Tag Archives: T-Mobile

Hometown hookup: Alaska Air shifts to T-Mobile from AT&T in new link between Seattle companies

Alaska Airlines plans to shift the majority of its behind-the-scenes wireless business to T-Mobile — creating a new connection between two Seattle-area companies, and illustrating the Bellevue-based wireless carrier’s growth potential in providing 5G services to large government and business customers. T-Mobile rival AT&T had been Alaska’s longtime wireless carrier, although T-Mobile and Alaska did not mention that fact in announcing ... Read More »

OnePlus 7T Pro with 5G is coming to T-Mobile later this year

OnePlus wasn’t entirely accurate when it said it wouldn’t offer the OnePlus 7T Pro in the US. T-Mobile has announced that it’ll carry the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren sometime later in 2019. As the name suggests, it’s a version of the supercar-inspired special edition phone with 5G data on T-Mo’s 600MHz network. There’s no pricing at this point, although you can safely presume this will ... Read More »

Sprint and T-Mobile parent companies to drop Huawei to appease regulators

The latest news on the Sprint/T-Mobile merger is here, and Huawei will not be happy about it. Sprint and T-Mobile are close to completing the merger of the two US carriers but some concerns about the two carrier’s parent companies need to be addressed. According to a report from Reuters, Japanese carrier Softbank (Sprint’s parent company) has agreed to replace ... Read More »

Deal: brand new T-Mobile iPhone 8 for $499.99, 8 Plus just $599.99 at Costco

A few days ago Apple started selling refurbished iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units, starting at $499 and $599, respectively. That’s a good deal, but what if you want a brand new device instead? Well, you’re in luck if you’re a Costco member and don’t mind having T-Mobile as your carrier. The retailer is offering the iPhone 8 for ... Read More »

Can T-Mobile Keep Growing Revenue Per User?

The competition in the U.S. wireless industry is increasingly fierce, putting pressure on service revenue at the largest players, AT&T (NYSE:T) and Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ). The company putting the pressure on, for the most part, has been T-Mobile (NASDAQ:TMUS). Most recently, T-Mobile introduced a new unlimited data plan that includes taxes and fees in the pricing. It also agreed to lock ... Read More »

Sprint Said to Look Beyond T-Mobile for Other Deal Options

Wall Street is betting Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. will soon revive talks on a blockbuster merger, but a recent surge in demand for wireless assets has Sprint exploring other ways to unleash value. Sprint’s parent SoftBank Group Corp. believes the company’s vast trove of wireless spectrum, which can be used for faster 5G services, has been undervalued, a ... Read More »

T-Mobile HTC 10 starts getting Nougat update

T-Mobile has started rolling out a new update to HTC 10 units on its network in the United States. Arriving as version 2.37.531.5, and weighing in at 1.22GB, the update brings Android version 7.0. This was revealed by the usually reliable leakster @LlabTooFeR in a tweet. Follow LlabTooFeR @LlabTooFeR HTC 10 (T-Mobile USA) got Android 7.0 update. ROM version is ... Read More »

LG G5 on T-Mobile starts getting Nougat update

Nearly a week after Sprint’s LG G5 started getting it, T-Mobile has also started rolling out the Nougat update to LG G5 units on its network. Weighing in at 1272.9MB, the update brings along Android version 7.0, as well as security updates and other improvements. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it may take some time for ... Read More »

LG V20 finally becomes available at T-Mobile on October 28 with free B&O headphones

There was a rumor going around last month saying that, despite technically being the first phone to ship with Android Nougat on board, the LG V20 would only manage that feat in a few places, and definitely not in the US. Well, guess what? It turns out that’s exactly what’s happening. Google’s Pixels will start shipping around October 20, and ... Read More »

T-Mobile will resume Samsung Galaxy Note7 sales starting tomorrow

T-Mobile – one of the Big Four carriers in the US – has announced that it will resume sales ofthe Samsung Galaxy Note7 in the country beginning October 5 (tomorrow). The phablet will be available for purchase through the carrier’s website as well as offline stores. With this, the magenta carrier joins Sprint and Verizon who have been selling the ... Read More »