Archive | November, 2020

T-Mobile adds 2 million subscribers in Q3 2020, now has more than 100 million total customers

Today T-Mobile reported its earnings for the third quarter of 2020, and T-Mo managed to reach a big milestone. T-Mobile reports that it added 2.035 million new customers in Q3 2020, which is up from the 1.14 million customers that T-Mobile added in the year-ago quarter. This also means that T-Mo surpassed the 100 million customer milestone in Q3 2020, finishing the quarter with a total of 100.36 million total subscribers. Of the 2.035 million customers that … [read full article]

Discovery takes issue with how its channels are offered in T-Mobile’s TVision service

One of the attractive features of T-Mobile’s new TVision service is its Vibe tier, which offers 34 channels for just $10 per month. However, one company whose channels are included with TVision Vibe is unhappy about how their channels are being offered. Discovery CEO David Zaslav has said that he was “very surprised” with how T-Mobile has bundled his channels, such as Discovery, Food Network, and HGTV, which are only available in TVision Vibe. Zaslav added that … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 14.2 update with new emoji, new wallpapers, and more

iPhone owners, you’ve got a new update coming your way. iOS 14.2 is now available for the iPhone, while iPad owners can grab an update to iPadOS 14.2. Whichever device you’ve got, you can get your update now by launching your Settings app and tapping on “General” followed by “Software update”. There are some significant new features included with the update to iOS 14.2. One that’ll excite a lot of people is the addition of … [read full article]

T-Mobile told to modify post-merger 5G network claims by ad group

When T-Mobile finally completed its merger with Sprint, it made commitments for things like “building the world’s best broad and deep nationwide 5G network.” It turns out that another major US carrier took issue with some of T-Mo’s pledges. The National Advertising Division has weighed in on several claims made by T-Mobile about its post-merger network benefits that were challeneged by Verizon. The NAD, a self-regulatory group that’s part of BBB National Programs, found that some … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+, Note 8, and Note 10+ 5G receiving new updates

Last weekend T-Mobile updated the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra with standalone 5G support and some other improvements. Now some former Samsung flagships are getting updates from T-Mo, too. T-Mobile has released new updates for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ that bump the phones up to version G950USQS8DTJ2 and G955USQS8DTJ2, respectively. Both updates include the October 1, 2020 security patches. The Galaxy Note 8 is getting an October 2020 security update, too. After installation, … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers can get a free Panera coffee subscription next Tuesday

Panera is making its return to T-Mobile Tuesdays next week, but the deal will be a little different than just the free coffee that Panera has offered in the past. T-Mobile and Sprint customers can get a free 3-month subscription to MyPanera+ Coffee next Tuesday, November 10. Normally priced at $8.99 per month, MyPanera+ Coffee offers unlimited hot coffee, iced coffee, and hot tea. This includes any size and any flavor once up to every 2 … [read full article]

T-Mobile to pay $200 million penalty related to Sprint misuse of Lifeline program

Last year the FCC announced that Sprint had claimed subsidies for Lifeline subscribers who weren’t using the program. Now T-Mobile has agreed to pay a settlement for this issue related to its merger partner. T-Mobile will pay a $200 million penalty as part of a settlement following the FCC’s investigation into Sprint and its use of the Lifeline program. This is the largest settlement that the FCC has ever gotten when resolving an investigation. In addition … [read full article]

Alcatel Joy Tab 2 launches at Metro by T-Mobile with 50% off deal

The Alcatel Joy Tab 2 is now available from Metro by T-Mobile as a low-cost option for customers in the market for a cellular-enabled tablet. Pricing for the Alcatel Joy Tab 2 is normally set at $119.99, but it’s launching with a 50% off deal that’ll get you the tablet for $59.99. This deal is only available in stores. The new Joy Tab 2 has a few notable upgrades over the original Joy Tab. Alcatel has … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s TVision streaming service officially launches today

Just a few days after T-Mobile announced that it was relaunching TVision, the live TV streaming service is officially available. TVision is now available for postpaid T-Mobile customers. There are a few different options available for T-Mo subscribers interested in giving TVision a try, starting at $10 plus taxes. TVision Vibe is priced at $10 per month and includes 34 channels: AMC, Animal Planet, BBC America, BBC World News, BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Discovery … [read full article]