Posts by Alex Wagner

DOJ antitrust chief reportedly ‘open’ to hearing T-Mobile and Sprint’s 5G merger argument

We haven’t heard much about the Federal Communication Commission and Department of Justice’s feelings on the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, but according to a new report, the antitrust head of the DOJ is open to hearing one of the major arguments of the deal. Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the DOJ, is “open” to hearing T-Mobile and Sprint’s 5G argument in favor of the merger. According to a report from Fox Business, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s free MLB.TV offer is now available

Today’s the day, baseball fans: T-Mobile’s free MLB.TV offer is live. T-Mobile customers can now claim their free season of MLB.TV through T-Mobile Tuesdays. Android users can redeem the offer in the T-Mobile Tuesdays app, while iOS users can get it from the T-Mobile Tuesdays website. You must be connected to the T-Mobile network to sign up. The free MLB.TV offer will be available until 11:59 pm ET on April 1st. With a free … [read full article]

T-Mobile GoPoint is a new mobile point of sale system for businesses

Less than one week after announcing plans to get into home broadband, T-Mobile has revealed that it’s jumping into another market. T-Mobile GoPoint is a new mobile point-of-sale system for small and medium businesses. Using a smartphone or tablet connected to a T-Mobile One plan, GoPoint allows you to accept payments as well as manage sales transactions, track inventory, and get analytics, and it works over Wi-Fi or the T-Mo network. T-Mobile is teaming … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 12.2 update with Apple News Plus support and new Animoji

iPhone and iPad owners, it’s time to update. Apple today released iOS 12.2 to the public. The update is available to the iPhone 5s and later and the iPad Air and later, and you can also install it on the sixth generation iPod touch if you’ve got one of those. You can update by going into Settings > General > Software Update on your device. So what’s new? There are four new Animoji available … [read full article]

T-Mo confirms increased capacity at T-Mobile Park ahead of MLB Opening Day 2019

With days to go before MLB’s Opening Day for the 2019 season, more details on T-Mobile Park and the improvements T-Mo has made to it have come out. T-Mobile customers can look forward to improved coverage when attending a Mariners game at T-Mobile Park. Capacity in and around T-Mobile Park has been increased by three times, T-Mo confirmed to GeekWire. If you need to recharge your phone after a bunch of sharing and photo snapping, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, and LG V30 receiving security updates

T-Mobile is now sending out security updates for a few former Android flagships. First up, both the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are receiving updates to the March 1, 2019 Android security patch level. Galaxy S9 owners should be on the lookout for an update to version G960USQS4CSC3 which is 149.63MB in size, while Galaxy S9+ owners can expect a 155.96MB update to version G965USQS4CSC3. If you’ve got a Galaxy S9 or … [read full article]

T-Mobile Home Internet pilot test begins, no data caps and $50 per month price

After teasing two weeks ago that it’d be running a pilot test of its home broadband service, T-Mobile today kicked the program off. The T-Mobile Home Internet pilot offers fixed unlimited wireless service over T-Mo’s 4G LTE network. There are no data caps, no contracts, and no equipment costs. T-Mobile says it expects its Home Internet service to offer speeds of around 50Mbps, and pricing will be set at $50 per month with autopay. With … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include free MLB.TV and a discount on sports tickets next week

Baseball fans, next Tuesday is the big day. On Tuesday, March 26th, T-Mobile customers can get free MLB.TV for the 2019 season through T-Mobile Tuesdays. You’ll need to redeem the offer before 11:59 pm ET on April 1st and you’ll need to be connected to T-Mobile’s network to sign up. Also of note is that this offer is open only to new 2019 MLB.TV subscribers, so if you’re currently subscribed, you’ll need to cancel by … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO talks pricing post-Sprint merger, reiterates that 5G won’t cost extra

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has recently been publishing blogs to talk up T-Mo’s proposed merger with Sprint, and today another one has gone live. The focus of Legere’s latest post is pricing. He claims that T-Mobile will invest nearly $40 billion in its nationwide 5G network to get eight times the capacity by 2024 than standalone T-Mobile or Sprint have today. T-Mo will then be incentivized to lower its prices in order … [read full article]