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T-Mobile Announces New HSPA+ 42Mbps Markets

T-Mobile is continuing it’s promise to continue rolling out its 42Mbps HSPA+ network with the launch of 47 more cities tonight. The end of May saw the announcement of 50 more cities and tonight’s 47 additional cities brings T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G 42Mbps HSPA+ network up to 102 cities. The Rocket 3.0, T-Mobile’s first and currently only device capable of hitting these super fast speeds have seen average speeds approaching 10Mbps … [read full article]

(Updated: Solved!) Chicago Area Experiencing T-Mobile Outage?

Update: T-Mobile acknowledged some trouble via Twitter and has since taken to Twitter again and pronounced the trouble over! There are a large number of reports coming into our inbox and @TmoNews Twitter regarding a possible outage in Chicago. We managed to grab a screen shot from a Chicago area store letting us know that Chicago is suffering from an inability to make/receive calls. We’ve pinged T-Mobile to see if we can … [read full article]

T-Mobile Expands 4G Network Today With 14 New Cities

Tucked inside last night’s HTC Sensation 4G launch press release was the expansion of T-Mobile’s 4G network to 14 new cities beginning June 1st. Residents of the following cities should begin to see increased network speeds on their 4G devices starting today! Bloomington, Indiana Bremerton and Mount Vernon, Washington Flagstaff, Arizona Santa Fe, New Mexico Madera, Oxnard, Riverside and Santa Cruz, California Manchester, New Hampshire Reading and York, Pennsylvania Springfield and … [read full article]

New Rate Plans Frequently Asked Questions

With T-Mobile’s rate plans set for a total makeover this Sunday there are plenty of questions to be asked. We’ve gotten our hands on a Frequently Asked Question worksheet for T-Mobile reps which might shed some light on the changes. There are quite a few questions so let’s get to it: IndividualPlans 1. Why is Messaging not available on the 1,000 minute Individual plan? Unlimited Messaging is a $10 add-on … [read full article]

Breaking Down Your Data Usage, What Kind Of A User Are You?

With our recent findings of T-Mobile’s upcoming revamp to their rate plans some of you have expressed both frustration and confusion regarding data usage. We thought we would try and help you out with some acquired ninja shots. First we’ll help determine what category you fit in. As you can see there are four categories to consider yourself, the low user, average user, high user and heavy user. Low user (200MB) someone … [read full article]

(Updated: Engineering Problem!) T-Mobile Blocking 3G Video Chat On Nexus S/G-Slate

Update: As it turns out the folks over at AndroidPolice had already discovered this problem a few days back and the trouble is due to engineering resource constraints. Due to such engineering constraints T-Mobile blocks the specialized P2P mode that Google uses to connect video chats. Nexus S owners have been hit with some disappointing news with the arrival of Android 2.3.4 which gives them the above error when … [read full article]

T-Mobile Readying Microcell In Home Solution?

With T-Mobile focusing so much attention on providing in home coverage solutions via Wi-Fi there has been little talk, at least that has been made public about a Microcell solution. While T-Mobile’s loyalty team has been beta testing Cel-Fi units that are designed to boost signals in the home a widespread rollout has yet to occur. As it turns out a recent survey conducted by a third party on behalf of T-Mobile was … [read full article]