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T-Mobile officially launches Netflix On Us

Today’s the day that T-Mobile’s newest Un-carrier move officially goes live. Netflix On Us is now available. With it, T-Mobile will cover the monthly cost of a standard $9.99 plan, which lets you stream on two devices at once. If you’re already signed up for a Netflix subscription, you can merge your T-Mo and Netflix accounts and T-Mobile will pay for your Netflix subscription. If you’re interested in Netflix’s $11.99 premium plan, which offers streaming on … [read full article]

T-Mobile comes out on top in another U.S. mobile network report

Days after Ookla declared T-Mobile to have the fastest mobile network in the U.S., another report has come out to support Ookla’s claim. Wirefly released its 2017 Internet Speed Rankings today, saying that T-Mobile had the fastest network in the U.S. in the first half of 2017. According to the results of Wirefly’s results, T-Mobile had an overall speed of 21.06 Mbps. Verizon finished with 20.91 Mbps, AT&T had 16.33 Mbps, and Sprint had 14.82 … [read full article]

T-Mobile reveals plans for nationwide Narrowband-IoT network by 2018, also intros SyncUp Fleet

T-Mobile has placed a major focus on the Internet of Things over the past year or so, and today the company is making some more IoT news. T-Mobile says that it plans to have a nationwide Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) network — which will also support Cat-M, an IoT standard for voice support — in mid-2018. This NB-IoT network can be used to connect devices like those used in T-Mobile’s NB-IoT testing in Las Vegas earlier … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to Mexico following earthquake

Following the powerful earthquake that hit Mexico’s southern coast, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for customers to call and text that region. T-Mobile customers can call and text from the U.S. to Mexico for free until September 10th. MetroPCS customers are getting free calling and texting to Mexico, too. The earthquake that recently hit Mexico was a deadly one, with reports saying that more than 60 people have been killed. It’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile partnering with other three major U.S. carriers to form Mobile Authentication Taskforce

Typically when we hear about AT&T and Verizon, it’s because John Legere is mocking one of their new rate plans or some other move they’ve made. That’s not the case today, though. T-Mobile is partnering with AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon to form the Mobile Authentication Taskforce. This group will work to create a mobile authentication solution that’ll fight identity risks by analyzing data and activity patterns on a network to predict whether or not a user … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will offer free Pandora Premium and Lego ebook

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts and prizes have been officially revealed. For the September 12th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers will get 90 days of Pandora Premium service for free. Pandora Premium offers on-demand listening, playlists, Pandora radio, and more. After the trial pass ends, the service will auto-renew and charge your card for $9.99 unless you cancel it. Also coming to T-Mobile customers next week is a free Lego ebook from BookShout, … [read full article]

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

Days after offering free calling, texting, and data to customers in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Irma, T-Mobile is extending a similar offer to customers in Florida. Through September 15th, T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma will get free calling, texting, and unlimited data. This offer is available to customers in the following area codes: 239, 305, 321, 352, 386, 407, 561, 689, 727, 754, 772, 786, 813, 850, 863, 904, … [read full article]

T-Mobile achieves speeds of 1.175Gbps in LTE lab tests

Late last year, T-Mobile showed off a lab test in which it achieved near-1Gbps speeds. Now T-Mo is one-upping itself. T-Mobile posted a brief video that shows it achieving LTE speeds of 1.175Gbps in lab tests. You can check it out for yourself below. To achieve these speeds, T-Mo used Nokia’s 4.9G network powered by a Nokia AirScale Base Station paired with a Snapdragon X20 LTE modem mobile test device. There were 12 independent streams … [read full article]

T-Mobile named fastest U.S. carrier by new Ookla report

Ookla, the company behind the popular Speedtest app, today released its 2017 U.S. Market Report on the fastest mobile networks in the U.S., and T-Mobile fared pretty well. T-Mobile has been named the fastest mobile carrier in the U.S. by Ookla. Magenta put up a Speed Score of 23.17, which incorporates the low-end, median, and top-end performance for both uploads and downloads. Ookla suggests that T-Mobile’s smaller subscriber base compared to Verizon and AT&T, as well … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 deliveries begin for pre-order customers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 doesn’t officially launch until September 15th, but some T-Mobile customers are receiving their units today. TmoNews readers irish munky, JP, and Motty all received their Galaxy Note 8s today. irish munky says that they pre-ordered their phone on August 31st and got overnight shipping. Several folks on Reddit have gotten their Note 8s today, too, including user CT_Rider, whose Note 8 you can ogle below. While not every Note … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calls, texts, and unlimited data to customers affected by Hurricane Irma

As it did with customers in the path of Hurricane Harvey, T-Mobile is responding to Hurricane Irma with free service for affected customers. T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers in affected areas of Puerto Rico will get calls, texts, and unlimited data for free from September 6th through September 8th. This free service will be available to customers in the 787 and 939 area codes. While T-Mobile One customers always have unlimited calls, texts, and data, this … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s latest Un-carrier move offers free Netflix

T-Mobile’s latest Un-carrier move has been revealed. Starting September 12th, T-Mobile One customers can get a free Netflix subscription. To qualify for a free Netflix subscription, you’ll need two or more voice lines on a T-Mobile One plan. T-Mo says that customers with free lines from the recent “line-on-us” deals also qualify. T-Mobile customers on the Unlimited 55+ or 2-lines-for-$100 plans will need to switch to the latest T-Mobile One plan to qualify for Netflix On Us. … [read full article]