Posts by Alex Wagner

T-Mobile talks iPhone X pricing and trade-in offer

The iPhone X will be available for pre-order this Friday, and to help you get prepared, T-Mobile today confirmed its pricing details and trade-in offer for the new Apple flagship. T-Mobile will begin taking pre-orders for the iPhone X beginning at 12:01 am PT on Friday, October 27th. Pre-orders can be made online at that time or in stores the following morning. When it comes to pricing, here’s what T-Mobile will be charging for the iPhone … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q3 2017 marks 18 straight quarters of adding more than 1 million customers

T-Mobile today dropped its Q3 2017 earnings report, revealing that it’s extended its streak of consecutive quarters with more than 1 million customers added. T-Mobile says that it added 1.33 million customers in Q3 2017, making that its 18th straight quarter of adding more than 1 million customers to its network. Of that 1.33 million, there were 817,000 new postpaid subscribers, 226,000 prepaid adds, and 286,000 wholesale adds. At the end of Q3 2017, T-Mobile served … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active passes through FCC with LTE Band 71 support

The rumors of a Galaxy S8 Active for T-Mobile just got another bit of support. A new version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active with the model number SM-G892U has been spotted in the FCC database. What’s notable about this device is that it includes support for LTE Band 71, which T-Mobile recently started to deploy. It’s also got support for T-Mobile’s other LTE bands, including Band 66. There are no mentions of T-Mobile in … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint likely to delay merger announcement, report says

Recent rumors have said that T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger as soon as late October, but now it sounds like those plans have been pushed back. Sprint and T-Mobile might delay their merger announcement until “two or three weeks” after their quarterly earnings announcements. That’s according to sources speaking to Bloomberg, who explain that it’s unlikely that the two carriers will be able to finalize the details of their deal by the end … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesday will offer free T-Mo Halloween cape, Airbnb prizes next week

The next round of T-Mobile Tuesday gifts and prizes are official, so let’s take a look at what you’ll be getting on October 24th. T-Mobile customers can get a free T-Mobile magenta Halloween cape next Tuesday, something that you’ll probably have to visit a T-Mobile store to get. T-Mo subscribers will also be able to pick a 1-year magazine subscription from Hearst Magazines. Rounding out next week’s gifts is a $2 Dunkin’ Donuts card … [read full article]

New Qualcomm components will help more phones offer T-Mobile 600MHz support

T-Mobile has told us to expect two 600MHz-compatbile smartphones in 2017, but a new chip from Qualcomm ought to help boost that number in 2018. Qualcomm today announced new RF Front-End chips which are amplifiers and tuners to help connect a physical antenna to the phone’s modem. As PCMag explains, the RF Front-End also lets phones with 700MHz antennas connect to 600MHz signals. “It’ll be in the spring crop of smartphones. At least some of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 BOGO deal is ending October 17th

When T-Mobile launched its Galaxy Note 8 BOGO deal at the start of September, it said that the offer would be available for a limited time. Now we know exactly when it’ll come to an end. T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy BOGO deal will end tomorrow, October 17th. T-Mo has revealed this info in a support page on its website that details on customers can take advantage of its current rebate offers. With this deal, you can … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint reportedly not planning immediate asset sales in merger

More details on the rumored T-Mobile-Sprint merger have trickled out. First up, a report from Nikkei Asian Review says that SoftBank has reached an agreement to merge Sprint with T-Mobile. SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom, parent companies of Sprint and T-Mo, will reportedly start working on ownership ratios and other details of the deal soon. Another report says that T-Mobile and Sprint plan to announce their merger without any immediate asset sales. The carriers want to … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free LG V30 trucker hat, Redbox rental, and more

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday continues with T-Mo’s theme of offering Halloween gifts in October and includes a few other goodies, too. For the T-Mobile Tuesday on October 17th, T-Mobile customers can get 60 percent off at Joaan stores for crafting goods and decorations, including stuff for Halloween. Also available next week is a trucker hat with LG V30 and T-Mobile logos. Rounding out next week’s gifts is a free 1-day movie or game rental from Redbox, a … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V30 launches today and there are some special offers to go with it

As expected, T-Mobile today launched a special offer to celebrate the launch of the LG V30. Starting today, October 13th, customers who buy an LG V30 from T-Mobile can get a $500 rebate (prepaid MasterCard) with the purchase of a second LG V30. Both smartphones must be purchased on EIP, and you’ll need to activate at least one new line to be used with one of the devices. The total price of the LG V30 … [read full article]