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T-Mobile announces more mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

Two weeks after T-Mobile last announced a round of mid-band LTE upgrades, another batch has been confirmed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has confirmed that T-Mo has rolled out mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to “hundreds” of cell sites over the past two weeks. These upgrades include both PCS and AWS spectrum. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and #WeWontStop! This is why we’ve had the fastest … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces WTH Deal in response to AT&T’s grandfathered unlimited data plan price increase

One week after AT&T announced that it will soon increase the price of its grandfathered unlimited data plan — the third price hike on that plan to date — T-Mobile has revealed a new deal to tempt those with AT&T’s grandfathered plan to jump ship. T-Mobile’s WTH (Why the Hike) Deal will launch on June 20th. With this offer, AT&T customers with a grandfathered Data Unlimited for iPhone on 4G LTE with Visual Voicemail plan … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 600MHz Extended Range LTE now available in more than 900 cities

T-Mobile today gave us an update on its 600MHz Extended Range LTE rollout now that we’re halfway through 2018. T-Mo’s 600MHz LTE coverage is now live in more than 900 cities across the U.S. That’s up from the 586 cities that it was available in at the start of the year. It’s also an impressive figure when you consider that it T-Mo deployed its first 600MHz coverage less than one year ago. You can … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching BOGO deals on Apple, LG, and Samsung phones on June 1st

The official start of summer is getting close, and to celebrate, T-Mobile is kicking off a Buy One Get One sale this Friday. Starting Friday, June 1st, T-Mobile is launching BOGO deals on 13 phones from Apple, LG, and Samsung. To take advantage of these offers, you’ll need to buy your two new phones on EIP. You cannot mix and match brands, but you can mix and match two phones from the same brand. Apple Buy … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out low-band LTE upgrades to additional cell sites

Days after rolling out mid-band LTE capacity upgrades, T-Mobile has deployed some low-band upgrades, too. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray recently confirmed that T-Mo has rolled out low-band LTE to more cell sites to improve coverage. These upgrades low-band LTE upgrades typically include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! @TMobile @MetroPCS [read full article]

T-Mobile announces LG G7 ThinQ launch date, price, and Buy One Get One deal

After confirming earlier this month that it’ll sell the LG G7 ThinQ, T-Mobile today shared its launch and pricing details for the new Android flagship. The LG G7 ThinQ will be available from T-Mobile on June 1st. If you know that you want to make the G7 ThinQ your next daily driver, you’ll be able to pre-order starting this Friday, May 25th, at 5:00 am PT/8:00 am ET. Pricing for the LG G7 ThinQ will … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint merger deal official

After multiple rumors and leaks this month, T-Mobile and Sprint today confirmed that they’ve entered into a merger agreement. According to the announcement that was just made, the combined company will simply be known as T-Mobile and will be headquartered at T-Mo’s current HQ in Bellevue, WA, with a second headquarters in Overland Park, KS, where Sprint is headquartered. T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom will hold 42 percent ownership of the combined company while Sprint majority … [read full article]

T-Mobile says 5G will be 25-50 percent faster than LTE to start

Lots of people are excited for 5G and the faster speeds that it’ll bring, but today T-Mobile cautioned that speeds may not be as ultra-fast as some people expect at the start. T-Mobile estimates that its 5G network will start at around 25-50 percent faster than its 4G LTE network. “Initially, we didn’t see gigabit speeds on LTE; we saw very low speeds. But today we see much higher than that,” said Karri Kuoppamaki, VP … [read full article]

T-Mobile upgrades hundreds more cell sites with mid-band LTE capacity

Three days after announcing a low-band LTE expansion, T-Mobile today confirmed that it recently rolled out some new mid-band LTE coverage, too. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity in the last two weeks. You can find Ray’s announcement below and the full list of cities included in this rollout at the bottom of this post. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds low-band LTE coverage to hundreds of cell sites

It’s been nearly one month since T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray last confirmed a low-band LTE expansion, but today that drought comes to an end. Ray just confirmed that T-Mobile has added low-band LTE to hundreds of cell sites in the past two weeks, giving these areas better coverage. You can find Ray’s tweet below, and at the bottom of this post is the list of all cities included in this expansion. Our network team added … [read full article]