Archive | April, 2019

T-Mobile internal memo leak offers info on executive moves, teases ‘confidential new initiative’

A new T-Mobile memo has leaked out that details some executive moves and teases an upcoming initiative. T-Mobile CEO John Legere and COO Mike Sievert outline the upcoming changes in the memo, which was sent to T-Mo employees and leaked by GeekWire. Jon Freier is getting the expanded role of Executive Vice President, Consumer Markets with Metro by T-Mobile’s sales team reporting to him. Freier has been with T-Mobile for 24 years. Matt … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Tab S4 getting Android Pie update with Samsung’s One UI

It’s time for another Samsung device on T-Mobile to get its Android Pie update. The T-Mobile version of the Galaxy Tab S4 began receiving Android 9.0 today. The update bumps the Tab S4 to version T837TUVU1BSD4 and, as you might expect from an Android Pie update, it’s a biggie, coming in at 1513.26MB. As with Pie updates for the Galaxy S9, Note 8, and other Samsung devices, this update for the Galaxy … [read full article]

DOJ antitrust head says he hasn’t made a decision on T-Mobile-Sprint merger

As we continue to wait for the Federal Communications Commission and Department of Justice to finish their reviews of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger, there’s a lot of speculation, leaks, and rumors about how the two agencies might fall on the deal. Today one of the people that’s actually reviewing the deal has spoken up about the process. Makan Delrahim, head of the DOJ’s antitrust team, said today that he hasn’t yet made a decision on the … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere given $66.5 million compensation package following Sprint merger announcement

John Legere gets a lot of credit for helping to turn T-Mobile into the company it is today, rolling out Un-carrier moves and making T-Mo more competitive. If you’ve ever wondered what kind of compensation Legere gets for transforming T-Mobile, some details on that have now come out. T-Mobile granted Legere a compensation package worth $66.5 million last year, most of which came from a stock award that was given to him the day that … [read full article]

Moto G7 Power now available from T-Mobile with 6.2-inch display and 5000mAh battery

When we spotted the Moto G7 Power in Metro by T-Mobile’s online store yesterday, we said that a launch on T-Mobile wasn’t far off. Today the Moto G7 Power is available from T-Mo. You can now buy the Moto G7 Power from T-Mobile for $9.50 down and $9.50 per month for 24 months, or $237.50 full retail. It’s also available to lease through JUMP! On Demand for $36 down and $9 per month for 18 … [read full article]

T-Mobile says Q1 2019 was the 24th straight quarter that it added more than 1 million customers

T-Mobile’s Q2 2019 earnings are in. T-Mobile reports that it added 1.65 million customers in Q1 2019, up from 1.4 million in Q1 2018, marking the 24th straight quarter that T-Mo has added more than 1 million customers to its base. That 1.7 million total includes 1.0 million postpaid and 69,000 prepaid customers. Postpaid phone churn for the quarter finished at 0.88 percent, down from 1.07 percent in Q1 2018, while prepaid churn dropped from … [read full article]

Moto G7 Power appears in Metro by T-Mobile’s online store

Motorola confirmed earlier this year that the Moto G7 Power would be launching on both T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile, but no release info was given at the time. Now it looks like the launch is upon us. The Moto G7 Power has quietly appeared in Metro by T-Mobile’s store. Pricing is set at $209.99, but you can get one for $59.99 when you switch to Metro and sign up for a $50 or … [read full article]

Report finds cities where T-Mobile network congestion is the worst

Network congestion can be a real pain, slowing down speeds on your phone and possibly making it annoying to try and use the internet. But where is congestion the worst? A new report claims to have that info. Salinas, CA and Warren, MI are among the five worst cities for network congestion on T-Mobile’s network, according to Tutela Technologies. The research firm measured download speeds on T-Mobile’s 3G and 4G networks using a 2MB file and … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday deals will include $20 concert tickets, $4 movie tickets

Next week is when National Concert Week kicks off, and T-Mobile is celebrating with a special T-Mobile Tuesdays offer. On Tuesday, April 30th, T-Mobile customers can get $20 tickets (taxes and fees included) to more than 1,500 Live Nation concerts. There will be tickets to concerts from Brad Paisley; Beck and Cage the Elephant; Hootie & The Blowfish; Nelly, TLC, and Flo Rida; Santana; and Wiz Khalifa. T-Mo customers get 24 hours to buy … [read full article]