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Metro by T-Mobile launches new prepaid rate plans today

The new Metro by T-Mobile is now live. Metro by T-Mobile prepaid service officially launched today following its announcement last month. Metro is the new, rebranded version of MetroPCS that offers new unlimited plans with Amazon Prime and Google One included. There are four plans available from Metro by T-Mobile, all with unlimited talk and text as well as taxes and fees included. The base $30 plan offers 2GB of LTE data and mobile … [read full article]

Alcatel 3T 8 is a new Android tablet with T-Mobile 600MHz LTE support

T-Mobile offers several smartphones that support its 600MHz (Band 71) LTE connectivity, and now it’s launching a tablet that has the feature, too. The Alcatel 3T 8 is launching at T-Mobile on October 12th at a price of $6 down and $6 per month for 24 months, or $150 full retail. This tablet runs Android 8.1 Oreo on an 8-inch 1280×800 display and is equipped with 5MP front and rear cameras. There’s a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek8765A … [read full article]

T-Mobile deploys mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to hundreds of cell sites

Another round of mid-band LTE upgrades has been deployed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that in the past two weeks, T-Mo has upgraded hundreds of cell sites across the U.S. with more mid-band LTE capacity. 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 LTE network for 4 years!! @TMobile @MetroPCS[read full article]

California Public Utilities Commission to review T-Mobile-Sprint merger

The proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is currently being reviewed by the FCC and DoJ, but those aren’t the only groups that want to take a closer look at the deal. The California Public Utilities Convention (CPUC) has revealed that it wants to hold hearings to learn more about the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Public participation hearings will be held in November and December, followed by an evidentiary hearing Feb. 6-9, opening comments by May 10, and … [read full article]

Latest Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL leak shows off ‘Sand’ color option

We’ve seen a lot of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL leaks lately, and there hasn’t been a ton of new information revealed in recent leaks. That’s changing with a new leak that’s out today, though. New images claim to show the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL in a new color rumored to be called “Sand”. The backsides of both phones are a light pink color, while the power buttons on the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesday offers for next week include Halloween costume discount, BOGO candy bar deal

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts have been revealed. On Tuesday, October 9th, T-Mobile customers can get ready for Halloween with $20 off $40 in Halloween gear from HalloweenCostumes.com. Also available will be a deal that’ll get you 20 free 4×6 photo prints and free shipping from Snapfish. Rounding out next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts are a couple of food deals. First up, there’s a $20 dining credit from Dining Advantage, a site that … [read full article]

LG V40 ThinQ official with five cameras, launching at T-Mobile on October 19th

October is going to be a big month in mobile with several flagship smartphone releases, and today the first of those new devices has been made official. Meet the LG V40 ThinQ. One of the highlights of LG’s new flagship Android phone is that it has five — yes, five — total cameras. There’s a triple rear camera setup that includes a 16MP 107-degree super wide angle lens, a 12MP standard angle sensor, and a 12MP … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G7 ThinQ update brings security patches, other improvements

Last week we saw the LG G5 and LG V20 receive software updates, and now a newer LG smartphone is getting an update of its own. T-Mobile is now sending an update to its LG G7 ThinQ. The update is version G710TM10k and comes in at 574MB in size. Several TmoNews readers received the update on their LG G7s today, but if you haven’t gotten it yet, you can manually check by going into Settings … [read full article]

T-Mobile has fastest 4G LTE speeds in the U.S. for 19th straight quarter, says new report

Ookla’s Speedtest Intellence data has been saying for some time now that T-Mobile has the fastest 4G LTE speeds in the U.S., and today T-Mo claimed the crown once again. According to the latest Speedtest Intelligence data from Ookla, T-Mobile had the fastest 4G LTE speeds in the U.S. in Q3 2018. That marks the 19th straight quarter that Ookla’s data has shown T-Mo to have the fastest LTE in the country. The data from … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge receiving software updates

It’s been a few months Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners got a new security update, but that drought is coming to an end today. T-Mobile is now sending updates to its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The S7 is getting version G930TUVU4CRI2, while the S7 edge is receiving version G935TUVU4CRI2. TmoNews reader Tom received the update on his T-Mobile Galaxy S7 today, so if you’ve got an S7 or S7 edge, keep … [read full article]

T-Mobile revives #HR4HR hurricane recovery effort for MLB postseason

Last year, T-Mobile used its #HR4HR (Home Runs for Hurricane Recovery) effort to raise money for Team Rubicon and the group’s hurricane recovery efforts. Now T-Mo is doing it again. T-Mobile is reviving #HR4HR for the 2018 MLB postseason. With this effort, T-Mobile will donate $5,000 to Team Rubicon for every home run hit in the MLB postseason. Regular, non-home run hitting folks can help out, too, by posting with the hashtag #HR4HR to … [read full article]