Posts by Christine Torralba

T-Mobile to offer tablet for kids on November 15

Alcatel has just unveiled its latest product, a tablet called the Joy Tab Kids.  Just as its name suggests, this tablet is marketed towards kids. The tablet comes with an 8-inch HD display with Asahi Glass protection on the screen. It includes a sturdy silicone case that makes it easy to grip for kids. On the back, there is a kickstand that helps make viewing videos and playing games a lot easier.  The tablet comes … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushes software update for Samsung Galaxy S9

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Yesterday, it was revealed that T-Mobile pushed the Android software update for devices such as the Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy S10+ devices. Just a day later and we’ve received word that T-Mobile has also pushed another software update for Samsung Galaxy S9 devices.  This update, however, comes as a security update as it improves the security on such devices. The update is called G960USQU7CSJ2 / G960UOYN7CSJ2 / G960USQU7CSJ2 and has a size of 381.13 MB.  For … [read full article]

FCC officially approves proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger

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It’s official! The proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger has formally been approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today. A decision has finally been made after months of thorough, and sometimes heated, analysis of the proposed $26.5 billion merger of the two carriers.  The government agency believes that the deal will link together the digital divide in the country and will even advance the 5G service that T-Mobile and Sprint promised to deploy to cover 97 percent of consumers … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushes November Android update to select devices earlier than scheduled

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An Android 10 software update for Google Pixel devices and some flagship models has been scheduled to take place this November. True enough, T-Mobile has started to roll out over the weekend on select Samsung Galaxy devices.  One of our readers recently sent us a screenshot of the software update email. T-Mobile’s bigger October update was just a few weeks ago, yet they were able to push the new update right away.  The screenshot shows the software … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils 5 places where its 600MHz signal is available

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Back in 2017, T-Mobile spent $7.99 billion to acquire 31MHz of 600MHz spectrum being auctioned by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Ever since then, the carrier has been working hard to deploy the signals since these airwaves manage to better penetrate buildings and travel farther. T-Mobile has even launched a few TV spots as a way of promoting its 600MHz coverage. Additionally, T-Mobile has run 5G tests under this spectrum successfully.  Combining the 600MHz airwaves with the … [read full article]

T-Mobile has a new prepaid plan called Simply Prepaid Unlimited Plus

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As T-Mobile prepares for its New T-Mobile Un-carrier 1.0 announcement on November 7th, it has kept mum on what the big news will be. The company has been focused at this reveal that it has discreetly added a new option to its prepaid lineup.  The new plan, called Simply Prepaid Unlimited Plus, was discovered by a Reddit user. The plan comes with unlimited talk, text, data, and 10GB of mobile hotspot at a price of $60 … [read full article]

Report: Dish is interested in acquiring T-Mobile & Sprint assets

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Ever since T-Mobile and Sprint announced their plans to merge, there have been groups and other companies that strongly showed their opposition. One of those that opposed the merger is satellite TV company, Dish. But now that T-Mobile and Sprint’s prepaid businesses and other assets could be sold off, it looks like Dish has had a change of heart. Reports circulated today that Dish is currently in talks to “buy prepaid subscribers and wireless spectrum licenses from … [read full article]

Sprint and T-Mobile merger could be approved real soon

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It looks like T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed merger could be getting an approval real soon. The only catch is that the two companies need to sell multiple assets in order to create a new wireless competitor. This comes from three individuals familiar with the plan. Once the arrangement gets an approval, it could weaken the recent lawsuit that attorneys general from nine states and the District of Columbia filed this week. Both T-Mobile and Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers can enjoy $25 all-in tickets to Live Nation shows

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T-Mobile has brought back a much loved reward via T-Mobile Tuesdays. Starting June 11th, Un-carrier customers can enjoy an exclusive rate of $25 all-in tickets (including fees and taxes) to a number of Live Nation amphitheater shows. Some of the performers that Un-carrier customers can enjoy include the following: 311 & Dirty Heads Alice Cooper Blink 182 & Lil Wayne Breaking Benjamin Brad Paisley Brantley Gilbert Bryan Adams/ Billy Idol Bush & +Live+ Chris Young Heart Kidz … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO to vacate position

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T-Mobile and Sprint have both been patiently waiting for the regulatory approval for their proposed merger. But even though it has been taking some time for a decision to come out, the two companies continue to serve their customers and plan ahead for the success of the company. One of the actions recently made by T-Mobile is to undergo an amended employment contract with its current CFO, Braxton Carter. The agreement shows that Carter will be … [read full article]