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T-Mobile will deploy 2.5GHz 5G on thousands of cell sites in 2020

One week after T-Mobile flipped the switch on its 2.5GHz-based 5G in New York City, T-Mobile President of Technology Neville Ray has talked a bit on how quicly T-Mo will be deploying 2.5GHz 5G to other parts of the country. Speaking during the MoffettNathanson 7th Annual Media & Communications Summit, Ray said that the 2.5GHz 5G will be rolled out at a “furious pace”. He added that he thinks the speed of the deployment will surprise … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ receiving new security update

Mondays can be tough, but T-Mobile is helping to make the start of the week a bit better for Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ owners. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to its Note 10 and Note 10+ that bump them to versions N970USQS3CTD3 and N975USQS3CTD3, respectively. The only item mentioned on the changelogs is “The security of your device has been improved”, with both phones getting the May 1, 2020 security patch level. It … [read full article]

Pixel 4 and Pixel 3a disappear from T-Mobile’s online store

T-Mobile began selling Google Pixel phones last year, adding devices like the Pixel 3a and 3a XL as well as the Pixel 4 and 4 XL to its roster. Recently, though, the phones have been mysteriously disappearing from T-Mobile’s shelves. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 3a have gone missing from T-Mobile’s online store, following the disappearance of the Pixel 4 XL a couple of months ago. As noted by the folks at 9to5Google, the Pixel … [read full article]

T-Mobile reports Q1 2020 results, including more than 600,000 customers added

T-Mobile today reported its Q1 2020 earnings, which is notable because this is the last quarter before T-Mo and Sprint closed their merger. T-Mobile says that during the the first quarter of 2020, it added a total of 649,000 total branded customers, which was the best in the industry. That figure includes 452,000 postpaid phone customers. Total branded customer adds for the quarter is down from 1.08 million during Q1 2019. That difference was caused by … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays contest will give more than 50,000 gift cards to winners

We already know that T-Mobile customers will be getting a free movie rental next week, but that’s not all that T-Mo has planned for the next edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays. On May 12, T-Mobile customers can get 30% off select sports gear at Fanatics. Also coming next Tuesday is $50 off an annual membership plus $5 grocery credit for Shipt, a delivery service that can pick up groceries and other household items at stores … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer free Tidal Premium and other entertainment deals in May

Many people have been quarantining at home for a couple of months now, and after all that time their entertainment options may be drying up. T-Mobile wants to help. T-Mo today announced several deals coming to T-Mobile Tuesdays in May designed to help keep you from being bored at home. They include 3 months of free Tidal Premium, which will be available to save in the T-Mobile Tuesdays app any time between May 19-27. You’ll … [read full article]

T-Mobile completes 5G ‘layer cake’ in New York City with activation of 2.5GHz spectrum

After going live in Philadelphia last month, T-Mobile has now flipped the switch on its 2.5GHz 5G coverage in New York City. Neville Ray, T-Mobile’s president of technology, confirmed today that T-Mo has activated its 2.5GHz 5G in New York City. T-Mobile already had mmWave and 600MHz 5G live in NYC, and now that it’s merged with Sprint, it’s activated 5G on the 2.5GHz spectrum there, too. This means that T-Mobile customers in New York City … [read full article]

TVision refresh is reportedly ‘tech-ready’, but T-Mobile will wait until summer for launch

We heard about a month ago that T-Mobile was in the process of “retooling” its TVision TV service, and now it sounds like TVision is ready to go. That doesn’t mean we’re going to see it launch any time soon, though. The refreshed version of TVision is reportedly “tech-ready for launch” but likely won’t roll out until sometime this summer. That’s according to sources speaking to Light Reading, who say that T-Mo has made a new … [read full article]

T-Mobile achieves standalone 5G world firsts ahead of launch later this year

T-Mobile has been placing a lot of focus on 5G over the past year, launching its mmWave coverage and then its nationwide 600MHz 5G network and now using Sprint’s 2.5GHz spectrum to augment its network. Now T-Mo is taking another step with 5G by achieving several 5G firsts. T-Mobile has partnered with companies like Cisco, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, OnePlus, and Qualcomm to accomplish several standalone (SA) 5G world firsts. These include the first SA … [read full article]

T-Mobile reportedly closing a number of Metro by T-Mobile stores

A new report claims that T-Mobile is closing a large number of Metro by T-Mobile stores. According to the National Wireless Independent Dealer Association, T-Mobile has sent 120-day termination letters to anywhere between 5-15% of Metro by T-Mobile stores owned by large dealers, stores near the end of their lease, and stores that are low performers. The NWIDA says that it’s heard this info from multiple sources. This comes after Peter Adderton, founder of Boost Mobile, … [read full article]

iPhone SE deal offers $300 off at Metro by T-Mobile

The iPhone SE is already the most affordable iPhone you can buy right now, but a new Metro by T-Mobile deal will make it even easier on your wallet. Metro by T-Mobile is offering $300 off the iPhone SE, meaning the final cost to you is $99.99. This deal is valid for the 64GB iPhone SE. To take advantage of this offer, you’ll need to switch to Metro by T-Mobile, show an ID for verification, … [read full article]

T-Mobile teaming up with Verizon and AT&T to donate phone chargers to hospitals

It’s not often that we see T-Mobile team up with Verizon and AT&T, but this week the three carriers are getting together for a good cause. T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T are partnering up with iHeartMedia to donate phone chargers to hospitals across the US so that patients in need can stay connected with their friends and family. T-Mo says that it’s already donated 20,000 chargers to hospitals in Seattle, New York City, Los Angeles, New … [read full article]