue that … [read full article]

John Legere stepping down from T-Mobile CEO position in 2020, Mike Sievert named as successor

A little more than seven years after joining T-Mobile, John Legere has announced that he’s leaving the company in the near future. Legere will exit his position as T-Mobile CEO on April 30, 2020. Starting May 1, 2020, Mike Sievert will be T-Mo’s President and CEO. John Legere will remain a member of the board at T-Mobile. The T-Mobile board of directors, Legere included, has been involved in a multi-year leadership succession process and ultimately chose … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ updates are now rolling out

We just saw the Galaxy S10 and S9 get updates from T-Mobile, and now the Galaxy S8 is being updated as well. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to its Galaxy S8 and S8+, bumping them to versions G950USQU6DSJ6 and G955USQU6DSJ6, respectively. T-Mo hasn’t published an official changelog for either of these updates yet, but we do know that they’re based on the October 2019 Android security patch level. TmoNews reader Joanna received the new Galaxy S8 update … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s John Legere not expected to become new WeWork CEO

At the start of the week, a new report claimed that WeWork was in talks with T-Mobile’s John Legere to become its new CEO. Now at the end of the week, we’ve got a resolution to that situation. Legere will not become the new CEO of WeWork. That’s according to sources speaking to CNBC, who say that the T-Mo CEO has taken himself out of the running for the position. WeWork is reportedly still considering “a … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushing Galaxy S10 and S9 software updates

T-Mobile is updating Samsung’s recent Galaxy S flagships this week. First up, the Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ are all receiving updates. The Galaxy S10 is getting bumped up to version G973USQS2BSIX while the Galaxy S10e is moving to version G970USQS2BSIX and the Galaxy S10+ is being updated to version G975USQS2BSIX. The update changelogs for all three S10 series phones say that “The security of your device has been improved” and include the November 2019 security patch … [read full article]

T-Mobile will open Customer Experience Center in Nassau County if Sprint merger is approved

After announcing its New T-Mobile Un-carrier 1.0 moves that it’ll roll out if the Sprint merger is approved, T-Mo today revealed another move that it plans to make if its merger goes through. T-Mobile plans to launch a Customer Experience Center in New York’s Nassau County if its merger with Sprint is completed. This customer support facility is expected to create up to 1,000 jobs and will use T-Mo’s Team of Experts support model. T-Mo … [read full article]

Google begins enabling RCS messaging for all Android users in the U.S.

Just a few weeks after T-Mobile and the other major U.S. carriers announced plans to launch their own RCS messaging service in 2020, Google says that it’s starting its own RCS push in the U.S. Starting today, Google will begin broadly pushing RCS (Rich Communication Services) messaging to all Android users in the U.S. Android users that already have Google’s Messages app installed should get a notification to enable RCS chat features in the coming … [read full article]

T-Mobile has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity

Ready for some more network improvements? T-Mobile has deployed mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to hundreds of cell sites across the U.S. These updgrades were performed over the past two weeks and they include AWS and PCS spectrum. Some of the cities included in this latest round of mid-band upgrades are Boston, MA; Portland, OR; Jacksonville, FL; San Antonio, TX; and Indianapolis, IN. As usual, we’ve got the full list of upgraded cities below: Mobile, AL Buckeye, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include deals from Puma, Taco Bell, and more next week

Here’s what T-Mo has in store for next week’s edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays. On Tuesday, November 19th, T-Mobile customers can get a $20 dining credit for Dining Advantage and 40% off at Puma.com. Also available will be $0.10 off per gallon of gas at Shell. T-Mobile’s free Taco Bell offer will be available again next Tuesday, but the free items are being changed up a bit. You’ll be able to choose one free … [read full article]