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T-Mobile talks 5G plan pricing, home broadband pilot, and TV and video services during earnings call

After announcing its full Q4 2018 results earlier today, T-Mobile executives held a conference call to further discuss its results and take questions from analysts. They revealed some new info regarding T-Mo’s upcoming TV service, its home broadband plans, and more in the process. First up, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray touched a bit on upcoming 5G handsets, saying that mmWave devices are expected in the first half of the year while devices that also … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays adding Taco Bell, customers get a free taco every week

T-Mobile teased that it had something big to announce for the Super Bowl, and now we know what the carrier was hinting at. Taco Bell is coming to T-Mobile Tuesdays. Starting this Tuesday, February 5, T-Mobile customers will be able to get a free taco every week. Specifically, you’ll be able to get a free seasoned beef or bean soft taco or crunchy taco. To get your free taco, you’ll need to redeem the offer … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S10 leaks continue with clear photos of S10 and S10+

The Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ have leaked again, but this time we’re getting our best look yet at the upcoming flagship smartphones. New photos from AllAboutSamsung show the Galaxy S10 and S10+ from several angles. We get a clear look at the front of both phones, with the S10 boasting a single camera hole-punch and the S10+ packing two front cameras in its hole-punch. We can also see slim bezels around the displays … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Netflix On Us will cover the cost of Netflix price increase

Netflix today confirmed that it’s raising prices on all of its streaming plans for U.S. subscribers, but T-Mobile says that nothing is changing for its customers right now. T-Mobile CEO John Legere says that despite the Netflix price hike, T-Mo’s Netflix On Us feature won’t change “for now”. Legere adds that T-Mobile is working with Netflix to “determine what impact, if any, this may have down the road.” More info should be available by May … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S10 event is happening February 20

The Samsung Galaxy S10 will be officially revealed next month. Samsung confirmed this morning that it will announce the Galaxy S10 on February 20. A teaser video posted to Twitter shows the number 10 bouncing around between two screens with super slim side bezels, suggesting that the GS10 could have that feature. The clip ends by confirming that Samsung’s next Unpacked event will happen on February 20. Welcome to the next generation. Galaxy Unpacked on February … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out Caller Verified feature to fight scammers, starting with Galaxy Note 9

Earlier this week, we learned about a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 update that included a new calling service enhancement named Caller Verified. Now T-Mobile has officially announced the feature. Caller Verified is a new T-Mobile feature that uses the STIR and SHAKEN standards to fight scammers. When a call comes in, T-Mo customers with this Caller Verified feature will see “Caller Verified” on the incoming call screen when T-Mobile has confirmed that the call … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out Magenta Insiders program to get feedback from customers

T-Mobile CEO John Legere often says that listening to customers is a priority, and now it looks like T-Mo has rolled out a new program to help do just that. A new T-Mobile program called Magenta Insiders has launched. Reddit user BountyHunter177 shared photos of a package from T-Mo with two “I <3 T” t-shirts, a Samsung Galaxy S9, and a card welcoming them to the program. “With your feedback on our latest products … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms it’s working on a 5G Samsung phone

T-Mobile today spilled a little more info about its 5G plans. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has confirmed that it’ll carry the same 5G Samsung smartphone that AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon recently said that they would offer in the first half of 2019. “T-Mobile is working on that phone too — and other 5G devices with other OEMs and chipset manufacturers,” Ray said. He went on to tease that T-Mo will have multiple … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint confirm that merger has received U.S. national security approval

Following a report that the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had been approved by a U.S. security committee, the two carriers have confirmed the news. T-Mobile and Sprint announced tonight that their merger has been approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The deal has also been okayed by Team Telecom, which consists of the U.S. Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, and Department of Defense and reviewed … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches eSIM support for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

T-Mobile’s support for eSIM on Apple’s new iPhones has arrived. T-Mobile today launched its eSIM app for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. With this app, owners of Apple’s new iPhones can easily add a secondary prepaid line to their device. Just enter your email address into the app, select a prepaid plan, and you’ll be good to go. Currently, T-Mobile only offers prepaid plans for eSIM on the iPhone XS, XS … [read full article]