Posts by Alex Wagner

New T-Mobile promo will knock $100 off the price of many recent smartphones

Black Friday and Cyber Monday won’t happen until the end of the month, but T-Mobile wants to give you deals right now. T-Mobile is now running a “Super Smartphone Deals” promo that’ll give you $100 off a number of recent iOS and Android smartphones. All that you need to do is click that “Apply Coupon” button and the $100 discount will be added to your cart. Here’s the list of … [read full article]

Unlocked BlackBerry Priv is fully compatible with T-Mobile, including band 12 LTE and Wi-Fi calling

T-Mobile hasn’t announced any official plans to sell the BlackBerry Priv, but if you’re thinking about picking one up, you’ll be glad to hear that it’ll play nicely with T-Mo’s network. Mike Sievert has confirmed (twice) that the unlocked BlackBerry Priv will be fully compatible with T-Mobile, including band 12 LTE — aka Extended Range … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially live in Orlando

Back in September, T-Mobile officially lit up Miami with Extended Range LTE. Now another major Florida city is officially going live with 700MHz coverage. T-Mobile has confirmed that Extended Range LTE is now live in Orlando, Fla. The service actually covers “the greater Orlando area,” which includes Orlando proper as well as Apopka, Celebration, Kissimmee, Leesburg, Ocala, DeLand, Daytona Beach, Poinciana, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile takes aim at Dish, wants it blocked from rebidding on defaulted AWS-3 licenses

T-Mobile and Dish have been linked as possible merger partners in the past, but right now T-Mo is going after Dish as a result of the company’s actions in the recent AWS-3 auction. T-Mobile has filed a letter to the FCC explaining that Dish and its designated entity partners should be barred from bidding on AWS-3 licenses that the Dish DEs previously … [read full article]

T-Mobile amping up Un-carrier 7.0 with new 4G LTE CellSpot

Thinking that there won’t be any big T-Mobile news until Un-carrier X next week? Think again. T-Mobile today surprised us all with another Un-carrier Amped move. This time, T-Mo is amping up Un-carrier 7.0, which included the launch of the the Personal CellSpot. Well now Magenta is launching the new T-Mobile 4G LTE CellSpot, a new deice that supports T-Mobile 3G LTE as well as VoLTE, HD voice, video calling, … [read full article]

CyanogenMod 13 Android ROM will have T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling support

Wi-Fi Calling is a pretty important feature for T-Mobile phones to have, enabling devices to send texts and make calls even if cellular coverage is poor. Many T-Mo phones already support the feature, but soon you’ll be able to get the feature with a custom Android ROM, too. Roman Birg, Cyanogen Inc. employee, today posted a screenshot of CyanogenMod 13 with T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling enabled. Birg explains that … [read full article]

John Legere celebrates Halloween with tales of The Scarriers

First, I’ll tell you a scary story about Big Red… #TheScarriers https://t.co/Yi1ihHz3eQ — John Legere (@JohnLegere) October 29, 2015 John Legere has shown that he likes to get into the holiday spirit, and so with Halloween just two days away, it should come as no surprise that he’s put together some spooky tales to scare you away from the other US carriers. T-Mobile has created three videos in a series … [read full article]