Posts by Christine Torralba

T-Mobile employees being targeted by new phishing attack

A few days ago, there were reports of Verizon’s database being held hostage by a hacker. Now, it looks like T-Mobile is being targeted by an aggressive phishing scam.  To be more specific, the attack is targeting T-Mo employees. As reported by The T-Mo Report, employees shared that they are receiving texts with fake messages and login pages. The fake message reads: “UNDesktop login is being deactivated.”  They are then recommended to visit a website so … [read full article]

T-Mobile presenting at the UBS Future of 5G Event

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T-Mobile will be presenting at the UBS Future of 5G Event. T-Mo president of technology, Neville Ray, will be presenting and providing a business update at the said event.  If you are interested in joining the event, you can tune into the webcast on Friday, June 3rd at 11:00 am EDT. During the virtual event, there will be a live webcast of the talk. It will be available on this page. Source: T-Mobile

T-Mobile names 6 winners of T-Challenge

Together with Deutsche Telekom, the winners of the T-Challenge have finally been revealed by T-Mobile.  The six-month long challenge gave innovators a chance to showcase their 5G-powered Extended Reality (XR) research and solutions. The participants gave a look at how 5G can help revolutionize the way people shop retail. A total of 19 teams traveled to Bonn, Germany to present their solutions.  “5G is poised to unlock the true potential of Extended Reality, transforming the way we … [read full article]

T-Mobile makes further investment in its disaster response

Once again, T-Mobile is doing its best to prepare for the upcoming hurricane and wildfire seasons.  In an announcement made today, T-Mo revealed that they have made “massive network resiliency investments” by adding thousands of backup generators for resource inventory. The network provider has also expanded its emergency response fleet.  More impressively, the Un-carrier has inked a consumer-focused educational collaboration with The Weather Channel. “As forecasters predict another round of challenging summer weather events in 2022, T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers on the East Coast experience network issues

Earlier today, T-Mobile customers shared that the network is down in certain locations in the country. More specifically, the customers who experienced serious network problems are located on the East Coast.  DownDetector started to document problems shortly after noon today. And by 1pm ET, the reports on the site started to go up.  While there was a momentary curve on the number of customers complaining about an outage, another small surge happened again after 2pm.  As … [read full article]

T-Mobile challenges rivals to make similar Price Lock commitment

T-Mobile has just revealed a daring challenge for its competitors.  Earlier today, the Un-carrier has released a new ad campaign that targets AT&T and Verizon’s customers. This is because its two competitors have recently raised their rates. And even worse, Verizon has come up with an Economic Adjustment Charge fee that T-Mo believes is a new “made-up fee.” As a way of attracting affected customers to switch, T-Mobile is offering up to $1,000 to customers when they … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils winners of the 2022 Changemaker Challenge

Back in February, T-Mobile launched the 2022 Changemaker Challenge. And today, the nationwide contest has come to a close. You can meet the winners here: Digital Empowerment Category Safe Teens Online (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) – Top Category WinnerBridge the Gap Initiative (North Royalton, Ohio)STEM for the South Bronx (Bronx, N.Y.)Scholars Program (Fairfax, Va.)MedTechConnect (Louisville, Ky.) Equity in Action Category MiSendero (Santa Barbara, Calif.) – Top Category WinnerBooks N Bros (St. Louis, Mo.)AUesome (Sunnyvale, Calif.)Dorothy’s Calculator (Los … [read full article]

Metro by T-Mobile customers can get a free trial of 5G Home Internet service

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It was only in February that T-Mobile revealed its plan to offer its 5G Home Internet service to Metro by T-Mobile subscribers. And true enough, the Un-carrier announced that the service is available to Metro by T-Mobile customers nationwide just a month later.  It’s been a few months since those two announcements yet Metro by T-Mobile still has something up its sleeve.  As revealed by BestMVNO, the prepaid brand is currently offering a free … [read full article]

T-Mobile increases support charge fees by $5

It looks like T-Mobile is increasing its Assisted Support Charge (ASC) and Upgrade Support Charge (USC). These charges are similar to standard activation fees that other carriers charge.  ASC is a charge for new account sign-ups or when a new line is added to an account. Meanwhile, USC is a fee that T-Mobile charges to customers who require assistance in upgrading their phones.  The T-Mo Report was able to get their hands on a document that … [read full article]

T-Mobile has sent out insider discount codes to select customers

T-Mobile’s Insider Discount is back! This promotion has been a popular one since it launched in 2017. And now, T-Mo has sent out emails consisting of a 20% off code to its existing customers. The selected customers can then decide who they want to share the code with.  As revealed by The T-Mo Report, the wireless provider started sending out these emails last May 24th. And as mentioned, only “select customers” were able to receive the … [read full article]