T-Mobile and Sprint agree to merge in a deal valued at $146 billion

After T-Mobile and Sprint said they have ceased discussions to merge into a single entity back in November, both the company today announced a they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction at a fixed exchange ratio of 0.10256 T-Mobile shares for each Sprint share or the equivalent of 9.75 Sprint shares for each T-Mobile US share. This is valued at about $26.5 billion in stock. Continue reading “T-Mobile and Sprint agree to merge in a deal valued at $146 billion”

Qualcomm and T-Mobile showcase Gigabit Class LTE, expands to 430 markets

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With a plenty of room for improvement in LTE, at an event for media and analysts in the San Jose Convention Center, Qualcomm and T-Mobile have demonstrated the speed and power of Gigabit Class LTE on T-Mobile’s network with flagship smartphones powered by Snapdragon Gigabit LTE modems.

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T-Mobile and Sprint officially end merger talks

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T-Mobile and Sprint have said they have ceased discussions to merge into a single entity since they could not find mutually agreeable terms. Both the companies have been open to idea of merging for the past few years. Back in September there were reports of talks of merger, later in October new reports said that the companies might announce a merger by the end of the month, but Sprint eventually pulled out due to ownership concerns.

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T-Mobile introduces Scam ID and Scam Block to protect customers from scam calls

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T-Mobile has introduced Scam ID and Scam Block to its customers to safeguard them from scam calls. Scam ID automatically alerts when an incoming call is likely a scam. With Scam Block T-Mobile automatically stops scam calls before they ever reach them. Continue reading “T-Mobile introduces Scam ID and Scam Block to protect customers from scam calls”

T-Mobile starts deploying LTE-U technology in its LTE network, will launch in Spring 2017

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T-Mobile today announced that it has started deploying LTE-U technology in its LTE network and will launch in Spring 2017, following today’s FCC certification of equipment from strategic partners Ericsson and Nokia. This comes after more than three years of extensive research, development and testing to ensure LTE-U works well alongside Wi-Fi technologies. Continue reading “T-Mobile starts deploying LTE-U technology in its LTE network, will launch in Spring 2017”

T-Mobile announces DIGITS: One number for all your devices

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The US-based wireless network operator, T-Mobile today unveiled DIGITS, a technology that allows users to use multiple numbers on one device or one number on multiple devices. The company also opened up the beta program where customers can try out technology and provide feedback on DIGITS before the public roll-out. Continue reading “T-Mobile announces DIGITS: One number for all your devices”

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL with 5-inch HD display, 2GB RAM, Windows 10, 4G LTE announced

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Alcatel OneTouch has introduced Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL, it’s latest Windows 10 smartphone for T-Mobile. It packs a 5-inch HD screen, is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor, has a 8-megapixel auto focus rear camera and a 2-megapixel rear camera. Continue reading “Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL with 5-inch HD display, 2GB RAM, Windows 10, 4G LTE announced”

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL for Windows and Android press shots surface

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Back in September, @evleaks revealed the specifications of the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL for Windows. Now Evan Blass / @evleaks has posted press images of the smartphone in two version, one running Windows 10 and the other version with Android. Both have identical design and share the same specifications. Continue reading “Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL for Windows and Android press shots surface”

T-Mobile is now offering free memory upgrades for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

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T-Mobile had a promotion a few weeks that allowed customers to purchase 64GB Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge for the same price as the 32GB variant. However this time, the promotion will be valid only for a short duration so customers need to hurry to avail the offer.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 on T-Mobile now receiving update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

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Users of T-Mobile handsets have a lot to cheer about lately. After being the first to roll out the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, now T-Mobile has begun rolling out the update for the Galaxy S5 as well.

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Android Lollipop 5.1.1 for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is now rolling out

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Last month, we told you that the update to Android Lollipop 5.1 for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is rumoured to come out sometime in June. Looks like the information was spot on and now the wait is finally over as the update is now rolling out to devices worldwide.

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LG G4 leather covers now available for pre-order in USA – Buy one get one free

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LG’s flagship, the G4 is now available across all major carriers in the US – Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and US Cellular. They have now made the leather back covers available for pre-order for customers online and they have an interesting offer as well.

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T-Mobile Netherlands launches separate handset pricing plans

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One of the ways that O2 stands out in the UK is through its O2 Refresh contract where the airtime and handsets are separated into two monthly charges and it seems that other European operators are following suit. T-Mobile Netherlands has announced a new “Stel Samen & Stel Bij” plan that offers separate handset and airtime contracts for customers. Continue reading “T-Mobile Netherlands launches separate handset pricing plans”