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T-Mobile offering free 50-inch 4K TV with purchase of Samsung flagship smartphone

Yesterday we told you that T-Mobile had a new deal coming today, and now we know exactly what T-Mo’s new offer is all about. Starting Friday, November 30, T-Mobile will offer a free Samsung 50-inch 4K UHD Smart TV for free when you buy a flagship Samsung smartphone on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) and add a new line. New T-Mo customers can get this offer by adding two new voice lines and buying a … [read full article]

T-Mobile has ended its fall free voice line promo

Remember T-Mobile’s free line promotion that we told you about earlier this month? Well, if you were interested in taking advantage of it, hopefully you already did so. T-Mobile quietly ended its free voice line promotion yesterday, November 26, according to the support page for the offer. With the promo, new and existing customers could get a third voice line for free when they paid for two voice lines on a T-Mobile One plan. The … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 security patch update now rolling out

The T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 is getting its second update this month. T-Mobile is now pushing an update with the build number N960USQS1ARK1 to the Galaxy Note 9. The update comes in at 94.25MB and includes the November 1, 2018 Android security patches. This update is now rolling out over the air, and TmoNews reader Bryan received it today. If you have a Note 9 and haven’t already updated, you can either wait for the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Cyber Monday deal offers free Apple Watch, Galaxy Watch, or iPad to new customers

Now that Black Friday has passed and Cyber Monday is upon us, T-Mobile has announced a new deal that’ll only be available on Monday. On Monday, November 26, new customers can get a free Apple Watch Series 4 or Series 3, Samsung Galaxy Watch, or iPad (6th Gen) when they join T-Mobile. To get this deal, you’ll need to activate a new account with at least one voice line and a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesday gifts will include discounts on Denny’s pancakes and Shell gas next week

We already know that next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will give T-Mo customers, employees, and everyone else the chance to donate to charity, but now T-Mobile has revealed what else it has planned for next Tuesday. On Tuesday, November 27, T-Mobile customers can get in the Thanksgiving spirit a few days after Thanksgiving by getting a 99-cent Pumpkin Spice Pancake stack from Denny’s. T-Mo hopes you’ve got a friend that likes pumpkin spice, too, because … [read full article]

T-Mobile Global Plus drops high-speed data roaming allotment to 15GB

When T-Mobile launched Global Plus earlier this month, it offered unlimited high-speed data while roaming in a Simple Global country. Now it looks like T-Mo has tweaked the add-on a bit with regard to high-speed data roaming. T-Mobile has revealed that its Global Plus add-on now includes 15GB of high-speed data while roaming in Simple Global countries. The price for Global Plus remains the same, at $50 per month for customers on a T-Mobile One … [read full article]

T-Mobile places focus on being more competitive in latest Sprint merger filing with FCC

When T-Mobile and Sprint first announced their proposed merger, 5G was a major focus of their arguments in support of the deal. They even created called their website www.Allfor5G.com and used the #5GforAll hashtag. Now the two companies may be shifting gears and making a different argument a major focus. A new document recently filed to the FCC by T-Mobile places a focus on arguing that it needs to merge with Sprint to help … [read full article]

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

With Thanksgiving tomorrow, the holidays are getting into full swing and T-Mobile is giving the gift of more low-band LTE coverage. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray announced today that T-Mo has added low-band LTE coverage to dozens of cell sites in the past two weeks. These upgrades include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! … [read full article]

Metro by T-Mobile reveals Black Friday deals, including free Apple AirPods offer

Following the launch of T-Mobile’s Magenta Friday deals last week, Metro by T-Mobile has announced a Black Friday deal of its own. For a limited time, Metro by T-Mobile is offering a free pair of Apple AirPods when you switch, sign up for an unlimited LTE plan, and either buy a qualifying iPhone or bring your own iPhone. If you decide to buy an iPhone from Metro, you’ll need to purchase an iPhone 6s or … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ updates bring November security patches

Two weeks after receiving their previous updates, the T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are being updated again. T-Mobile is now updating its Galaxy S9 and S9+ to versions G960USQS3BRJ6 and G965USQS3BRJ6, respectively. The GS9’s update comes in at 74.31MB, while the GS9+’s update weighs in at 91.45MB. Both phones are receiving the November 1, 2018 Android security patches. TmoNews readers Joseph, Silver, and pseudoswede all received their updates late last night or early … [read full article]

T-Mobile helping customers, employees, and everyone else donate for Giving Tuesday

As it has in recent years, T-Mobile will once again be participating in Giving Tuesday. On November 27, T-Mobile will make more than $2 million available for donations to charity. T-Mobile customers can use the T-Mobile Tuesdays app to donate $1 to Feeding America, which will help provide at least 10 meals. Customers can also win the chance to have T-Mobile donate $25, $100, or $500 to their favorite charity. Everyone will have … [read full article]

T-Mobile completes first 5G data transmission on 600MHz spectrum

T-Mobile this week achieved another milestone on its journey to deploying a mobile 5G network. T-Mobile and Nokia have completed what they say is the world’s first 5G data transmission on 600MHz spectrum. The downlink transmission tests were completed using global 5G standards on T-Mobile’s live commercial network in Spokane, WA. T-Mo has said that it plans to use millimeter wave (mmWave) and 600MHz spectrum for its 5G network. The higher-band mmWave spectrum will be … [read full article]