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T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger could get DOJ approval on Wednesday or Thursday, says report

Following a report late last week that said that T-Mobile and Sprint’s deal with Dish Network was imminent, we’ve now got more info on how the deal is progressing. Regulators have indicated to T-Mobile and Sprint that it could make a “settlement announcement” on Wednesday or Thursday of this week, or possibly even sooner, according to a report from Fox Business. This announcement would set the merger terms that the DOJ could agree with. In its … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 12.4 with wireless data migration feature, watchOS 5.3 also available

iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch owners, your week is starting with a new update. First up, Apple today released iOS 12.4. There’s a lot of focus on iOS 13 right now, but the update to iOS 12.4 brings a new feature and some other improvements. Included is the ability to wirelessly transfer data and migrate directly from an old iPhone to a new iPhone, making it easier for you to move all your data to your … [read full article]

Metro by T-Mobile offering free Samsung Galaxy A20 when you switch

Just days after T-Mobile launched a Samsung smartphone deal, Metro by T-Mobile is rolling out its own Samsung special. Metro is now offering a free Samsung Galaxy A20 when you switch your number to its service. Just port your number to Metro by T-Mobile from a different carrier and buy a Galaxy A20, and you’ll receive an instant $239.99 rebate to cover the cost of your new phone. The fine print of this deal states … [read full article]

New T-Mobile deal offers $400 off Galaxy S10 with trade-in

T-Mobile has unleashed a new deal to help you save some cash when buying a Samsung Galaxy S10. Yesterday T-Mobile rolled out its 2019 Samsung Galaxy S10 Trade In deal, which will get you $400 off the price of a Galaxy S10 when you trade in a Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S8. To get this deal, you’ll need to buy a Galaxy S10 on a 24-month Equipment Installment Plan and then trade in a fully paid … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile customers having issues with HD video streaming, but a fix is being worked on

This week, some T-Mobile customers have been having issues with video streaming apps like YouTube or Netflix, experiencing buffering issues on anything higher than 480p resolution even if they pay for a One Plus or Magenta Plus add-on with HD streaming. It was suggested that this could be happening to heavy data users who surpass T-Mobile’s 50GB deprioritization threshold, but we’ve now¬†gotten some info about what’s going on. TmoNews has learned … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint’s deal with Dish Network is reportedly ‘imminent’

One day after a report said that the Justice Department will sue to block the T-Mobile-Sprint merger if an agreement with Dish Network doesn’t happen next week, it’s sounding like a deal will get done. T-Mobile and Sprint’s deal with Dish is reportedly “imminent”. That’s according to sources speaking to the New York Post, who say that T-Mobile and parent company Deutsche Telekom have agreed to drop their demand that Dish would not sell more than … [read full article]

T-Mobile Play launches as new video app, appears next to Google Discover on REVVLRY phones

Today the REVVLRY and REVVLRY+ officially launch at T-Mobile, and they’re bringing with them a new T-Mo app. T-Mobile Play is a new app that has videos from “over 60 of today’s most popular channels”. There’s content from genres like Kids & Family, Breaking News, Sports, Comedy, and Lifestyle and channels like Gamespot, Billboard, Fox Sports, and Bloomberg. As spotted by Android Police, the app will also show you a skippable ad before each video … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy A10e and Galaxy A20 launch at T-Mobile on July 26

T-Mobile today announced a pair of new Samsung devices that it’s launching later this month, including one that you’ll be able to get for free with a special deal. The Samsung Galaxy A10e and Galaxy A20 are arriving at T-Mobile on July 26. The Galaxy A10e features a 5.8-inch 1560×720 LCD screen, 8MP rear and 5MP front cameras, 32GB of storage, and a microSD card slot. It’s also packing an octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 3000mAh … [read full article]

T-Mobile performs more mid-band LTE cell site upgrades

One week after T-Mobile announced a new round of low-band LTE upgrades, the carrier has confirmed that it’s made some mid-band LTE upgrades, too. T-Mobile has performed mid-band LTE upgrades on cell sites across the country in the last two weeks. The upgrades include AWS and PCS spectrum, and you’ll find ’em in cities like Portland, OR; Des Moines, IA; Boca Raton, FL; Seaford, DE; Houston, TX; and Zelienople, PA. The full list of upgraded … [read full article]

Justice Department will reportedly sue to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger if Dish deal isn’t done next week

There’s been a lot of back and forth, will-they-or-won’t-they lately with T-Mobile, Sprint, and Dish Network’s negotiations related to the T-Mo-Sprint merger, but according to a new report, we may finally, finally be close to a resolution. The Department of Justice will sue to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger if T-Mo, Sprint, Dish, and T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom don’t reach an agreement on their deal by next week. That’s according to CNBC, citing “people familiar … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer a free pretzel and a discounted Tinder Gold subscription next week

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday deals have been confirmed, and they include some more free food. On Tuesday, July 23, T-Mobile customers can get a free pretzel from Auntie Anne’s and a free one-night disc rental from Redbox. Also coming to T-Mobile Tuesdays next week is a $0.10 per gallon discount on gas from Shell. Rounding out next week’s deals is a one-month Tinder Gold subscription for $1. With Tinder Gold, you’ll get … [read full article]

State attorneys general seeking delay of T-Mobile-Sprint merger trial

The proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is facing a lawsuit from 13 states and the District of Columbia, and the trial between the two sides was set to begin on October 7th. Now the state attorneys general have asked for that date to be pushed back. Glenn Pomerantz, an attorney for the state AGs, sent a letter to Judge Victor Marrero this week seeking a delay in the October 7th trial date because the states … [read full article]