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T-Mobile unveils official network shutdown dates

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It’s official! T-Mobile has given a date for its Sprint shutdown date.  The Un-Carrier published an official network retirement page on its website. According to the website, the Sprint shutdown date continues to follow the original date. But T-Mo has moved its T-Mobile 3G UMTS network shutdown date from October to July 1, 2022.  The information doesn’t reveal a timeline for T-Mobile’s 2G shutdown. As guessed by this report, it’s likely because there are a lot … [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]

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]

T-Mobile giving free talk, text, and unlimited data to Hurricane Ida victims

As Hurricane Ida continues to wreak havoc over New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, T-Mobile has released a statement in response to the power outages. T-Mobile shared that their network is around 70% operational across Alabama and Louisiana after the hurricane hit over the weekend.  Despite having resumed operations in these areas, some customers may continue to experience intermittent impacts to their voice, text, and data service. But T-Mobile assures the public that their first responders … [read full article]

PCMag names T-Mobile as fastest mobile network in the country

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T-Mobile has just earned the top spot on PCMag’s Fastest Mobile Networks report. This is an important achievement for T-Mobile since it is the first time they topped this list since the tests first came out in 2010.  PCMag recently conducted a study on which mobile carrier offered the best 4G and 5G mobile network speeds. The testing was done in 30 cities across the country and included 6 major rural regions.  According to their findings, T-Mobile’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares low churn rate for Q2 2021

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T-Mobile has a reason to celebrate and it’s doing so happily.  At yesterday’s Oppenheimer investor event, T-Mobile US EVP and CFO Peter Osvaldik talked about the low churn rate of the company. He credits this to the improved HD Voice feature that T-Mo was able to offer first among its rivals. Osvaldik shares that they have “always been hyper focused on this.”  By being able to offer HD Voice first, T-Mobile was able to gain high satisfaction … [read full article]

T-Mobile reveals its unbeatable offers for Samsung’s newly announced devices

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Earlier today, Samsung held its Galaxy Unpacked event where it unveiled its latest slew of devices that it is working on. Some of these devices, such as the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G, Z Fold3 5G, Galaxy Watch 4, Watch 4 Classic, and Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G have been confirmed to be coming to T-Mobile pretty soon.  In its release, T-Mobile revealed some pretty exciting offers for these new devices. You can get these devices at … [read full article]

T-Mobile powers first 5G drone with The Drone Racing League

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T-Mobile has just unveiled its new partnership with The Drone Racing League (DRL), a professional drone racing property. In line with the announcement, the two launched their first 5G-enabled drone. The partnership acts as a way to advance 5G-powered drone technology. With T-Mobile’s involvement, this makes it among the first racing drones to include an embedded 5G module that can live stream videos directly to the internet. This means that enthusiasts can enjoy HD and an immersive … [read full article]

T-Mobile quietly rolls out fiber optic home internet service to select markets

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Good news to all T-Mobile customers! It looks like T-Mobile has started offering fiber optic landline connections in select markets. The first on its list to get fiber optic home internet is Manhattan, New York City.  According to a report, T-Mo has started selling the service at a number of apartment buildings throughout Manhattan. As of this writing, there is only one plan being offered– a 940Mbps symmetric fiber that comes with an eero Pro 6 … [read full article]

DoJ has “grave concerns” on T-Mobile’s CDMA shutdown schedule

Last week, a leaked internal document revealed important shutdown dates that T-Mobile has lined up for both T-Mobile and Sprint. Today, antitrust officials at the Department of Justice expressed their “grave concerns” about this. More specifically, they expressed their concerns on T-Mo’s plans to shut down the wireless network being used by Boost Mobile customers.   These concerns were addressed by the department today as the Division looked for a way to solve the issue. After discussion, … [read full article]