Posts by Christine Torralba

Neville Ray talks about current state of 5G in the US

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Earlier today, T-Mobile’s President of Technology Neville Ray released a blog post where he discussed the current state of 5G. This blog post comes after the recent C-band auction and analyst days where wireless companies released plans on how to use it.  Ray noted that the industry is already on the second phase of 5G, which is all about mid-band. The CEO shared that Verizon is playing fast and loose with the laws of physics when touting … [read full article]

Mike Sievert shares favorite philosophies from world leaders

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Mike Sievert celebrates his first year as the CEO of T-Mobile by sharing a few lessons he obtained from some world leaders. With these philosophies, Sievert applies these to his role at the Un-Carrier as a way of continuing to learn and improve his leadership.  Sievert shares that his goal as a CEO is to embrace growth and to always be open to new ideas, skills, and ways of thinking. This way, he can turn T-Mobile into … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays celebrating #EarthDay by giving you a chance to win a Tesla Model Y

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April 22 is Earth Day. And T-Mobile is doing its part to commemorate an important day on our planet through various efforts. One way it is helping address climate change is by empowering other organizations that are doing meaningful conservation efforts. For this year, T-Mobile will be donating $300,000 to The Nature Conservancy as a way of helping with its efforts in forest restoration and preservation. And that’s not all. On April 20th, T-Mobile customers can also … [read full article]

New report confirms T-Mobile’s lead in 5G network speed and availability

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T-Mobile is on a roll.  Earlier today, a new report revealed that T-Mobile customers get the fastest 5G speeds and a more available 5G signal compared to other networks. This further confirms the results of another study published earlier this month that says T-Mobile has the most reliable 5G network. In today’s report released by Ookla, T-Mobile earned the top spot in nearly every mobile network category. Apart from taking the top spot for 5G speed … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra users on T-Mobile getting eSIM support soon

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Even though there is still a vast number of people who use physical SIM cards in their phones, there are some who are slowly adapting to the new trend of using eSIM. And in the US, there is a slow yet steady growth of devices that are capable of eSIM functionality.  Thanks to carriers, this functionality is slowly becoming more available. Apart from an iPhone or a Google Pixel device, there is one new smartphone model that … [read full article]

T-Mobile versions of OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7 Pro now getting Android 11 update

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A lot of Android users are still waiting for the announcement on when Android 11 will be available on their devices.  And although there are some devices that have already been updated to the latest OS version weeks ago, some are just starting to see the update arrive in their phones. And today, two OnePlus devices are finally getting updated to the latest Android 11 OS with OxygenOS 11.  The two devices that are getting updated are … [read full article]

T-Mobile responds to Dish’s FCC filing over premature CDMA shutdown date

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In the latest Dish Network and T-Mobile news, the two camps have submitted opposing comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the latter’s plan to shut down its CDMA network by January 2022.  Earlier this month, Dish sent a letter to the FCC complaining about the premature shutdown date citing that this would cause “significant device/chip shortages that make it even more difficult to acquire compatible replacement devices prior to the shutdown.” This was backed … [read full article]

Bavan M. Holloway nominated into T-Mobile’s board of directors

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Earlier today, T-Mobile announced that finance executive Bavan M. Holloway has been nominated to be part of its board of directors. Once Holloway is elected by the stockholders, she will join as its Audit Committee. The election is expected to take place at the scheduled annual stockholders meeting on June 3rd. Holloway is suitable for the role because of his 30 years experience in broad finance and audit background in complex and highly regulated business environments. She … [read full article]

T-Mobile discounts price of LG Wing, LG Velvet 5G

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Earlier this week, LG confirmed the rumors that it would be shutting down its mobile phone business. But just before this comes to an end, T-Mobile has stepped up to offer two LG deals that hope to attract last minute phone buyers. Right now, T-Mobile is running an offer on the LG Wing and the LG Velvet. Technically, the LG Wing isn’t exactly an offer, but T-Mo has brought down the price of the phone to $599.99 … [read full article]

T-Mobile looking for one town to win over $3 million

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Yesterday, T-Mobile held a webcast where it talked about its big plans for the Un-Carrier. One of the plans it announced was to launch a new initiative called the T-Mobile Hometown. This initiative details T-Mo’s plans to bring 5G to rural America, build physical stores, and provide 7,500 jobs to locals in these communities.  Today, T-Mobile further talked about this initiative by bringing this to just one town. And in order to do this, T-Mobile launched … [read full article]