Posts by Alex Wagner

T-Mobile has performed more 600MHz and 700MHz upgrades in the last two weeks

It’s been a little more than a month since T-Mobile last announced new low-band LTE upgrades. That drought is ending today, as T-Mo has announced a big round of upgrades. T-Mobile says that it’s upgraded more cell sites across the country with 600MHz and 700MHz LTE. These upgrades have all been performed over the last two weeks. Some of the cities that’ve been upgraded this time around include Portland, OR; Green Bay, WI; Omaha, … [read full article]

T-Mobile will donate up to 5 million meals to Feeding America for Giving Tuesday

Last year, T-Mobile participated in Giving Tuesday by donating to Feeding America and helping to provide meals for those that need them. This year T-Mo has decided to partner with Feeding America once again. Starting next Tuesday, December 3rd, T-Mobile will have ways that customers, employees, and everyone else can help donate to Feeding America. T-Mo’s goal for this season is to donate 5 million meals to communities in need. T-Mobile customers can donate up … [read full article]

Nevada announces its own settlement with T-Mobile and withdraws from lawsuit against merger

Texas isn’t the only state withdrawing from the lawsuit against T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger today. Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford has announced that he’s reached a settlement with T-Mobile. Similar to the deal T-Mo made with Texas, the agreement with Nevada is focused on a 5G network rollout, a low-price rate plan, and a commitment to jobs. The settlement also includes access to T-Mo’s broadband program for students and a philanthropic contribution. Here are the … [read full article]

New T-Mobile deal offers up to $400 off iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max with trade-in

T-Mobile has announced several deals over the past couple of weeks, and now it’s revealing a few more offers ahead of Black Friday. Starting Wednesday, November 27th, T-Mobile will offer up to $400 off an iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, XS, XS Max, or XR with trade-in. There is no new line requirement with this deal but you do need to trade in an iPhone 6 or later that’s fully paid off and … [read full article]

Texas reaches settlement with T-Mobile, withdraws from merger lawsuit

Texas is the latest state to withdraw from the lawsuit against T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that he’s reached a settlement with T-Mobile that’s focused on pricing, 5G, and jobs. The agreement includes the following requirements for the New T-Mobile: Give all Texas customers access to the same or better unlimited talk, text, and data rate plans as those offered by T-Mobile as of the date of the agreement for the … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out discounts on iPhone XS and XS Max, Pixel 3a and 3a XL

Today’s the day that T-Mobile’s Magenta Friday deals go live, but those aren’t the only new offers that T-Mo has rolled out. T-Mobile is now offering discounts on Apple’s iPhone XS and XS Max as well as the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL. Spotted by users on Reddit, the iPhone XS sales start at $250 off its original price while the Pixel 3a deals start at $150 off. Here are the discounts … [read full article]

T-Mobile reveals data breach affecting prepaid customers

T-Mobile was recently hit with a data breach. T-Mo has revealed an incident in which a malicious party was able to access some prepaid customers’ account info. T-Mobile says that its cybersecurity team discovered and shut down the data breach and that it has reported the incident to the authorities. No financial data or social security numbers were accessed and no passwords were compromised. T-Mobile does say that information associated with users’ prepaid wireless accounts was … [read full article]

T-Mobile teams with Comcast and Inteliquent on first verified call across three networks

After teaming up earlier this year to verify calls made between their networks, T-Mobile and Comcast have partnered up again to protect consumers from spoofers and scammers. T-Mobile, Comcast, and Inteliquent have achieved the first end-to-end STIR/SHAKEN call verification across three networks. Now calls that are routed through Inteliquent and those made directly between T-Mobile and Comcast’s Xfinity Voice landline phone service can be verified as legitimate using the STIR and SHAKEN standards. STIR and SHAKEN … [read full article]

T-Mobile handing out ShopRunner memberships and Reebok discounts next Tuesday

Next Tuesday, T-Mobile is rolling out deals that’ll help you save on some new clothes. On Tuesday, November 26th, T-Mobile customers can get a free one-year membership to ShopRunner. This membership will get you free two-day shipping and free returns to more than 100 retailers, including Fanatics, MLBshop.com, Peet’s Coffee, 1-800-Flowers.com, NBA Store, Calvin Klein, Kate Spade, and Adorama. Also coming next Tuesday is a Reebok deal that’ll get you up to 50% off … [read full article]

Boost Mobile founder offers to buy prepaid brand from Sprint for $2 billion

Shortly after T-Mobile and Sprint officially announced their merger last year, Boost Mobile founder Peter Adderton said that he’d be interested in making a bid for Boost if it were divested. Fast-forward to today and Adderton is once again talking about buying Boost. Adderton says that he’s willing to pay up to $2 billion to buy Boost Mobile back from Sprint. As part of T-Mo and Sprint’s merger agreement, they intend to sell Boost Mobile and … [read full article]