T-Mobile Gives 4G LTE Update, Now Covers 260 Million People, Recognized as Fastest in America

In addition to unveiling rollover data, T-Mobile’s eighth Uncarrier move, the mobile provider gave an update on the state of its 4G LTE network. The rollout for LTE is apparently ahead of schedule.

In a blog post, Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray wrote that T-Mobile’s 4G – “recognized as the fastest in the nation” – now covers 260 million Americans, which surpasses the carrier’s initial goal by 10 million. That reach should extend to 280 million by mid-2015 and 300 million by the end of next year, if all goes according to plan.  (more…)

T-Mobile Announces Rollover 4G LTE Data for Uncarrier 8.0

T-Mobile unwrapped Uncarrier 8.0 this morning with the announcement that they will let customers rollover their high-speed 4G LTE data from one month to the next. They are calling it Data Stash, but it’s really just rollover for data. The idea is that you might only use 2GB of your 3GB plan this month, so you should get to keep that extra unused 1GB and use it in the next month. Get it? It’s rolling over to the next month. Well, in T-Mobile’s case, they are allowing you to “stash” it and then use it next month.  (more…)

T-Mobile Uncarriers All the Things (Again) Tomorrow With Uncarrier 8.0 (Updated: Live Stream)

Tomorrow, at 7:30AM Pacific (10:30AM Eastern), T-Mobile and its CEO will sit down for a live webcast with Yahoo News to talk through their latest Uncarrier announcements, officially known as Uncarrier 8.0. As of right now, we don’t even have guesses as to what will be announced, but there will certainly be expletives, trash talking of other carriers, and plenty of magenta. Wait, isn’t that a bit early for Legere to be calling other CEOs fat? Maybe not. (more…)

Nexus 6 to Gain WiFi Calling on T-Mobile in Early 2015

In case T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 7.0 event did not make it clear, the wireless carrier is extremely committed to WiFi calling. Lest you were concerned the Nexus 6 would not support the carrier’s much-vaunted feature, you can now rest easy.

T-Mobile has confirmed in a press release that the Nexus 6 will gain support for WiFi calling in early 2015 after an over-the-air update. (more…)

T-Mobile Un-carrier 7.0, Brings Gogo In-flight Texting Partnership and Next-gen WiFi Calling

Down in San Francisco, T-Mobile hosted Un-carrier 7.0 today, making a few announcements which are sure to have many T-Mo customers, and even non T-Mo customers a bit excited.

For starters, the carrier announced its next generation of WiFi calling. To put it simply, T-Mobile states that for every single customer, a WiFi connection is now a T-Mobile cell tower. When moving through the town or within your home, T-Mobile customers, as long as there is an active data connection they can hook up to, can make and receive calls via WiFi. No more black holes in your home.  (more…)

T-Mobile Surprises With Uncarrier 6.0 – Unlimited Music Streaming, New Rhapsody unRadio

T-Mobile started off the night with Uncarrier 5.0, an event that included announcements for their new Test Drive plan and new VoLTE and Wideband LTE markets. If you thought they were done there, you were wrong. They kicked off Uncarrier 6.0 before the show ended, a new “Music Freedom” movement that focuses on the music streaming you do from your phone. In short, they are making streaming from some of the biggest services not count against your data plan. Stream all you want, folks.  (more…)

Here are T-Mobile’s 16 Wideband LTE Markets and 15 VoLTE Markets

As of today, thanks to new Uncarrier announcements by T-Mobile, their VoLTE and Wideband LTE network has expanded into all sorts of new markets. According to a blog post by Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray, VoLTE is now in 15 markets after having launched in Seattle only weeks ago, plus Wideband LTE is now in 16 markets.

Below, you will find a list of the new markets.  (more…)

T-Mobile Uncarrier 5.0 – Test Drive Phones and Service Free for 7 Days, Wideband and VoLTE to More Markets

During T-Mobile’s newest Uncarrier event, titled 5.0, the company is making its latest, potentially industry-changing moves that start by offering customers a 7-day free test drive of their network with an iPhone 5s. They also announced that their Wideband LTE is now in 16 markets and VoLTE is in 15 total (here is the full list).  (more…)