Posts by Christine Torralba

T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile heading to Walmart soon

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Good news to all T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile subscribers! The Un-Carrier earlier announced that it will be making these two brands available at various Walmart retail stores and on their website.  With this announcement, you can start buying T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile products and services in more than 2,300 locations throughout the country. By making this possible, T-Mobile is doubling its presence in large national retailers. “In many parts of the country, limited competition when … [read full article]

T-Mobile: To present at BofA 2021 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference

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T-Mobile will be presenting at the BofA 2021 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference. T-Mo’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, Peter Osvaldik, will be presenting and providing a business update at the event; which will take place on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 4:10 pm EDT.   During the virtual event, there will be a live webcast of Ray’s talk. It will be available on the company’s Investor Relations website.  Once the presentation is over, an on-demand … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers in Louisiana being targeted by a ‘phishing’ scam

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T-Mobile revealed that they have sent out a warning to customers in Louisiana regarding a new cell phone “phishing” scam that’s been going around since Wednesday morning.  According to a report, customers in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge metro area are being targeted by this scam with a text message offering them a $200 rebate “as appreciation for your business.” Representatives from T-Mobile have advised customers not to click on any link as it is … [read full article]

T-Mobile tops latest 5G network study… again

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T-Mobile has once again topped the findings of an independent research firm as the carrier with the fastest 5G speeds and greatest 5G availability. And this seems to be supported by a second report that said T-Mobile has a “commanding lead in 5G.” The first report comes from umlaut, which examined the 5G performance of carriers in four major markets: Norfolk, VA; Indianapolis, IN; Detroit, MI; and San Bernardino and Riverside, CA. According to the report, … [read full article]

T-Mobile facing at least 3 lawsuits from recent hack

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We’ve got the latest scoop on the T-Mobile hacking incident from a few weeks ago. As it turns out, T-Mobile will be facing a series of class action lawsuits filed by at least three customers. The customers accused the company of negligence after their personal data were exposed by hackers.  The three lawsuits have been filed in a district court, each demanding jury trials. Out of the three lawsuits, two accused T-Mobile of violating the US … [read full article]

T-Mobile starts requiring vaccinated staff to return to the office

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A few days ago, we received a report from a T-Mobile employee who complained about the Un-Carrier requiring them to head back to work from the office. The anonymous tip told us that the rule is being required for vaccinated staff. Meanwhile, unvaccinated staff still have until Oct. 25th to get vaccinated.  Today, a new report from Fierce Wireless details the company’s current vaccination policy. According to the report, T-Mobile clarified the rule and shared that … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile customers in Puerto Rico currently encountering network issues

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Update 09/02: T-Mobile has turned to its Puerto Rican Twitter account to explain the reason of the issue. According to the tweet, the problem is related with its transport provider. Actualmente tenemos una avería en Puerto Rico y las Islas Virgenes Americanas debido a problemas con un proveedor de transporte. Nuestros equipos están trabajando incansablemente para resolver este issue a la mayor brevedad. Les pedimos disculpas por el inconveniente. — T-Mobile Puerto Rico (@TMobilePR) September 2, 2021[read full article]

Woodstock, Ill. wins T-Mobile’s Hometown Techover Contest

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And we finally have it– a winner for T-Mobile’s Hometown Techover contest that it launched in spring. And the winner is: Woodstock, Ill.  Woodstock, Ill. is the first winner of T-Mobile’s contest. As the winner, they will get over $3 million worth of tech goods and services for the community as a whole. This price includes a tech upgrade, a $200,000 grant, 5G network enhancements, and many more.  The town of Woodstock will also be enjoying … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report

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T-Mobile has just unveiled its first ever Corporate Responsibility Report. In its blog post, T-Mobile revealed its latest progress on building a more connected, equitable, and sustainable future for everyone.  T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert shared how the challenges in 2020 highlighted the importance of staying connected with everything and everyone that matters. It also reinforced the Un-Carrier’s drive to be a force of GOOD in this world.  Sievert penned the report, which explains how a part … [read full article]

T-Mobile plans to migrate Sprint Complete customers with its Protection <360>

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T-Mobile will soon be dropping another Sprint product, as revealed by a report.  According to this slide, T-Mobile will be dropping Sprint’s legacy Asurion product to give way to something it has in store for the brand. The report reveals that T-Mobile plans to merge Sprint Complete, a legacy protection plan from Sprint, with their own Protection <360> plan.  In addition to merging the two plans, T-Mo intends to transform its Sprint Asurion repair stores into … [read full article]