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T-Mobile kicking off new Buy One, Get One deal on Apple, Samsung, and LG phones this Friday

One day after announcing that it added nearly two million customers in the final months of 2017, T-Mobile has some more good news to share. Starting this Friday, T-Mo is kicking off a Buy One, Get One deal on smartphones from Samsung, LG, and Apple. You’ll need to purchase both phones on EIP to qualify and port in at least one new voice line to be used with one of the devices. You’ll also need … [read full article]

T-Mobile added nearly 2 million new customers in Q4 2017

T-Mobile’s Q4 2017 results won’t be announced until February, but today T-Mo decided to give us a taste of what its final three months of 2017 were like. T-Mobile added 1.85 million new customers in Q4 2017, making it the 19th straight quarter that T-Mo added more than 1 million customers. With those new subscribers, it also means that T-Mobile added more than 5 million customers in all of 2017, which is the fourth straight year … [read full article]

T-Mobile says 600MHz LTE now in 586 cities, confirms completion of Iowa Wireless deal

Along with its news about customer satisfaction in 2017, T-Mobile has some network news to share today. T-Mo says that its 600MHz coverage is now live in 586 cities. The full list can be found right here, complete with cities like Greenview, Calif.; Omaha, Neb.; Jacksonville, Penn.; and Y-O Ranch, Wyo. To help customers take advantage of that 600MHz coverage, T-Mobile says that it’ll launch more than 12 new 600MHz-capable smartphones in 2018. No specific … [read full article]

John Legere lays out predictions for 2018, including continued focus on 5G and customers

The year 2018 is upon us, and much like he did last year, T-Mobile CEO John Legere has laid out his predictions for what he expects to see from the new year. Following Comcast’s entry into the mobile space in 2017 thanks to an MVNO deal with Verizon, Legere predicts that more than one major player will enter the wireless industry in 2018. One company that the T-Mo CEO expects to see in mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile to acquire Layer3 TV, aiming to launch TV service in 2018

The announcement that T-Mobile teased yesterday has now been made, and it’s a big one. T-Mobile has announced that it’s acquiring Layer3 TV as part of an effort to distrupt the cable and satellite TV industry. The deal is expected to close in the coming weeks, and T-Mo says that it aims to launch its new pay TV service in 2018. Layer3 TV was founded in 2013 with the goal of being a better … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares list of LTE Advanced markets

Last month, T-Mobile announced that its LTE Advanced coverage was available in more than 920 markets. The problem was that T-Mo wasn’t exactly clear on which markets those were, but that’s now changed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has shared a list of all of T-Mo’s LTE Advanced Markets. The list breaks things down by state, so it’s easy to look for your city. What’s more, this T-Mobile LTE Advanced Markets list makes it clear whether … [read full article]

T-Mobile planning to deploy 28,000 small cells soon

T-Mobile is always working to build out and improve its service, and today one T-Mo exec detailed another way in which the carrier will densify its network. Karri Kuoppamaki said that T-Mobile plans to deploy 28,000 small cells “in the short term.” Kuoppamaki, T-Mo’s VP of Technology Development and Strategy, didn’t say anything else about the rollout, but he did go into a bit more detail about T-Mobile’s approach to deploying small cells: “You can do … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out 4G LTE CellSpot V2, 4G LTE Signal Booster Duo devices

Recently, T-Mobile quietly released a couple of devices meant to improve the signal that you get at home. The 4G LTE CellSpot V2 is an updated version of the device that T-Mobile launched two years ago. This new model offers a smaller form factor, better ventilation and vertical stability, and the ability to support LTE on both Band 2 and Band 4. T-Mobile’s 4G LTE CellSpot V2 gives you a dedicated LTE connection in your … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new BOGO deal on flagship smartphones on November 17th

Black Friday isn’t happening until November 24th, but T-Mobile has decided to kick off its holiday deals a bit earlier. Starting November 17th, T-Mobile will launch a Buy One, Get One deal on flagship smartphones from Apple, LG, and Samsung. Like some of T-Mo’s other recent BOGO deals, you’ll need to add a new line and purchase both phones on EIP to qualify for this offer. You must also choose two devices from the same manufacturer. … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint officially end merger negotiations

It looks like T-Mobile’s final offer to save its merger with Sprint wasn’t enough, because the companies have ended their negotiations. T-Mobile and Sprint announced today that they’ve ceased merger discussions after they were unable to find mutually agreeable terms. T-Mobile CEO John Legere said that while the prospect of combining with Sprint was compelling for many reasons, including creating benefits for consumers, a deal would need to result in superior long-term value for T-Mo … [read full article]