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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]

LG V30 will launch at T-Mobile on October 13th, pre-orders start October 5th

UPDATE: LG says that customers that buy the V30 will get a free Daydream View virtual reality headset.   ORIGINAL: One month after its official debut, T-Mobile has finally revealed when the LG V30 will arrive on its shelves. The LG V30 will launch at T-Mobile on October 13th for $80 down and $30 per month for 24 months, which works work to a full retail price of $800. JUMP! On Demand pricing [read full article]

T-Mobile launches 600MHz LTE in Scarborough, Maine

After launching its first 600MHz LTE sites in Cheyenne earlier this month, T-Mobile today flipped the 600MHz in another city. T-Mobile’s 600MHz LTE coverage is now live in Scarborough, Maine. T-Mo today also reaffirmed its plans to launch 600MHz coverage in several other parts of the U.S. in 2017, including: Wyoming Northeast and Southwest Oregon West Texas Southwest Kansas The Oklahoma panhandle Western North Dakota Additional areas of Maine Coastal North Carolina Central Pennsylvania Central … [read full article]

LG V30 debuts with 6-inch OLED display, launching this fall at T-Mobile with 600MHz LTE support

After weeks of teases and rumors, the LG V30 is now official. The LG V30 ditches the secondary display found on the previous two LG V series smartphones, opting instead for a single 6-inch 2880×1440 OLED display with super slim bezels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Since the V30 is without that secondary display, LG has implemented two other features to replace it. Always On Display on the V30 will give you shortcuts to Quick Tools … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 600MHz LTE network is now live

Just months after winning a bunch of 600MHz spectrum in an FCC auction, T-Mobile has begin to deploy its new coverage. T-Mobile announced today that its first 600MHz LTE sites are now live in Cheyenne, Wyoming. You can see a video of a phone call being completed over these 600MHz airwaves below. In addition to lighting up its first 600MHz cell sites, T-Mobile today revealed other parts of the U.S. where it plans to go … [read full article]