Tag Archives: 700mhz

T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter talks 600MHz auction plans and more

There’s a lot of focus on the upcoming 600MHz spectrum auction, especially with T-Mobile since Magenta plans to use it to bolster their low-band coverage. Today T-Mo CFO Braxton Carter touched on the auction while speaking at the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference. At the event, Carter talked a bit about T-Mobile’s plan of attack for the auction, saying that T-Mo intends on buying 600MHz licenses that’ll cover the … [read full article]

T-Mobile fires back at Verizon’s geese ad with new ‘Think Again’ commercial

T-Mobile and Verizon have been trading blows with one another in recent months with offers and ads. T-Mobile launched its #NeverSettleforVerizon promo in May, and then Verizon followed with an ad featuring geese and a jab at T-Mo’s network. Now T-Mobile has fired back in a new commercial highlighting its Extended Range LTE coverage. The ad begins with a voiceover similar to the one in Verizon’s ad, highlighting a network that … [read full article]

T-Mobile 700MHz LTE now live in greater Miami area

We don’t often see T-Mobile make official announcements when it lights up 700MHz coverage in new markets, but today Magenta made an exception. T-Mobile says that its Extended Range LTE, aka 700MHz spectrum, is now live in Miami, Fla., as well as several other Florida locales: Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Coral Springs, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Homestead, Jupiter, Kendall, Key West, Lehigh … [read full article]

CCA and T-Mobile rally against AT&T 700MHz deal

AT&T is working on a deal to acquire a pair of Lower 700MHz B Block licenses that it says is meant to enhance its existing B Block footprint and support a 10x10MHz LTE deployment in 700MHz markets. It argues that the FCC has found that deals that allow for 10x10MHz LTE rollouts serve the public interest, and so its deal should go through. However, the Competitive Carriers Association and T-Mobile … [read full article]

John Legere vows to become even more competitive if T-Mobile gets additional spectrum

John Legere has brought about a lot of change in the mobile industry since he took over T-Mobile, launching Un-carrier moves that led other carriers to do things like move away from contracts and offer rollover data. And in a new interview, the T-Mo CEO has revealed what’ll make him put more pressure on the competition. Newsweek today posted a profile on John Legere, covering his arrival … [read full article]