Posts by Alex Wagner

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer $4 ticket to see Bohemian Rhapsody later this month

Earlier this month, T-Mobile Tuesdays offered a grand prize that included seven-day trip to London to attend the red carpet screening of the new film Bohemian Rhapsody. Only one person could win that prize, but today T-Mo said that it’s going to help all of its other customers see the new Queen biopic. On October 30th, T-Mobile customers can claim a $4 movie ticket to see Bohemian Rhapsody, which opens on November 2nd. One week … [read full article]

T-Mobile meets with FCC to talk 5G network model and Sprint merger

T-Mobile is working to persuade the FCC that its proposed merger with Sprint should be approved, and recently the carrier put together a presentation about what its 5G network would be like if T-Mo and Sprint do come together. T-Mobile’s presentation is pretty heavily redacted, but there are some interesting tidbits still available. For example, T-Mobile estimates that by 2024, the New T-Mobile’s 5G network would handle 21 exabytes of traffic every month. T-Mo also … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V40 ThinQ arriving early for some pre-order customers

The LG V40 ThinQ is scheduled to launch at T-Mobile on October 19th, but some lucky pre-order customers are getting their new phone a few days early. TmoNews reader Nick got their LG V40 ThinQ today, well ahead of the phone’s official release. The V40 has made a good first impression, with Nick saying that that it’s a “well made device” and that the “screen is awesome” and that the “audio over Bluetooth is great”. T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile testing 36-month payment option for Equipment Installment Plan

T-Mobile’s Equipment Installment plan lets you spread out the cost of a new smartphone over 24 months, but some customers are now seeing a slightly different EIP payment option. TmoNews reader P Doobs recently noticed that when viewing the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 on T-Mobile’s website, T-Mo offered them a 36-month EIP option at $24.17 per month. The 36-month EIP option showed up for me too, but wasn’t available on any other devices. T-Mobile hasn’t made any official … [read full article]

T-Mobile finishes first in J.D. Power’s 2018 U.S. Business Wireless Satisfaction Study

T-Mobile has come out on top in recent J.D. Power wireless customer care and wireless purchase experience reports, and now it’s finished first in a report about business customers, too. J.D. Power announced today that T-Mobile ranked highest in its 2018 U.S. Business Wireless Satisfaction Study. In the study, T-Mobile performed best in the Large Enterprise (500 or more employees), Small/Medium (2o-499 employees), and Very Small (1-19 employees) segments, making it the second straight … [read full article]

T-Mobile asks FCC for permission to perform 5G tests in Las Vegas and Spokane

T-Mobile has named Las Vegas as one of the first cities that’ll get its 5G coverage, and recently the company asked for permission to begin 5G testing there. An FCC filing shows that T-Mobile has requested permission to conduct 5G NR tests in Las Vegas, NV and Spokane, WA. Tests will take place at two sites in Las Vegas and two sites in Spokane, and the period of testing will run from November 1, 2018 … [read full article]

Razer Phone 2 gains wireless charging, water resistance, and light-up logo

After breaking into the smartphone scene last year, Razer is back again with a new gaming-focused handset. The Razer Phone 2 may look similar to the original Razer Phone, but there are some notable improvements inside and out. These include a new glass backside that’s enabled Razer to add wireless charging to its new flagship phone as well as a backlit Razer logo with RGB effects. You can customize these RGB lights to show different … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling, texting, and data to customers affected by Hurricane Michael

As Hurricane Michael makes landfall, T-Mobile has announced that it’s working to help those affected by the storm stay connected with loved ones. T-Mobile is offering free calling, texting, and data to active postpaid and prepaid customers affected by Hurricane Michael who aren’t already on an unlimited plan. Customers on Pay As You Go and postpaid plans that don’t include data will receive free talk and text. These offers are available for customers in the 850, 352, … [read full article]

T-Mobile added low-band LTE to more cell sites over the past two weeks

T-Mobile has completed another low-band LTE expansion. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo has added low-band LTE coverage to dozens of cell sites over the past two weeks. This includes both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! @TMobile @MetroPCS #AcrossTheGrid — Neville (@NevilleRay) October 10, 2018 Some … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free Redbox rental, OtterBox case discount

After offering up deals like discounted Halloween gear and a BOGO candy bar offer, T-Mobile has revealed what it’s got in store for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday. On Tuesday, October 16th, T-Mobile customers can get a free one-night disc rental from Redbox and 25 percent off OtterBox smartphone cases from T-Mobile. Also coming next Tuesday is an offer of $10 off your Aerie purchase of $20 or more. A sub-brand of American … [read full article]