Tag Archives: T-Mobile

Report finds cities where T-Mobile network congestion is the worst

Network congestion can be a real pain, slowing down speeds on your phone and possibly making it annoying to try and use the internet. But where is congestion the worst? A new report claims to have that info. Salinas, CA and Warren, MI are among the five worst cities for network congestion on T-Mobile’s network, according to Tutela Technologies. The research firm measured download speeds on T-Mobile’s 3G and 4G networks using a 2MB file and … [read full article]

Moto G7 Plus may be coming to T-Mobile

Motorola has already confirmed that the Moto G7 Power is coming to T-Mobile, but that may not be the only Moto G7 variant headed for T-Mo’s shelves. The Moto G7 Plus may also launch at T-Mobile. A Motorola device with the model number XT1965-T was recently spotted in the FCC, and it includes references to T-Mobile in the documents. The name “Moto G7 Plus” is nowhere to be found, but the model number XT1965 does … [read full article]

T-Mobile revives Third Line on Us promotion

T-Mobile has been regularly rolling out promotions that offer a third line free lately, and this week another one has gone live. The 2019 Spring into Summer 3rd Line on Us promo is now available. This plan is similar to T-Mobile’s other recent third line free promos, offering a third voice line for free via monthly bill credits. Existing customers with one paid voice line on a qualified T-Mobile One plan can add … [read full article]

T-Mobile deploys low-band LTE upgrades in Phoenix, Chicago, and many other cities

Nearly two weeks after T-Mobile last announced a round of low-band LTE upgrades, the magenta carrier has some new low-band news to share. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo upgraded dozens of cell sites with more low-band LTE over the past two weeks. Low-band LTE upgrades include 600MHz (LTE band 71) and 700MHz (LTE band 12) spectrum. .@TMobile has been upgrading dozens of locations with lowband LTE in the last two weeks! Take … [read full article]

T-Mobile Money banking service launches nationwide

Following a quiet pilot launch at the end of 2018, T-Mobile Money is ready for its national debut. T-Mobile Money is a mobile-focused checking account. You can open and manage an account from your smartphone, get 24/7 support over the phone, and use the T-Mobile Money app to find one of 55,000 ATMs if you need to get cash. T-Mobile Money is open to everyone, T-Mo customer or not. With this new service, T-Mobile postpaid … [read full article]

T-Mobile partners with Comcast to fight robocalls across networks

T-Mobile continues to combat robocalls today by rolling out cross-network robocalling protection for the first time. T-Mobile and Comcast have┬áteamed up to verify calls made between their networks. The feature is now live for T-Mobile customers and will launch to Comcast Xfinity Voice home phone customers later this year. This feature uses the STIR and SHAKEN standards to verify that incoming calls are actually from who they say they are. STIR and SHAKEN digitally validate … [read full article]

DOJ reportedly unlikely to approve T-Mobile-Sprint merger as it’s structured

The Department of Justice hasn’t made any official announcements regarding its antitrust review of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, but a new report claims that things aren’t looking great for the deal. DOJ staff have reportedly told T-Mobile and Sprint that their merger is unlikely to be approved as it currently stands. Sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal claim that the DOJ’s staffers question T-Mo and Sprint’s arguments that their merger will produce important efficiencies. Today’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile continues to upgrade Simple Choice customers to unlimited high-speed data

After upgrading some Simple Choice customers to unlimited high-speed smartphone data earlier this year, it looks like T-Mo is now making another round of upgrades. Several T-Mobile customers on Simple Choice plans are receiving a text message telling them that their voice lines are being upgraded to unlimited high-speed smartphone data. There’s no extra charge for the upgrade. T-Mo says that customers receiving the upgrade will see their eligible lines get unlimited high-speed smartphone data by … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches #TreeMobile campaign to donate up to 500,000 trees

Earth Day is coming up, and just like it did last year, T-Mobile is celebrating the holiday by planting trees. T-Mobile is partnering with The Nature Conservancy to plant up to 500,000 trees over the next three months. Starting today, April 16th, through April 21st, you can use the T-Mobile Tuesdays app to play a nature-themed scavenger hunt. When you find two or more hidden objects, T-Mobile will make a donation to plant a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 now receiving security update

T-Mobile is starting the week with a Galaxy Note 9 update. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now receiving an update from T-Mobile that bumps it to version N960USQU1CSC1. The update weighs in at 271.81MB and includes the March 1, 2019 Android security patches. No other improvements or fixes have been announced. If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 9, you should see this update roll out to your phone over the air in the coming … [read full article]