[Deal] T-Mobile offering 1 year of free Netflix with purchase of a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 or S6 Edge+

Samsung_Galaxy_Note_5_Galaxy_S6_Edge_PlusSamsung announced the successor to the Galaxy S6 Edge, the Galaxy S6 Edge+ earlier today alongside the all new Galaxy Note 5. Both will arrive in stores on August 21. Following the announcement, Sprint announced a deal for buyers of the new flagships, but T-Mobile users shouldn’t feel left out.

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You can order the Note 5 and S6 Edge+ through AT&T starting today

galaxy s6 edge+If you can’t wait to put an order in for the Galaxy S6 Edge+ or Galaxy Note 5, AT&T will begin taking pre-orders for the device later today. You’ll still have to wait for August 21st to get your hands on it, but you can secure your device now if you know for certain that you want it.

Both devices will be available for zero down up front on AT&T Next plans, although the prices wildly fluctuate depending on which phone and storage option you want. Read more

AT&T’s wireless sales experience ranks highest among carriers five times in a row

AT&T_Logo_01_TAAT&T has ranked higher than other wireless carriers in JD Powers’ wireless purchase experience survey, marking the fifth consecutive time AT&T has outscored the competition in this category. The award is given out twice per year.

The carrier scored top marks in four of the six categories, including store sales rep, website, offerings and promotions, and phone sales rep. Roughly 12,700 customers took part in the survey, so there was a decent sized sample to get this information from. Read more

Verizon testing out 10 gigabit internet service using new fiber technology

2000px-Verizon_logoVerizon has successfully tested out a new fiber connection that will theoretically provide speeds up to 10 gigabits per second, with a little bit of headroom to improve that even more. That’s insanely fast.

This test doesn’t mean that Verizon is going to immediately start offering those speeds to all of their customers, unfortunately, but it’s a step in the right direction towards faster internet speeds than what we have today. Right now there isn’t even commercial equipment available for this new technology to be used, so we’re a ways off from it being mainstreamed. Read more