Archive | October, 2018

OnePlus 6T official, and it’s launching at T-Mobile

After several teasers and leaks, the OnePlus 6T has made its official debut. And yes, it’s coming to T-Mobile. One of the most notable upgrades from the OnePlus 6 to the OnePlus 6T is with the display. The AMOLED screen on the OnePlus 6T is slightly larger than the OnePlus 6’s, coming in at 6.41 inches with a resolution of 2340×1080. It’s also got a waterdrop-style notch that’s smaller than the notch on the … [read full article]

T-Mobile wants to run 600MHz experiment, asks FCC to make exception to its rules

T-Mobile has placed a heavy focus on 600MHz lately, buying up a ton of spectrum in an FCC auction last year and then putting it to use to deploy LTE. Now T-Mo wants to run an experiment using 600MHz airwaves. T-Mobile has asked the FCC to authorize it to test using its 600MHz coverage closer to TV stations than the FCC currently allows. The FCC’s rules require a 5 megahertz adjacent channel separation … [read full article]

T-Mobile says Dish is hoarding spectrum, urges FCC to do something about it

T-Mobile has gone after Dish in a new FCC filing. In a letter to the FCC, T-Mobile has explained to the FCC that the agency should push Dish to put the spectrum to productive use or strip Dish of its spectrum holdings because the company has not utilized them like it said it would. T-Mobile accuses Dish of hoarding spectrum licenses and argues that Dish “intends to continue to warehouse spectrum with no benefit to consumers.” … [read full article]

iPhone XR now available from T-Mobile

Right on schedule, Apple’s new iPhone XR has launched at T-Mobile. You can now order the iPhone XR in six colors: Yellow, Black, PRODUCT(RED), Coral, Blue, and White. Storage options for the new iPhone include 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. As of this post’s publication, nearly every color and storage option is in stock and ready to ship, save for the 64GB Yellow version which is estimated to ship between 11/23 and 12/10. Here’s what the … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include $4 Bohemian Rhapsody ticket, BOGO Oreo deal

This week’s Tuesday has now come and gone, and hopefully you all scored your free T-Mobile Halloween bucket. Today T-Mo revealed what gifts and prizes it’s got in store for next Tuesday. On Tuesday, October 30th, T-Mobile customers can claim a $4 movie ticket to see Bohemian Rhapsody, the Queen biopic that’ll be released on November 2. There are a few food offers coming, too, like a pretzel deal from Auntie Anne’s and … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds low-band LTE coverage to more cell sites

Another low-band LTE expansion from T-Mobile is official. T-Mo CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mobile has added low-band LTE to dozens of cell sites in the past two weeks. Like previous low-band LTE expansions, this latest rollout includes 600MHz and 700MHz coverage. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! @TMobile @MetroPCS #AcrossTheGrid pic.twitter.com/zCiHwJ9sLa — Neville … [read full article]

John Legere and Marcelo Claure talk 5G, jobs, and more at T-Mobile-Sprint town hall meeting

Earlier this month, T-Mobile executives like John Legere and Mike Sievert conducted a town hall meeting with former Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure and Sprint employees in Kansas City. Now the transcript for the event has made its way online. Claure talked up the 5G network potential that a combined T-Mobile and Sprint would have thanks to Sprint’s 200 megahertz of 2.5GHz spectrum as well as T-Mo’s 30 megahertz of 600MHz spectrum as well as … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ now receiving security updates

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ owners, your week is starting off with a fresh software update. T-Mobile is now updating its Galaxy S9 and S9+. The update is a small one, bringing with it the October 1, 2018 Android security patches. T-Mobile hasn’t updated its GS9 or GS9+ support pages with info on the new updates as of this post’s publication, so it’s not clear what else might be included in these updates. … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet with 600MHz LTE support

T-Mobile has quietly added a new tablet to its lineup. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2018) is now live in T-Mobile’s online store. Pricing is set at $10 down and $10 per month for 24 months, or $250 full retail. This Android 8.1 Oreo tablet features an 8-inch 1280×800 display, a 2MP video camera for video calling, and a 5MP rear camera. Inside the Galaxy Tab A is a Snapdragon 425 processor paired with 2GB of … [read full article]

OnePlus 6T event now happening October 29th because of Apple announcement

If you’re excited for the announcement of the OnePlus 6T, I’ve got some good news for you today. The OnePlus 6T was originally set to be announced on October 30th, but OnePlus today said that it’s moving the event up one day to October 29th. The reason? Apple this week announced its own event on October 30th, and OnePlus doesn’t want its new flagship smartphone to be overshadowed. Here’s what OnePlus CEO Pete … [read full article]