Archive | January, 2022

T-Mobile details plans with new 3.45 GHz spectrum

T-Mobile has big plans with its recent win in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s Auction 110. And today, the Un-carrier has laid out those plans in a new release.  Even though T-Mobile has taken the lead in 5G, it plans to further fuel this lead with the latest mid-band 3.45 GHz spectrum it purchased in the auction. This will be added to the 2.5 GHz spectrum that T-Mo has already deployed with its 5G network.  As of … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils new True Name feature for T-Mobile MONEY

T-Mobile has just introduced a new product intended for users to comfortably use their True Names. Today, the Un-carrier unveiled the new True Name by Mastercard for T-Mobile MONEY.  With this new feature, T-Mobile gives all of its customers a chance to be comfortable with their true names. This allows transgender and non-binary customers to use their chosen names on their T-Mobile MONEY debit card without fear of discrimination, adversity, or harassment.  “Adding True Name to T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile achieves goal for 100% renewable energy

T-Mobile has obtained a new achievement! Earlier today, the Un-carrier revealed that they are the first and only U.S. provider to source 100% of its total electricity usage with renewable energy.  This is a milestone that T-Mo mapped out as early as 2018. Back then, they were the first provider to sign the RE100 pledge. Their goal was to source 100% of its total electricity with renewable energy by the end of 2021. And true enough, the … [read full article]

T-Mobile: To let go of some unvaccinated employees

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It looks like T-Mobile is on the hot seat right now with its latest decision regarding unvaccinated employees.  As reported by The Verge, T-Mo plans to fire corporate employees who still have not been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by April 2. The decision was revealed in an internal email. This was further corroborated by Deeanne King, T-Mo’s head of human resources, who said that employees with only one dose by February 21st will be put … [read full article]

T-Mobile investigates part in Tracfone security breach

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Last week, Tracfone alerted its customers of a security breach they discovered in their system. Some of the affected customers found themselves on Metro by T-Mobile’s network without their authorization. And today, T-Mobile is shedding more light on the matter.  According to Tracfone, they first received complaints of similar incidents around the holidays. This prompted them to release a statement: “We were recently made aware of bad actors gaining access to a limited number of customer … [read full article]

T-Mobile will let you try out its Home Internet service for 15 days for free

Good news to anyone who’s interested in getting T-Mobile’s Home Internet service. T-Mo will soon let you try out the service for free for 15 days.  The T-Mo Report recently obtained leaked information about T-Mo’s plans to offer this trial in the future. The report shared that customers can sign up for T-Mo’s Home Internet service and get risk-free for 15 days. If you decide to cancel within that time period, the Un-carrier will give you … [read full article]

T-Mobile extends ACP discount to Metro by T-Mobile customers

Back in December, T-Mobile’s Assurance Wireless participated in the new Affordable Connectivity Program offered by the federal government. Today, the Un-carrier is extending this program to its prepaid brand, Metro by T-Mobile.  In a press release, T-Mo revealed that the ACP discount will be applied on the accounts of both new and existing Metro by T-Mobile customers. Eligible customers can get free wireless service with 5G of high-speed smartphone data or up to $30 off … [read full article]

Here’s why you’re unable to access certain websites

Some T-Mobile customers have been experiencing an “OpenDNS error” while trying to access certain websites on 4G/5G. If you are one of the customers who are currently dealing with this issue, it may be because of T-Mobile’s filtering tool. As discovered by a source of The T-Mo Report, T-Mobile recently “upgraded” its Web Guard feature. With the upgrade, the feature now supports HTTPS. The report also shows that many T-Mo customers did not know that they … [read full article]

T-Mo employees, you might be entitled to a relocation incentive

T-Mobile is currently enticing its existing customers with some money to relocate to other parts of the country. According to internal documents obtained by The T-Mo Report, the Un-carrier is offering between $4,000 and $10,000 to relocate to another store.   T-Mobile calls this their “Relocation-Based Transfer Incentive.” And as revealed in the document, it is currently being offered to their Retail Associate Managers (RAMs) and higher positions.  With the incentive, T-Mo hopes they can fill staff … [read full article]

PCMag explores T-Mo’s secret against Verizon and AT&T’s C-band tech

T-Mobile’s President of Technology, Neville Ray, recently shared his thoughts on the topic of AT&T and Verizon’s C-band investments. In his blog post, the T-Mo executive stressed that their customers aren’t affected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s concerns simply because they are not using the same technology.  Following up this blog post, PCMag took the time to explore the streets of New York to look for the Un-carrier’s secret weapon against C-band. And true … [read full article]