Posts by Christine Torralba

T-Mobile unveils official network shutdown dates

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It’s official! T-Mobile has given a date for its Sprint shutdown date.  The Un-Carrier published an official network retirement page on its website. According to the website, the Sprint shutdown date continues to follow the original date. But T-Mo has moved its T-Mobile 3G UMTS network shutdown date from October to July 1, 2022.  The information doesn’t reveal a timeline for T-Mobile’s 2G shutdown. As guessed by this report, it’s likely because there are a lot … [read full article]

T-Mobile will soon offer in-store device repairs

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Good news to all T-Mobile customers. Starting November 1st, T-Mobile will be accepting in-store same-day device repairs across the country. This will be available for customers with Protection<360> at 500 T-Mobile stores.  This is the first time that T-Mobile will offer in-store repairs and service locations in their stores. If you need to have your device repaired and you have Protection<360> enabled, you can check T-Mobile’s Store Locator to look for an authorized location. You can … [read full article]

Metro by T-Mobile lets you stay connected with Mexico and Latin American friends

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Metro by T-Mobile is now making it easier for subscribers to connect with their loved ones in Mexico and Latin America.  For a limited time period, you can get one line of unlimited nationwide 5G smartphone data, talk and text with calling and texting to Mexico and most Latin American countries for just $40/month with AutoPay enrollment. The offer is valid to customers who join the prepaid brand before October 15th.  The plan includes unlimited calling from … [read full article]

T-Mo executive criticizes Samsung for supply chain issues

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A T-Mobile executive recently spoke up about the woes the company is experiencing due to Samsung’s supply chain issues. The complaint was reportedly made by T-Mo CFO Peter Osvaldik at a Bank of America Securities webcast held on September 14th.   According to a report, Osvaldik openly criticized Samsung for the lack of devices.  “Samsung has really fallen behind the eight ball relative to other OEMs,” Osvaldik was quoted saying.  The executive shared that “a lot of … [read full article]

T-Mobile lets first responders use smartphones as a body cam

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Earlier today, T-Mobile announced that it has formed a partnership with Visual Labs to help give first responders access to technology. Through this partnership, first responders can use a smartphone and turn it into an all-in-one body cam and communications solution. This follows the rising demand of states to require agencies to have a body-worn camera with them.  The partnership is part of T-Mobile’s Connecting Heroes program. By making this option available, government agencies have a cost-effective … [read full article]

T-Mobile will present at Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference

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T-Mobile will be presenting at the upcoming Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference. T-Mo’s president and chief executive officer, Mike Sievert, will be presenting and providing a business update at the event; which will take place on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 1:15 pm EDT.   During the virtual event, there will be a live webcast of Ray’s talk. It will be available on the company’s Investor Relations website.  Once the presentation is over, an on-demand replay will be available … [read full article]

Recent T-Mobile massive data breach to be investigated by Massachusetts General Attorney

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A month after the massive T-Mobile data breach and the incident is now being probed by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.  As revealed in a report, the office of the Attorney General is now looking into the incident that left the personal information of 54 million current, previous, and prospective T-Mobile customers exposed. The investigation will determine whether T-Mobile had the right cybersecurity protocols in place to protect its customers’ data and mobile device information. … [read full article]

Sonim XP3plus now available at T-Mobile

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Despite the number of high-end smartphones being released, there is still a market for those who are looking for a sturdy clamshell phone. There aren’t a lot of them available these days but that doesn’t mean they don’t get new models anymore. And that’s exactly where Sonim’s latest clamshell phone comes in. The Sonim XP3plus is the latest clamshell phone to be offered by the company. It is an upgrade from the previous XP3 model that was … [read full article]

You can score a huge discount on T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S21 from Best Buy

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T-Mobile has partnered with Best Buy to offer a huge discount on the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G. This promotion is available to both new and existing T-Mobile customers.  With this promotion in place, you can get the Galaxy S21 5G at $499.99 instead of the regular $799.99 price. You will simply need to activate a new line of service or upgrade your existing T-Mo account.  This will give you a device with a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED display … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils Forever Upgrade promotion for iPhone 13 lineup

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Apple unveiled its new iPhone 13 series earlier today. And along with the announcement, T-Mobile revealed a new “Forever Upgrade” promotion.  Through this promotion, you can get a free iPhone 13 with 5G model under an eligible plan when you trade in an eligible device. You will also need to lock in up to $800 off in trade-in value forever. With this, you can upgrade to the latest iPhone every two or more years and get up … [read full article]