While many were asleep last night, T-Mobile’s LTE network saw a nationwide outage. According to the company’s official Twitter, the issue was acknowledged at 12:31AM Pacific (3:31AM Eastern). Two hours later, at 2:47AM Pacific, they tweeted that they were back online. (more…)
Like the Verizon version yesterday, T-Mobile and AT&T models of the Galaxy Note 7 are receiving their battery indicator change update. In this update, the battery indicator will turn to green (from white) to let you know that the Note 7 in your hand is safe and should be free from exploding. (more…)
T-Mobile is handing out free upgrades to select customers over the next few days that gives many of them unlimited data for the next 2+ years at no extra charge. Another upgrade will add on an extra 1GB of data for those on 2.5GB and 5GB plans. (more…)
We have no idea.
Seriously, that’s the current answer. What we do know is that the LG V20 will go up for sale this month in Korea, which gives LG a chance to say that they are the first to ship Android Nougat on a phone out of the box. As for when the rest of the world will get the V20, that’s anyone’s guess. (more…)
Following Verizon’s announcement of LTE-A for select markets, T-Mobile is looking to one up the competition, as it always is. To do so, the carrier is launching 4×4 MIMO (multiple input, multiple output), as well as 256 QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation) and 64 QAM.
To explain, 4×4 MIMO means there are double the number of data paths between a cell site and your phone. According to T-Mobile, “Double the paths = up to double the speed than before!” Of course, not all T-Mobile customers will benefit from this technological advancement. (more…)
UPDATE: Samsung has now revealed an official exchange program for the Galaxy Note 7 recall. Full details at this post, but you may want to read some of the details below for your specific carrier.
UPDATE 2: We have updated each carrier section below with the latest details.
All of the major US carriers have now acknowledged that they have stopped sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, following Samsung’s statement about battery cell issues and an impending recall. While most seem to still be working with Samsung to determine the best course of action for replacing the Note 7 you may have purchased with a new one, almost all of them are offering immediate returns and full refunds with no re-stocking fee should concerns over exploding batteries have you worried.
Below, you’ll find statements and details from each carrier. (more…)
T-Mobile is quite proud of the T-Mobile Tuesdays initiative, claiming to have provided millions of free goodies to customers all across America. To be ever more exact, the carrier states it has thanked over 4 million customers with 14 million gifts. That’s quite the thanking.
Moving forward, T-Mobile announced it is bringing new gifts into the mix, partnering with new companies to freshen it up. Next week, customers can take advantage of a free 6″ chicken sub from Subway. Additionally, a few lucky people can win Subway-catered parties, with one lucky individual winning free Subway sandwiches for an entire year. (more…)