Archive | November, 2015

T-Mobile Nexus 6 Android 6.0 update approved, expected to start arriving ‘soon’

Back in early October, T-Mobile said that it had planned to begin updating its Nexus 6 to Android 6.0 within a week. Fast-forward about a month and a half and the update is finally set to arrive. Des Smith just announced that the Android 6.0 update for T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 has been approved and that it ought to start hitting devices soon. The update is build MRA58X. Great … [read full article]

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler weighs in on T-Mobile Binge On and net neutrality

Right after Binge On was announced, there were concerns that it might be a violation of net neutrality. Some folks say that it could change how people use video streaming services and reduce a provider’s user base or cause them to miss out on gaining users simply because they’re not included with Binge On. Now FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has weighed in on the matter. During [read full article]

Oxy smartwatch maker changes logo following complaint from T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom

Last year, AT&T was ordered to stop infringing on T-Mobile’s trademark magenta color with the logo of its AIO Wireless prepaid brand. Now another company has found itself in some legal crosshairs over the magenta color. Oxy, a UK-based company that is currently selling a smartwatch on Indiegogo, has revealed that it recently received a “notice of threatened opposition” … [read full article]

T-Mobile lights up Detroit and other Michigan cities with Extended Range LTE

Yesterday I mentioned that we’d probably see a few more official Extended Range LTE expansions before 2015 is up, and this morning that’s exactly what we’re getting. T-Mobile has officially launched its Extended Range LTE (aka band 12 LTE) coverage in the Detroit, Mich., metro area. The service is also available in other parts of the state of Michigan. The full list … [read full article]

More band 12 LTE sightings pop up in Maryland, California, and other states

Earlier today, T-Mobile officially confirmed that its Extended Range LTE (aka band 12) coverage is now live in Philadelphia and a bunch of other Pennsylvania cities. And while T-Mo has announced quite a few official Extended Range LTE launches in recent months, we know that Magenta is testing and prepping that coverage in other cities across the US without making any official announcements. Here are some of the recent … [read full article]

Philadelphia is the latest city to get T-Mobile Extended Range LTE coverage

The City of Brotherly Love is getting some T-Mobile love today in the form of Extended Range LTE coverage. T-Mo says that its Extended Range LTE is now live in Philadelphia as well as several other cities in Pennsylvania. They include: Avondale, New London, Kenneth Square, Copesville, Chelsea, Bridgewater, West Chester, Chester, Boothwyn, Brookhaven, Lima, Aldan, Springfield, Drexel Hill, Millbourbe, Bryn Mawr, King of Prussia, Willow Grove, Rockledge, Hatboro, Village Shires, Newtown, Langhorne, Levittown, Yardley, … [read full article]

T-Mobile sells 600 towers to Phoenix Tower International

As we get closer to the 600MHz auction, which is slated for March 2016, T-Mobile continues to prepare itself for a spectrum buying spree. Phoenix Tower International (“PTI”) has agreed to buy more than 600 towers from T-Mobile. PTI says that it’s acquiring “ownership or management rights” to the towers. Unfortunately, details of the deal are confidential, so not much more is known … [read full article]