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Topic: T-Mobile

AT&T's '5G E' network not faster than 4G on T-Mobile & Verizon

03/22/2019, 12:03 pm

AT&T's controversial "5G E" network -- really rebranded 4G LTE -- may actually be slower than Verizon and T-Mobile's LTE networks, a newly-published study says.

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T-Mobile slows US 5G launch, postpones some frequencies until late 2019 [u]

02/25/2019, 11:02 am

The U.S. branch of T-Mobile is delaying its 5G launch from the first half of 2019 until the second, owing to a lack of compatible phones, its CTO said in a Monday interview. [Updated with correction by T-Mobile]

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T-Mobile's future streaming service will focus on a-la-carte subscriptions, not channel bundles

02/07/2019, 04:02 pm

T-Mobile's still nebulous streaming TV plans will concentrate on existing outside subscription services rather than offering up a new package of live TV channels, the company said in a Thursday earnings call.

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T-Mobile's mobile TV service is coming in a matter of weeks, but 'disruptive' plans postponed [u]

01/25/2019, 01:01 pm

T-Mobile is launching a mobile, ad-based video streaming service in "the next few weeks," a report said on Friday, but a "disruptive" TV service promised by CEO John Legere will apparently have to wait. [Updated with denial by Xumo]

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US carriers again vow to better control data access after pay-to-track scandal

01/10/2019, 01:01 pm

Major U.S. carriers have for a second time promised to better control data access after a site successfully tracked down a T-Mobile phone by paying a bounty hunter $300.

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AT&T lying to customers by showing '5G E' on devices, under fire from other carriers

01/09/2019, 09:01 am

AT&T has been criticized by rival carriers Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile for attempting to mislead customers by marketing some smartphones as using "5G Evolution" technology and displaying a "5G E" connectivity logo on the screen, despite the devices involved being incapable of connecting to a 5G network.

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T-Mobile delays rollout of video service poised to challenge cable, Apple & others

12/20/2018, 09:12 am

The U.S. branch of T-Mobile is pushing out the launch of a video service it's hoping will pose a challenge to the cable TV industry, and could also compete not just with other internet TV services but Apple's upcoming video platform.

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T-Mobile and Sprint receive key approvals on path to blockbuster merger

12/18/2018, 12:12 am

T-Mobile and Sprint moved past two major hurdles on their way toward a long-fought merger on Monday, receiving regulatory approval from both the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and a group of defense agencies collectively known as Team Telecom.

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T-Mobile launches eSIM app for iPhone XR & iPhone XS

12/17/2018, 02:12 pm

On Monday the U.S. branch of T-Mobile launched its promised eSIM app, enabling people with an iPhone XR, XS, or XS Max to add a secondary line through the carrier.

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Major US carriers don't support dual SIM at launch of iOS 12.1

10/30/2018, 08:10 pm

Apple's new dual SIM feature, available with iPhone XS and XR models, was activated with iOS 12.1 on Tuesday, but the three biggest cellular carriers in the U.S. are not supporting the feature at launch.

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Here's where to get the best deal on Apple's iPhone XR

10/19/2018, 03:10 am

Now that iPhone XR handsets are hitting store shelves, wireless carriers are offering discounts on the new devices. We're rounding up where to find the best deals, including buy one, get one free promotions.

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MetroPCS rebrands to 'Metro by T-Mobile,' gains two new unlimited data plans

09/24/2018, 11:09 am

On Monday prepaid carrier MetroPCS switched its name to "Metro by T-Mobile," reflecting its ownership and host network, while simultaneously announcing two new unlimited data plans.

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iPhone XS LTE speeds up to 266 percent faster than iPhone X, early test reveals

09/17/2018, 10:09 pm

As we head towards the release of the iPhone XS, the first speed tests are teasing what we can expect when it comes to LTE speeds across the major carriers. According to results from SpeedSmart.net, iPhone XS and XS Max will boast quite the improvement from last year's iPhone X.

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FCC pauses review of Sprint and T-Mobile merger

09/11/2018, 10:09 pm

Government stops the "shot clock" on the merger's review period, in order to take a look at modeling.

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T-Mobile opens iPhone & iPad leasing for businesses with help from Apple

09/05/2018, 10:09 am

The U.S. branch of T-Mobile on Wednesday launched iPhone and iPad leasing for businesses, an option run in cooperation with Apple Financial Services.

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Apple & US carriers partner on 200GB iCloud promo ahead of new iPhones

08/26/2018, 08:08 pm

Apple and the four major U.S. carriers are offering two free months of iCloud's 200-gigabyte tier to some people looking to upgrade their iPhone this fall.

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Flaws in Apple & Asurion websites expose PINs of millions of iPhone users

08/24/2018, 08:08 pm

Although already fixed, security vulnerabilites at Apple's online store and the website for Asurion, a phone insurance firm, recently exposed the PINs of millions of mobile accounts, a report revealed on Friday.

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Personal data of two million customers swiped in T-Mobile breach

08/24/2018, 08:08 am

T-Mobile has confirmed it is the victim of a server breach where attackers accessed customer data, with the recently-discovered intrusion involving personal data potentially affecting as many as two million users of the major U.S. carrier.

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Apple opens online iPhone Upgrade Program enrollment to T-Mobile customers

08/23/2018, 11:08 pm

Apple this week added T-Mobile to a short list of major U.S. wireless operators that have online access to the iPhone Upgrade Program, allowing customers of the telco to sign up for the service through the online Apple store.

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T-Mobile launches 30-day free trials in Atlanta, Austin & Boston

08/16/2018, 09:08 am

T-Mobile on Thursday began offering trial subscriptions in three U.S. cities, letting new customers test the carrier's network without having to commit to switching.

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