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T-Mobile CEO John Legere reportedly being eyed by WeWork as its new leader

John Legere is well-known for helping to make T-Mobile into a more competitive carrier in the U.S. market, and now a new report says that another company is eyeing Legere to help it turn things around. WeWork parent company We Co. is in talks with John Legere to become its new CEO. That’s according to sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal, who say that We Co. is hoping to get a new CEO to join … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Un-carrier 1.0 includes free service for first responders, $15 rate plan

The New T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 1.0 move isn’t just one move, but actually three different moves. The Connecting Heroes Intiative is meant to give free service to first responders. With this effort, T-Mobile says that it will give free unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data to every first responder at every public and non-profit state and local police, fire, and EMS first responder agency. First responders participating in the Connecting Heroes Initiative will have the highest priority … [read full article]

T-Mobile 5G network will launch on December 6th

After teasing that its 600MHZ 5G coverage will launch this year, T-Mobile today gave us an exact launch date for the network. T-Mobile says its 5G network will officially launch on December 6th. The network will cover 200 million people and more than 5,000 cities and towns using T-Mo’s 600MHz spectrum. T-Mobile has published a coverage map for its 5G network, and you can find it below. T-Mo will sell two phones that are compatible with … [read full article]

FCC officially approves proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger

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It’s official! The proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger has formally been approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today. A decision has finally been made after months of thorough, and sometimes heated, analysis of the proposed $26.5 billion merger of the two carriers.  The government agency believes that the deal will link together the digital divide in the country and will even advance the 5G service that T-Mobile and Sprint promised to deploy to cover 97 percent of consumers … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils 5 places where its 600MHz signal is available

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Back in 2017, T-Mobile spent $7.99 billion to acquire 31MHz of 600MHz spectrum being auctioned by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Ever since then, the carrier has been working hard to deploy the signals since these airwaves manage to better penetrate buildings and travel farther. T-Mobile has even launched a few TV spots as a way of promoting its 600MHz coverage. Additionally, T-Mobile has run 5G tests under this spectrum successfully.  Combining the 600MHz airwaves with the … [read full article]

T-Mobile has a new prepaid plan called Simply Prepaid Unlimited Plus

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As T-Mobile prepares for its New T-Mobile Un-carrier 1.0 announcement on November 7th, it has kept mum on what the big news will be. The company has been focused at this reveal that it has discreetly added a new option to its prepaid lineup.  The new plan, called Simply Prepaid Unlimited Plus, was discovered by a Reddit user. The plan comes with unlimited talk, text, data, and 10GB of mobile hotspot at a price of $60 … [read full article]

John Legere teases New T-Mobile Un-carrier 1.0 announcement for November 7th

Clear your calendar for November 7th, because T-Mobile’s got something planned. T-Mobile CEO John Legere today revealed that a new Un-carrier announcement is coming on November 7th. Legere teased that this will be the first Un-carrier move for the new T-Mobile. “That’s right, New T-Mobile, Un-carrier 1.0, November 7th. Stay tuned,” Legere said during T-Mo’s Q3 2019 earnings call. “We’ve spent the better part of the last seven years changing wireless for good, and with the … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches discounted rate plan and Samsung phone deal for first responders

T-Mobile is rolling out a special offer for first responders. Magenta First Responder offers discounts on T-Mobile’s standard rate plan. Available to state and local law enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel, Magenta First Responder offers 20% off the first line and 50% off up to five additional voice lines. For example, a family of four will pay $25 per line for the Magenta First Responder plan with autopay, which is a savings of $60 per month. And … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T form group to launch RCS messaging service

RCS messaging support among the U.S. carriers has been a bit spotty to date, but now the four big operators say that they’re working to change that. T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T today announced that they’ve formed a new joint venture called the Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative (CCMI). The group is working to develop and deploy a messaging service based on the Rich Communications Service (RCS) standard starting with Android devices in 2020. The carriers say … [read full article]

T-Mobile will launch OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren Edition later this year

The OnePlus 7T isn’t the only new OnePlus phone that’s coming to T-Mobile in the second half of the year. T-Mobile will be the exclusive U.S. carrier for the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren Edition. It’ll support T-Mo’s 600MHz 5G coverage, making it the second phone launching this year to do so, with the first being the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. The OP7T Pro 5G McLaren Edition will also work on T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network … [read full article]