Archive | 2021

T-Mobile for Business EVP confident of brand’s future

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Earlier today, T-Mobile for Business EVP, Mike Katz, released a blog post on T-Mobile’s website. The executive shared a video depicting the growth of T-Mobile for Business in the enterprise segment. Here’s a quick rundown of his blog post: When T-Mobile first emerged in 2013, it was the smallest major U.S. wireless provider. Its position allowed T-Mo to look at its main rivals and see their flaws. One of these is a “lazy and broken customer service … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out One UI 3.1 update to Samsung Galaxy S10+

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The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is the latest smartphone to get updated to the latest OS. The update comes from T-Mobile, who has recently rolled out the major update of One UI 3.1.  The report says that the update comes with the March security patch. It also has a weight of around 1.2GB. The reason why the update is so big is because the “overall device performance has been improved,” according to the changelog. There are also … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile joins FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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T-Mobile and its prepaid arm, Metro by T-Mobile, have unveiled that they will be participating in the temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Through this program, households that are struggling with their internet service bills during the pandemic can continue to stay connected to education, work, and healthcare services. Enrollment to the program will open on May 12th. If you are a qualified T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile, Assurance Wireless, or … [read full article]

Dish Network chairman calls T-Mobile the “Grinch”

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Recently, Dish Network held its Q1 2021 earnings call where they talked about their plans for Boost Mobile. In the call, however, Dish chairman, Charlie Ergen, couldn’t help but compare T-Mobile to the Grinch. Ergen made the comparison while talking about T-Mobile’s decision to proceed with the shut down date of its CDMA network.  During the call, Ergen couldn’t hold his frustrations back about T-Mobile’s move. He shares that T-Mobile has “become the Grinch” and that the … [read full article]

T-Mobile partners with WGU to make higher education more accessible

T-Mobile is doing its part in making higher education more accessible to students. Today, the Un-Carrier revealed that it has inked a partnership with Western Governors University (WGU), the largest nonprofit online university in the country. Through this partnership, they are able to offer a unique scholarship program to college and university students who need reliable internet connection.  Since affordable internet options are still lacking in both urban and rural communities, T-Mobile is working with WGU to … [read full article]

T-Mobile ending support for Wi-Fi Calling on older phones

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T-Mobile is getting ready to shut down Wi-Fi Calling in a number of older devices.  As evidenced on a Reddit thread, users of affected devices started receiving a notification from the Un-Carrier informing them of this development. According to the thread, the recipients of the text were given a link to a support page that explains the end of the Wi-Fi Calling standard version 1.0, which was first released in 2015.  The affected devices include … [read full article]

T-Mobile receives third recognition this month for its 5G speed and availability

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And yet again, T-Mobile lands on the top spot of another independent report.  Today, Opensignal has released its latest report that collects data based on real world customer usage from millions of device measurements. According to the data released, T-Mobile has the fastest and most available 5G signal compared to everyone else.  The data also showed that T-Mobile’s 5G download speeds jumped by up to 23% while its rivals remained an unchanged number since the start of … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils new SyncUP TRACKER device

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T-Mobile has introduced its newest product today that adds to its SyncUP line. The new device, called SyncUP TRACKER, is a device that keeps track of your valuable items through the use of T-Mobile’s nationwide LTE network. According to data gathered by T-Mobile, the average American spends 2.5 days a year looking for lost items, collectively costing U.S. holds $2.7 billion annually in replacement costs. T-Mo wants to do its part in lowering this number by allowing … [read full article]

Apple’s latest iOS 14.5 update improves iPhone 12 lineup on T-Mobile

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Apple released its latest iOS 14.5 update yesterday. And true enough, the new update brings some remarkable features that make Apple’s ecosystem more enjoyable to use.  But it looks like there is one key feature that was not mentioned in Apple’s official announcement. Instead, T-Mobile’s President of Technology was the one to share details about this key feature on Twitter.    The unmentioned feature enables 5G support on the iPhone 12 lineup of devices. The big news … [read full article]

T-Mobile partners with Zyter to make virtual healthcare a reality

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T-Mobile has partnered with Zyter, a healthcare provider, to make virtual healthcare solutions available to more organizations and patients. Through the partnership, the two hope to be able to make virtual care more accessible to people.  The partnership makes use of T-Mobile’s network to bring Zyter’s platforms to enterprise customers. As a result, they are able to increase the reach of the software company. The collaboration comes just at the right time with a high demand for … [read full article]