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FCC report says T-Mobile, other carriers overstated their coverage maps

A new FCC report says that T-Mobile and other U.S. carriers misrepresented their rural coverage. The FCC conducted drive tests of T-Mobile, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular’s networks and found that they only achieved the minimum download speeds predicted by those carriers’ coverage maps 62.3% of the time. T-Mobile specifically achieved that speed in 63.2% of tests, Verizon in 64.3% of tests, and U.S. Cellular just 45.0% of tests. According to the report, FCC staff was unable … [read full article]

T-Mobile Cyber Monday deals include iPhone 8, iPad, Apple Watch, and Samsung Galaxy Watch

First we got Magenta Friday deals, then Black Friday specials, and today T-Mobile has kept the sale train rolling by unveiling Cyber Monday offers. T-Mobile is now offering a few Cyber Monday deals. Customers who add a line can get a free iPhone 8 after rebate via prepaid card. Just add a new voice line, buy an iPhone 8 for $449.99 on a monthly payment plan, and you’ll get a virtual prepaid gift card … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches its nationwide 5G network

T-Mobile previously said that its nationwide 5G coverage would go live on December 6th, but it looks like T-Mo just couldn’t wait until then to flip the switch. T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network is now live. This coverage uses 600MHz low-band spectrum and covers 200 million people and more than 5,000 cities and towns. You can view T-Mo’s 5G coverage map below, with an interactive and zoomable version available¬†right here. T-Mobile’s 5G coverage is available to … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Galaxy S8, S8 Active, and LG G7 ThinQ with new security patches

T-Mobile is now pushing out the November 2019 security patches to a handful of Android phones. First up, T-Mo says that it’s updating the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ to versions G950USQS7DSK2 and G955USQS7DSK2, respectively. The only item on the changelogs is the November 2019 security update. Also being updated is the T-Mobile flavor of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. This update is version G892USQS6CSK1 and it, too, is only listed as including the … [read full article]

T-Mobile has performed more 600MHz and 700MHz upgrades in the last two weeks

It’s been a little more than a month since T-Mobile last announced new low-band LTE upgrades. That drought is ending today, as T-Mo has announced a big round of upgrades. T-Mobile says that it’s upgraded more cell sites across the country with 600MHz and 700MHz LTE. These upgrades have all been performed over the last two weeks. Some of the cities that’ve been upgraded this time around include Portland, OR; Green Bay, WI; Omaha, … [read full article]

T-Mobile will donate up to 5 million meals to Feeding America for Giving Tuesday

Last year, T-Mobile participated in Giving Tuesday by donating to Feeding America and helping to provide meals for those that need them. This year T-Mo has decided to partner with Feeding America once again. Starting next Tuesday, December 3rd, T-Mobile will have ways that customers, employees, and everyone else can help donate to Feeding America. T-Mo’s goal for this season is to donate 5 million meals to communities in need. T-Mobile customers can donate up … [read full article]

New T-Mobile deal offers up to $400 off iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max with trade-in

T-Mobile has announced several deals over the past couple of weeks, and now it’s revealing a few more offers ahead of Black Friday. Starting Wednesday, November 27th, T-Mobile will offer up to $400 off an iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, XS, XS Max, or XR with trade-in. There is no new line requirement with this deal but you do need to trade in an iPhone 6 or later that’s fully paid off and … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out discounts on iPhone XS and XS Max, Pixel 3a and 3a XL

Today’s the day that T-Mobile’s Magenta Friday deals go live, but those aren’t the only new offers that T-Mo has rolled out. T-Mobile is now offering discounts on Apple’s iPhone XS and XS Max as well as the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL. Spotted by users on Reddit, the iPhone XS sales start at $250 off its original price while the Pixel 3a deals start at $150 off. Here are the discounts … [read full article]

T-Mobile teams with Comcast and Inteliquent on first verified call across three networks

After teaming up earlier this year to verify calls made between their networks, T-Mobile and Comcast have partnered up again to protect consumers from spoofers and scammers. T-Mobile, Comcast, and Inteliquent have achieved the first end-to-end STIR/SHAKEN call verification across three networks. Now calls that are routed through Inteliquent and those made directly between T-Mobile and Comcast’s Xfinity Voice landline phone service can be verified as legitimate using the STIR and SHAKEN standards. STIR and SHAKEN … [read full article]

T-Mobile handing out ShopRunner memberships and Reebok discounts next Tuesday

Next Tuesday, T-Mobile is rolling out deals that’ll help you save on some new clothes. On Tuesday, November 26th, T-Mobile customers can get a free one-year membership to ShopRunner. This membership will get you free two-day shipping and free returns to more than 100 retailers, including Fanatics, MLBshop.com, Peet’s Coffee, 1-800-Flowers.com, NBA Store, Calvin Klein, Kate Spade, and Adorama. Also coming next Tuesday is a Reebok deal that’ll get you up to 50% off … [read full article]