Archive | 2018

T-Mobile rolls out low-band LTE to hundreds more cell sites

In what is becoming a regular occurrence, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray revealed today that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to hundreds of cell sites across the U.S. in the past two weeks. His tweet announcing the news can be found below. Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! @TMobile @MetroPCS #AcrossTheGrid — Neville (@NevilleRay) March … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free MLB.TV subscription, MLB All-Star Week prize

We told you last month that T-Mobile will offer another free year of MLB.TV on March 27, and now T-Mo has revealed what else it’ll have for customers on that date. For the March 27 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get 25 percent off at and 10 cents off per gallon of gas at Shell. That’s in addition to the free MLB.TV subscription, which includes the home and away … [read full article]

Buy a Pixel 2 XL from Google, get $200 back and a free 18W USB-C charger

T-Mobile has never officially sold Google’s Pixel phones, but T-Mo has encouraged its customers to bring their Pixels onto its network in the past with special offers. T-Mobile’s #BYOPixel offer for the Pixel 2 is no longer being offered, but Google is now running a deal of its own. The Google Store is now offering $200 back when you buy a Pixel 2 XL with Google Store Financing. With this financing, you’ll pay for the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ now receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

T-Mobile is giving Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ owners a weekend treat. Owners of the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now receiving their Android 8.0 Oreo update. Several TmoNews readers began getting their update overnight, and they’re now on Android 8.0 with Samsung Experience 9.0. The Galaxy S8 update is 1548.94MB and is version G950USQU2CRB9, while the Galaxy S8+ update is 1513.01MB and is version G955USQU2CRB9. As for what’s included, you can expect Edge … [read full article]

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is now available from T-Mobile

Right on schedule, T-Mobile is now selling the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are now in stock on T-Mobile’s website, and they should be available in your friendly neighborhood T-Mo store, too. Pricing for the Galaxy S9 is set at $0 down and $30 per month for 24 months on EIP, $0 down and $32 per month with JUMP! On Demand, or $720 full retail. The Galaxy … [read full article]

New OpenSignal report shows close 4G LTE competition between T-Mobile and Verizon

Earlier this year, T-Mobile came out on top in an OpenSignal report on U.S. mobile networks, but Verizon wasn’t far behind in second. Now OpenSignal has decided to take a closer look the competition. In the latest OpenSignal report, T-Mobile and Verizon duked it out for 4G LTE availability and speeds. T-Mo managed to beat or tie Verizon when it comes to 4G speed in all five regions of the U.S. — the West, the Southwest, … [read full article]

T-Mobile celebrates Galaxy S9 launch by setting two Guinness World Records

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are officially hitting stores tomorrow — though they’re already in the hands of some pre-order customers — and to celebrate, T-Mobile decided to try and set some Guinness World Records. A video posted by T-Mobile today shows the carrier setting two Guinness World Records using the Samsung Galaxy S9. The first tasks a water skier with setting the record for fastest text on a touchscreen mobile phone while … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts will include free T-Mo umbrella, Vudu rental, and more next week

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday is bringing with it another special piece of T-Mo-branded merchandise. For the March 20 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mobile customers can score a free umbrella. The umbrella features T-Mobile Tuesdays branding and magenta and black panels. Also included in next week’s gifts is a $20 dining credit for Dining Advantage, a service that offers 100,000 deals to local and national restaurants. You can browse through all the deals offered and when … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ receiving software update

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ have started hitting T-Mobile customers’ doorsteps ahead of the official launch this Friday, and it looks the first softaware update is also going out early. T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ owners are now receiving a software update. Screenshots shared by users on Reddit show that the 259.99MB update includes stability improvements for the Face Unlock and Camera features. T-Mo hasn’t posted information for these updates on its Galaxy S9[read full article]

T-Mobile partners with KXAS-TV to speed up 600MHz repack in North Texas

T-Mobile has announced that it’s teaming up with NBC’s KXAS-TV to speed up a 600MHz repack, much like it did with Fox’s WWOR in New York City last year. T-Mo is working with NBC 5/KXAS-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas to more quickly repack the stations 600MHz spectrum in North Texas and surrounding areas. With this partnership, KXAS-TV will move to its new frequency in late May 2018, well ahead of the FCC’s June 21, 2019 … [read full article]