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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]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include Dunkin’ Donuts and a free T-Mo bag

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts and prizes have been revealed, and there’s a whole lot of coffee. For the T-Mobile Tuesday on September 26th, T-Mo customers can get a free $2 Dunkin’ Donuts card. They can also score one month of ad-free access to StudyBlue’s crowdsourced library of flashcards, notes, and study guides, as well as 25 percent off an Ultimate Ears speaker from T-Mobile. Rounding out next week’s gifts is a free … [read full article]

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 3 launch at T-Mobile today

One week after the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, another major release is happening at T-Mobile. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available from T-Mobile, along with the Apple Watch Series 3. Orders of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are expected to ship between September 22nd and 25th, while orders of the Apple Watch Series 3 are expected to go out between October 30th and November … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint are reportedly close to agreeing to terms of a merger

Hot on the heels of a rumor that claimed that T-Mobile and Sprint are in “active talks” about a merger, another report claims that an agreement is near. T-Mobile and Sprint are close to agreeing to terms of a merger, say sources speaking to Reuters. Once the terms are set, the two companies would perform due diligence and then the deal is expected to be complete by the end of October. It’s said that SoftBank would … [read full article]

T-Mobile requests FCC permission to conduct 3.5GHz equipment tests

T-Mobile is interested in run some 3.5GHz tests. T-Mobile recently submitted an application for special temporary authority with the FCC, requesting permission to operate in the 3.5GHz band. T-Mo says that it wants to operate in the 3550-3700MHz band “to understand the propagation characteristics and gain a better understanding of new innovative services this band can offer.” In its application, T-Mobile explains that it’ll be working with equipment from Ericsson and Nokia. The tests will be conducted … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to Mexico in response to earthquake

Following T-Mobile’s announcement that customers affected by Hurricane Maria will get free service, T-Mo has confirmed a similar offer for those affected by the latest Mexico earthquake. Through September 22nd, T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers can call and text Mexico without additional charge. This applies to customers in the U.S., including Puerto Rico. T-Mobile customers in Mexico will be able to roam for free during this time, too. Source: T-Mobile

T-Mobile offering free calling, texting, and unlimited data to customers affected by Hurricane Maria

As Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for customers there to stay in contact with loved ones. From September 19th through September 24th, T-Mobile customers in Puerto Rico are getting free calling and texting anywhere in the U.S. as well as unlimited data. Customers on T-Mobile One and Simple Choice already get unlimited calling and texting, and T-Mobile One customers get unlimited data as well, but this move ensures … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms deprioritization threshold will increase to 50GB on September 20

One day after we heard that T-Mobile may be planning to increase its deprioritization threshold, T-Mo has officially confirmed the change. Starting tomorrow, September 20th, T-Mobile’s deprioritization threshold will increase to 50GB. That threshold is currently sitting at 32GB, where it’s been since May. If you use 50GB of data in a single month, your data usage will be deprioritized behind other users. This means that your usage is placed behind other users and you … [read full article]

Apple unleashes iOS 11 update

iPhone and iPad owners, grab your devices, because it’s time to update to iOS 11. Apple has released iOS 11 to the public, complete with new features and improvements to existing features. There’s a new Files app to organize and access files on your device and in the cloud, an updated Control Center that you can customize to fit the way that you use your device, and a Do Not Disturb for driving that’ll disable notifications … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint once again rumored to be in merger talks

Rumors of a merger involving T-Mobile and Sprint are back again. T-Mobile and Sprint are in “active talks” regarding a merger, say sources speaking to CNBC. The parent companies of both carriers, Deutsche Telekom and SoftBank, have allegedly been in “frequent conversations” about a deal. The talks involve a stock-for-stock deal that result in DT being the majority owner while SoftBank would be a large minority holder. If a merger were to be completed, it’s expected … [read full article]