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T-Mobile CEO John Legere gives update on merger progress, says approval still expected in first half of 2019

  A little more than one week after testifying in front of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, T-Mobile CEO John Legere today gave an update on the progress of the T-Mo-Sprint merger. Legere today shared a blog post detailing T-Mobile and Sprint’s recent meetings with government officials, saying that they’ve met with the FCC, DoJ, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, other federal and state level regulators, and some consumer groups. The T-Mo … [read full article]

Metro by T-Mobile automated device swap system having issues, but $15 fee not being charged

Remember late last year when Metro by T-Mobile said it would allow customers to change devices for free following a brouhaha about it enforcing a $15 fee? Recently there have been concerns that that fee had come back, but there’s an explanation for what’s going on. Metro by T-Mobile customers on Twitter and Reddit have said this week that the $15 device swap fee had returned. Some folks said that free swaps only … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LG G7 ThinQ now receiving software update

A couple of months after receiving its last software update, the LG G7 ThinQ is now receiving a new update from T-Mobile. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its LG G7 ThinQ to version G710TM10o. The update weighs in at 151.7MB and includes the February 1, 2019 Android security patches. The update is now going out over the air, and TmoNews reader Chuck has received it on their LG G7 ThinQ. If you’ve … [read full article]

T-Mobile 600MHz LTE coverage shown on map

T-Mobile regularly touts its 600MHz coverage, which it first began deploying in August 2017 and has since been rolling out across the U.S. to improve its 4G LTE network. Now a new map has emerged that shows off where that 600MHz coverage is located. A new T-Mobile 600MHz LTE map has been put together by Ookla Speedtest and PCMag. The map includes all of the ZIP codes where T-Mobile customers with Android phones … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e now available for pre-order from T-Mobile

Right on schedule, Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 phones are available for pre-order from T-Mobile. You can now pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and Galaxy S10e from T-Mobile and Samsung. T-Mo’s website appears to be loading slowly, but you can also pre-order in-store or over the phone. Color options include Prism Black, Prism White, Prism Blue, and Flamingo Pink, and the 12GB/1TB Galaxy S10+ is also available in Ceramic Black or … [read full article]

T-Mobile has rolled out more low-band LTE upgrades across the U.S.

Not feeling the new Galaxy S10 devices for one reason or another? T-Mobile today announced some network news that might get you excited. T-Mobile has rolled out low-band LTE upgrades across the U.S., says CTO Neville Ray. These upgrades were made over the past two weeks and include both 600MHz (LTE Band 71) and 700MHz (LTE Band 12) spectrum. Another two weeks, another list of cities with lowband upgrades across the country! @TMobile[read full article]

T-Mobile confirms Samsung Galaxy S10 pricing and deal info

The Samsung Galaxy S10 family is now official, and you’re probably wondering how much it’ll cost to get Samsung’s next big thing in your pocket. Now I’ve got that info for you. T-Mobile’s pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S10 will start at $99.99 down and $22.23 per month for 36 months for the 128GB model. If you’d prefer the 128GB Galaxy S10+, you can expect pricing to start at $199.99 down and $22.23 per month … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Fold features a 7.3-inch screen when unfolded, coming to T-Mobile in Q2

Today is Samsung’s big Unpacked event, and along with the Galaxy S10, Samsung debuted its first foldable smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy Fold is a foldable Android smartphone. When folded up, it’s got a 4.6-inch screen so that you can quickly do things like respond to messages, play and pause music, and answer calls without unfolding the device. When you unfold it, you get a whopping 7.3-inch screen to give you more space for movies, maps, … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e official, special 5G version of the S10 also confirmed

After appearing in countless leaks and rumors over the past few months, the Samsung Galaxy S10 was made official today. There are actually four S10 models this year: the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e and a special 5G model. One thing that they all have in common, though, is their hole-punch display. Samsung managed to avoid the notch-mania that swept up most of the smartphone world over the past year or … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesday deals will include $5 movie ticket, free Ruby Tuesday food, Puma discount next week

The past couple of T-Mobile Tuesdays have brought with them movie deals, and next week that trend will continue. On Tuesday, February 26th, T-Mobile customers can get a $5 movie ticket from Atom Tickets. There are three movies to choose from: Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral, which opens March 1st; Five Feet Apart, which releases March 15th; or No Manches Frida 2, which opens March 15th. Also coming next Tuesday … [read full article]

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ getting Android Pie updates

After T-Mobile began pushing Android Pie to its versions of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ last week, the unlocked versions have now begun getting their updates. Samsung is now updating the unlocked versions of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ to Android Pie in the U.S. Galaxy S9 owners should look for an update to version G960U1UeU3CSA8, which is 1760.32MB, while Galaxy S9+ owners can expect a 1764.85MB update to version G965U1UEU3CSA8. This update brings … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out Samsung Galaxy S8 Active update

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active owners, another software update is coming your way. T-Mobile recently began pushing a new update to its Galaxy S8 Active that bumps the phone to software version G892USQS3BSA2. Unfortunately, this update doesn’t include Android Pie like some other recent Samsung updates we’ve seen. Instead, it brings the January 1, 2019 Android security patches. If you’ve got a Galaxy S8 Active on T-Mobile, you should see this update on your phone in the coming days if … [read full article]