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T-Mobile customers get free downloadable copy of Slow Cooker Sunday cookbook this week

We already know that this week’s T-Mobile Tuesday deals will include a discounted ticket for Dark Phoenix, a free Taco Bell taco, and more, but now T-Mo has revealed one more gift that customers can get tomorrow. T-Mobile customers can get a free PDF copy of #SlowCookerSunday, CEO John Legere’s cookbook, from June 4th through June 10th. Just launch the T-Mobile Tuesdays app or website to claim the offer and download the PDF file for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S9, S9+, and S8 Active getting updates today

Today’s the start of a new month, and it’s bringing with it software updates for a few Samsung phones on T-Mobile. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are now receiving updates with the May 1, 2019 Android security patches. Galaxy S9 owners should be on the lookout for an update to version G960USQS4CSD3, while S9+ owners are receiving version G965USQS4CSD3. Also being updated today is the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active. The update is … [read full article]

T-Mobile-Sprint merger tidbits: Comcast won’t buy divested spectrum, C Spire supports deal

There have been a lot of leaks, rumors, and speculation surrounding T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger this week, including one report that said that the DOJ wants the two carriers to help create a new, fourth U.S. carrier and a rumor claiming that Amazon may buy Boost Mobile. Now we’re winding down the week with some more tidbits related to the merger. First up, Comcast says that it won’t be buying any spectrum that [read full article]

Amazon rumored to be interested in buying Boost Mobile from T-Mobile and Sprint

One of the concessions that T-Mobile is willing to make to get its merger with Sprint approved is a sale of Boost Mobile. We’re still waiting to see if the deal will gain approval from regulators, but if it does, T-Mo may already have a buyer for Boost. Amazon is rumored to be considering buying Boost Mobile from T-Mobile and Sprint if their merger is approved. Reuters sources say that Amazon is mainly attracted … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint may divest spectrum to get Justice Department’s approval for merger

We’ve heard that T-Mobile and Sprint are hard at work on convincing the Department of Justice to approve their merger, and now we’ve gotten wind of one concession that the two carriers might make. T-Mobile and Sprint are thinking about divesting some of their spectrum to improve the odds of the DOJ approving their merger. That’s according to reports from Reuters and Bloomberg, with the latter adding that the divested airwaves would go … [read full article]

T-Mobile distributing supplies and fixing outages following Ohio tornadoes

After tornadoes caused damage and injuries in Ohio this week, T-Mobile has announced that it’s working to offer relief to those affected. T-Mobile has relief trucks and workers located at 3891 Kemp Rd Beavercreek, OH 45431 to distribute supplies like chargers, water, tents, chairs, and other essentials to those who need them. T-Mo says that its network in the Dayton, OH area has limited outages and that it’s working to restore service. It’s also rolled out … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms more low-band LTE upgrades made in past two weeks

It’s been more than a month since T-Mobile last announced any low-band LTE network upgrades, but today that drought has been broken. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo has upgraded dozens of cell sites with low-band LTE. T-Mobile has confirmed to me that these upgrades include 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. In this latest round of upgrades, T-Mobile sprinkled additional low-band LTE throughout the U.S. Some of the cities this batch of low-band LTE upgrades … [read full article]

DOJ reportedly wants T-Mobile and Sprint to help create new U.S. carrier as part of merger agreement

Hot on the heels of news that T-Mobile and Sprint are meeting with the Department of Justice regarding their merger, more details on those talks have come out. DOJ officials want T-Mobile and Sprint to help create a fourth U.S. carrier with its own network if they’re allowed to merge, according to a source speaking to Bloomberg. While the two carriers argue that they’ll be able to create a stronger competitor to AT&T and … [read full article]

Upcoming T-Mobile Tuesday will offer $4 Dark Phoenix ticket, grand prize worth $1,000 in movie tickets

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday deals have been revealed, and there’s a major focus on the upcoming movie Dark Phoenix. On Tuesday, June 4th, T-Mobile customers can score a $4 ticket to see Dark Phoenix on its opening weekend. You’ll need to claim the offer from T-Mobile Tuesdays, then buy your ticket through Atom Tickets between June 4th and June 9th. Also coming on Tuesday is a “Mutant Power Hour”. T-Mobile explains that between 2:00 … [read full article]

Reports say T-Mobile and Sprint in talks with DOJ about merger divestitures, Boost Mobile could sell for up to $3 billion

As we continue to wait for the Department of Justice to review the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, reports that try to give us an idea of what’s going on behind the scenes are coming out. First up, it’s said that T-Mobile and Sprint are currently meeting with the DOJ to discuss the merger. CNBC’s David Faber says that T-Mo and Sprint are working with the DOJ on divestitures that could address concerns that some people … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note 8 getting security updates, Galaxy A6 receiving Android Pie

One day after the Galaxy Note 9 got a software update, a few more Samsung phones have begun getting updates from T-Mobile. The Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 are all receiving security updates. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are getting versions G950USQU5DSD3 and G955USQU5DSD3, respectively, while the Galaxy Note 8 is getting version N950USQU5DSD3. All three updates include the April 2019 Android security patches. They’re now rolling … [read full article]

T-Mobile 5G network puts up 493Mbps in speed test

T-Mobile’s 5G network hasn’t officially launched yet, but that didn’t stop one person from finding a way onto the network and running some speed tests. Milan Milanović says that he was able to get an unlocked Verizon Galaxy S10 5G onto T-Mobile 5G coverage in New York City. Speed tests posted by Milanović, who works for Speedtest app maker Ookla, show download speeds nearing 500Mbps, including one test that reached 493Mbps. The tests ran on … [read full article]