Archive | August, 2021

T-Mobile ready to accept applications for 5G Connected Future Incubator Program once again

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Once again, T-Mobile is opening up the doors to its 5G Connected Future incubator program. Tech startups can join the program to build and test 5G use cases in areas like autonomous vehicles, robotics, industrial drones, mixed-reality training and entertainment, remote medical care, personal health and fitness wearables, and more.  This is the fourth iteration of T-Mobile’s 5G Connected Future program that will be managed by the Advanced Technology Development Center at the Curiosity Lab at Peachtree … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicks off 2021 Fall Accelerator Wellness Technology Program

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T-Mobile has just kicked off its Fall 2021 T-Mobile Accelerator Wellness Technology Program. In the succeeding months, T-Mobile will directly be working with six handpicked startups to help them as they build the next big thing in 5G technology that aims to promote wellness and improve quality of life.  The participants of this program include the following: formsense (San Diego, CA) – Building the next generation of wearable technologies to keep people healthy, active and injury-free OLIVER … [read full article]

T-Mobile giving free talk, text, and unlimited data to Hurricane Ida victims

As Hurricane Ida continues to wreak havoc over New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, T-Mobile has released a statement in response to the power outages. T-Mobile shared that their network is around 70% operational across Alabama and Louisiana after the hurricane hit over the weekend.  Despite having resumed operations in these areas, some customers may continue to experience intermittent impacts to their voice, text, and data service. But T-Mobile assures the public that their first responders … [read full article]

T-Mobile unleashes Keep & Switch promotion targeting Boost Mobile customers

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T-Mobile has a new promotion targeted towards Boost Mobile customers.  For an unknown period of time, Boost Mobile customers can apply for T-Mobile’s Keep & Switch promotion as long as they have had an active account for at least 12 months.  With this promotion in place, customers can keep their existing device when they decide to switch to T-Mobile. In return, T-Mo will compensate them for the payoff amount. This means that they can use that money … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO apologizes for recent cybersecurity attack, shares future plans

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Ever since T-Mobile learned of the cyberattack last week, they have been very vocal about the incident. They continued to give updates to their customers via their blog and even sent out a notification to affected customers. Today, T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert has once again taken the time to reassure their customers and apologize for the breach.  In a blog post, Sievert revealed that the hacker was able to access the personal information of over 54 million … [read full article]

Hacker comes forward, insults T-Mo’s ‘awful’ security

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T-Mobile continues to conduct its research into the recent customer data breach. And so far, the Un-Carrier has discovered that the information of over 50 million customers have been compromised. To add insult to the injury, a hacker who claims to be responsible for the attack has stepped up and called T-Mobile’s security “awful.” The hacker, named John Binns, apparently went on an interview on how he was able to get through T-Mobile’s servers. Binns … [read full article]

Volkswagen giving drivers choice to add T-Mobile Wi-Fi to their vehicle

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German vehicle manufacturer, Volkswagen, made an important announcement today that involved T-Mobile. The announcement seems to be really good news for anyone planning to purchase a car in the future.  According to the announcement, Volkswagen will be giving its customers an option to choose T-Mobile when adding vehicle Wi-Fi. In doing so, drivers will be able to stay connected to T-Mobile’s 4G LTE while driving through North America.  Once T-Mobile is selected, his passengers can enjoy … [read full article]

T-Mobile waives charges in line with ongoing events in Afghanistan

T-Mobile has released a new statement with regards to the events taking place in Afghanistan, especially for its customers.  During this difficult and uncertain time, T-Mobile hopes to be instrumental in helping its customers get in touch with their family and friends in Afghanistan. And in lieu of this, T-Mobile announced that it will be waiving international long-distance charges for calls and texts between Afghanistan and the U.S. This means that all of its customers will get … [read full article]

T-Mobile for Business customers also victims of cybersecurity attack

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Just when we thought T-Mobile for Business’ customers were safe from the recent cybersecurity attack last week, it turns out we were wrong. This was earlier confirmed by T-Mobile for Business group’s executive vice president, Mike Katz. Katz released a post on his LinkedIn account to address the concern. The executive also shared how they have been handling things on their end to secure their customers. When you click on the post, it will lead you … [read full article]

T-Mobile is now finally available at Best Buy

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Finally, T-Mobile is now available at Best Buy!  The Un-Carrier was first spotted by a Redditor on Best Buy’s official website over a week ago. But it looked like activations were paused after Samsung’s Unpacked event. This time, Best Buy is finally making it possible for users to choose to activate devices on T-Mobile’s network.  Along with the launch, Best Buy has dedicated a page to the devices you can activate on the Un-Carrier. Right … [read full article]