Archive | September, 2020

T-Mobile launches Project 10Million to help students get online for school

Last year, T-Mobile announced three major initiatives tied to the completion of the Sprint merger. Since then we’ve seen T-Mobile Connect and Connecting Heroes launch, and now the third effort is officially live, too. Project 10Million is now live and available to schools. This initiative has the goal of closing the homework gap and helping students get online at home. And with many schools opting for virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, T-Mo … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LG Velvet 5G is launching September 10, and it’s a little different than other Velvets

The LG Velvet 5G is finally coming to T-Mobile, and the version that’s arriving is a little different than the one that already launched on AT&T and Verizon. T-Mobile will begin selling the LG Velvet 5G on September 10. Pricing will be set at $0 down and $24.50 per month for 24 months or $588 full retail. New and existing customers who’d like to save a few bucks on the LG Velvet can get it for up … [read full article]

FCC announces results of CBRS spectrum auction that T-Mobile participated in

The FCC today announced the results of its recent 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum auction, and T-Mobile finished with a few of the Priority Access Licenses (PALs). T-Mobile spent a total of $5.58 million on eight PALs in six counties. Also of note is that Shentel won a total of 262 PALs in 74 counties, spending $16.118 million for them. T-Mo is in the process of buying Shentel’s wireless assets, so those PALs could eventually become T-Mobile’s. … [read full article]

T-Mobile 2.5GHz 5G expands to 81 new cities across the US

Before today, T-Mobile’s 2.5GHz 5G was available in eight cities. Now that number is more than 80. T-Mo today announced that it’s turned on its 2.5GHz 5G in parts of 81 cities and towns across the US. This includes places like San Fernando, CA; Bangor, MI; Newberg, OR; Newport News, VA; and Snohomish, WA. The full list of cities where T-Mobile’s 2.5GHz 5G can now be found is available at the bottom of this … [read full article]

T-Mobile asks FCC permission to test 5G using C-band spectrum

As T-Mobile continues its 5G rollout, the carrier has submitted an application to the FCC to test 5G in the C-band spectrum. T-Mobile has asked the FCC for permission to test 5G on spectrum in the 3.7-3.8GHz band, or the lower C-band. According to the filing spotted by Light Reading, these tests will be conducted in Las Vegas, NV; Houston, TX; Phoenix, AZ; Bellevue, WA; and New York, NY. “Commission grant of the requested STA will … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 fully detailed, launching September 18 for $1,999

After giving us our first look at the Galaxy Z Fold 2 last month, Samsung today spilled all the beans on its newest foldable. First up, the all-important launch and pricing info. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow, September 2, at 12:01 am ET with a launch scheduled for September 18. Pricing will be set at $1,999. T-Mobile has confirmed that it will carry the Galaxy Z Fold 2, … [read full article]