Archive | December, 2018

T-Mobile offering Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy trade-in deals

In addition to the smartwatch deal that’s launching this week, T-Mobile is offering some deals on Apple and Samsung smartphones. For a limited time, you can get up to $750 off a new Apple iPhone when you add a new line of service and trade in a qualifying device. This credit will get you a free iPhone 8 or iPhone XR or get you a significant discount on an iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching Apple Watch and Samsung Galaxy Watch deals on January 2

Lots of people like to set a fitness-related New Year’s resolution, and today T-Mobile announced a new deal that can help reach those goals. Starting Wednesday, January 2, T-Mobile will be offering deals on the Apple Watch and Samsung Galaxy Watch. Customers who buy an Apple Watch Series 3 or Apple Watch Series 4 can get $200 off a second Apple Watch. Both watches must be purchased on EIP and have a paid DIGITS … [read full article]

John Legere’s predictions for 2019 include 5G and T-Mobile going ‘beyond mobile’

For the past several years, John Legere has taken time at the end of the year to lay out his predictions for the coming new year. Today he’s done it again, predicting some of the things he thinks we’ll see in 2019. As you might expect from Legere, several of his predictions take shots at T-Mobile’s competition. He suggests that Verizon won’t show a 5G coverage map by the end of 2019 and that AT&T … [read full article]

T-Mobile TV service may be delayed until at least April

Last week, we got word that T-Mobile’s upcoming streaming TV service that we’d been expecting to see in 2018 was being delayed into 2019. Now we’re getting more of an idea of how long that delay might be. T-Mobile’s streaming TV service has been pushed back to at least the second quarter of 2019, according to a report from BestAppleTV. It’s said that the service is having issues with performance and that there are concerns … [read full article]

More T-Mobile cell sites upgraded with additional mid-band LTE capacity

We may be deep in the holiday season, but that doesn’t mean that T-Mobile is taking time off from its network upgrades. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today confirmed that another round of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades were made over the past two weeks. These upgrades typically include both PCS and AWS spectrum. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and #WeWontStop! This is why we’ve had … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer free $2 Dunkin’ card and more next week

Next week will be the start of the new year, and now we know what T-Mo has in store for the first T-Mobile Tuesday of 2019. On January 1, 2019, T-Mobile customers can score a free $2 Dunkin’ card and a free one-night disc rental from Redbox. HotelStorm will be included again next week, too, offering T-Mo subscribers the chance to save $40 or more per night on hotel stays. There will be … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Tab S4 receiving updates with bug fixes and security patches

T-Mobile has sent out updates to several Samsung devices this month, including the Galaxy S7, S8, and S9 models and the Note 8. Now we can add another device to that list. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is being updated by T-Mobile. The tablet’s support page actually shows two updates that’ve come out in the past week, with version T837TUVU1ARK1 bringing a signal bar UI fix and a VoIP bug fix … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms it’s working on a 5G Samsung phone

T-Mobile today spilled a little more info about its 5G plans. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has confirmed that it’ll carry the same 5G Samsung smartphone that AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon recently said that they would offer in the first half of 2019. “T-Mobile is working on that phone too — and other 5G devices with other OEMs and chipset manufacturers,” Ray said. He went on to tease that T-Mo will have multiple … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering multi-line discounts on some prepaid plans

T-Mobile has added a multi-line discount to some of its prepaid offerings. T-Mobile now offers multi-line discounts on its T-Mobile One Prepaid Domestic Only and Simply Prepaid plans. According to T-Mo employees on Reddit, this featre was added very recently. T-Mobile’s third prepaid plan is a Pay As You Go option. The T-Mobile One Prepaid Domestic Only (boy, that’s a mouthful) plan offers unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data as well as unlimited 3G … [read full article]

T-Mobile says low-band LTE added to more cell sites in the past two weeks

Two weeks have gone by since the last time T-Mobile announced a round of low-band LTE upgrades, and right on schedule, today it announced another batch of upgrades. T-Mobile has added low-band LTE to dozens of cell sites in the past two weeks, T-Mo CTO Neville Ray confirmed today. These upgrades include 600MHz (LTE band 71) and 700MHz (LTE band 12) spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two … [read full article]