Archive | 2018

T-Mobile adds low-band LTE to more cell sites across the U.S.

It’s been a while since T-Mobile last announced a low-band LTE expansion, but today that drought has been broken. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today confirmed that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to more cell sites over the past two weeks. T-Mobile has confirmed to me that this expansion includes both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! [read full article]

Galaxy Note 9 image leaks show off the upcoming Samsung flagship

The Galaxy Note 9 will likely make its official debut on August 9th, but as is usually the case with hotly anticipated phones, images of Samsung’s next big thing have leaked out ahead of the event. A few images that claim to show the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 have made their way online. First up, a render that shows off the front and back of the Note 9 has been posted by Evan Blass. We … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching international high-speed data pass on August 1st

Last week we learned that T-Mobile will be raising the price of Simple Global roaming calling as well as adding more countries where Simple Global works. Now some more Simple Global news has come out. Starting August 1st, T-Mobile will offer a new international high-speed data pass. For $5 per day, customers can get 512MB of data up to 4G LTE speeds and unlimited calls in all Simple Global countries. Your pass will last for … [read full article]

T-Mobile now selling the LG Stylo 4 for $10/month

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True to its promise, T-Mobile has launched the new LG Stylo 4. Along with its launch, the wireless carrier has given customers interested in this smartphone a chance to buy it for $250 upfront or a monthly fee of $10 for a total of 24 months. In addition to offering this device, T-Mobile is running a promotion for free shipping with new activations. If you are interested in getting this new LG smartphone, you simply have … [read full article]

T-Mobile will be donating $1 Million to Team Rubicon during MLB All-Star Week

In line with the upcoming Major League Baseball All-Star Week, T-Mobile has unveiled an initiative it has planned up. As the official wireless provider of the event, the wireless carrier has announced its plans to donate at least $1 million to the hurricane relief and recovery efforts of Team Rubicon in Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico. This fund comes from the $1 donation it gets with every Instagram post or tweet using the #HatsOff4Heroes hashtag throughout the … [read full article]

T-Mobile raising Simple Global roaming calling price, also adding new supported countries

Heads up, international travelers, because T-Mobile is making some changes to its Simple Global roaming feature. T-Mobile is raising the cost per minute for calls within and between Simple Global countries and destinations as well as from Simple Global countries back to the U.S. Beginning on your first new bill cycle after July 31st, these calls will cost $0.25 per minute, which is an increase of $0.05 per minute. As for why T-Mo is upping the … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy J7 Star and LG Stylo 4 launch at T-Mobile with 600MHz LTE support

T-Mobile today added two more 600MHz LTE-capable smartphones to its lineup. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Star and LG Stylo 4 are both now available from T-Mobile. These phones cost $250 each, or you can get them for $10 down and $10 per month for 24 months on EIP. In terms of specs, the Galaxy J7 Star features a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED screen, 1.6GHz octa-core processor, and 13MP front and rear cameras. There’s 32GB … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new Buy One Get One deals on Apple, Samsung, and LG phones

With many students getting ready to head back to school next month, T-Mobile decided that it’s a good time to kick off its latest Buy One, Get One deals to help prepare those students for their new classes. Starting today, T-Mobile is offering up to $700 off an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X when you buy one device, trade in a phone, and port in a line. This … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to hundreds of cell sites

A couple of weeks after T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray announced T-Mo’s last round of mid-band LTE network upgrades, another batch of upgrades have been confirmed. Ray took to Twitter today to say that T-Mobile has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity in the last two weeks. These include both AWS and PCS spectrum upgrades. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include free Redbox rental and Guess clothing discount next week

Done sipping on your Red Bull that you got for free thanks to this week’s T-Mobile Tuesday? Good, because T-Mo has revealed what it’s got in store for next week. Next Tuesday, July 17th, T-Mobile customers can get a free one-night disc rental from Redbox and a buy one, get one $0.99 cone deal from Baskin-Robbins. T-Mo is also giving customers $10 off and free shipping to clothing brand Guess. Rounding out … [read full article]