Archive | June, 2019

DOJ’s Delrahim reportedly met with FCC’s Pai to talk T-Mobile-Sprint merger, decision may be close

There’s been a lot of back-and-forth in recent weeks about the Justice Department and its antitrust review of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger, but according to a new report, a decision may be imminent. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Justice Department antitrust chief Makan Delrahim allegedly met last Friday to discuss the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. According to Fox Business, the two discussed how they can keep the U.S. telecom space remains competitive and how they can ensure … [read full article]

Boost Mobile founder visited DOJ to talk T-Mobile-Sprint merger, making competitive carrier

Boost Mobile founder Peter Adderton previously said that T-Mobile and Sprint should divest Boost if their merger is approved, and we now know that that’s precisely what’s going to happen. Now Adderton is involved with the T-Mobile-Sprint merger once again. Adderton met with the U.S. Department of Justice last week to help advise the agency about T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. Reports have said that the DOJ want T-Mo and Sprint to help create a … [read full article]

iOS 12.3.2 update now available for iPhone 8 Plus

When it comes to iOS, much of the focus right now is iOS 13. Apple isn’t done with iOS 12, though, because today it released another iOS 12 update. iOS 12.3.2 is now available for the iPhone 8 Plus. The reason that iOS 12.3.2 is only available for that phone is because Apple says that the update fixes an issue that caused the Camera app to capture Portrait Mode photos without the depth effect on the iPhone 8 Plus. … [read full article]

Google Pixel 4 appears in renders with large camera housing, no rear fingerprint reader

Now that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a are available from T-Mobile, we may see Google’s future flagship phones appear on T-Mo’s shelves at launch. And today we’re getting what may be the first credible Pixel 4 images. Renders that claim to show the Google Pixel 4 have surfaced. One thing to keep in mind while viewing these renders is that they’re not official images from Google. They’re renders based on early prototype schematics, say [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer $25 summer concert tickets starting this week

After offering discounted concert tickets to T-Mobile customers a couple times in the past, T-Mobile is bringing back the deal again this summer. Starting tomorrow, June 11th, T-Mobile customers can get access to $25 tickets to hundreds of amphitheater concerts through Live Nation. The deal will be offered in T-Mobile Tuesdays every other week through September 2nd, and customers can get four $25 tickets with each code. The $25 ticket price includes taxes and … [read full article]

FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel says she’s ‘uncomfortable’ with review of T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Last month we saw FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr come out in support of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger following the announcement of commitments from the two carriers. FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel didn’t feel the same way about the deal, saying she had “serious doubts” about it, and this week she touched a bit more on the merger and the support its gotten from her fellow FCC Commissioners. During a press conference after … [read full article]

FCC says carriers can block robocalls by default

A new FCC ruling could help to reduce the number of robocalls you get every day. Today the FCC voted to affirm that carriers can block robocalls by default. While T-Mobile and other carriers already offer robocall blocking services, today’s ruling means that carriers are able to block unwanted robocalls by default using reasonable call analytics, so long as customers are informed and able to opt-out of the blocking. The ruling also states that carriers … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms hundreds of recent mid-band LTE upgrades

One week after announcing new low-band LTE upgrades, T-Mobile has announced some mid-band LTE upgrades as well. According to T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray, hundreds of T-Mo cell sites have been upgraded with additional mid-band LTE capacity in the last two weeks. These upgrades include AWS and PCS spectrum. These latest upgrades have been sprinkled throughout the U.S., including in places like Los Angeles, CA; Detroit, MI; Tampa, FL; Brooklyn, NY; Roswell, NM; and Minden, … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers can get a free T-Mo-branded phone wallet next Tuesday

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will bring with it another piece of T-Mo swag. On Tuesday, June 11th, T-Mobile customers can get a free T-Mo-branded phone wallet. It looks to be a wallet that sticks to the back of your phone, and if that’s the case, you should be able to use it no matter which phone is your daily driver. Also coming next Tuesday is a $10 credit for Vistaprint, which offers printing for things … [read full article]