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T-Mobile customers now get 5G access in all 50 states

T-Mobile has been touting its 5G network as being “nationwide” ever since its low-band 5G coverage launched late last year, but T-Mo customers haven’t had access to 5G in every US state. That changes today. T-Mobile has struck a roaming agreement with the carrier GCI in Alaska that’ll give T-Mo customers the ability to roam on GCI’s 5G network in Anchorage, AK. T-Mobile touts that this makes it “the first and only wireless provider to offer 5G … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches Connecting Heroes, offering free service to first responders

T-Mobile first announced its Connecting Heroes initiative back in November, and today it officially goes live. T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert today revealedthat first responder agencies can now sign up for free wireless service from T-Mo as part of its Connecting Heroes initiative. This free mobile services includes unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data, including free 5G access. In addition to unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data, first responders will get 1GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot usage … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert says T-Mo and Sprint brand unification will happen mid-summer

In the days after T-Mobile and Sprint closed their merger, new T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert teased that he was planning to unify the two brands sometime this summer. Now he’s shed a bit more light on those plans. Speaking during the JP Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference this week, Sievert said that T-Mobile has moved its unification plans from early summer to mid-summer due to the coronavirus pandemic. He added that no exact … [read full article]

T-Mobile won’t charge late fees or disconnect customers affected by COVID-19 through June 30

Around a month and a half ago, T-Mobile announced that it was taking the FCC’s Keep Americans Connected pledge, which meant that for 60 days it would not charge late fees or terminate service for any customers unable to pay their bill due to the coronavirus. Those 60 days are nearly over, so T-Mo is re-upping its commitment. T-Mobile says that it’s extending its FCC pledge through June 30. This means that through that date, … [read full article]

John Legere takes early exit from T-Mobile board of directors

When the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint was complete, John Legere stepped down as CEO but said that he’d stay on as a member of T-Mo’s board of directors through June 4th. Today we learned that he’s actually leaving much sooner. John Legere has left the T-Mobile board of directors today. The exit was revealed by T-Mobile in an SEC filing that says that Legere is resigning from T-Mobile’s board of directors effective immediately to “pursue other … [read full article]

iPhone SE launches today, Costco rolls out deal for T-Mobile customers

A little over a week after Apple surprised us with an updated iPhone SE, the new device has officially launched. The iPhone SE is in stock and ready to ship at T-Mobile. The 64GB and 256GB have estimated ship dates of April 24-27, but you may have to wait a bit longer if you want a 128GB model because its estimated ship dates range from May 5-27 depending on which color you want. As a refresher, … [read full article]

T-Mobile network begins combining with Sprint, 2.5GHz 5G goes live in Philadelphia

T-Mobile’s Neville Ray teased earlier this month that the carrier had begun deploying mid-band 5G spectrum the same day that the Sprint merger closed, and now that spectrum is officially live. T-Mo has confirmed that its mid-band 5G is now live in parts of Philadelphia, using 2.5GHz airwaves to give T-Mobile’s 5G improved depth and speed. T-Mobile’s Neville Ray says that he’s already seen peak speeds of 600Mbps in Philadelphia. Phones that can access this 2.5GHz-based … [read full article]

New iPhone SE introduced with 4.7-inch screen and Touch ID, starts at $399

If you’re a fan of smaller screens on smartphones, Apple has a new device for you. The new iPhone SE is official with a 4.7-inch display and A13 Bionic processor, which is the same chip found in Apple’s flagship iPhone 11 and 11 Pro. There’s also a Touch ID fingerprint reader on this second generation iPhone SE rather than a Face ID scanner. Diving into the raw specs, this new iPhone SE features a 4.7-inch … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers get Quibi free starting April 6

Many T-Mobile customers already get Netflix included free with their plan, and now they’re going to get Quibi, too. T-Mo confirmed today that when Quibi launches on April 6th, T-Mo customers on a Magenta or T-Mobile One family plan will get access to the new video streaming service for free. Just sign up on mytmobile.com or the T-Mobile app before July 7th to get Quibi added to your plan. To qualify for this offer, … [read full article]