Posts by Alex Wagner

T-Mobile’s latest deal will match your carrier’s discount when you switch

The new Magenta plan isn’t the only big announcement that T-Mobile is making today. T-Mobile announced a new deal to match the plan discount that your carrier is giving you if you switch to T-Mo. The goal with this promo is to tempt consumers who are with another carrier and they want to switch, but they’ve got a corporate, military, or senior discount on their rate plan that they’re afraid of losing if they change … [read full article]

T-Mo renames T-Mobile One plan to Magenta, makes a couple of changes

T-Mobile is making two big announcements today, and the first is related to its T-Mobile One rate plan. The T-Mobile One plan is now Magenta. The name change isn’t the only thing different about the new plan, though, because Magenta also includes 3GB of high-speed 4G LTE mobile hotspot usage per line followed by unlimited 3G hotspot use. The T-Mobile One had no 4G LTE hotspot usage unless you upgraded to T-Mobile One Plus. Speaking … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free White Castle sliders and a Redbox rental

After giving free T-Mobile BBQ spatulas to customers yesterday, T-Mo has now revealed what it’s got in store for next week’s  T-Mobile Tuesday. On Tuesday, May 28th, T-Mobile customers can get eight free Original Sliders from White Castle and a free one-night disc rental from Redbox. Also coming next week is T-Mo’s usual group of weekly gifts that includes a free medium latte from Dunkin’, a free Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco from Taco … [read full article]

Department of Justice reportedly recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint merger

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The Federal Communications Commission may be on board with T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger, but a new report says that the deal is now facing opposition from the Department of Justice. The DOJ’s antitrust division has recommended that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger be blocked, say sources speaking to Reuters. It’s said that the Justice Department’s antitrust staff are concerned that T-Mobile will not work aggressively to cut prices and improve service if the merger is approved. A … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G7 ThinQ security update now rolling out

A few months after getting its previous security update, it’s time for T-Mobile’s LG G7 ThinQ to receive another update. T-Mobile is now updating its LG G7 ThinQ to version G710TM10p. The update comes in at 171.8MB and includes the April 1, 2019 Android security patches. T-Mo hasn’t yet updated its support page with info on this update, so it’s unknown what other improvements may be included. TmoNews reader Chuck got this update today, … [read full article]

DOJ reportedly leaning against approving T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

After getting some good news regarding its merger with Sprint from the FCC this morning, there’s now some not-so-great news for T-Mobile. The Department of Justice is leaning against approving the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, according to a report from Bloomberg. It’s said that DOJ has antitrust concerns about the deal and T-Mo and Sprint haven’t done enough to resolve those concerns so far. This news comes hours after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai publicly pledged his … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint commit to 5G buildout and divesting Boost Mobile, FCC Chairman recommends deal be approved

This week is beginning with some big news regarding T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. T-Mobile today confirmed that it’s made a few commitments to the FCC with relation to its merger. Those include mobile 5G and home broadband deployments, the promise to divest Boost Mobile, a commitment to not raise prices. When it comes to 5G, T-Mo says it will cover 97 percent of the U.S. population with 5G on low-band spectrum and 75 … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint expected to make merger concessions, including sale of Boost Mobile

One week after a rumor claimed that T-Mobile and Sprint may make concessions with their merger agreement to help it get federal approval, a new report says that those concessions have been decided. T-Mobile and Sprint will make a commitment to sell Boost Mobile as part of an effort to help their merger gain approval, say Bloomberg sources. Virgin Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile would remain with the combined T-Mobile and Sprint. The two … [read full article]

OnePlus 7 Pro officially launching at T-Mobile today

After being exclusively available at T-Mobile Signature Stores the past couple of days, the OnePlus 7 Pro is now widely available from T-Mo. The OnePlus 7 Pro is priced at $0 down and $29.17 per month for 24 months on EIP. If you’d prefer JUMP! On Demand, you can get it for $0 down and $31 per month on an 18-month lease. Full retail price is set at $699.99. T-Mobile is selling the version of … [read full article]