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Victor Wright
Victor Wright

A web development nerd with an interest in cell carriers and all things gadget and tech.

YouTube TV will lose Disney channels on Friday and get a $15 price drop

YouTube has announced that its distribution deal with Disney will expire on Friday, December 17, and the company is yet to reach an "equitable agreement" with the latter to continue distributing its content on YouTube TV. As a result, YouTube TV will lose all Disney-owned channels once the contract expires later this week. YouTube TV recently...

T-Mobile increases their base pay to $20 per hour for all employees

Wages are a hot-button issue in today's world, and it looks like T-Mobile is addressing it head-on as they have announced today that minimum pay for all employees has been increased to $20 per hour. The pay for employees varies among positions and locations at T-Mobile. Regardless of role, however, the minimum take-home rate will be...

T-Mobile is offering the OnePlus 9 Pro for $750 off with its premium plan

OnePlus has been making phones for a while now, and the latest OnePlus 9 Pro is a beast of a phone featuring a Snapdragon 888 chipset, a 6.7-inch 120Hz screen, and 12GB of RAM. Now, customers on T-Mobile's premium plans can score one for $750 off when they add a new line. Or, if you...

[Update: Back online] It’s not just you: Many T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T customers can’t call each other

There seems to be a pretty big outage going on between the three big carriers, and especially between T-Mobile and Verizon, as calls between them are having issues nationwide. According to sources at T-Mobile, the issue is known and actively being worked on. The incident is described as an intermittent outage affecting customers nationwide due to...

AT&T’s Cyber Monday deals are here, including a free Galaxy S21

Cyber Monday is here, and AT&T is joining the fray by offering some great deals including a free Samsung Galaxy S21 via bill credits. As Black Friday sales come to a close, Cyber Monday week takes over. This week, AT&T is offering a variety of deals on smartphones to existing and new customers as part...

The T-Mobile Cyber Monday deals include a completely free smartphone and more

T-Mobile's Black Friday deals were a bit of a disappointment, consisting mostly of existing deals the carrier already offered. Their Cyber Monday deals, however, might be worth taking a look. The carrier has announced their Cyber Monday deals this morning on their newsroom website. The deals include a choice of a free smartphone via monthly bill...

Verizon completes its acquisition of TracFone Wireless

Back in September of 2020 Verizon announced it was planning to acquire TracFone Wireless. TracFone is one of the leading prepaid phone providers in the US and its acquisition was expected to help Verizon expand its portfolio into the value segment. For the unaware, TracFone has been a longtime partner of Verizon, with more than...

T-Mobile is offering a limited edition Lite-Brite to celebrate 5G Ultra Capacity

T-Mobile has rapidly been deploying its Ultra Capacity 5G across the country and recently hit its goal of "nationwide" coverage reaching 200 million customers. To celebrate, T-Mobile is offering a limited edition Lite-Brite in partnership with Hasbro. The Lite-Brite is a classic toy dating back to 1967 and is likely a fond memory to generations....

Here are T-Mobile’s deals for Black Friday

It's almost Black Friday, and companies are already starting to advertise their deals. We've seen both Verizon and AT&T get in on some of the action, and now it's T-Mobile's turn to show off their Black Friday deals. The "Uncarrier" has announced its early Black Friday deals which will be available beginning November 19th. The...

Here are Verizon’s deals for Black Friday

It's almost time for Black Friday, and some carriers such as AT&T are already getting in on the action. While Verizon hasn't officially confirmed its Black Friday deals yet, our sources have told us some of what to expect. Most of the carrier's deals are focused on smartphones, but there's potential for some major savings...

T-Mobile’s faster 5G now covers almost two-thirds of all Americans

The "Uncarrier" is well ahead of the game with its 5G deployment, and now T-Mobile has shared their super fast Ultra Capacity 5G now covers 200 million Americans. Announced via the T-Mobile Newsroom, T-Mobile's Ultra Capacity 5G now covers 200 million people in the US. That's nearly two-thirds of the entire country. T-Mobile says this covers...

AT&T and Verizon are delaying their C-Band 5G rollouts due to FAA safety worries

The FAA recently voiced concerns that the C-Band spectrum being deployed by some carriers might interfere with airplane safety systems, and now it seems AT&T and Verizon have decided to delay their planned 5G deployments in response. The news comes via The Wall Street Journal and states that the two carriers have both separately agreed to...