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T-Mobile testing Android 10 updates for Galaxy S10 and Note 10

Android 10 officially began rolling out yesterday, but so far only Google’s Pixel phones and the Essential Phone have started receiving it. Lots of owners of other Android devices are probably wondering when they’ll get an update to Android 10 right now, and today there’s some good news for Galaxy S10 and Note 10 owners. T-Mobile says that it’s currently testing the Android 10 updates for the Samsung Galaxy S10 series and Galaxy Note … [read full article]

T-Mobile waiving roaming fees, offering free calling to Bahamas for customers affected by Hurricane Dorian

T-Mobile wants to ensure that customers who are in the Bahamas are able to stay connected to loved ones through Hurricane Dorian. T-Mo confirmed today that it’s waiving roaming fees for voice, text, and data for customers in the Bahamas who do not have an unlimited plan. The fees will be waived from August 30 through September 14. Additionally, T-Mobile is making it free to call and text from the U.S. to the Bahamas through September 14. … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday deals will include free Redbox rental

T-Mobile wants to help give you a night’s worth of entertainment next week. On Tuesday, September 10, T-Mobile Tuesdays will give T-Mo customers a free one-night rental from Redbox. Also coming next week is a Reebok deal that’ll get you up to 50 percent off plus free shipping. Rounding out next week’s deals is $0.10 off per gallon of gas from Shell, up to 40 percent off hotels from Booking.com, and your … [read full article]

Illinois’ Kwame Raoul becomes 17th state AG to join lawsuit against T-Mobile and Sprint merger

The lawsuit from several state attorneys general attempting to block the T-Mobile and Sprint merger has another member. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is the latest state AG to come out against the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. He’s the 17th state AG to join the lawsuit, which also includes California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., and Wisconsin. “This merger would significantly decrease competition for mobile wireless telecommunications … [read full article]

Android 10 is rolling out to Google Pixel phones today

Android 10 has arrived. Google has launched Android 10 to the public after months of beta testing, and Pixel phones are the first to get it. That means if you’ve got a Google Pixel, including the Pixel 3 or Pixel 3a that are now on T-Mobile’s shelves, you should be on the lookout for an update to Android 10 in the coming days. If you don’t feel like waiting, you can also check for the … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Galaxy J7 Star to Android Pie

Another Android phone is getting its serving of Pie from T-Mobile this week. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Star is now being updated to Android 9 Pie. The update is version J737TUVU5BSG2 and is a whopping 1107.99MB, so be prepared for a big download when you decide to update your Galaxy J7 Star to Pie. It’s now rolling out over the air, so be on the lookout for it. Along with a bump to Android … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S10 gets Night Mode for camera in latest update

Samsung Galaxy S10 owners, your wait is finally over: Night Mode is here. T-Mobile is now updating its Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and Galaxy S10e. The updates are each around 600MB in size and include the August 1, 2019 Android security patches. They also bring a dedicated Night Mode to the Camera app, letting you more easily capture low-light photos, as well as QR code scanning. Galaxy S10 owners on T-Mo have been waiting for Night … [read full article]

T-Mobile points to Sprint customer losses and ‘huge debt load’ to argue in favor of merger

T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint is facing a lawsuit from 16 state attorneys general who say that the deal will reduce competition, raise prices, and harm jobs. However, T-Mobile has argued that Sprint is unlikely to be meaningful competition if left on its own. In a court filing yesterday, T-Mobile responded to the state AGs lawsuit by arguing that Sprint has been steadily losing both subscribers and marketshare. T-Mo also said that Sprint is also stuck with … [read full article]

Alcatel Joy Tab tablet leaks out ahead of T-Mobile launch

We’ve seen a few Alcatel tablets hit T-Mobile shelves over the years, and now it looks like another model is coming soon. The Alcatel Joy Tab for T-Mobile has leaked out. Images shared by Evan Blass show a pretty plain-looking black tablet with “4G LTE” in its status bar and an Alcatel logo on its backside. Specs for the Alcatel Joy Tab aren’t included in today’s leak, but we can see front and rear cameras as … [read full article]

T-Mobile has rolled out hundreds of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades in the last two weeks

Another week, another round of network upgrades from T-Mobile. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray announced today that T-Mo has performed upgrades on hundreds of cell sites across the country in the last two weeks. These sites were upgraded with more mid-band LTE capacity using PCS and AWS spectrum. So where were these upgrades performed? Some of the lucky cities include Portland, OR; Ottumwa, IA; Marietta, GA; Gladwin, MI; and Austin, TX. As usual, we’ve got the full … [read full article]

T-Mobile strikes Burger King partnership for free T-Mo Tuesdays food

After teasing that T-Mobile customers will get “the royal treatment” next Tuesday, T-Mo today confirmed that it’s formed a kingly partnership. T-Mobile and Burger King are teaming up to give free food to T-Mobile customers every month through January. The gifts start next Tuesday, September 3, when T-Mo customers can get a free Whopper. To get your free food, you’ll need to download the T-Mobile Tuesdays app for Android or iOS. When it’s time … [read full article]

T-Mobile reportedly pausing contracts for 5G network buildout as it waits for Sprint merger to close

T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger is facing a lawsuit from 16 state attorneys general who want to block the deal, and so it’s unclear when or if the merger might close. Now a report says that that lawsuit is affecting T-Mobile in another way. T-Mobile is reportedly pausing its purchase orders for new builds and 5G upgrades until 2020. A T-Mo construction manager has told Wireless Estimator that the decision is a result of the aforementioned … [read full article]