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Galaxy Z Fold 2 teased by T-Mobile, crease and all

Galaxy Z Fold 2 teased by T-Mobile, crease and all

We already know much about how the Galaxy Z Fold 2 looks like, thanks to Samsung's own teaser, but that doesn't exactly give us an idea of how the phone will actually look like in real life. Samsung did put out an official teaser starring BTS but it was so brief and staged that it was hard to get a true feel for the phone. Thankfully, T-Mobile's Desmond "Des" Smith was kind enough to spend more than just a few minutes on the Galaxy Z Fold 2 to give us mere mortals a closer look at Samsung's next-gen foldable.

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T-Mobile activates its standalone 5G network across the United States

T-Mobile activates its standalone 5G network across the United States

T-Mobile has activated its standalone 5G network across the United States, boasting that it is the first wireless carrier in the world to hit this milestone. Unlike current 5G networks, which build upon existing 4G networks, T-Mobile's 5G network is built upon standalone architecture (SA). According to T-Mobile, this move expands the company's 5G to more than 7,500 cities and around 250 million people, a 30-percent coverage increase.

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T-Mobile, Metro will kick out non-VoLTE phones next year

T-Mobile, Metro will kick out non-VoLTE phones next year

Some say that progress can't be stopped but you can definitely try holding it back as hard as you can. Sooner or later, though, it will catch up and when it does, there will always be those left behind. T-Mobile probably thinks that price is worth paying for, especially when the casualties are phones were launched half a decade ago. Given current economic conditions, however, T-Mobile's push for a VoLTE-only network could come off as pretty insensitive.

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T-Mobile VoLTE cut-off date: Old phones living on borrowed time

T-Mobile VoLTE cut-off date: Old phones living on borrowed time

Internal communications at T-Mobile USA revealed this week show how customers will require VoLTE tech in their phone in the near future. T-Mobile USA is evolving to the newest in new mobile network and cell connectivity, and the oldest still-active tech is about to be retired. This information was revealed not long after AT&T sent out notification to some customers about a similar update and requirement for new phones.

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New T-Mobile plan offers four 5G lines for $100 as extra coverage lights up

New T-Mobile plan offers four 5G lines for $100 as extra coverage lights up

T-Mobile has announced a new four-line price plan, bringing unlimited data down to under $25 per line, as it tries to prove that its merger with Sprint truly is a good deal for subscribers. The new promotion will only be offered for a limited time over the summer, the carrier said today, though promises to be its lowest postpaid deal so far.

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T-Mobile Android TV set-top box appears on FCC website

T-Mobile Android TV set-top box appears on FCC website

It appears that T-Mobile is working on yet another set-top box of some variety, this one sporting Android TV. The device has appeared at the FCC alongside a few images, indicating that T-Mobile will soon introduce a new device for use with its T-Vision home television service. Though this isn't the first time we've seen a T-Mobile box appear at the FCC, it seems the company may be stepping away from its proprietary platform.

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T-Mobile USA Scam Shield lets you switch numbers for free

T-Mobile USA Scam Shield lets you switch numbers for free

T-Mobile revealed Scam Shield today for the protection of all T-Mobile, Sprint, and Metro by T-Mobile users. Scam Shield is a program under which T-Mobile will launch several features. Scam Shield includes free scam identification and blocking, enhanced Called ID, and ID monitoring. T-Mobile also suggested that users can now get a "free second number to keep your personal number personal" as well as a "free number change if needed."

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OnePlus got into Verizon stores, but it still has a problem

OnePlus got into Verizon stores, but it still has a problem

OnePlus scoring Verizon as an official carrier partner was a big deal back in April, but sales aren't living up to expectations according to a new report. The news that Verizon would offer the OnePlus 8 in-store was seen as evidence that the fan-favorite had hit critical traction for US sales success, but instead we may have had another reminder that the American cellphone market is a tough nut to crack.

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T-Mobile explains widespread phone service outage

T-Mobile explains widespread phone service outage

When some basic services suddenly go down without warning or immediate explanation during times of uncertainty, it's no surprise that some will immediately panic or stir up conspiracy theories. When people across the US found themselves unable to make phone calls or send text messages, they were naturally unamused. Fortunately, the reason for that almost nationwide service outage was a single point of failure. Unfortunately, that single point of failure turned out to be T-Mobile who is now issuing a statement briefly explaining what happened.

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Phone service issues appear across USA: T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon

Phone service issues appear across USA: T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon

On the afternoon of June 15, 2020, T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint appeared to be having issues with connectivity. Phone voice calls and data connections seemed to be extremely slow and/or broken entirely for several hours. At 3:18 PM Central Time, CEO Neville Ray posted a Twitter message suggesting the network was being fixed.

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Google teams with T-Mobile USA for global RCS messaging

Google teams with T-Mobile USA for global RCS messaging

T-Mobile USA introduced RCS (rich messaging) to T-Mobile users back in the year 2015 for their USA-based network. Here in 2020, T-Mobile USA and Google teamed up to expand T-Mobile users' ability to work with RCS "when texting with Android users on other networks across the globe." This system will be interesting to see expand, as it requires a smartphone that supports RSC Universal Profile 1.0 while the person receiving messages to have the official Google Messages app.

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T-Mobile rolls out free unlimited service with 5G for first responders

T-Mobile rolls out free unlimited service with 5G for first responders

T-Mobile has announced that it is giving first responders in the United States free unlimited service on its network. This offering is intended to support first responders through their respective agencies, which can include police and sheriff's departments, fire departments, and EMT services. The service offers unlimited talk, text, and data, including access to the carrier's 5G network.

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