Ericsson, T-Mobile ink $3.5 billion 5G agreement

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Ericsson and T-Mobile today announced a multi-year, $3.5 billion contract to support T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network deployment. Under the deal, Ericsson will provide T-Mobile with the latest 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software compliant with 3GPP standards.

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OnePlus 6T said to launch on T-Mobile network in the US in October

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According to a new report, OnePlus 6T which is rumored to be the next OnePlus flagship will be T-Mobile exclusive when it launches in the U.S later this year. This means that the OnePlus 6T will be optimized for T-Mobile’s network. This in addition to the standard global version that’s unlocked.  Continue reading “OnePlus 6T said to launch on T-Mobile network in the US in October”

T-Mobile and Nokia sign $3.5 billion multi-year 5G network agreement

T-Mobile and Nokia today has announced a $3.5 billion agreement to accelerate the deployment of a nationwide 5G network. Nokia will provide T-Mobile with its complete end-to-end 5G technology, software, and services portfolio. Continue reading “T-Mobile and Nokia sign $3.5 billion multi-year 5G network agreement”

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 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”

A lucky Samsung Galaxy Note5 user receives update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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Just yesterday, we reported the leaked roadmap for the Android 6.0 Marshmallow upgrade path for Samsung phones. In the roadmap, the Galaxy Note5 along with the S6 edge+ was scheduled to receive an update to Marshmallow in December 2015. However, one lucky user has apparently already received the update to Marshmallow on his T-Mobile Note5.

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Samsung Gear S2 3G coming to Verizon and T-Mobile in November, pricing revealed

Samsung had announced Gear S2, Gear S2 3G and Gear S2 classic smartwatch last month. Today, the Gear S2 3G is now available for pre-order and will also arrive at T-Mobile by November 15.

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Buy a Samsung mobile and a tablet in the US, and get $100 from T-Mobile

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The US telecom carrier T-Mobile has reportedly launched a new $100 cashback promo scheme for purchasing a selected Samsung smartphone and a tablet, starting May 13. Continue reading “Buy a Samsung mobile and a tablet in the US, and get $100 from T-Mobile”

Apple teams up with T-Mobile in the US and EE in the UK for Wi-Fi calling

T-Mobile will offer Wi-Fi calling on the newly launched iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the US while EE will provide the same in the UK. The popular US and UK carriers will be the first one to partner Apple for this feature that will allow users to make phone calls using a Wi-Fi network.

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Sony Xperia Z1s Hands on

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Sony launched their current flagship – Sony Xperia Z1 in September, 2013 during IFA and it has been the company’s flagship till now. Last year at CES 2013, Sony had announced their twin flagships – Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL, and hence we expected there was some speculation that Sony will be unveiling something in the smartphone category at CES 2014. We were right, they did announce a smartphone with top of the line specifications, but it isn’t exactly the company’s flagship. They announced the Sony Xperia Z1s or Xperia Z1 for T-Mobile which is the entire Sony Xperia Z1 package. Check out our hands on video with the Sony Xperia Z1s right below. Continue reading “Sony Xperia Z1s Hands on”

T-Mobile USA to Begin Selling Apple Products in 2013

Today, Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann announced at his company’s analyst day event that T-Mobile USA will begin selling Apple products in 2013. T-Mobile also made the announcement in a press release. The carrier did not mention specific products, but Apple’s iPhone and iPad lineup are the only cellular enable devices offered by the company.

“T-Mobile USA has entered into an agreement with Apple to bring products to market together in 2013,” the release said. T-Mobile is the fourth largest carrier in the U.S., but regardless of its size, the iPhone has not been offered on that carrier to date. In addition, T-Mobile USA will also be offering LTE service for its customers in 2013.

Apple also confirmed to The Loop that it has struck a deal with T-Mobile.

 

Nokia Lumia 810 headed to T-Mobile USA

T-Mobile and Nokia just announced the Lumia 810 which will be an exclusive on the network. Featuring a 4.3″ OLED WVGA Clear Black display, 8MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics and exchangeable back covers, the phone is identical to the Lumia 820 in terms of hardware but supports 4G on T-Mobile and has the carrier branding on the top-left.

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HTC Ville and Huawei Prism shows up at T-Mobile’s list

Mobile World Congress is right around the corner, and smartphone giants such as HTC are ready to rock’n’roll at the mega event, also carriers like T-Mobile USA are getting ready to introduce new devices because we will be seeing a lot of new devices at MWC. According to a accessory list leaked by Tmo-News, which is telling us that T-Mobile will be launching HTC Ville and Huawei Prism soon as their accessories showed up in the list. Ville is just a codename, whereas the final name of the device might be HTC One S. Continue reading “HTC Ville and Huawei Prism shows up at T-Mobile’s list”

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G coming to T-Mobile late March for $149.99

T-Mobile USA has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G would be available late March.  They unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G at CES last month and it supports upto 42 Mbps data speeds on HSPA+.  It has 3.97-inch Super AMOLED display and is powered by 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor. It runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). It comes with 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording with flash and advanced shooting modes, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G coming to T-Mobile late March for $149.99”