Tag Archives: 600MHz

T-Mobile spills Q4 and FY 2017 results, including 5.7 million total customers added for the year

After giving us a preview of its Q4 2017 results last month, T-Mobile this morning spilled all of the details of its most recent quarter. As a reminder, T-Mobile added 1.9 million new customers in Q4 2017, which makes that the 19th straight quarter that T-Mo added more than 1 million new subscribers. T-Mobile added 5.7 million new customers during all of 2017. Meanwhile, postpaid branded churn fell 10 basis points year-over-year to finish at … [read full article]

T-Mobile added nearly 2 million new customers in Q4 2017

T-Mobile’s Q4 2017 results won’t be announced until February, but today T-Mo decided to give us a taste of what its final three months of 2017 were like. T-Mobile added 1.85 million new customers in Q4 2017, making it the 19th straight quarter that T-Mo added more than 1 million customers. With those new subscribers, it also means that T-Mobile added more than 5 million customers in all of 2017, which is the fourth straight year … [read full article]

T-Mobile says 600MHz LTE now in 586 cities, confirms completion of Iowa Wireless deal

Along with its news about customer satisfaction in 2017, T-Mobile has some network news to share today. T-Mo says that its 600MHz coverage is now live in 586 cities. The full list can be found right here, complete with cities like Greenview, Calif.; Omaha, Neb.; Jacksonville, Penn.; and Y-O Ranch, Wyo. To help customers take advantage of that 600MHz coverage, T-Mobile says that it’ll launch more than 12 new 600MHz-capable smartphones in 2018. No specific … [read full article]

Neville Ray recaps T-Mobile’s 2017 network accomplishments in new video

In the final days of 2016, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray shared an end-of-year network update that touched on many of the things that T-Mo accomplished through the year. Ray did the same thing this week for 2017, but this time he gave his recap in video form. One of the topics Ray touched on in his 2017 end-of-year recap is 600MHz. He says that T-Mobile has hundreds of 600MHz cell sites built right now, with … [read full article]

LG V30+ offers more built-in storage, coming to T-Mobile on November 17th

Nearly one month after the LG V30 launched at T-Mobile, it’s been revealed that a second version of the LG flagship is making its way to Magenta. The LG V30+ will launch at T-Mobile on November 17th. T-Mo says that it’ll be available in “limited quantity”, so if you want a V30+, you may want to act fast. Pricing for the T-Mobile LG V30+ will be set at $130 down and $30 per month for 24 … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will be available from T-Mobile starting November 17th

The rumors were true: The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is coming to T-Mobile. The Galaxy S8 Active will be available online on November 17th and will roll into T-Mo stores on November 22nd. Pricing will be set at $100 down and $30 per month for 24 months (full price: $820) on EIP or $100 down and $29 per month with an 18-month JUMP! On Demand lease. One of the most notable features of the T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q3 2017 marks 18 straight quarters of adding more than 1 million customers

T-Mobile today dropped its Q3 2017 earnings report, revealing that it’s extended its streak of consecutive quarters with more than 1 million customers added. T-Mobile says that it added 1.33 million customers in Q3 2017, making that its 18th straight quarter of adding more than 1 million customers to its network. Of that 1.33 million, there were 817,000 new postpaid subscribers, 226,000 prepaid adds, and 286,000 wholesale adds. At the end of Q3 2017, T-Mobile served … [read full article]

New Qualcomm components will help more phones offer T-Mobile 600MHz support

T-Mobile has told us to expect two 600MHz-compatbile smartphones in 2017, but a new chip from Qualcomm ought to help boost that number in 2018. Qualcomm today announced new RF Front-End chips which are amplifiers and tuners to help connect a physical antenna to the phone’s modem. As PCMag explains, the RF Front-End also lets phones with 700MHz antennas connect to 600MHz signals. “It’ll be in the spring crop of smartphones. At least some of … [read full article]

T-Mobile working with Fox’s WWOR to speed up 600MHz spectrum repack in New York City area

T-Mobile’s efforts to deploy 600MHz coverage continue today with the announcement of a new partnership. T-Mobile is teaming with Fox Television Stations to aid in 600MHz spectrum repacking. As part of this deal, WWOR-TV will repack its spectrum in early 2018, more than a year earlier than the FCC’s original August 2019 deadline. The cost of repacking this spectrum will be reduced as well. With this deal, T-Mobile will have the opportunity to deploy 600MHz … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares new end-of-year 2017 coverage map with 600MHz LTE

With the impending launch of the LG V30 and the start of 600MHz LTE coverage deployment, there’s a lot of excitement about T-Mobile’s newest LTE band. And now there are some maps to help us visualize there we’ll see 600MHz LTE coverage this year. T-Mobile has shared some maps that show its end-of-year 2017 coverage both with and without 600MHz coverage. The maps, posted by PCMag, make it easy to see where 600MHz LTE will … [read full article]