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T-Mobile now selling LG Aristo 2 Plus with 600MHz LTE support

As expected, T-Mobile today began sales of the LG Aristo 2 Plus. The LG Aristo 2 Plus is priced at $6 down and $6 per month for 24 months on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) or $150 full price. At launch, T-Mo is touting a special deal that’ll get you $90 off the Aristo 2 Plus when you buy it with a qualifying No Credit Check plan. When it comes to specs, the LG Aristo … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 600MHz Extended Range LTE now available in more than 900 cities

T-Mobile today gave us an update on its 600MHz Extended Range LTE rollout now that we’re halfway through 2018. T-Mo’s 600MHz LTE coverage is now live in more than 900 cities across the U.S. That’s up from the 586 cities that it was available in at the start of the year. It’s also an impressive figure when you consider that it T-Mo deployed its first 600MHz coverage less than one year ago. You can … [read full article]

New report helps show where T-Mobile has 600MHz LTE coverage

T-Mobile confirmed earlier this month that its 600MHz (Band 71) LTE coverage is available in 823 cities across 31 states, and a new report wants to help consumers pin down exactly where that coverage is popping up. PCMag recently teamed with Speedtest app maker Ookla to determine where T-Mobile customers are seeing 600MHz coverage. The two looked at Ookla’s crowdsourced test data from March 1st onward and dropped a pin on a map wherever users … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out low-band LTE upgrades to additional cell sites

Days after rolling out mid-band LTE capacity upgrades, T-Mobile has deployed some low-band upgrades, too. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray recently confirmed that T-Mo has rolled out low-band LTE to more cell sites to improve coverage. These upgrades low-band LTE upgrades typically include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! @TMobile @MetroPCS [read full article]

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says low-band LTE added to more cell sites

Two days after T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray announced a round of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades, Ray has revealed that T-Mo recently rolled out some low-band LTE upgrades, too. Ray today confirmed that T-Mobile has added low-band LTE to more cell sites in the past two weeks to improve coverage. As with previous low-band LTE rollouts, this latest round of upgrades includes 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just … [read full article]

LG K30 launches at T-Mobile with 600MHz LTE support

T-Mobile has said that it’ll launch more than a dozen new smartphones with 600MHz support in 2018, and today one of those devices has been released. The LG K30 is now available from T-Mobile. Pricing is set at $9 down and $9 per month for 24 months, or $225 if you prefer to pay in full. When it comes to specs, the LG K30 is packing a 5.3-inch 1280×720 display, 13MP rear camera with LED … [read full article]

LG G7 ThinQ is official, and it’s coming to T-Mobile this spring

Meet the LG G7 ThinQ. LG’s newest flagship Android smartphone places a heavy focus on AI features. It’s got an AI CAM feature that promises to analyze whatever you’ve got your camera pointed at and then select the best shooting mode from the 19 available. It’ll also use an AI algorithm to automatically adjust the camera settings when you’re shooting in low light to help you get a brighter photo. LG is also relying on Google … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds 1.4 million customers in Q1 2018, marking 20th straight quarter of 1 million+ adds

Days after announcing a merger with Sprint, T-Mobile is making more news by revealing its Q1 2018 earnings. During the first three months of 2018, T-Mobile added 1.4 million new customers, marking the 20th straight quarter that it’s added more than 1 million new subscribers. This includes 617,000 postpaid phone adds (down from 798,000 in Q1 2017); 388,000 postpaid “other” adds (up from 116,000 in Q1 2017); 199,000 prepaid customers (down from 386,000 in Q1 … [read full article]

T-Mobile says 5G will be 25-50 percent faster than LTE to start

Lots of people are excited for 5G and the faster speeds that it’ll bring, but today T-Mobile cautioned that speeds may not be as ultra-fast as some people expect at the start. T-Mobile estimates that its 5G network will start at around 25-50 percent faster than its 4G LTE network. “Initially, we didn’t see gigabit speeds on LTE; we saw very low speeds. But today we see much higher than that,” said Karri Kuoppamaki, VP … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds low-band LTE coverage to hundreds of cell sites

It’s been nearly one month since T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray last confirmed a low-band LTE expansion, but today that drought comes to an end. Ray just confirmed that T-Mobile has added low-band LTE to hundreds of cell sites in the past two weeks, giving these areas better coverage. You can find Ray’s tweet below, and at the bottom of this post is the list of all cities included in this expansion. Our network team added … [read full article]