Archive | September, 2022

T-Mobile brings in-flight connectivity to United Airlines

Good news for T-Mobile customers. The Un-carrier has just partnered with United Airlines. Through the partnership, T-Mo customers now get free in-flight Wi-Fi and streaming on select flights.  This isn’t the first airline that T-Mo has partnered with. In fact, it already partnered with American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta Airlines to give its customers the ability to text, email, search, and stream during their flight whenever available. With United on its list, T-Mo now offers its … [read full article]

T-Mobile names new round of Hometown Grant recipients

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T-Mobile is continuing on its mission to help small towns and communities around the country to get the support they need. And today, the Un-carrier has revealed the next batch of Hometown Grant recipients that will be helping 25 towns jumpstart their community development projects. The grant brings over $1 million in funding to these recipients.  Since it started, T-Mobile has already been able to give over $5.5 million dollars to help start 125 community development projects … [read full article]

T-Mobile partners with Pano AI to fight wildfires

The number of wildfires this year has grown compared to the past 10 years. This is according to the National Interagency Fire Center. If there was a way to easily identify and assess wildfires, they wouldn’t be able to cause too much havoc. And today, T-Mobile is doing its part to help make this a possibility.  Earlier today, the Un-carrier revealed that it has partnered with Pano AI … [read full article]

Report: T-Mobile has best 5G Availability and 5G Reach in the world

T-Mobile customers are able to enjoy 5G signals more often and in more places compared to anyone else in the world. And this is something that not only T-Mo has discovered.  Earlier today, Opensignal published its latest 5G Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2022. The research firm found that T-Mobile has the best 5G Availability and 5G Reach in the world. This is the … [read full article]

T-Mobile responding to impact of Hurricane Fiona

Puerto Rico is currently under a storm watch and is already dealing with heavy rain brought about by Hurricane Fiona. And as with these severe weather conditions, there are areas that have no electricity and network interruptions. While the power in some areas have already been restored, most of the Island still does not have commercial power. T-Mobile has deployed its emergency teams and are waiting to initiate their recovery efforts. Once the weather conditions permits them, … [read full article]

ICE Cobotics partners with T IoT

Earlier today, T-Mobile revealed that they were chosen by ICE Cobotics as their exclusive partner for IoT connectivity and management solutions. T IoT from T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom is now ICE Cobotics’ global partner to help customers manage their fleet of floor cleaning robots.  Through T IoT, over 7,500 new and existing ICE Cobotics units get cellular connectivity around the world. This includes the Cobi 18, the newest autonomous floor scrubber that has been designed to clean … [read full article]

T-Mobile wins new spectrum that allows expansion in select rural areas

Earlier today, T-Mobile unveiled the good news– it won the Federal Communication Commission (FCC)’s recent 2.5GHz spectrum auction that awards them over 7,000 county-based licenses. With this, they are now able to reach 81 million people who live in rural areas. T-Mobile spent $304 million in the auction.  The new spectrum allows T-Mobile to expand its Ultra Capacity 5G coverage to these communities. And in addition to these communities, the places that T-Mo’s Ultra Capacity 5G already … [read full article]

T-Mobile participates in Central States Communications Exercise

T-Mobile’s emergency management team is currently participating in the 2022 Central States Communications Exercise. The emergency training is taking place in Quapaw, Oklahoma and will last until Friday, September 16th. At the event, the Un-carrier is providing a mobile Emergency Operations Center, Jeep and Satellite Cell on Light Truck (SatCOLT). This demonstrates how T-Mo supports communities in times of disasters. They also show how they are able to provide local emergency response teams to become familiar with … [read full article]

Select counties in California affected by PSPS

In line with the extreme heatwave that’s currently sweeping across California, electric utilities have decided to implement Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS). These temporary shutoffs are put in place to minimize the risk of fires caused by electric infrastructure during extreme weather.  In a blog post, T-Mobile revealed that some California utilities have advised the company that they will be implementing … [read full article]