Archive | February, 2019

T-Mobile’s free MLB.TV offer returning March 26th

T-Mobile has been offering free MLB streaming to its customers for several years now, and it looks like that deal is set to return for the 2019 season. T-Mobile’s website says that its free MLB.TV promo will return on March 26th. To get this deal, you’ll need to redeem the offer in the T-Mobile Tuesdays app between March 26th and April 1st. The deal is open to new 2019 subscribers of MLB.TV only, … [read full article]

T-Mobile says hundreds of cell sites have received mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

After announcingĀ a round of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades at the start of February, T-Mobile is wrapping the month up with another batch of upgrades. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today confirmed that T-Mo has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity over the past two weeks. These upgrades include PCS and AWS spectrum. #WeWontStop! In the last two weeks, 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity. For 5 years … [read full article]

John Legere pushes T-Mobile-Sprint merger by talking up its 5G capabilities

After giving us an update on the progress of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger last week, T-Mo CEO John Legere today published another blog post regarding the merger. The focus of Legere’s latest post is 5G and how the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will affect 5G availability in the U.S. The CEO says that if T-Mobile and Sprint merge, the combined New T-Mobile will have eight times more total network capacity than T-Mo and Sprint do today, with … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will give you $2 Dunkin’ card next week, Legoland trip prize up for grabs

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday deals and prizes have been revealed, and they’re sure to get Lego fans excited. On Tuesday, March 5th, T-Mobile customers can get 50 percent off Legoland tickets. There are two Legoland locations in the U.S.: one in Carlsbad, CA and one in Winter Haven, FL. They include rides, shows, and attractions, and both locations have a water park that’s opening next month. Also coming to T-Mobile customers next Tuesday is … [read full article]

T-Mobile sending LG V30 and LG V40 ThinQ software updates

Days after LG revealed its new V50 ThinQ, T-Mobile has begun pushing updates to a pair of previous LG V series flagships. T-Mobile is now updating its models of the LG V30 and LG V40 ThinQ. The LG V30 is getting an update to version H93220r which brings with it the January 2019 Android security patches. Also included are messaging app improvements and various system improvements. Meanwhile, the LG V40 ThinQ is getting an … [read full article]

T-Mobile commits to unlimited 5G rate plans

Following a bit of confusion yesterday around T-Mobile’s 5G network launch, CTO Neville Ray today talked a bit more about T-Mo’s plans for 5G. Speaking to PCMag, Ray said that T-Mobile’s 5G plans will “absolutely” be unlimited and that they won’t cost more than T-Moble’s current rate plans for at least three years. T-Mo currently offers a single line of its T-Mobile One plan for $70 per month, which is the same price … [read full article]

T-Mobile 5G network now expected to launch in the second half of 2019

We’ve been expecting to see T-Mobile flip the switch on its 5G network in the first half of 2019, but now it looks like we’ll have to wait a bit longer. T-Mobile is now planning to launch its 5G network in the second half of 2019. T-Mo CTO Neville Ray confirmed the delay to CNET, saying that he’d hoped that the companies making phones and chipsets would be ready to make devices compatible with 600MHz … [read full article]

LG G8 ThinQ announced with Hand ID palm unlock feature, coming soon to T-Mobile

The LG G8 ThinQ is now official as the latest entry in LG’s G series of Android flagships. One of the highlight features of the LG G8 ThinQ is its Z Camera, which uses Time-of-Flight to enable some unique functions. One of these is Hand ID, which identifies you by recognizing the shape, thickness, and other individual characteristics of the veins in the palm of your hand. You can then use your palm to unlocked the … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere gives update on merger progress, says approval still expected in first half of 2019

  A little more than one week after testifying in front of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, T-Mobile CEO John Legere today gave an update on the progress of the T-Mo-Sprint merger. Legere today shared a blog post detailing T-Mobile and Sprint’s recent meetings with government officials, saying that they’ve met with the FCC, DoJ, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, other federal and state level regulators, and some consumer groups. The T-Mo … [read full article]

Metro by T-Mobile automated device swap system having issues, but $15 fee not being charged

Remember late last year when Metro by T-Mobile said it would allow customers to change devices for free following a brouhaha about it enforcing a $15 fee? Recently there have been concerns that that fee had come back, but there’s an explanation for what’s going on. Metro by T-Mobile customers on Twitter and Reddit have said this week that the $15 device swap fee had returned. Some folks said that free swaps only … [read full article]