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T-Mobile and Sprint merger facing new criticism from Democratic lawmakers

There are concerns over potential price hikes and job cuts.

Following its announcement last August, Sprint and T-Mobile have been working around the clock to get their industry-changing merger approved from all the necessary committees and departments. While things have been smooth sailing so far from the right, the merger is now being faced with new criticism on the other side of the aisle.

Per a report from The New York Times, Democratic lawmakers are taking issue  [Read More…]

T-Mobile wants to be your new sweetheart for National Break Up with your Carrier Day

If your carrier has been taking you for granted then this February 13 on National Break Up with your Carrier Day it’s time to say goodbye. To make things even easier T-Mobile has some specials to help woo you away from your current carrier.

If T-Mobile Tuesdays, free Netflix, and having all fees and taxes included weren’t enough to make you switch already. Then watch out for this February 13, where you’ll be able to get two lines of service  [Read More…]

T-Mobile promises no price hikes* if Sprint merger approved

T-Mobile is in limbo. The company announced a merger with fourth place carrier Sprint what feels like years ago. Since then, Team Magenta has been on a full court press to convince the government to approve the deal. This includes making the case that the country needs real competition to AT&T and Verizon, not just another couple of also-rans.

To further gain favor with the government, T-Mobile is making a new promise. Read my lips: no new price hikes. Well,  [Read More…]

Saying goodbye to T-Mobile after nearly a decade

T-Mobile didn’t do anything wrong — Google just does so much more right.

After some eight years of steadfast T-Mobile loyalty, I canceled my account last week. I’ve been with T-Mobile for longer than that, actually, starting with a prepaid line about 10 years ago. But still, I’ve had this particular postpaid line for the better part of a decade. And I gave it up not because T-Mobile did anything particularly poorly or treated me badly. I  [Read More…]

Verizon, T-Mobile working with customers impacted by federal shutdown

Both carriers are offering to work with impacted customers on “flexible payment options”.

The United States federal government has been partially shut down since December 22, 2018, furloughing hundreds of thousands of federal employees for the Christmas holidays and now a week into the new year. As this shutdown becomes the third-longest in US history, those employees are facing a growing pile of bills that they may or may not have personal savings to cover in the absence of  [Read More…]

The T-Mobile and Sprint merger is getting closer to U.S. approval

The catch? T-Mobile’s parent company needs to stop using technology from Huawei.

Remember back in April when T-Mobile announced that it was partnering up with Sprint to create one new network? According to a report from Reuters, the merger could be approved by the U.S. government as soon as next week.

However, as with most things, there is a catch. If T-Mobile wants the deal to go through, its parent company Deutsche Telekom needs to stop using  [Read More…]

The budget Alcatel 1X Evolve is coming to Metro by T-Mobile on Dec 10

Looking for a new smartphone this winter, but you’re on a tight budget? Well, then you might be interested to know that the new Alcatel 1X Evolve was just announced at Metro by T-Mobile.

The smartphone will go on sale on December 10, but pricing details will be made available later. Although, we can tell you it’s going to be wallet-friendly.

The new Alcatel 1X Evolve features a premium design with elegant soft suede fit and finish that feels quite  [Read More…]

Metro by T-Mobile is now charging a $15 fee every time you switch phones

You’ll have to pay a $ 15 fee to switch out your SIM card to a phone you already own.

T-Mobile refreshed its MetroPCS sub-brand earlier this year, changing its name to Metro by T-Mobile and introducing new plans. The carrier continued to offer the base 2GB data plan for $ 30, while rolling out more enticing options in the form of a $ 60 plan that offered unlimited LTE data, 100GB of Google One storage, and  [Read More…]

T-Mobile MONEY is a new mobile-only bank from the carrier

So…this is a thing I guess.

T-Mobile has a lot of different services that it offers. In addition to its main wireless service, the Un-Carrier also offers data plans for your car, digital parenting tools to monitor your family’s gadget usage, and more. Now, T-Mobile’s latest offering is…a bank?

Yep. It’s called T-Mobile MONEY, and it’s a mobile-only checking account that you can sign up for right now. Both T-Mobile and non-T-Mobile subscribers can sign up for  [Read More…]

T-Mobile adds low-cost REVVL 2, REVVL 2 Plus to phone lineup

T-Mobile has added successors to its REVVL and REVVL Plus smartphones, tapping the duo for release on November 16. Unsurprisingly, they’ll debut as the REVVL 2 and REVVL 2 PLUS.

As carrier-branded versions of the Alcatel 3 and Alcatel 7, the pair of phones give users entry-level hardware with Android 8 Oreo. The two handsets are what first-time smartphone owners might be interested in checking out.

Both phones feature displays with 18:9 aspect ratios, fingerprint sensors, facial recognition, and mirror  [Read More…]