Tag Archive: TMobile


T-Mobile and Samsung team up on the Samsung Galaxy Fold

While the jury is still out on foldable phones, we at least know when we can get our first in-person look at Samsung’s offering, the Galaxy Fold. T-Mobile and Samsung announced today that the nation’s third-largest carrier will sell the phone beginning April 25th at 9 PM Pacific Time on its website with in-store availability April 26.

Multiple carriers will carry the Fold but T-Mobile is quick to point out that the Fold will use T-Mobile’s 600 MHz Extended Range  [Read More…]

T-Mobile MVNO activation issues have been resolved

Issues first popped up on April 9.

Updated 4:41 PM ET: A few hours after the activation issues started popping up, Google Fi’s Twitter account has begun sharing that everything should be back to working like normal.

Updated 12:14 PM ET: A post on the Reddit thread from the Google Fi community manager states that “The team is aware and is actively working on a fix.” Full statement is attached below:

Hi everyone,

Fi is  [Read More…]

T-Mobile begins testing its home internet service in rural America

It’s expected to be live in 50,000 homes by the end of 2019.

On March 21, T-Mobile announced that it’s started testing a new in-home internet service using its LTE network to bring fast, reliable data speeds to people in the U.S. that live in rural areas with limited access to broadband services.

Simply called “T-Mobile Home Internet”, the service delivers download speeds up to 50Mbps via LTE with no data caps. Customers will pay $ 50/month  [Read More…]

T-Mobile takes free-flying skydiving experience to NYC for Galaxy S10

It’s a big day for Samsung as its Galaxy S10 line of phones is now available. With multiple models offered across multiple carriers, it’s pretty much Samsung season.

While some of you might have already pre-ordered your Galaxy S10 and are just waiting for it to show up, others are going out this weekend to grab one. Given there are a number of service providers vying for your attention, each will do something a little different to stand out.

T-Mobile,  [Read More…]

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…]