Archive | June, 2019

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include $2 Pizza Hut P’Zone, grand prize trip to Lollapalooza

Pizza was one of the first deals that T-Mobile Tuesdays ever offered, and while it eventually had to be pulled because of its popularity, lots of folks get excited when another pizza deal appears in T-Mobile Tuesdays. Next week Pizza Hut will be making an appearance in the app. On Tuesday, July 2nd, T-Mobile customers can get a $2 pepperoni P’Zone from Pizza Hut. Also coming next week is a Puma deal that’ll … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching Samsung Galaxy S10 5G on June 28th, 5G network going live in six cities

T-Mobile is launching the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G this week, and with it customers will be able to access T-Mo’s 5G network. The Galaxy S10 5G will launch at T-Mobile this Friday, June 28th. It’ll be available in select stores in Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York. Pricing will be set at $549.99 down and $31.25 per month for 24 months on EIP or $1,299.99 full retail for the 256GB model. … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Galaxy Note 9, Note 8, and S8 Active

T-Mobile is starting the week with updates for a few Samsung devices. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Note 8, and Galaxy S8 Active are all receiving updates from T-Mobile. Note 9 owners should be on the lookout for a 246.47MB update to versos N960USQS1CSF1. It doesn’t appear to include a dedicated Night Mode like the international model recently received, but it does have the June 1, 2019 Android security patches. Also being updated … [read full article]

Dish reportedly wants FCC spectrum use deadline waived in exchange for buying T-Mobile-Sprint assets

Much of the focus on T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger lately has been on Dish Network and its Chairman Charlie Ergen. Ergen was rumored to be ready to spend $6 billion on assets from T-Mo and Sprint in a move that’d help the merger’s odds of gaining approval from the Department of Justice, but now some say that he’s not close to striking such a deal. Now another report with more info on Ergen’s intentions has … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating OnePlus 7 Pro to OxygenOS 9.5.8

Less than one week after receiving its previous update, the T-Mobile OnePlus 7 Pro is being updated again. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to OxygenOS 9.5.8 to its OnePlus 7 Pro. This update is on the smaller side, coming in at 105.6MB, and it includes the May 2019 Android security patches. This update made its way to TmoNews reader Derek’s phone today, so if you’ve got a T-Mobile OnePlus 7 Pro, keep an eye … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V40 ThinQ now receiving its Android Pie update

LG V40 ThinQ owners, T-Mobile has a present for you as we head into the weekend. The T-Mobile LG V40 ThinQ is now being updated to Android 9.0 Pie. As you might expect from an update to Pie, this V40 update is a biggie, coming in at 1796.3MB. It’s now rolling out over the air, and TmoNews reader Emmanuel and some folks on Reddit have already gotten it. Neither T-Mobile nor LG have posted … [read full article]

Dish’s Ergen said to be taking his time with T-Mobile assets deal as four states join lawsuit to block merger

Just when some reports suggested that T-Mobile and Sprint may be close to striking an asset deal with Dish Network and getting DOJ approval, new info claims that Dish isn’t actually all that close to a deal with T-Mo. Dish co-founder Charlie Ergen is said to be weeks, if not months, away from agreeing to a deal to buy assets from T-Mobile and Sprint. Some rumors said recently that Ergen was close to paying … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces more mid-band LTE capacity upgrades for its network

T-Mobile continues to make improvements to its network, as more mid-band LTE upgrades have been made recently. T-Mobile upgraded mid-band LTE capacity in┬ámany cities across the U.S. These upgrades were performed over the last two weeks and include AWS and PCS spectrum. These mid-band LTE upgrades are sprinkled throughout the U.S., though there is a large number of them in California. Some of the cities included in this round of upgrades are Oakland, CA; … [read full article]

Reports say T-Mobile-Sprint merger could get DOJ approval very soon, possibly on Friday

One of the big questions surrounding T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger right now is whether the U.S. Department of Justice will approve or block the deal. Today new reports say that approval is very close. T-Mobile and Sprint’s divestiture deal with Dish Network and approval from the DOJ is “highly likely”, says CNBC‘s David Faber, with sources reporting that the merger has a 90 percent chance of moving forward. Faber adds that an approval could come … [read full article]

T-Mobile reportedly planning Boost Mobile auction in case Dish purchase doesn’t happen

Rumors say that Dish Network is close to paying $6 billion for assets from T-Mobile and Sprint, but it’s not a done deal quite yet, so T-Mo has reportedly put together a backup plan. Goldman Sachs, the investment bank that’s advising T-Mobile on the Sprint merger and sale of Boost Mobile, is planning to send books to prospective Boost buyers in two weeks, say sources speaking to Reuters. Dish is still the frontrunner to … [read full article]