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T-Mobile has best 5G availability of major US carriers in new Ookla report

T-Mobile launched nationwide coverage for its 5G network late last year, and since then it’s been busy expanding that reach with more 600MHz and 2.5GHz spectrum. A new report says that T-Mobile’s effort to grow its 5G coverage is paying off. Today Ookla released its report on the state of US mobile networks as of Q3 2020, and it found that T-Mobile customers spend the most time on a 5G signal of any major US carrier. T-Mo … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile customers now able to roam on Sprint network

Sprint customers have gotten some nice benefits from T-Mobile as a result of the companies’ merger earlier this year, including Sprint Galaxy S20 owners accessing T-Mo’s 5G network and all Sprint users getting T-Mobile Tuesdays. Now it looks like T-Mo is beginning to roll out a new benefit for its own subscribers. Some T-Mobile customers are now able to roam onto Sprint’s network. It seems to be hit or miss so far, with some folks saying they’re … [read full article]

T-Mobile waiving overage charges for T-Mo, Sprint, and Metro customers affected by Hurricane Laura

Following Hurricane Laura making landfall, T-Mobile has announced that it waiving overages for customers in affected areas to ensure they can stay in contact with loved ones. T-Mobile is waiving overage charges for T-Mo, Sprint, and Metro by T-Mobile customers in parts of Texas and Louisiana. This applies to customers who are not already on unlimited plans and will run from August 27 through September 1. These are the locations where customers are receiving unlimited talk, … [read full article]

T-Mobile wants to buy Shentel’s wireless business, but they can’t agree on a price

We learned earlier this year that T-Mobile was in negotiations to acquire the wireless business of Sprint affiliate Shentel following T-Mo’s acquisition of Sprint, and now it looks like that purchase is going to happen. T-Mobile and Shentel have revealed in filings with the SEC that T-Mo has notified Shentel that it plans to exercise its option to purchase the assets of Shentel’s wireless operations. As part of the affiliate agreement that Shental and Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mobile Money full benefits now available to Sprint customers

Earlier this year Sprint customers got access to T-Mobile Tuesdays thanks to the merger of the two carriers, and now Sprint users are getting another T-Mo feature. T-Mobile Money benefits are now available to Sprint customers who sign up for the banking service. That includes a 4.00% Annual Percentage Yield (APY) on balances up to $3,000 and 1.00% APY after so long as you’re depositing at least $200 every month. Everyone else gets 1.00% APY on … [read full article]

T-Mobile added 1.245 million customers in Q2 2020, surpassed AT&T in subscriber count

T-Mobile’s Q2 2020 earnings are in, and they show that T-Mo hit a major milestone during the quarter. T-Mobile says that it added a total of 1.245 million customers in Q2 2020, including 1.1 million postpaid subscribers and 133,000 prepaid customers. T-Mo touts that this is the 22nd straight quarter that it’s led the wireless industry in new customers added. At the end of Q2 2020, T-Mobile had a total of 98.3 million subscribers. That’s enough to … [read full article]

T-Mobile rebrands Sprint stores as it reaches another merger milestone

T-Mobile announced a couple of weeks ago that it would officially combine brands with Sprint on August 2. Today’s that day, and as expected T-Mobile has made a few changes to help welcome Sprint customers and employees to the T-Mo family. Jon Freier, T-Mobile’s EVP of Consumer Markets, revealed that Sprint stores closed early yesterday to help transition them to T-Mo stores. Just like you see in the image at the top of this post, Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out Scam Shield and 4/$100 unlimited plan deal

Today’s a big day for T-Mobile because it’s officially rolling out its latest Un-carrier move. Scam Shield is now available, with apps rolling out on both Android and iOS. Sprint customers on iPhone can download the Call Screener app, while Sprint folks on Android get the app pre-isntalled. With this app, you can enable Scam ID to identify likely scam calls as they come in as well as Scam Block, which will prevent … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G will be available from T-Mobile

There’s some good news for fans of foldable smartphones this Wednesday, because T-Mobile and Sprint will carry Samsung’s new Galaxy Z Flip 5G. Samsung today revealed the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, which brings with it a couple of notable upgrades over the 4G version of the Galaxy Z Flip that launched earlier this year. The first is 5G support, which allows the foldable to connect to the sub-6 flavor of 5G coverage. The other big upgrade … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint customers can claim their free MLB.TV starting July 21

T-Mobile said earlier this year that its free MLB.TV offer would return as soon as baseball did. The MLB season is officially starting up on July 23, and so today T-Mobile confirmed that customers can soon get their free MLB.TV offer, too. Both T-Mobile and Sprint customers can claim their free MLB.TV starting next Tuesday, July 21, at 5:00 am ET/2:00 am PT by going to T-Mobile Tuesdays. You’ll have two weeks to get … [read full article]