Archive | June, 2021

Neville Ray shares important plans for T-Mobile


T-Mobile’s President of Technology, Neville Ray, spoke at two recent events, the UBS Future of 5G event and the Wells Fargo Virtual Media Telco Day.  At these two events, Ray talked about the company’s main priorities for 2H 2021 and beyond. The executive also talked about the company’s speed-to-market advantage over its two rivals as well as its strategy behind its network build-out. Ray also talked about T-Mobile’s propagation in rural and urban areas.  Here … [read full article]

T-Mobile has oversupply of small cells


In a recent call with investors, T-Mobile president of technology, Neville Ray, shared that the company has more small cells than it needs. And because of this, it may need to decommission some of these small cells.  As reported by UBS equity research analyst Batya Levi, there is an estimated total of 70,000 small cells that are in operation. Many of these small cells came with T-Mo’s merger with Sprint. Although Ray did not dispute this estimate, … [read full article]

T-Mobile 911 call center in Dallas encountered issue, police say it is resolved


On Sunday night, T-Mobile users based in Dallas, TX reported that they experienced a network issue that affected 911 calls. Thankfully, the issue was attended to right away and has been resolved by Monday morning.  According to Dallas police, there were a total of 50 calls that were affected. The issue did not affect callers but had a problem with the public safety answering service.  Police said that the public safety answering service encountered a problem with … [read full article]

T-Mobile facing another SIM swapping charge


T-Mobile is facing another SIM swapping complaint. This time, the complaint comes from a Pennsylvania woman who lost $20,000 in cryptocurrency due to a mobile fraud scheme. And according to the complainant, T-Mobile was unable to protect her account. Earlier this week, Sima Kesler filed a complaint in the Pennsylvania Eastern District Court. According to the complaint, Kesler was the victim of a SIM swapping scheme that took place in May 2020.  Kesler complained that scammers … [read full article]

T-Mobile: On track with its rural expansion plans


One of T-Mobile’s ambitions for the next four years is to be the wireless leader among those living in rural America. And in order to make this happen, the Un-Carrier is already investing and gearing up for this massive growth.  T-Mobile’s executive vice president of consumer group Jon Freier sees this as a “huge opportunity” for the brand. The executive shared that they “have the opportunity to bring to smaller markets in rural areas something that they’ve … [read full article]

T-Mobile releases names of winners of 2021 Changemaker Challenge


Earlier today, the T-Mobile Foundation released the names of the 16 winners of its 2021 Changemaker Challenge. This is a nationwide contest that the T-Mobile Foundation ran for youth who have big and bold ideas on how to change the world for good. Participants in the challenge include individuals and teams between the ages of 13-18.  The winners of the challenge get to take home seed money from the foundation along with an all-expenses paid trip to … [read full article]

T-Mobile joining Wells Fargo Virtual Media Telco Day event

T-Mobile will be joining the upcoming Wells Fargo Virtual Media Telco Day event.  In a blog post released today, the company revealed that its president of technology, Neville Ray, will be presenting and providing a business update at the event. It will take place on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 4:15 am EDT.  During the virtual event, there will be a live webcast of Ray’s talk. It will be available on the company’s Investor Relations website.  … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches new programs for small businesses


T-Mobile has just launched new services that are aimed to help small business owners take their business to the next level during this time.  These services were previously discussed just a few days ago. But now, T-Mobile has made these available to small businesses. To recap, these services include the following: New Business Unlimited smartphone plans with unlimited 5G access Small Business Internet that delivers fast, reliable connectivity  Facebook Advertising on Us, a new program from … [read full article]