Archive | March, 2016

HTC says T-Mobile One M8 will get Android 6.0 starting March 7

Back in mid-January, we learned that HTC was hoping to release Android 6.0 to the T-Mobile One M8 on January 25. That didn’t happen, though, and since then we’ve been wondering when the update might actually be released. Now we know. HTC’s Mo Versi says that the Android 6.0 update for the T-Mobile One M8 has received technical approval and that the update will begin rolling out … [read full article]

‘Facebook with Free Data’ message appears for many T-Mobile customers

Did you see a “Facebook with Free Data” message appear while browsing Facebook yesterday? If so, you’re not alone. Many T-Mobile customers are reporting that they saw a banner that read “Facebook with Free Data” while accessing the social network yesterday. A couple of TmoNews readers pinged me about the message, and several folks on Reddit and Twitter saw … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter talks 700MHz acquisitions, says distribution will expand to another 30M to 40M POPs

Over the past week or so, many details of T-Mobile’s recent 700MHz acquisitions have come out. Now CFO Braxton Carter has touched a bit more on the spectrum and the benefits that it’ll bring. Speaking at a recent investor conference, Carter said that T-Mobile has the chance to significantly grow its distribution where it currently has no … [read full article]

T-Mobile wins out in Computerworld carrier report, but doesn’t fare as well in JD Power network study

Today two new reports have surfaced that grade the performance of the major US carriers. One is a sort of all-around study that covers network performance, support, phone selection, and billing, while the second is focused on network quality. First up, Computerworld has shared the results of a survey that it conducted from June 3 through August 31, 2015. T-Mobile came out on top in several of Computerworld’s … [read full article]