Posts From Victor Wright

Victor Wright
Victor Wright

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

T-Mobile is giving every postpaid customer a free year of Paramount Plus

T-Mobile has added yet another freebie to its arsenal of perks for postpaid customers with the announcement of a year of Paramount+ Essential "On Us". Paramount+ Essential is the latest in a series of free entertainment perks offered by the "Uncarrier". The offer is available to all T-Mobile postpaid customers, including legacy Sprint plans and...

Here’s how to get a free Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 from T-Mobile

T-Mobile is once again offering its coveted premium plan users a great deal, and this time it’s an entirely free Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 or $1000 off a Galaxy Z Fold 3. You just need to add a line to get it. According to our sources, T-Mobile has now begun a new promotion for...

Metro by T-Mobile is now at Walmart, and you can get $60 off at checkout

T-Mobile has announced that its prepaid brand, Metro by T-Mobile, is now available at over 2,300 Walmart stores starting today. Plus, customers can get $60 off instantly at checkout when they buy a new Metro by T-Mobile phone and service plan. We previously covered the news that T-Mobile planned to expand to Walmarts across the country,...

AT&T announces deployment of C-Band 5G+ spectrum

AT&T has shared their plans to deploy the C-Band spectrum it acquired back in February for 5G+. The carrier spent $23 billion back in February in an FCC auction to win 80 MHz of C-Band spectrum. That frequency, between 3.7 and 4 GHz, sits between their existing low band 5G and their super fast millimeter-wave...

T-Mobile will soon let you pickup, trade-in, and return devices at stores even if you bought online

The "Uncarrier" is finally adding a feature to its online and telesales orders that Verizon and AT&T have had for a while: offering order pickup, device trade-in, and returns at your local T-Mobile store. This change will likely be a blessing for T-Mobile subscribers across the country. First detailed on Reddit and independently confirmed via our...

T-Mobile delays Sprint CDMA shutdown yet again

It seems not everyone is ready for change when it comes to legacy network shutdowns, as T-Mobile has announced they are delaying the Sprint CDMA shutdown once again. This isn't the first time the legacy network shutdowns have been delayed. Just last month, T-Mobile shared that its own 3G UMTS network shutdown would not be...

T-Mobile will give you up to $1,000 to switch from a competitor

T-Mobile's Keep & Switch promotion is getting yet another upgrade, and now you can get up to $1,000 per line to pay off your phone when you switch from AT&T or Verizon. Starting October 22nd, T-Mobile will offer an increased value to their Keep & Switch promotion. Keep & Switch allows customers to join T-Mobile from a...

Here’s how the major carriers in the U.S. are doing with 5G

5G is all the rage now, with carriers trying to outdo each other using their own individual approaches. Here's how the big three carriers stack up. Opensignal shared its latest 5G Experience Report on Thursday, detailing how customers on all three major carriers typically experience 5G across the US. The Opensignal report states that, in testing between...

These are some of the screen protectors T-Mobile will sell for the Pixel 6 Pro

The Pixel 6 series might be the most leaked new phones ever, and now we know some of the screen protectors T-Mobile will sell for them. According to our sources, T-Mobile will sell their own GoTo brand of screen protectors for the upcoming Pixel 6 line, likely alongside other brands. The Pixel 6 will get a...

The 5G UW version of the Motorola Edge is coming to Verizon this week

Verizon has detailed the release of its variant of the Motorola Edge that's coming exclusively to their network. The Motorola Edge (2021) was released on September 2nd. It sports a 6.8" 144hz display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G CPU, and 6GB or 8GB RAM depending on which storage option you go with. That unlocked model supports only the...

T-Mobile is giving away free blankets next week as it blankets the country with 5G

The magenta carrier is moving quickly to "blanket" the country with 5G, and on Tuesday, you'll be able to get a free blanket for yourself too. As shown in the T-Mobile Tuesdays app, a free fluffy blanket will be available to most T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile, and Sprint customers on Tuesday, October 12th. We managed to...

Plex not working anymore on your smart TV? This might be why

Trying to watch Plex on your smart TV but getting a message saying the server is currently unavailable? Your TV might be to blame. As it turns out, some manufacturers have stopped updating older smart TV models, leading to this issue. The good news is there's a workaround to get you up and running again. Plex...