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TVision refresh is reportedly ‘tech-ready’, but T-Mobile will wait until summer for launch

We heard about a month ago that T-Mobile was in the process of “retooling” its TVision TV service, and now it sounds like TVision is ready to go. That doesn’t mean we’re going to see it launch any time soon, though. The refreshed version of TVision is reportedly “tech-ready for launch” but likely won’t roll out until sometime this summer. That’s according to sources speaking to Light Reading, who say that T-Mo has made a new … [read full article]

T-Mobile is reportedly ‘retooling’ its TVision platform

T-Mobile entered the streaming TV game one year ago with TVision, but there hasn’t been much news on it since then. That’s changing today. T-Mobile is reportedly in the process of “retooling and redeveloping” the platform behind TVision that it acquired from Layer3 TV. That’s according to sources speaking to Light Reading, who say that T-Mo decided to rework the TVision platform because it didn’t scale the way T-Mobile would’ve liked and because of the … [read full article]

National Advertising Division takes issue with claims in T-Mobile’s TVision ad

T-Mobile has been called out for some of the claims it made in an advertisement for its TVision home television service. The National Advertising Division, part of the Better Business Bureau, has recommended that T-Mobile discontinue some of the claims it made in a previous TVision ad. The claims were challenged by Charter Communications. The NAD says that in the TVision ad, T-Mobile described the wiring around a TV set as “a rat’s nest of devices … [read full article]

Jeff Binder, former Layer3 TV CEO, has left T-Mobile

Following T-Mobile’s purchase of Layer3 TV last year, Layer3 TV CEO Jeff Binder joined T-Mo to lead the carrier’s new television effort. Now he’s officially moved on. Jeff Binder left T-Mobile on May 1st, the carrier has confirmed. T-Mo told Light Reading that Binder helped to launch TVision and now he’s planning to return to entrepreneurship. The news of Binder’s exit was reportedly shared with T-Mobile employees during a town hall meeting this week. … [read full article]

TVision Home launches today in select markets

Today’s the day that T-Mobile’s new TV effort goes live. TVision Home launches today in Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington D.C., and Longmont, CO. More markets will get TVision Home later this year. Pricing is set at $90 per month including a $9.99 per month discount for T-Mobile customers that’s available to everyone for a limited time. Adding TVs will cost $10 each per month. TVision Home uses … [read full article]

TVision Home is T-Mobile’s new TV service, launching April 14th

One week after announcing its content deal with Viacom, T-Mobile has taken the wraps off of its new TV effort. TVision Home is T-Mobile’s television service, a rebranded and upgraded version of the Layer3 TV product that T-Mobile bought last year. The service uses your wired broadband connection and includes more than 275 channels, including HD premium channels and 4K content, and T-Mo promises more than 35,000 on-demand movies and shows. Customers also get … [read full article]