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T-Mobile hires Sunit Patel to help lead Sprint merger

T-Mobile is currently working through regulatory review and all of the other steps necessary to try and get its merger with Sprint completed, and today T-Mo revealed that it’s brought someone on to help with the effort. Sunit Patel is joining T-Mobile. Starting October 1st, he’ll be T-Mo’s Executive Vice President, Merger and Integration Lead. His job will include leading T-Mobile’s strategic planning efforts as it works to integrate its business with Sprint’s and the … [read full article]

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL renders leak, show black and white color options

The Google Pixel 3 leaks just keep flowing ahead of Google’s upcoming event. Today some new renders that claim to show the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have made their way online. Shared by WinFuture.de, the images look like ones that Google would post following the phones’ official introduction. While these new renders don’t exactly give us a ton of new info about the phones, they do offer another good look at both the … [read full article]

MetroPCS is becoming Metro by T-Mobile, launching new plans with Amazon Prime and Google One

Five years after MetroPCS officially merged with T-Mobile, the prepaid brand is getting a major makeover. MetroPCS is becoming Metro by T-Mobile. The service is coming next month and will offer four rate plans, including two new options that’ll include unlimited talk, text, and LTE data along with services from Google and Amazon. Metro by T-Mobile’s base plan will start at $30 per month with taxes and fees included and offers 2GB of LTE data and mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile talks up 5G in-home broadband plans with the FCC

Earlier this month, we saw T-Mobile talking up its home internet plans, with the company saying that it plans to offer a wireless-only TV and home internet bundle if its merger with Sprint is approved. Now T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert has talked a bit more about T-Mo’s plans. In a recent filing with the FCC, Sievert said that the New T-Mobile would have “a large market” for its in-home broadband service. The company is … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 software update now rolling out

Heads up, Galaxy Note 9 owners, because you’ve got a software update heading your way. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to version N960USQS1ARH6 to its Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The update is 98.57MB in size and it includes the September 1, 2018 Android security patches.   TmoNews reader Mike received the update today, so if you’ve got a T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9, be on the lookout for your own update in the coming days. If … [read full article]

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 now available from T-Mobile

Right on schedule, Apple’s new iPhone and Apple Watch models have launched at T-Mobile. The iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 are now available from T-Mobile. Most versions of the new iPhones are in stock, but some of the higher capacity models are slightly backordered. It’s a similar story for the Apple Watch 4, with some models in stock while others are backordered with estimated shipping dates as … [read full article]

TracFone, largest MVNO in the U.S., tells FCC that it supports T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Last month we saw several notable companies file an opposition to the T-Mobile-Sprint merger with the FCC, including Dish and C Spire. This week, though, a major mobile player came out in support of the merger. TracFone recently filed a comment with the FCC in support of the T-Mobile-Sprint deal, saying that it believes that the New T-Mobile will continue to support MVNOs as it has in the past. The company believes that the … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolled out mid-band LTE upgrades to hundreds of cell sites in the past two weeks

T-Mobile today announced some network news to help you over the Wednesday hump. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity in the last two weeks. These upgrades include both PCS and AWS spectrum. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and #WeWontStop! This is why we’ve had the fastest LTE network for 4 years!! [read full article]

T-Mobile customers can get two free T-Mo travel mugs next week: one for them, one for a friend

T-Mobile occasionally gives out free T-Mo-branded gear to its customers as part of T-Mobile Tuesdays, including a T-Mobile water bottle and a T-Mobile reusable bag. This next Tuesday will bring another T-Mo-branded goodie. On Tuesday, September 25th, T-Mobile customers can score a free T-Mo travel mug. The mug looks like a disposable coffee cup with a white cup and black lid, but it’s got a black and magenta stripe around the middle along with … [read full article]

New OnePlus 6T leak gives us a close look at its dual rear cameras

As we get closer to October and the OnePlus 6T’s expected launch, more details on the device have trickled out. First up, a new image shared by WinFuture.de claims to show off the dual rear camera setup of the OnePlus 6T. It looks similar to the dual rear camera setup on the OnePlus 6, complete with two vertically-stacked cameas in the center of the phone and a flash below them. One big difference with the … [read full article]

Google and T-Mobile team up for better 911 caller location data

Google and T-Mobile are teaming up to make 911 calls better for cellphone users. Google is launching Emergency Location Services (ELS) with Android in the U.S., and T-Mobile is a partner in the launch. When an Android phone calls 911 and ELS is used, the phone sends a location to the emergency communications center using a combination of GPS, Wi-Fi, mobile networks, and sensors, giving you the same kind of location data that you’d get when … [read full article]

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL appear in more leaked images

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will likely be made official on October 9th, but weeks before the event, we’re getting a clear look at the upcoming devices. New renders of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have leaked, and they look like they could be official renders from Google. Unfortunately, the phones are inside Google-branded fabric cases, so we don’t get to see all of them, but the renders do show … [read full article]