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T-Mobile Revvl Plus rumored to be T-Mo’s next own-brand smartphone

Nearly two months after T-Mobile launched the own-brand Revvl (shown above), new details have leaked about a second model in the Revvl family. T-Mobile is planning to introduce a Revvl Plus soon, says BayStreet Research. Details on the device are still light, but it’ll reportedly have a bigger screen and upgraded specs compared to the original Revvl. The Revvl Plus is also expected to cost $100 more than the Revvl. For reference, the T-Mobile Revvl … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s fastest 4G LTE network claim met with skepticism by advertising group

T-Mobile likes to tout the speed of its 4G LTE network, often saying that it’s the fastest in the U.S. Recently, though, that claim was met with some skepticism. The National Advertising Division, which is overseen by the Council of Better Business Bureaus, has recommended that T-Mobile stop claiming that it has the fastest 4G LTE network. This is following a complaint from Verizon, which argued that the results T-Mo was basing its claim on … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V20 now receiving security update

The LG V30 may be the new hotness at T-Mobile, but this weekend there’s some good news for owners of the LG V20. The T-Mobile LG V20 is now receiving a software update. TmoNews reader Richard received an update to version H91810q. T-Mobile hasn’t officially announced the update, so the full changelog is still unknown, but we do know that the update bumps the V20 up to the September 1, 2017 security patch level. Like … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares new end-of-year 2017 coverage map with 600MHz LTE

With the impending launch of the LG V30 and the start of 600MHz LTE coverage deployment, there’s a lot of excitement about T-Mobile’s newest LTE band. And now there are some maps to help us visualize there we’ll see 600MHz LTE coverage this year. T-Mobile has shared some maps that show its end-of-year 2017 coverage both with and without 600MHz coverage. The maps, posted by PCMag, make it easy to see where 600MHz LTE will … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ update released

Heads up, Galaxy S8 owners, because another update is coming your way. T-Mobile says that it’s now pushing an update to its Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ models. The update includes “IMS Roaming enhancements” and “Various system improvements”, says T-Mo. Once updated, the Galaxy S8 will be on version G950USQU1AQHD, while the Galaxy S8+ will be on G955USQU1AQHD. If you haven’t gotten this update on your Galaxy S8 or S8+ yet, you can check for … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is reportedly coming to T-Mobile

Samsung’s Galaxy S Active phones have traditionally been exclusive to AT&T, but according to a new report, that’s changing with the Galaxy S8 Active. T-Mobile is planning to offer the Galaxy S8 Active, according to marketing material viewed by VentureBeat. The device is expected to be available in Meteor Gray and Titanium Gold and will reportedly carry the model number SM-G892T (the AT&T GS8 Active is SM-G892A). Unfortunately, there’s no word on when the Galaxy S8 Active … [read full article]

LG V30 will launch at T-Mobile on October 13th, pre-orders start October 5th

UPDATE: LG says that customers that buy the V30 will get a free Daydream View virtual reality headset.   ORIGINAL: One month after its official debut, T-Mobile has finally revealed when the LG V30 will arrive on its shelves. The LG V30 will launch at T-Mobile on October 13th for $80 down and $30 per month for 24 months, which works work to a full retail price of $800. JUMP! On Demand pricing [read full article]

New report shows what a combined T-Mobile and Sprint network could look like

Recent reports have suggested that the oft-rumored merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is making progress, and so some folks are taking it more seriously and wondering what a combined T-Mobile-Sprint could look like. A new report from Ookla tries to answer that question. When it comes to coverage, Ookla used maps that show Speedtest results from T-Mobile and Sprint in Q1 and Q2 2017. We see that the two carriers share coverage in populated urban … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer gift cards for MLBshop.com and Dunkin’ Donuts next week

October is a big month for Major League Baseball fans because it’s the start of the postseason, and T-Mobile is celebrating by making the MLB a focus of October’s first T-Mobile Tuesday. The T-Mobile Tuesday for October 3rd will include $20 for T-Mobile customers to spend at MLBshop.com. You can put this toward a new hat, t-shirt, jersey or one of many other MLB products. Next week’s other gifts for T-Mobile customers include a $2 … [read full article]

T-Mobile agrees to acquire remaining interest in Iowa Wireless

There have been some rumors about a T-Mobile-Sprint merger lately, but today news of another T-Mobile deal has come out. T-Mobile has confirmed that it has agreed to acquire the remaining interest in Iowa Wireless (also known as iWireless) from Aureon. iWireless service is available in Iowa, western Illinois, and eastern Nebraska, has 103 company stores and serves 75,000 customers. This deal will give iWireless customers access to all of the Uncarrier benefits, T-Mo touts. … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 11.0.1 update for iPhone and iPad

iPhone and iPad users, it’s time to update again! Apple today unleashed iOS 11.0.1, one week after pushing iOS 11 to the public. According to Apple, the iOS 11.0.1 update includes “bug fixes and improvements for your iPhone and iPad.” Apple’s announcement is pretty vague, but it’s likely that this update addresses the issues that’ve come up in the week since iOS 11 has been in use by the general public. If you’ve got an iPhone … [read full article]

More T-Mobile-Sprint merger reports surface, announcement may be weeks away

Following last week’s report that claimed that T-Mobile and Sprint are reportedly close to agreeing to terms of a merger, more details on the negotiations have leaked. SoftBank is willing to take a stock-for-stock merger that would value Sprint at or near its current market price, say sources speaking to Bloomberg. Originally, T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom felt that Sprint shares should be valued significantly below their market value, but DT has recently told SoftBank … [read full article]