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John Legere stepping down from T-Mobile CEO position in 2020, Mike Sievert named as successor

A little more than seven years after joining T-Mobile, John Legere has announced that he’s leaving the company in the near future. Legere will exit his position as T-Mobile CEO on April 30, 2020. Starting May 1, 2020, Mike Sievert will be T-Mo’s President and CEO. John Legere will remain a member of the board at T-Mobile. The T-Mobile board of directors, Legere included, has been involved in a multi-year leadership succession process and ultimately chose … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ updates are now rolling out

We just saw the Galaxy S10 and S9 get updates from T-Mobile, and now the Galaxy S8 is being updated as well. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to its Galaxy S8 and S8+, bumping them to versions G950USQU6DSJ6 and G955USQU6DSJ6, respectively. T-Mo hasn’t published an official changelog for either of these updates yet, but we do know that they’re based on the October 2019 Android security patch level. TmoNews reader Joanna received the new Galaxy S8 update … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s John Legere not expected to become new WeWork CEO

At the start of the week, a new report claimed that WeWork was in talks with T-Mobile’s John Legere to become its new CEO. Now at the end of the week, we’ve got a resolution to that situation. Legere will not become the new CEO of WeWork. That’s according to sources speaking to CNBC, who say that the T-Mo CEO has taken himself out of the running for the position. WeWork is reportedly still considering “a … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushing Galaxy S10 and S9 software updates

T-Mobile is updating Samsung’s recent Galaxy S flagships this week. First up, the Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ are all receiving updates. The Galaxy S10 is getting bumped up to version G973USQS2BSIX while the Galaxy S10e is moving to version G970USQS2BSIX and the Galaxy S10+ is being updated to version G975USQS2BSIX. The update changelogs for all three S10 series phones say that “The security of your device has been improved” and include the November 2019 security patch … [read full article]

T-Mobile will open Customer Experience Center in Nassau County if Sprint merger is approved

After announcing its New T-Mobile Un-carrier 1.0 moves that it’ll roll out if the Sprint merger is approved, T-Mo today revealed another move that it plans to make if its merger goes through. T-Mobile plans to launch a Customer Experience Center in New York’s Nassau County if its merger with Sprint is completed. This customer support facility is expected to create up to 1,000 jobs and will use T-Mo’s Team of Experts support model. T-Mo … [read full article]

Google begins enabling RCS messaging for all Android users in the U.S.

Just a few weeks after T-Mobile and the other major U.S. carriers announced plans to launch their own RCS messaging service in 2020, Google says that it’s starting its own RCS push in the U.S. Starting today, Google will begin broadly pushing RCS (Rich Communication Services) messaging to all Android users in the U.S. Android users that already have Google’s Messages app installed should get a notification to enable RCS chat features in the coming … [read full article]

T-Mobile has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity

Ready for some more network improvements? T-Mobile has deployed mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to hundreds of cell sites across the U.S. These updgrades were performed over the past two weeks and they include AWS and PCS spectrum. Some of the cities included in this latest round of mid-band upgrades are Boston, MA; Portland, OR; Jacksonville, FL; San Antonio, TX; and Indianapolis, IN. As usual, we’ve got the full list of upgraded cities below: Mobile, AL Buckeye, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include deals from Puma, Taco Bell, and more next week

Here’s what T-Mo has in store for next week’s edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays. On Tuesday, November 19th, T-Mobile customers can get a $20 dining credit for Dining Advantage and 40% off at Puma.com. Also available will be $0.10 off per gallon of gas at Shell. T-Mobile’s free Taco Bell offer will be available again next Tuesday, but the free items are being changed up a bit. You’ll be able to choose one free … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicking off holiday deals with Samsung flagship BOGO, other smartphone and smartwatch offers

The holiday season is fast-approaching, and so today T-Mobile announced its holiday deals to help you get a jump on your shopping plans. Starting this Friday, November 15th, T-Mobile is offering a Buy One, Get One sale on Samsung flagships. Customers who buy a Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e, S10 5G, Note 10, or Note 10+ can get another one for free via monthly bill credits by joining T-Mobile and activating both new phones or adding … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere reportedly being eyed by WeWork as its new leader

John Legere is well-known for helping to make T-Mobile into a more competitive carrier in the U.S. market, and now a new report says that another company is eyeing Legere to help it turn things around. WeWork parent company We Co. is in talks with John Legere to become its new CEO. That’s according to sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal, who say that We Co. is hoping to get a new CEO to join … [read full article]

T-Mobile OnePlus 7T and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 now receiving updates

Two more Android phones are now receiving updates from T-Mobile. First up, the T-Mo version of the OnePlus 7T is being updated to version 10.0.4.HD63CB. This update comes in at 119.6MB and includes the October 2019 Android security patches, improved quality of photos taken at night, an optimized full screen gesture experience, and more. TmoNews readers Derek and Colin received this update over the air today, so if you’ve got a T-Mobile-flavored OnePlus 7T, you should … [read full article]

Alcatel 3V (2019) coming soon to Metro by T-Mobile with 6.7-inch display

Metro by T-Mobile is getting a new Android phone with a massive screen. The Alcatel 3V (2019) is launching soon at Metro by T-Mobile and it features a 6.7-inch 1440×720 display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Alcatel’s new 3V is focused on entertainment and consuming content, and that big screen will definitely help you do that, along with the phone’s stereo speakers. Also included with the Alcatel 3V (2019) is a dual rear camera setup with a … [read full article]