Archive | June, 2016

NAD tells Sprint to end Cut Your Bill In Half ads following T-Mobile challenge

Sprint has been heavily promoting its Cut Your Bill In Half deal ever since it launched last November, but now it looks like the carrier will be doing a bit less promotion. The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended to Sprint that it end its TV advertising for the Half Off Your Bill promo as well as modify its internet and in-store ads following a challenge from T-Mobile. Specifically, the NAD told Sprint that it should … [read full article]

ZTE Spro 2 is an Android-powered projector/hotspot, and it’s coming to T-Mobile

Looks like the ZTE ZMAX Pro isn’t the only new ZTE hardware that’s coming soon to T-Mobile. T-Mobile has launched support pages for the ZTE Spro 2, a smart projector/hotspot that runs Android 4.4.4. The Spro 2 has a 5-inch 1280×720 display that you can use to control the device, and it can project images up to 120 inches in size and 1280×720 in resolution. There are also HDMI and full-size USB ports on the … [read full article]

Un-carrier 11 coming June 6, T-Mobile says that it’s ‘turning it up to eleven’

It’s official: The next Un-carrier move is coming next week. T-Mobile announced today that Un-carrier 11 will be announced at 1:00 pm ET on Monday, June 6. The event will be live streamed, so everyone can find out exactly what T-Mo’s next Un-carrier move is together. As for what that move might be, T-Mobile says that it’s “turning it up to eleven,” and John Legere specifically called that out as a hint. A past rumor[read full article]

Coolpad Catalyst launching at T-Mobile and MetroPCS

After leaking out last month, the Coolpad Catalyst has been made officially official. The Catalyst will be available in T-Mobile stores on June 7, followed by a launch on MetroPCS on July 11. T-Mobile’s pricing will be set at $99.99. As you might expect with such a low price, the Coolpad Catalyst’s spec list is fairly entry-level. Included is a 5-inch 854×480 display, 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras, a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB of … [read full article]

Samsung Father’s Day promo will give you a free Gear VR when you buy a Galaxy smartphone

We’ve seen a few promos involving Galaxy smartphones from both Samsung and T-Mobile lately, and today there’s another to add to the list. Samsung’s new Father’s Day promo will give you a free Gear VR headset and “VR content experience” pack when you buy a Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S7, or Galaxy S7 edge. The offer is good on devices that you buy on an installment plan, … [read full article]

T-Mobile beats out AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint in customer satisfaction report

T-Mobile has won its fair share of awards lately, and today another organization is recognizing T-Mo. The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) today released a new report that details customer satisfaction among telecommunications companies. Included subscription TV companies, ISPs, cellphone companies, and wireless providers. When it comes to the carriers, T-Mobile beat out the other top three US providers with a score of 74, up from 70 in 2015. To compare, AT&T and … [read full article]