Archive | June, 2019

T-Mobile customers are the most satisfied among top U.S. carriers, report says

A new report says that T-Mobile customers are the most satisfied among all of the top four U.S. carriers’ subscribers. T-Mobile finished with a customer satisfaction score of 76 out of 100 in the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI) Wireless Service and Cellular Telephone Report 2018-2019. U.S. Cellular and Verizon weren’t far behind, each with a score of 74, while AT&T earned a score of 73 and Sprint rounded things out with a score of … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new International Pass add-ons for data and calling this week

Lots of folks like to take vacations and travel during the summer, and so with the summer months fast approaching, T-Mobile is updating its selection of International Pass plan add-ons. Starting tomorrow, June 5th, T-Mobile customers can choose from three International Passes when they’re traveling abroad. Each one includes unlimited calling and a high-speed data allotment in more than 210 countries and destinations. The add-ons are: 15GB International Pass includes 15GB of high-speed data to … [read full article]

Hawaii PUC gives T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger the green light

Another state public utilities commission hasĀ approved T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. Hawaii’s PUC recently announced that it has approved of the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger, subject to conditions. Those include offering every W-2 retail employee of T-Mobile and Sprint a job with the New T-Mobile. On the third anniversary of the merger’s closing, the New T-Mobile must file a report with the Hawaii PUC on the total of W-2 employees, and if the number has … [read full article]

T-Mobile emerges as big spender in FCC 24GHz and 28GHz spectrum auctions

The FCC today announced the results of its 24GHz and 28GHz spectrum auctions, and T-Mobile was among the big spenders. When it comes to the 28GHz auction, T-Mobile bought 865 licenses in 864 markets for total of $39,288,450. The 24GHz auction saw T-Mobile score 1,346 licenses and 400 partial economic areas (PEAs) for a total of $803,212,025. Another notable player in this auction was AT&T, who dropped a cool $982,468,996 on 831 licenses for 24GHz spectrum. … [read full article]

Apple introduces iOS 13, iPadOS, and watchOS 6 updates

Today is a big day for Apple fans, because the company kicked off its WWDC 2019 coference with announcements of several major software updates. First up is iOS 13. With it comes a focus on performance improvements, with 30 percent faster Face Unlock as well as 50 percent smaller app downloads and 60 percent smaller update downloads, which will lead to apps launching up to twice as fast. The update also brings Dark Mode, which … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 5G network undergoes more speed tests before its official launch

After putting up near-500Mbps speeds in early tests last week, T-Mobile’s 5G network has once again been put to the speed test. T-Mobile hasn’t officially launched its 5G network yet, but PCMag was able to sneak onto it with an unlocked Verizon Galaxy S10 5G in New York City and run several speed tests on it. The tests were run between 42nd and 46th Streets on 3rd Avenue in Manhattan ranging from 111 … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers get free downloadable copy of Slow Cooker Sunday cookbook this week

We already know that this week’s T-Mobile Tuesday deals will include a discounted ticket for Dark Phoenix, a free Taco Bell taco, and more, but now T-Mo has revealed one more gift that customers can get tomorrow. T-Mobile customers can get a free PDF copy of #SlowCookerSunday, CEO John Legere’s cookbook, from June 4th through June 10th. Just launch the T-Mobile Tuesdays app or website to claim the offer and download the PDF file for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S9, S9+, and S8 Active getting updates today

Today’s the start of a new month, and it’s bringing with it software updates for a few Samsung phones on T-Mobile. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are now receiving updates with the May 1, 2019 Android security patches. Galaxy S9 owners should be on the lookout for an update to version G960USQS4CSD3, while S9+ owners are receiving version G965USQS4CSD3. Also being updated today is the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active. The update is … [read full article]